| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:05 AM
It looked like Cliff Lee's season was done when he sustained a Grade 2 flexor pronator strain in Washington July 31 and a visit with orthopedist David Altchek in New York confirmed that thought.
The news, however, is not as bad as it could be...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:37 AM
The Phillies traded one of their starting pitchers Thursday — but it wasn't A.J. Burnett, or Cole Hamels.
Right-hander Roberto Hernandez, who was scheduled to start tonight against Houston, will head west to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:36 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies dealt one of their starting pitchers to the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, it just wasn't the one that was rumored to be a fit for the west coast team before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.
Instead of shipping out...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Many fans are questioning Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s decision to stand pat at the non-waiver trade deadline. The team has many "assets," as Amaro likes to call them, but none was moved.
On Tuesday, Amaro told radio station WIP that the...
| May 20, 2014
Cliff Lee was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday evening following an MRI on his left elbow. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images file photo) Earlier Tuesday, Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Cliff Lee had received an MRI on his elbow after dealing with...
| May 29, 2014
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was at Citizens Bank Park Wednesday after accepting The Wistar Institue President's award earlier in the day in Philadelphia. The award recognizes a public figure who not only has confronted cancer, but has...
| May 27, 2014
There's no timetable for Cliff Lee to return from the disabled list. (Kevin Mingora/The Morning Call file photo) Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. isn't concerned about Cliff Lee's elbow strain even if he can't return until July. Wait, what?...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:22 AM
PHILDELPHIA — From the beginning, the Phillies knew this was a possibility. They were just hoping it wouldn't come to this.
For now, it's just a 15-day disabled list stint for first baseman Ryan Howard, who has inflammation in his left knee. Being...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...