| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A season marred by injuries took another ugly turn Monday night when Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick suffered a hyperextended left knee and had to be helped off the field in the fifth inning of a 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Kendrick, who is...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Even after things didn't work out between the Phillies and Ryan Madson, the soon-to-be closer for the Los Angeles Angels looks back on his eight seasons in Philadelphia with appreciation. "There couldn't have been a better environment to become the......
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
If you have bled Phillies red for decades, I guarantee there are two images forever etched in your mind:
• Tug McGraw's tossing of his glove after striking out the Kansas City Royals' Willie Wilson to end the 1980 World Series.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:01 PM
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Golf's rules-making boards, siding with Tiger Woods and others, on Wednesday proposed a change banning the growing use of "belly putting" in the game.
Belly putting, also called "anchoring," is a method in which golfers use a long putter whose grip rests...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Ryan Madson’s rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery was placed on a slower track Wednesday, the Angels scrapping plans to activate him this weekend in favor of sending the right-hander to triple-A Salt Lake for “a couple of weeks,”...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
SEATTLE — Pitching in games wasn’t so much of a problem for reliever Sean Burnett, who had a 1.04 earned-run average in 11 appearances before being placed on the 15-day disabled list because of forearm irritation Sunday.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:26 PM
There are times when you should just slow down and smell the roses (I hate coffee). Monday night I wrote in my IronPigs story that only Joe Savery (16 in 2009), Ryan Madson (16 in 2002), Rich Hunter (19 in 1995) and Jay Davisson (16 in 1983) have had...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:27 PM
They can't officially hang up a help-wanted sign, but we all know it's come to that point. The Phillies need someone to be the set-up man. It's been a long time since the club had to worry about that. Ryan......
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Multiple sources are reporting that the Phillies are close to striking a four-year, $44 million deal with closer Ryan Madson. If you're annoyed at the cost, try to keep in mind that the Reds gave Francisco Cordero a four-year deal......