| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:20 PM
PHILADELPHIA Ruben Amaro Jr. has heard all the jokes by now. He might not be laughing, but he hears them. The Phillies like the Old-Timers Game promotion so much, they're going to hold 81 of them at Citizens Bank Park next season. The 2014 team photo is...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA Two years ago this month, a lifelong Phillie hit the free-agent market. After testing the waters, he eventually returned to Philadelphia, as many people had expected.
Despite mutual interest in continuing a similar relationship, Philadelphia...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:12 PM
New England sports history would not remember H.H. Frazee so fondly during ensuing decades, but the Red Sox owner certainly was full of Boston, full of himself after the baseball nestled in the glove of first baseman Stuffy McInnis 95 years ago.
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Pitching coach Rich Dubee doesn’t want you to worry about Roy Halladay. He isn’t. “Doc’s very honest about where he is,” Dubee said. “Listen, you’re looking at a guy that went to Single-A ball to make his way back...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:41 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- While the Braves will be heading to the National League playoffs this fall, the Phillies will be going home with their first losing record since 2002.
But the Phillies, despite a roster heavy on players that spent at least part of the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Phillies 5, Braves 4: Cameron Rupp hit a two-run single and Cesar Hernandez had four hits as Philadelphia held on to pick up a rare road win.
Phillies starter Ethan Martin allowed one run in three innings in a spot start and four other relievers -...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:53 PM
WASHINGTON -- Starting pitcher Cole Hamels continued his mastery of Washington and batterymate Carlos Ruiz hit a three-run double as the Philadelphia Phillies won 5-4 on Saturday, ending a seven-game winning streak by the defending National League East...
| 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 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Talking baseball while wondering how the Blackhawks can overcome the Patrice Bergeron face-off factor.
1. The White Sox don’t play the Tigers until July. Could Jesse Crain be closing games against his old team when the teams meet in Detroit before...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Major League Baseball makes its call on Yasiel Puig on Saturday, and it should be an easy one.
The Dodgers' Cuban sensation deserves to be a National League All-Star, even if he has played only 30 games in the big leagues.
It's no surprise that some...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
No strong team needs relief pitching more than the Tigers. No reliever is hotter than Jesse Crain.
Don't be shocked if Crain is closing games against the White Sox when the teams meet in Detroit before the All-Star break.
When general manager Rick...