| Aug 30, 2014
From the first time he played organized baseball as a youth, Tony Gwynn Jr. has had the pleasure and pressure of having Tony Gwynn Sr. as his father.
Gwynn Sr. was a 15-time All-Star and retired after collecting 3,141 hits and eight batting titles in 20...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Maikel Franco's offensive start as the Phillies' No. 1 prospect was a resounding thud for much of this season's first three months.
One thing IronPigs manager Dave Brundage has said several times this month, however, is that it is not how you start,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The Phillies recalled Freddy Galvis from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Saturday night's game and to make space on the 25-man roster, designated Reid Brignac for assignment.
In 19 games this month, Galvis has been on quite a roll with the IronPigs...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Over the course of the current season, Dave Brundage has seen the best and the worst from Maikel Franco, the current jewel of the Phillies farm system.
At the moment, the IronPigs manager is seeing the best.
After going 6-for-7 with the franchise's...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Right-handed reliever Mike Adams is scheduled to begin a rehab appearance Tuesday with Triple-A Lehigh Valley after being on the disabled list since June 7 with right rotator cuff inflammation.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Adams will spend...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Philadelphia's roster is like that 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle my grandmother and great-grandmother always had on their kitchen table: Finding those few pieces to bring it all together often was difficult.
A couple of those pieces to the Phillies puzzle...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Since April, fans have been calling for the 100-mph throwing right-hander Ken Giles to join the Phillies. It's been a little bit of a wait, but he's finally here.
The Phillies announced after Saturday's 6-5 loss to the Cincinnati Reds that righty Mike...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Phillies (17-18) won their...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Brian Wilson’s not right and it’s time to worry, baby.
Everything seems a struggle for Wilson right now, and it was never more evident than Thursday night when he was charged with four runs in the ninth inning that led the Phillies to a 7-...
| Feb 21, 2014
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon (58) throws during spring training at Bright House Field. (Tommy Gilligan/USA Today) The bullpen is anything but set right now for the Phillies. Jonathan Papelbon, Antonio Bastardo and Jake Diekman are...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday.
A quick primer.
Lakers vs. Bulls
The Lakers won NBA playoff series...