| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Angels made their second move in five days in an effort to bolster their bullpen, acquiring veteran left-hander Rich Hill from the Boston Red Sox organization for cash before Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox in U.S....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:52 PM
The Angels were four batters into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday when Garrett Richards put them in a three-run hole by walking two and giving up a three-run home run to Jose Abreu.
The Richards of 2012 or 2013 may have...
| 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-...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 5:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — There's been no in-between for the Phillies' bullpen this season.
The relievers have either been really good or really bad and the past week and a half, it has been the latter.
The Phillies were 3-8 in the last 11 games heading into...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:14 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies' bullpen has been on a roller coaster this year, having its fair share of peaks and valleys.
Right now it's at the top of its game again, posting a 1.91 ERA in 15 games since Aug. 5.
Its most recent performance...
| 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 16, 2014
| 5:19 AM
It was one of the biggest home runs of Anthony Recker's career -- a three-run, 423-foot blast that helped the Mets defeat the Phillies 5-3 on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
And where did the ball from Recker's big shot end up? With his former...
| 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...