| 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,...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:38 PM
Ricky Bottalico and Steve Blass are not only former major league pitchers, but they're also current TV analysts.
Bottalico, the original color analyst for Lehigh Valley IronPigs broadcasts on Service Electric TV2, is now entrenched as a studio analyst...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:03 PM
The East Coast may be bracing for a possible winter storm this weekend and there are still four weeks until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, but fans were thinking spring in the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday night.
| 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...
| 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....
| Aug 25, 2014
The Eagles appear to be in good hands, but the Phillies clearly need help. Here are the next 10 things they should do as they pave the way for rebuilding: 1. Fire Ruben Amaro and hire a bright young general......
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When teams don't meet expectations — or they clinch last place in their division like the Phillies did Thursday — you can expect a number of changes both on the field and in the front office.
The first of those changes...
| 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...