| Sep 6, 2014
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON — The Philadelphia Phillies might be out of contention for the National League East title, but they are making life miserable for the Washington Nationals, who have been leading the division for several weeks.
A.J. Burnett allowed one...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange
WASHINGTON —Adam LaRoche hit a pair of solo home runs and Gio Gonzalez pitched six solid innings as the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Sunday, salvaging the finale of the three-...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Joe Panik tripled and scored on Gregor Blanco's single in the eighth inning, capping a comeback that lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday afternoon.
After losing 5-3 in...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:17 PM
The Phillies headed into a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants on Friday night 14 games behind the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and 11 games out of a wild-card spot.
Needing to leapfrog four teams to get to the top of...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It wasn't a fluke.
After coming to the Phillies with 6.71 ERA in 28 appearances this season and a 9.90 ERA in two starts, expectations weren't high for Jerome Williams.
That's why when he turned in one of his better outings in his...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:21 PM
PHILADELPHIA — A.J. Burnett has struggled mightily since his first seven starts of the year.
In his last 20 starts he is 4-13 with a 5.23 ERA. He's even worse in his seven games since the All-Star break, going 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA.
After his last...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Considering how dominant Cole Hamels' pitching had been lately, his previous start looked like an anomaly.
In that game five days ago against the San Francisco Giants, a 5-3 win, Hamels gave up three earned runs on nine hits after allowing a total of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:43 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Jackie Robinson West beat the odds to reach the United States semifinal of the Little League World Series, advancing through the losers' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
But the team of 11- to-13-year-olds from...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:51 AM
All-Stars Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig and Albert Pujols lead the Major League roster that will travel to Japan in November for a five-game series against Samurai Japan, the country's National Team, in All-Star Series 2014.
| Aug 13, 2014
The Los Angeles Angels scored seven runs in the sixth inning, and it was all they needed — and all they got —in a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night at Angel Stadium.
Right fielder Kole Calhoun got the inning started with a...
| Aug 14, 2014
By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The sixth inning was a charm for the Los Angeles Angels for the second night in a row.
One night after scoring seven runs in the sixth in a win over the Philadelphia Phillies, the Angels...