| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy has authored a tutorial for the younger members of the New York Mets on how to survive early career hiccups and emerge as a reliable regular. Now the All-Star second baseman has to hope he can remain around long enough to see the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Recently, the Phillies have not played very well on Sundays or in matchups with the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game, the Phillies won just one of their last 11 Sunday games and, dating back...
| 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 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
By David Driver, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Stephen Strasburg, in his 99th career start, threw seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals scored an unearned run in the third to take the lead against Cole Hamels en route to a 4-0...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Central Catholic's Mike Kopp received a big honor Tuesday. The National High School Sports Association named Kopp as its girls basketball coach of the year. Kopp is the first girls basketball coach from Pennsylvania to be honored by the Easton-based...
| Sep 19, 2014
By Bill Center, The Sports Xchange
SAN DIEGO — San Diego Padres left-hander Robbie Erlin held the Philadelphia Phillies to one run on five hits over six innings in his first major league start since May 17, and Alexi Amarista and Will Venable...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:41 AM
San Diego Padres starter Robbie Erlin felt he was just rounding into form last May 18 when he awoke following his eighth start of the season with pain in his left elbow.
"I didn't know what it was, but I didn't think it was serious," said the 23-year-...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:05 PM
PHILADELPHIA – Nobody is going to mistake Garrett Jones – Saturday's starting right fielder – for Giancarlo Stanton. Yet Jones did a viable impression of the Marlins' sidelined slugger.
Making his first outfield start since last Sept....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:58 PM
NEW YORK – Nathan Eovaldi started. Brad Penny relieved. Wilmer Flores wasn't impressed with either one.
Flores doubled off Eovaldi and added two homers off Penny, amassing six RBI in the Mets' 9-1 walloping of the Marlins Tuesday at Citi Field....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Marlins at Phillies
When/where: 7:05 p.m., Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
On the mound
RHP Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.88) vs. LHP Cole Hamels (8-7, 2.56): Alvarez returns after missing one start with a strained oblique, which caused him to leave...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:38 PM
7:05 p.m., Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
On the mound
LHP Brad Hand (3-6, 4.45) vs. RHP Kyle Kendrick (8-12, 4.83): Hand is holding opponents to a .229 average with runners in scoring position, but 10 of the 19 hits he's allowed in those situations...