| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Even though it's still winter as evidenced by the massive amounts of snow covering the Lehigh Valley, the temperatures are getting warmer this weekend. Robins have been spotted since February, but haven't brought the required warm weather to send many...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:14 PM
SARASOTA, FLA. -- The Orioles roughed up right-hander A.J. Burnett – one of the team’s top offseason free-agent targets – for six runs on seven hits over three innings on their way to a 15-4 Grapefruit League win over the Philadelphia...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:21 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez’s second spring training start didn’t go nearly as well as his first.
After retiring all six hitters he faced, including three on strikeouts, in his spring debut against the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:21 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has put together a solid spring, but his one-inning relief appearance Wednesday afternoon against the Philadelphia Phillies was one to remember.
Pitching for the second time in four days, Britton...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Three of the Angels' nine regulars — Josh Hamilton, Kole Calhoun and David Freese — remain on the disabled list, and two of their top hitters, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, are mired in slumps.
Leading off Wednesday...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Phillies (17-18) won their...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Brian Wilson’s not right and it’s time to worry, baby.
Everything seems a struggle for Wilson right now, and it was never more evident than Thursday night when he was charged with four runs in the ninth inning that led the Phillies to a 7-...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: Brian Wilson failed to complete a ninth inning in which he gave up three hits and allowed the Phillies to break a 3-3 stalemate. Wilson gave up a two-run double to Carlos Ruiz. His night ended when he hit Ryan Howard to load the bases....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field.