| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:59 PM
PHILADELPHIA — With Jimmy Rollins out of the starting lineup Monday night against the Seattle Mariners, Carlos Ruiz was moved up to the second spot in the batting order.
It's a spot Ruiz has been especially productive in and Monday night was no...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Considering how dominant Cole Hamels' pitching had been lately, his previous start looked like an anomaly.
In that game five days ago against the San Francisco Giants, a 5-3 win, Hamels gave up three earned runs on nine hits after allowing a total of...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:35 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the Angels trailing by a run, Howie Kendrick blooped a two-run single to right field for a 3-2 lead, and Brennan Boesch followed with an RBI fielder's choice for a 4-2 lead.
AT THE PLATE: The...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out.
Then, there is Taney.
The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
| Aug 16, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Asche belted a game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th as visiting Philadelphia edged San Francisco in the opener of a three-game series.
Javier Lopez loaded the bases by walking...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — After helping the Phillies win the first game of this series against the Houston Astros, knocking in both runs Philadelphia scored, Ryan Howard was asked about the faith his manager, Ryne Sandberg, has had keeping him in the clean...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:25 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When Sean O'Sullivan woke up Thursday morning, he was a Lehigh Valley IronPig in Toledo, Ohio.
At 7:05 p.m., he trotted out on the field at Citizens Bank Park wearing a Phillies jersey.
Less than six hours before, as he was...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Recently, the Phillies have not played very well on Sundays or in matchups with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game, the Phillies won just one of their last 11 Sunday games and, dating back...
| 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 5, 2014
| 10:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros, the Phillies had three streaks they wanted to see end.
The first was a 21-inning scoreless stretch they carried into the evening. The other two were Ryan Howard's 0-for-...