| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:13 AM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout has yet to play a game this season but already has broken a record.
The Angels signed Trout to a one-year, $1-million contract on Wednesday, the highest salary ever for a one-year deal with a player not yet eligible for salary...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The Phillies begin their Grapefruit League season today at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays and the starting lineup very much resembles what the team could put out on the field Opening Day. Minus Roberto Hernandez of course. The Phillies lineup for...
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The Phillies made their second round of cuts from big league camp Friday morning, while recalling a player that was sent down to minor league camp last week. Lou Marson, who spent a portion of the 2009 season with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, was...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:31 AM
I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:40 PM
When the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened the gates of Coca-Cola Park for the first time on March 30, 2008, for an exhibition game against the Phillies, the local entertainment landscape — not to mention the skyline of downtown of Allentown —...
| 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...