| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy has authored a tutorial for the younger members of the New York Mets on how to survive early career hiccups and emerge as a reliable regular. Now the All-Star second baseman has to hope he can remain around long enough to see the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:48 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Things have not gone as smoothly as Darin Ruf would have liked this season.
He injured his oblique at the worst possible time in spring training and then got hurt again in June at Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Partially because of the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
| May 25, 2014
Cody Asche is not in the starting lineup again Sunday after aggravating a hamstring issue. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) Dom Brown left Saturday's game in the seventh inning after noticeably aggravating his back on a swing. "I think I'm alright," Brown...
| 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.