| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:44 PM
As the Philadelphia Phillies begin the second half of the season — with a three-game series in Atlanta starting tonight — manager Ryne Sandberg is poised to look forward.
He didn't want to dwell on the fact that the Phillies entered the All-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies are more interested in trading left-hander Cliff Lee than fellow lefty Cole Hamels, according to CBSSports.com.
One rival general manager said a deal is not possible now since Lee is sidelined with an elbow injury. However,...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
ATLANTA -- Jimmie Rollins supplied all of the offensive support left-hander Cole Hamels needed to defeat the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The veteran Philadelphia shortstop hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Hamels struck out nine in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Nine days from now, the Phillies' roster could look vastly different.
Or, it could look much as it does now.
Either way, Ryne Sandberg isn't losing any sleep worrying about what might happen as the July 31 trading deadline approaches.
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Too much of a good thing?
Absolutely not when it comes to the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge," which as of Thursday had raised $41.8 million since July 29 compared to $2.1 million over the same period last year.
I completed my "challenge" on Sunday...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:15 PM
The Oakland Athletics made their intentions clear last week when they bolstered an already stout rotation by trading for Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and right-hander Jason Hammel. The best team in baseball won't be satisfied with a third straight...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Phillies reliever Jonathan Papelbon has been known for saying what's on his mind.
That was the case once again Wednesday when Papelbon spoke to beat reporters in Milwaukee.
While Chase Utley has made it clear he wants to stay in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies walked-off with a 2-1 win in 15 innings early Wednesday morning and there's no way that would have been possible without their bullpen.
After more struggles recently, the bullpen rebounded in a big way, throwing eight...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Cole Hamels could be headed nowhere, but at least one team claimed the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander, opening the possibility of a trade before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline.
Multiple outlets reported unidentified teams claimed Hamels and right...