| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The next time that Jimmy Rollins walks through the front door at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and — to borrow an old Rollins line — "represents the P" instead of wearing Dodger blue or some other color that he may adorn in the twilight...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:27 PM
In Ned Colletti's first winter as Dodgers general manager, he made three trades, a perfectly reasonable volume. In Andrew Friedman's first winter in charge, he dominated the winter meetings by making four trades within 24 hours.
There was the midnight...
| 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......
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Retiring Chicago White Sox captain Paul Konerko was named the co-winner of the Roberto Clemente Award along with Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins on Friday before Game 3 of the World Series.
Konerko and Rollins are the first co-winners of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones glides through the home clubhouse in a T-shirt and basketball shorts, razzing everyone he passes with a bellowing voice and an even louder cackle.
On the other side of the room is right fielder Nick Markakis, sitting...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:50 PM
The devastation began slowly, painfully, a nick here, a crack there, a bleeder, a blink, the quickening of a heartbeat.
Is this really happening? This is Clayton Kershaw. How could this be happening?
The devastation then finished quickly,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:32 AM
When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.
He believed the team's aging core deserved one...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jerome Williams pitched seven shutout innings, shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Oakland 3-0 on Saturday, delivering a blow to the A's wild-card...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Marlon Byrd was voted the winner of the Mike Schmidt Award for Most Valuable Player by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) Philadelphia Chapter, one of five 2014 Phillies award winners the BBWAA announced Tuesday.
| 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...