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  • World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox

    World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox
    St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox SCHEDULE Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75) Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52) Game 3: Saturday,...
  • Stop! You're hurting my ears!

    Stop! You're hurting my ears!
    In a recent television interview, Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino said "y'know" 72 times in three minutes. In a way it was refreshing to hear that long-infuriating verbal crutch resurrected with such gusto, because "y'know" has been largely...
  • Orioles end three-game losing streak and hit 4 homers in 6-0 win over Red Sox

    Orioles end three-game losing streak and hit 4 homers in 6-0 win over Red Sox
    When Chris Tillman was struggling in past years, when he was yo-yoing between Triple-A and the majors and perhaps falling out of favor with the organization's decision makers, the Orioles right-hander never made excuses, always putting the blame on...
  • Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away

    Orioles' L.J. Hoes ready to contribute right away
    It took L.J. Hoes a roundabout way to get to from Triple-A Norfolk to Baltimore this weekend, but the outfielder eventually made it to the Orioles to make his first major league start. Hoes left Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday evening with the goal to make...
  • Watch Robby Thompson signal bullpen for wrong pitcher in loss

    There are a lot of things you have to remember when you are a major league manager. Such as remembering which arm to point with when you want to bring in a reliever. The Seattle Mariners had a five-run lead over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night...
  • Best since the Vet: Who is your pick in center field?

    Garry Maddox had the responsibility of covering more than just center field when he played for the Phillies from 1975 to 1986. With plodding left fielders such as Greg Luzinski and a stable of marginal defensive right fielders during that time, Maddox...
  • Quietly, Phillies part ways with one of the 'Cliff Lee trio' ...

     
    Ever so quietly, the Phillies have allowed one of the three pieces that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. brought in from Seattle in the original Cliff Lee deal to "restock" the farm system to leave the organization. Reliever J.C. Ramirez chose to become...
  • A signing, and decisions due for Phillies ...

     
    The Phillies have signed veteran infielder Reid Brignac to a minor-league deal that also includes a spring training invitation.. Brignac, 27, was Tampa Bay's second-round pick in 2004 and was a member of Baseball America's top 100 prospect list for four...
  • Susdorff returns, eager to get back to work

     
    Steve Susdorf spent five days in the major leagues before being designated for assignment on Tuesday. Ask any Phillies fan about him, and chances are the only thing they remember of him was his eighth-ining muff in left field on Sunday in Detroit. "I know...
  • Doing right when no one is looking

    Several weeks ago, I wrote about professional baseball player Shane Victorino leaving his wallet on a chartered plane when he was traveling with the Boston Red Sox. Someone in Paris found the wallet and returned it. Victorino was asked if he was surprised...
  • Phillies providing another vision of future

     
    The Phillies continue to make moves involving their minor-league system after not making a trade before the July 31 deadline. Ethan Martin was called up today from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and will make his major-league debut Friday against the Atlanta........