| Jun 3, 2014
The Phillies signed 35-year-old Jason Marquis to a minor league contract Tuesday morning and announced that he will report to Clearwater for extended spring training Wednesday. Marquis, a right-handed starter, is coming off Tommy John surgery which he had...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:49 PM
With the All-Star Game done and dusted, Major League Baseball zeroes in on the race for the postseason, with five of the six divisions looming as fights to the finish.
The Oakland A's and Los Angeles Angels, who own the two best records in the major...
| 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?...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Since Jerome Williams was claimed on waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies in August, he's given them more than they could have ever hoped for.
After a disastrous first half of the season with Houston and Texas, he didn't allowed more...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:34 PM
There was question over whether Maikel Franco, the Phillies' top prospect, would be called up to the Phillies with major league rosters expanding in September.
That question was answered Monday when he was among seven the club announced would be joining...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Cam Perkins spent time the last couple of months this season working on a few swing flaws in the batting cage with IronPigs hitting coach Sal Rende.
During two lengthy slumps, however, most of Perkins' problems were mental.
The 23-year-old chased...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
ATLANTA — Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick won his third straight start Tuesday, holding the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Turner Field.
Kendrick (8-11) gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:22 PM
After Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, A.J. Burnett walked to the middle of the Phillies clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park as he does after each home start.
However, this time, the mood was quite somber.
It took a few seconds for the...
| 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...
| 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...