| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:04 PM
DENVER (AP) — Free agent pitcher Kyle Kendrick and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $5.5 million, one-year contract.
The 30-year-old right-hander is 74-68 with a 4.42 ERA in eight major league seasons, all with the Philadelphia Phillies,...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:06 AM
John Smoltz and Randy Johnson, two of the four 2015 Hall of Fame inductees, did not hurt their credentials with their career numbers against the Marlins.
Johnson in 14 career starts went 8-2 with a 1.97 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 96 innings. Smoltz was...
| 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.
| 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 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 23, 2014
| 11:49 AM
With a win Wednesday, Kyle Kendrick would become the sixth pitcher to total 14 or more in his career against the Marlins. Kendrick, who is making his 26th lifetime appearance (21st start) against them can boast a 13-3 record and 3.57 ERA in 126 innings in...
| 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 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...