| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Hanley Ramirez didn't play Saturday in the Dodgers' 5-3 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies, as he was a late scratch from the lineup with what was said to be sore left calf muscle.
That could be significant. Or not.
Considering it's the Dodgers who...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:06 PM
There are worse ways to lose a game, not that any would make the Dodgers feel any better about the way they fell, 3-2, to the Philadelphia Phillies in 10 innings Tuesday.
It wasn’t looking like their sharpest performance of the year, but they...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Zack Greinke looks pretty much the same whatever the situation. Whether his team is rolling or struggling, he's unruffled, not overly concerned.
Which makes him a pretty good guy to send out to the mound when the Dodgers are scuffling. For the third...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Undefeated Central Catholic chases a berth in the PIAA Class 3A boys Final Four tonight in a quarterfinal showdown with Philadelphia champion Neumann-Goretti at Souderton High School (7:30 p.m.) … Today is day two of the PIAA swimming and diving...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Jimmy Rollins recorded career hit number 2,235 Saturday afternoon and passed Mike Schmidt on the Phillies all-time list.
Two Chicago White Sox scouts, however, probably never saw that coming.
Diamond Mines, which can be found on the Baseball Hall of...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:03 PM
TOP OF THE ORDER
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams.
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
1. SAN FRANCISCO: Right-hander Jean Machi (0.31 ERA) has major league-best 23 1/3 -inning scoreless streak. (3)
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The road to recovery started in the offseason, only to hit a speed bump in spring training.
But during the time Starlin Castro was recovering from a hamstring strain and then coped with a sluggish start that rekindled the debate of whether he already...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:49 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Samardzija isn't scheduled to pitch until Tuesday night at Miami, but scouts are keeping busy evaluating other Cubs players.
Saturday's 7-4 loss Saturday to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park provided the latest sampling of who...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:13 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Phillies 2-1.
Friday: 6:05 p.m. WGN-9.
RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50) vs. RH Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35).
Saturday: 2:05 p.m. CSN.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.70) vs. RH David Buchanan (1-3, 6.08).