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Jonathan Papelbon

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  • Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies

    Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies
    PHOENIX — Whether by striking early or by reeling in an pre-Christmas gift, the Phillies under general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have never lacked for drama during baseball's hot-stove season. In an attempt to extend (and later, pry open) the window...
  • Major League Baseball tests ways to speed up slow games

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Baseball, the only major sport without a time element, could soon be on the clock. Football has a play clock. Basketball has a shot clock. Under experimental rules Major League Baseball is currently testing in the Arizona Fall League,...
  • This postseason, Angels will face a new opponent

    The Angels will be making their seventh appearance in the American League Division Series, and it will be the first time they won't be playing either Boston or New York. A look at their previous six ALDS matchups: 2002 Angels 3, New York Yankees 1...
  • What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies

    What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies
    When players arrived in Clearwater for spring training, they were welcomed by a manager beginning his first full season with a focus on fundamentals. Ryne Sandberg opened camp by concentrating on defensive drills to cut down on errors, pitchers...
  • Phillies Season from Hell

        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...
  • Phillies open final home series with win over Braves

     Phillies open final home series with win over Braves
    PHILADELPHIA — When teams don't meet expectations — or they clinch last place in their division like the Phillies did Thursday — you can expect a number of changes both on the field and in the front office. The first of those changes...
  • Injuries piling up for Eagles

    After getting through the 2013 season relatively unscathed, the injuries are starting to pile up for the Eagles this season. Nick Fierro looks at the effect they could have on the season. … Mike Mihalik, a former Morning Call player of the year and...
  • BBWAA announces 2014 Phillies award winners

    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. Former Phillies...
  • Phillies' Papelbon suspended seven games for gesture

    Phillies' Papelbon suspended seven games for gesture
    NEW YORK -- Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been handed a seven-game suspension from major league baseball for inappropriate behavior during Sunday's contest against the Miami Marlins. After giving up four runs in the top of the ninth...
  • Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

    Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
    ATLANTA -- In an otherwise forgettable season, Cole Hamels and three relief pitchers gave Philadelphia Phillies fans something to remember. Hamels struck out seven in six no-hit innings and the bullpen took it from there as the Phillies pitched a...
  • MLB suspends umpire West one game in Papelbon incident

    MLB suspends umpire West one game in Papelbon incident
    Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon. “Joe West handled himself appropriately in ejecting Papelbon after the player's lewd...