| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Alarms go off when Chase Utley isn’t in the lineup. When you consider his injury history, that’s expected. This time, though, there’s no reason to worry. Charlie Manuel said he was simply giving his second baseman a day to rest.......
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If John Mayberry Jr. keeps this up, it’s going to make it harder and harder for Charlie Manuel and Ruben Amaro Jr. to dismiss him upon Delmon Young’s return, which is getting closer and closer. Mayberry, a former first-round draft......
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night.
Lee (9-2) allowed two runs and five hits to win his fifth straight...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:36 PM
You almost never can boil a baseball season down to one game, let alone one pitch. But when I break down what happened to the White Sox down the stretch in 2012, when a potentially great season for rookie manager Robin Ventura turned into a learning...
| Feb 11, 2013
The luxuries the Philadelphia Phillies have been afforded during their most recent spring trainings are no more.
With their aging roster, with the injuries that afflicted three of their star players a season ago and with all the question marks in the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Domonic Brown hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Monday night.
The Nationals tied it at 4 when Chad Tracy hit a solo homer with two outs in the ninth off...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:30 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Clete Thomas had a career-high four hits for Minnesota and came home on a wild pitch for the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, giving the Twins a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia to stick the Phillies with their fifth straight loss.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies have given Delmon Young a huge incentive to shed a few pounds.
$600,000 worth of motivation, to be precise.
According to the Associated Press, Young will be weighed by the Phillies six times this season and each time that he'...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Opening day for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs is on April 4, precisely 10 weeks or 70 days from Thursday night, and assistant GM Howard Scharf happily pointed out: "We've already had our first sellout of 2013."
That's right, a sellout crowd of 1,100 at the...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who has not pitched since developing a deep blister on his right thumb May 3 in Anaheim, is getting closer to appearing in a big league game.
Gonzalez threw 35 pitches in a bullpen session Wednesday, the last few...