| Oct 30, 2013
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...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| Jul 15, 2011
Several golfers are scrambling for the lead at the midway point of the British Open today. They include Lucas Glover, Darren Clarke, Miguel Jimenez and first-round leader Thomas Bjorn. Phil Mickelson shot a 1-under 69 and will make the cut at 1-under...
| Aug 2, 2011
Rangers, Braves fortified
Two of the biggest trade deadline acquisitions — Hunter Pence going to the Phillies and Carlos Beltran joining the Giants — came from teams already well-positioned to reach the playoffs....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I talked to a major league scout Friday whose territory is strictly the American League East and whose opinion I really respect.
He’s always been pretty spot on with his assessments, so I was curious as to what he thought about what has happened...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Yes, two bar blogs in two days.
It’s Christmastime, I’m feeling the holiday spirit (or holiday spirits, as it were).
I wrote a piece last week talking to a scout who briefly broke down the Orioles and the AL East for me.
At the time, R....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:06 AM
No one really anticipated in April, with the trade deadline looming in late July, that the Orioles would be looking to buy and the Philadelphia Phillies looking to sell.
That’s the way it appears to be right now.
The Orioles and Phillies have...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Dodgers plugged holes
Los Angeles Times
While the Angels landing former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke filled a much-needed gap in their effort to win the AL West, the Dodgers stand as the trade-deadline winner by plugging so many...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:25 PM
There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out.
Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Here's the latest from TBS on when and where the Baltimore Orioles playoff game will be shown Wednesday.
Forget any misinformation about the O's being on MLB channel Wednesday. The Orioles are on TBS in prime time, though the exact time could change from...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Earlier this year, when Jake Arrieta was named the Orioles' youngest Opening Day starter since Mike Mussina, he talked about the magnitude of the honor and the leadership responsibility it carried.
Feeling fully recovered from August elbow surgery,...