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  • Philadelphia Phillies' power decline leads to change in philosophy but it will take time

    Philadelphia Phillies' power decline leads to change in philosophy but it will take time
    The long ball powered the Phillies to their five-year reign atop the National League East and the 2008 World Series title. Three seasons running, starting in 2007, the Phillies finished the regular season with only one other team in baseball bashing...
  • David Buchanan ready to go for Phillies, but is Ken Giles?

    David Buchanan ready to go for Phillies, but is Ken Giles?
    PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, David Buchanan was all set to pitch in a major league ballpark for the first time during the Phillies' annual On-Deck series at Citizens Bank Park. It was a cameo appearance, since the Phillies had already decided he'd...
  • Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship

    Washington Nationals leading the hunt for NL East championship
    EAST DIVISION Washington Nationals 2014: 96-66, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014. The Nationals had the best record in the NL last year and won the division for the second time in three years, but they still have not won a postseason...
  • Utley hits 2 home runs in Phillies' 9-2 win

    Utley hits 2 home runs in Phillies' 9-2 win
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 Wednesday. Utley...
  • Darin Ruf is not a lock to make Phillies Opening Day roster

    Darin Ruf is not a lock to make Phillies Opening Day roster
    Darin Ruf is one of the players many thought would be a lock to make the Philadelphia Phillies' 2015 Opening Day roster, taking one of the bench spots. The 28-year-old is still somewhat of an unknown because he's never been able to get sustained...
  • Eagles' Lurie to speak at owner's meetings

    Eagles' Lurie to speak at owner's meetings
    Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie will talk and take questions this afternoon at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. Look for coverage in print and on-line editions of The Morning Call. … Although his mother, Weissport native Betty Mullen Brey, died...
  • Phillies' Ryan Howard refuses to adjust approach at the plate to combat shifts

    Phillies' Ryan Howard refuses to adjust approach at the plate to combat shifts
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Ryan Howard has heard the suggestions from commentators and fans who say he should drop down bunts or poke the ball into left field a few times to defeat the shift. The long ball made him one of baseball's top players, a...
  • Ryan Howard, Darin Ruf homer for Phillies in 6-3 win over Braves

    Ryan Howard, Darin Ruf homer for Phillies in 6-3 win over Braves
    KISSIMMEE, Fla.— Ryan Howard hit his third homer of the spring and Darin Ruf added three hits and a homer to lead the Phillies to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. Phillies pitching prospect Severino Gonzalez, 22, a longshot...
  • Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment

    Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment
    Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after...
  • What are the odds Cole Hamels wins the NL Cy Young or Ryan Howard finishes with the most home runs in baseball?

    What are the odds Cole Hamels wins the NL Cy Young or Ryan Howard finishes with the most home runs in baseball?
    After finishing last year sixth in the National League Cy Young voting, Cole Hamels is not a bad pick for who might win the award in 2015. Banking on Ryan Howard to hit the most home runs in baseball in 2015 is a bit more of a stretch. Still, Bovada...
  • Everth Cabrera making first spring start in center field against Phillies

    Everth Cabrera making first spring start in center field against Phillies
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said earlier this spring that Everth Cabrera would likely see time in the outfield, and Cabrera will start in center field for the first time Monday against the Philadelphia Phillies at Bright House Field. When Cabrera,...