| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:05 AM
It looked like Cliff Lee's season was done when he sustained a Grade 2 flexor pronator strain in Washington July 31 and a visit with orthopedist David Altchek in New York confirmed that thought.
The news, however, is not as bad as it could be...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:17 PM
Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
It is coming later rather than sooner, but Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez's progress through the Phillies system continues.
The 27-year-old Cuban native, who signed a three-year, $12 million contract last August, was promoted Friday from Double-A Reading to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:52 PM
WASHINGTON -- Whether they are competing against each other or feeding off one another, Philadelphia Phillies outfielders have risen to the occasion in the first two games of a series against the Washington Nationals.
Right fielder Marlon Byrd, who...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Cam Perkins ran back to the left-field wall in an attempt to track down a Josmil Pinto fly ball in the top of the fifth inning of Friday night's game.
The IronPigs outfielder didn't get there in time and the ball bounced off the middle of the wall where...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
IronPigs manager Dave Brundage called reliever Hector Neris into his office after Saturday's night's win over the Durham Bulls, then promptly took a shower.
Neris was left to talk with pitching coach Ray Burris about mechanical things the two have been...
| Aug 5, 2014
If, as expected, the Phillies summoned David Buchanan from Triple-A to take the injured Cliff Lee's turn in the rotation tonight against Houston, the IronPigs will need sometime to start the 11:35 a.m. series finale against Durham at Coca-Cola Park....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:45 AM
While you were sleeping last night, and while you were sleeping through this Chicago baseball season, the White Sox became watchable.
Or maybe it was while watching the Blackhawks, but whatever, the Sox not only won’t make you throw battery acid...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:23 PM
During Thursday night's seventh annual Phillies Winter Banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, radio man Scott Franzke introduced what was supposed to be a condensed version of the team's 2013 highlight film.
Instead, highlights were shown from...