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  • Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz continues to make case for rotation spot

    Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz continues to make case for rotation spot
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Despite a rocky start, Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz continued to make a case for himself to be the team’s No. 5 starter in Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park Matusz allowed just...
  • Adam Jones powers U.S. to 9-4 win over Canada in World Baseball Classic

    Adam Jones powers U.S. to 9-4 win over Canada in World Baseball Classic
    Adam Jones drove in three runs – including a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning – as the U.S. beat Canada, 9-4, Sunday to advance to the World Baseball Classic’s second round. The U.S. was trailing 3-2 and five outs from...
  • Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams

    Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams
    Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” cliché as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success. So, as we...
  • Spring training: NL West preview

     Spring training: NL West preview
    Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Predix for Opening Day lineup and 25-man roster

     
    With the Phillies final game in Clearwater slated for 1:05 this afternoon against the Astros, here are my thoughts on the 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup. 25-MAN ROSTER -Ryan Howard -Jimmy Rollins -Placido Polanco -Carlos Ruiz -Ben Francisco -Shane.....
  • WALROND BACK IN IRONPIGS UNIFORM ...

     
    Les Walrond is back in an IronPigs uniform. The holder of the franchise's single-game strikeout record was promoted to the IronPigs from Reading Thursday morning. Walrond replaces Eddie Bonine, who went on the disabled list with a right elbow strain...
  • Victorino pulled from rehab assignment

     
    Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino was scheduled to play for the Double-A Reading Phillies in a rehab game this morning, but that plan was nixed. Instead, the club decided Victorino had gotten enough work in and he did not play.......
  • Another roster move means Mayberry's back

     
    The Phillies announced that Ross Gload, th team's best pinch hitter and one of the best in all of baseball, left the team Saturday and is on paternity leave. To fill his spot on the team's 25-man roster, John Mayberry......
  • Manuel: "I'm trying to find something that works."

     
     A few newsy notes: --Manager Charlie Manuel on hitting Jimmy Rollins in the leadoff spot, putting Shane Victorino second and moving Placido Polanco into the five-hole: "I like Rollins and Victorino up together. That’s our speed,”...
  • Tuesday's game was full of big and little things

     
    -The Phillies one- through three-hole hitters were a combined 7-for-13 with two doubles, two home runs and four RBIs on Tuesday. -Before Tuesday’s 9-1 win over the Marlins, the Phillies were 1-9 in games played on Tuesdays. They had lost......