| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:19 AM
Look, say what you will about the Deflatriots and all the commotion its caused leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl between New England and Seattle. Have your fun. Ha, ha and ha.
Seriously, it doesn't bother Tonya Cardoza one bit. Cardoza, for the last...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:51 PM
The Phillies have signed right-hander Chad Billingsley to a one-year, $1.5 million contract, Senior Vice President and General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today. The contract includes performance bonuses.
Billingsley, 30, spent all of last...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said three weeks ago that if he were to handicap it, he envisioned Cole Hamels starting for the Phillies on opening day.
The chances of that materializing increased Monday, when the Phillies lost one possible...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Cole Hamels. Ryan Howard. Chase Utley. Jonathan Papelbon.
Will they all still be in a Phillies uniform when the club reports to Clearwater in less than a month for spring training?
That's the golden question right now and with each passing moment,...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:15 PM
If these players were in their prime and in red and white pinstripes, the Phillies would not be going through a rebuilding process: Mike Schmidt, Ryne Sandberg, Larry Bowa, Charlie Manuel, Juan Samuel, Steve Henderson and John Mizerock.
They are not...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:33 PM
David Buchanan recited the fifth inning of his June 8 start in Cincinnati as if it occurred yesterday.
Most importantly, the 25-year-old remembers the mistakes he made in a game in which he had really good stuff.
The right-hander got cute with a...
| 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 21, 2015
| 7:04 PM
Cliff Lee enjoys his four days off between starts.
But the Phillies left-hander is now 175 days removed from the last time he took the mound in a major league game.
"I don't think Cliff likes sitting idle, not being able to pitch," Phillies general...
| Feb 6, 2015
Maikel Franco on a unicycle?
An odometer on a base?
It won't happen on the field at Coca-Cola Park, but they will be part of featured giveaways during the 2015 season.
Bobbleheads featuring Franco, Ken "100 miles" Giles/odometer on the base and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:44 PM
WYOMISSING — Ken Giles caught everyone's attention last spring as a minor leaguer who threw 100 miles an hour.
After 44 games with the Phillies in his fourth professional season, the 24-year-old is being stopped in airports and on the streets of...