| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:58 PM
By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange
MIAMI — Henderson Alvarez pitched 7 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball as the Miami Marlins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.
Alvarez (12-6) allowed just five hits and one...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:57 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Rollins' hamstring strain, which he sustained in Monday night's loss, could be a blessing in disguise for the Phillies.
Not only has Rollins' injury turned out to be minor, according to Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg, it...
| Sep 18, 2014
By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange
SAN DIEGO — Native son Cole Hamels continued his domination of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Wednesday night and the Philadelphia Phillies scored four runs on five hits in the fifth inning to win 5-2....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Earlier this season Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon said he enjoys hearing boos rain down from the Citizens Bank Park faithful.
If that's true, he must have enjoyed the sounds Sunday in South Philadelphia after he blew a save to...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:43 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was a little bit of a different look for the Phillies Thursday night as they closed a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Jimmy Rollins, still nursing a hamstring strain, and Chase Utley, who was given a day off by...
| Jul 31, 2014
Dave Brundage has experience with losing streaks. He managed the 2008 Richmond Braves, who were victims to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ inaugural win on April 14. That R-Braves team, which included current IronPig Jo Jo Reyes, finished 15 games below...
| Aug 25, 2014
The Eagles appear to be in good hands, but the Phillies clearly need help. Here are the next 10 things they should do as they pave the way for rebuilding: 1. Fire Ruben Amaro and hire a bright young general......
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Philadelphia's roster is like that 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle my grandmother and great-grandmother always had on their kitchen table: Finding those few pieces to bring it all together often was difficult.
A couple of those pieces to the Phillies puzzle...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:46 PM
On the day baseball once again toughened its drug policy, Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson said he hoped the latest revisions might put a stop to the use of performance-enhancing drugs within the sport.
"Hopefully, this is really a padlock that kind of closes...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez’s second spring training start didn’t go nearly as well as his first.
After retiring all six hitters he faced, including three on strikeouts, in his spring debut against the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was roughed up for four runs over two innings in his second spring start as the club lost, 6-5, to the Philadelphia Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium in front of an announced 7,010.
After seven straight...