| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:13 PM
It only took two weeks and 15 exhibition games, but the Orioles finally erupted at the plate Monday afternoon in a homer-happy 16-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies before a sellout crowd of 8,047 at Bright House Field.
First baseman Chris Davis...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 3:36 PM
LAKELAND, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday.
Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 9:23 PM
Phillies starter Paul Clemens pitched two perfect innings, but Philadelphia lost to the University of Tampa 6-2 Sunday in the first spring training game for a major league team this year.
Detroit and Miami play college teams Monday, then the regular...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Each spring brings Major League Baseball's teams a chance to clear the slate and begin afresh.
Optimism typically runs rampant — although there won't be much of that in Clearwater for the next six weeks — as a number of veterans, along...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The Phillies parted ways with Travis d'Arnaud in the 2010 trade with the Toronto Blue Jays that brought Roy Halladay to town, but now have signed his older brother, infielder/outfielder Chase d'Arnaud, to a minor league contract.
d'Arnaud is one of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The last few offseasons the Phillies have wavered back and forth on whether they should rebuild or retool.
Every year the answer was retool — until this year that is.
Now that Philadelphia's front office has finally come to the realization...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Freddy Galvis had a horrific start to the 2014 season with the Phillies --- a 2-for-42 showing (.048 average) at the plate. Things got worse when he was sent to the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. In his second game after the May demotion, he broke his...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Cam Perkins ran back to the left-field wall in an attempt to track down a Josmil Pinto fly ball in the top of the fifth inning of Friday night's game.
The IronPigs outfielder didn't get there in time and the ball bounced off the middle of the wall where...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Freddy Galvis opened the 2014 season on the Phillies roster, the third consecutive season he began the season in a major league uniform.
A month later in early May, after a brutal 2-for-42 start at the plate, the 24-year-old utility infielder was sent...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Jo Jo Reyes was roughed up for a second consecutive start and the IronPigs' losing streak continued.
Jared Goedert had a two-run triple and Brad Glenn added a two-run single that highlighted a seven-run third inning and Buffalo went on to a 9-4...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Russ Canzler saw a lot of pitches during Thursday night's game.
The IronPigs designated hitter swung at the first one he liked and hit it deep into the bullpen for a three-run home run in the first inning.
David Buchanan liked a lot of pitches he...