| Mar 17, 2014
The Phillies were scheduled to host the Orioles' split squad Monday afternoon at 1:05 p.m. at Bright House Field in Clearwater, but the game was canceled due to rain. Cliff Lee has been named the Opening Day starter for the Phillies. (Rich Schultz/Getty...
| May 27, 2014
There's no timetable for Cliff Lee to return from the disabled list. (Kevin Mingora/The Morning Call file photo) Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. isn't concerned about Cliff Lee's elbow strain even if he can't return until July. Wait, what?...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:21 PM
It was a battle between two of baseball's biggest mystiques, and royalty was everywhere.
The New York Yankees descended upon Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night for a game that had Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter bouncing around behind the batting cage like the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:22 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Fear the Beard is about to give way to Welcome the Whiskers for the Dodgers, who could activate prodigiously coiffed reliever Brian Wilson as early as Sunday.
Wilson hasn't pitched in the majors since undergoing Tommy John surgery...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:23 PM
So that wasn’t fair. The Dodgers, baseball’s current world-beaters, took on the walking dead known as the Philadelphia Phillies.
The results were predictable, the Dodgers using the pitching of Zack Greinke and the hitting of Hanley Ramirez...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:37 PM
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PHILADELPHIA — The opponents differ and the cities change.
But the results remain mind-numbingly consistent for the Dodgers, who opened...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:05 PM
ST. LOUIS — This was baseball the old-fashioned way. None of this nonsense about a quality start. None of this feel-good stuff about keeping your team in the ballgame.
These were two of the finest pitchers in baseball taking the reins and not...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:49 AM
The power? That blunt-force ability to lay wood to a baseball and propel it 400, 420, 450 feet? He had it even when he was a boy. Came from God, as far as he's concerned.
Harnessing it? Well, that's the work of Chris Davis' life.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Since yesterday’s ugly loss to the Blue Jays, I’ve seen a lot of fans calling for an upgrade to the Orioles starting rotation.
I don’t necessarily disagree with that notion, but the question is how?
There will be plenty of rumors...