| 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.
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced the team's post All-Star break rotation Sunday and it includes Cliff Lee.
On Friday, Sandberg said the Phillies would wait until after the break to talk about scheduling with Lee since he is slated to make his...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into the final game before the All-Star break, the Phillies hoped to shake off Saturday night's extra-inning loss and win their sixth game in seven attempts.
To achieve that, Philadelphia would need starter Kyle Kendrick...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:33 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced the team's post All-Star break rotation Sunday and it includes Cliff Lee.
On Friday, Sandberg said the Phillies would wait until after the break to talk about scheduling with Lee and mentioned...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:34 PM
ATLANTA -- Jimmie Rollins supplied all of the offensive support left-hander Cole Hamels needed to defeat the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
The veteran Philadelphia shortstop hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Hamels struck out nine in...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:06 PM
ATLANTA — In eight weeks since he arrived from Triple-A, Atlanta Braves second baseman Tommy La Stella has been up seven times with bases loaded. He's come through with a hit in six of those occasions and cleared the bases in three including Sunday,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves' struggling offense badly needed a boost and rookie catcher Christian Bethancourt supplied it.
Bethancourt, promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs as the Braves defeated the...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
ATLANTA — Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick won his third straight start Tuesday, holding the Atlanta Braves scoreless over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Turner Field.
Kendrick (8-11) gave up three hits, two walks and struck out four in...