| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:24 PM
It was the kind of hot summer day when you could close your eyes and let your mind drift onto a sea of pleasant thoughts. The Dodgers could be in first place at the All-Star break. Yasiel Puig could be the most valuable player of the National League....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:13 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped the Pittsburgh Pirates' nine-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
The surprising Pirates missed out on a chance...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:15 PM
There was Ryan Howard, on June 22, with a .471 batting average in his last nine games. He'd smashed eight extra-base hits, including three homers, driven in 10 runs and walked five times. The guy, who less than 24 months earlier had his ruptured...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:34 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole's frustration of no longer being perfect was still evident nearly a half-hour after the game ended.
After finishing a post-game interview, the rookie right-hander walked toward the shower room and slapped one of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Tim Hudson snapped a six-game losing streak and batterymate Brian McCann went 4-for-5 Saturday night as the Atlanta Braves battered the Philadelphia Phillies 13-4.
Andrelton Simmons, Dan Uggla and Jason Heyward homered for the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:57 PM
|Aberdeen 13-14 Majors Teeners|
Aberdeen 13-14 Majors at Aberdeen Tournament, Fossum Field, day two of two days
10 a.m. — Pool A #1 vs. Pool B #2; Pool B #1 vs. Pool A #2
12:15 p.m. — Pool A #1 vs. Pool B...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Let's preface this by saying, "I wouldn't get your hopes up."
With that warning out of the way, there are reasons, if you're an optimist, to think this season is still salvageable for the Phillies.
During Charlie Manuel's tenure (2004 to the present),...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:21 PM
Sports legends are supposed to build over time. Twenty-three games wouldn’t normally qualify in a baseball season, but then not a lot about Yasiel Puig follows the rules of logic.
Puig, the muscular Cuban sensation, was at it again on a hot...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Cliff Lee struck out nine in eight impressive innings, Michael Young tied a career high with three doubles and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Tuesday night.
Lee (9-2) allowed two runs and five hits to win his fifth straight...