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  • Phillies lose third game in a row

    PHILADELPHIA Antonio Bastardo walked Mark Reynolds, the first batter Wednesday in a tie game's eighth inning. Bastardo did not pay attention to the slow-footed Milwaukee Brewers first baseman, who stole a base for the sixth time in three years. The...
  • Bob Ford: Phillies on the slopp side

    PHILADELPHIA Nothing in professional sports carries less overall meaning than the outcome of a single regular-season baseball game. The story of a major league season is a quilt sewn tediously together bit-by-bit, day-by-day, and even the best teams in...
  • Phillies sloppy in loss to Brewers

    Phillies sloppy in loss to Brewers
    PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Howard's defense has never been one of the strongest aspects of his game. He's done a lot of work over the years to strengthen it, but Wednesday night against the Milwaukee Brewers, his error at first base allowed the go-ahead...
  • Braun's big day wasn't the feel-good story that either the Phillies or MLB wanted

    PHILADELPHIA — On April 8, 1974, a home run was hit that was cause for celebration around the baseball world. On April 8, 2014, three home runs were hit that had at least some in the baseball world turning up their noses with disgust. On the...
  • Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs

    Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs
    Koyie Hill's head stopped spinning long ago. At age 35, the catcher is old enough to understand any comparison of his career to that of the infamous Crash Davis, even if it's a stretch. Maikel Franco's head, by comparison, was recently placed on a...
  • Phillies routed by Braun's three home runs and Brewers

    PHILADELPHIA The Phillies paraded into Citizens Bank Park, down a removable staircase in center field and across a red carpet, just as they do to inaugurate every new season at this ballpark. They marched Tuesday afternoon with a new leader, a man who...
  • Wild start to Triple-A season for Baez

    Wild start to Triple-A season for Baez
    Javier Baez, considered the Cubs' top minor league prospect, has had an eventful start for Triple-A Iowa. The 21-year-old shortstop began his season going 0-for-9 with six strikeouts. He was ejected from Saturday's game when he threw his hands up...
  • IronPigs help pull Lehigh Valley together

    IronPigs help pull Lehigh Valley together
    My friend Daryl and I have had IronPigs season tickets since the team's inception seven years ago, and we've gotten to know some of the people who sit around us very well. But the person we talk about most often is someone who attended only one game....
  • Phils looking home for momentum

    CHICAGO The Philadelphia Phillies arrived home no better or worse than when they departed for a six-game, season-opening trip. They won three, lost three, and led at one point in every game but Sunday's 8-3 clunker against the Cubs. Given that, Ryne...
  • Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3

    Cubs beat Phillies in series finale 8-3
    By Jack McCarthy The Sports Xchange CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs jumped on Philadelphia Phillies starter A.J. Burnett for four runs in the first inning and never looked back to salvage the finale of a three-game series with an 8-3 victory Sunday at...
  • Cubs hammer Burnett, beat Phillies

    CHICAGO Hidden in the 30 starts made by A.J. Burnett last season that produced a career-low 3.30 ERA with Pittsburgh and a $16 million contract from the Phillies for 2014 was a trend not lost on Cubs manager Rick Renteria. He stuffed his Sunday lineup...