| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Blanton threw seven effective innings, Jimmy Rollins homered for the fourth time in five games and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Monday night.
Blanton (7-6) allowed three runs — two...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Needing just a sacrifice bunt or a sacrifice fly, the Pittsburgh Pirates failed to execute the fundamentals.
Ty Wigginton and Carlos Ruiz homered to back Vance Worley and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory...
| Feb 7, 2012
Ryanne Perio once packed a wallop with her bat.
The Easton High graduate was one of the most powerful hitters in local softball a few years ago, earning Morning Call Player of the Year honors in 2006 when she hit .422 while providing gritty leadership...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:39 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. —Ruben Amaro Jr.'s checklist is probably almost illegible at this point. Too many to-do's crossed off.
"We had the closer [Jonathan Papelbon] and the shortstop [Jimmy Rollins] to take care of, and we think we did that," Amaro...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:25 PM
In his role as the Triple-A manager in the Phillies organization, Ryne Sandberg talks often to his players about opportunity.
It's always there, he says. And when it opens the door, be prepared to burst through it.
Wednesday's signing of Cole Hamels...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
STATE A TOURNEY
At Fossum Field in Aberdeen
Game 1, 10 a.m.: Region 1A champion Brookings Post 74 Bandits (38-9) vs wild-card entry Sioux Falls Post 15 West (37-21).
Game 2, 12:30 p.m.: Defending state...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Manuel has been forced to answer a myriad of questions about trips to the disabled list made by his players this year.
The winningest manager in Phillies history is never without a disappointed look when he's explaining the...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — With a disabled list that has been overflowing with Phillies most of the season, the last thing you wanted was for Carlos Ruiz and Placido Polanco to join the list of visitors.
Ruiz was among the league's top hitters when he went...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:44 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Rollins started winning rallies in Games 3 and 4 of the 2009 National League Division Series with singles against Colorado closer Huston Street.
He hammered a two-run double to win Game 4 of the National League Championship...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:59 AM
Cliff Lee wore No. 34 when he was with the Phillies for the second half of the 2009 season. But when the Phillies traded him away and acquired Roy Halladay after the 2009 season ended, the right-hander took 34. So,......
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:24 PM
--Shane Victorino's suspension was reduced by Major League Baseball from three games to two games, and it begins tonight. --Ryan Howard has a "really slight sprain" in his right hand, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said, and is not in tonight's......