| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again.
This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land.
This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It’s open season on baseball’s free agents, but don’t expect the Angels to do any big-game hunting. It figures to be another winter of prudent spending for the club that lavished $317.5 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Seven years ago Tuesday, Brett Myers tossed his glove into the air after striking out the Washington Nationals' Willy Mo Pena and helping the Philadelphia Phillies clinch the first of five straight NL East division titles.
This past Tuesday, the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:32 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:34 PM
MIAMI – It wasn't as gruesome as some of the other notable Marlins' injuries this season, but Marcell Ozuna turning his right ankle as he cruised into second base Sunday wasn't easy on the stomach.
Diagnosed with a high ankle sprain, Ozuna will...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Phillies at Marlins
When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami
On the air
TV: FSF Radio: 940-AM, 1230-AM (West Palm), 710-AM (Spanish)
On the mound
LHP Cole Hamels (9-7, 2.47) vs. RHP Henderson Alvarez (11-6, 2.82): Six of Hamels nine wins have come...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:25 PM
7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami
On the mound
RHP Kyle Kendrick (9-13, 4.73) vs. LHP Brad Hand (3-8, 4.59): Just three of Kendrick's nine wins have come on the road, where in 15 starts he's 3-7 with a 5.12 ERA, 29 walks and 44 strikeouts in 91 1/3...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:58 PM
By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange
MIAMI — Henderson Alvarez pitched 7 2/3 innings of scoreless baseball as the Miami Marlins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Tuesday night at Marlins Park.
Alvarez (12-6) allowed just five hits and one...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:03 PM
— It has been a season with little tangible return for Brad Hand.
The Miami Marlins left-hander's final start provided the final frustration as his inability to get the opposing pitcher out marred an otherwise solid 2014 swan song.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.