| Apr 9, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Joey Votto added to his resurgent series with his first homer since May 10, and Gregory Polanco's ninth-inning error sent the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-2 victory and a season-opening sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
The Reds improved to 3-0...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Well before Tuesday's eighth annual 222 Showcase was canceled because of rain, there were roster changes and starting rotation adjustments for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Fightins.
And it could change again before Thursday's regular-season...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:05 PM
CINCINNATI Todd Frazier's tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning helped the Cincinnati Reds defeat the Pirates, 5-2, Monday at Great American Ball Park on Opening Day.
Pirates reliever Tony Watson entered to pitch the eighth with the score tied...
| Apr 6, 2015
No team is picked to win fewer games this season than the Philadelphia Phillies.
Rebuilding isn't easy.
After dominating the NL East from 2007-11, capturing five division titles, two pennants and one World Series championship, the Phillies have...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:53 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Cam Perkins can be seen walking around most days with a smile on his face.
The Phillies outfield prospect has needed it the last 10 months or so.
After being promoted last summer from Double-A Reading, where he hit .342 in 52...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:54 PM
The Dodgers spent $48 million to sign veteran Brandon McCarthy in the off-season, gambling he’ll be the pitcher who went 7-5 with a 2.89 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP in the second half with the Yankees, and not the one who started 3-10 with a 5.01 ERA and 1....
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:28 PM
Jeff Baker's last season at Clemson was 2002, but he kept tabs with the baseball program. He had heard of Tyler Colvin. On June 9, 2006, Baker was watching when Colvin hit a walk-off grand slam over Oral Roberts in the Super Regional to keep their College...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:04 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Newly trim, Ryan Howard singled in his first two at-bats of spring training and then broke his silence.
He had not spoken with media since arriving for his 15th season with the Philadelphia Phillies. Following the offseason...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:13 PM
The Phillies have turned in two straight 73-win seasons and the only thing as low as fan and media expectations for the team this year is the mercury in thermometers the last couple weeks.
The front office has admitted the team is in a rebuilding mode,...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Prospects are important for each and every franchise, but for one that's rebuilding like the Phillies, there's even more of a focus on them.
Midway through December, Baseball America released the first list of 2015 top prospects for the Phillies. J.P....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:20 PM
As teams move through the offseason and head into spring training, all are equal in the standings and there's typically hope.
For the recently successful ones, hope that they can repeat or build off of last season. For the ones coming off forgettable...