| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Jonathan Papelbon denied that his athletic supporter adjustment Sunday was directed to booing fans at Citizens Bank Park but Major League Baseball didn't believe him.
MLB suspended Jonathan Papelbon seven games, although, according to foxsports.com's...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:12 PM
ATLANTA — Wildness cost Cole Hamels a chance at his first no-hitter, but the Philadelphia Phillies left-hander got to share in a combined one.
Hamels (8-6) didn't allow a hit through six innings and the bullpen did the rest as the Phillies recorded...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:38 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg went with a different look for his starting lineup Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals.
Chase Utley and Ryan Howard both received days off and Sandberg worked in a few players that could be a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:51 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Taney Dragons didn't win the Little League World Series but they are still being treated like champions.
Six days after the Philadelphia team's run ended one game shy of the U.S. final with a 6-5 loss to Chicago they were...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Kendrick is a little over a month away from becoming a free agent and with each rough outing, his payday continues to shrink.
Before Friday night's game, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg left open the possibility of free agency...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:22 PM
After Tuesday night's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, A.J. Burnett walked to the middle of the Phillies clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park as he does after each home start.
However, this time, the mood was quite somber.
It took a few seconds for the...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Phillies might be out of contention for the National League East title, but they are making life miserable for the Washington Nationals, who have been leading the division for several weeks.
A.J. Burnett allowed one...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Best laid plans and all. Tired of shoddy play on the field, and with shortstop Hanley Ramirez out because of a sore left calf, the Dodgers fielded what they thought was their best defensive lineup.
They then allowed three unearned runs on a pair of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:38 PM
DETROIT — After watching the Tigers lose in the American League Championship Series in 2011 and seeing the Giants sweep them in last year's World Series, Motown is getting antsy.
And when the crowd of 42,669 began booing star first baseman...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Back in September, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said definitively that closer Jim Johnson would be tendered a contract and return next season.
After leading the American League in both saves (50) and blown saves (9) in 2013, Johnson...