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  • Hamels fans nine in 2-1 win against Braves

    Hamels fans nine in 2-1 win against Braves
    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...
  • La Stella fuels offense, Wood sharp in Braves' win over Phils

    La Stella fuels offense, Wood sharp in Braves' win over Phils
    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,...
  • Phillies manager Sandberg not sweating approaching trade deadline

    Phillies manager Sandberg not sweating approaching trade deadline
    Nine days from now, the Phillies' roster could look vastly different. Or, it could look much as it does now. Either way, Ryne Sandberg isn't losing any sleep worrying about what might happen as the July 31 trading deadline approaches. "Sometimes you...
  • Dodgers give it away to Phillies in 10th, lose 3-2

    There are worse ways to lose a game, not that any would make the Dodgers feel any better about the way they fell, 3-2, to the Philadelphia¬†Phillies in 10 innings Tuesday. It wasn’t looking like their sharpest performance of the year, but they...
  • Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies
    KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
  • The Times' Major League Baseball rankings

    The Times' Kevin Baxter shares his take on how baseball's 30 teams rank: 1. OAKLAND: Foes hitting only .217 against A’s, who are allowing fewer runners per inning (1.11) than any other team. (2) 2. SAN FRANCISCO: It’s 24-1 when leading...
  • Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?

    Dodgers' Josh Beckett pitches a no-hitter ... who'd have thought it?
    At the age of 34, with his once-roaring fastball diminished by time, Josh Beckett pitched the game of his life. In the 321st start of a distinguished 14-year career, Beckett threw his first no-hitter Sunday in a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia...
  • Watch Marlon Byrd break his bat without making contact with the ball

    Marlon Byrd is a strong guy. Just how strong is the Philadelphia Phillies outfielder? So strong that he broke a bat just by swinging it on Sunday. In the bottom of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon, Byrd took a cut at a 1-0 pitch from New York...
  • Watch Marlon Byrd break bat without making contact with ball

    Watch Marlon Byrd break bat without making contact with ball
    Marlon Byrd is a strong guy. Just how strong is the Philadelphia Phillies outfielder? So strong that he broke a bat just by swinging it on Sunday. In the bottom of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon, Byrd took a cut at a 1-0 pitch from New York Mets...
  • Mike Trout's hometown fans take their loyalty on the road

     Mike Trout's hometown fans take their loyalty on the road
    Mike Trout has a routine before his first at-bat of each game, one from which he rarely deviates. The Angels center fielder walks briskly from the on-deck circle to the plate, taps the umpire and catcher on the shin guards with his bat and digs his foot...
  • Angels keep calm and carry on, despite injuries and slumps

    PHILADELPHIA — Three of the Angels' nine regulars — Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun and David Freese — remain on the disabled list, and two of their top hitters, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, are mired in slumps. Leading off Wednesday...