| Apr 28, 2012
| 7:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Whether he's won or lost, Joe Blanton is usually waiting in the center of the clubhouse after games where he'll eventually be surrounded by a mob of reporters.
He knows what's coming: question after question.
But Blanton doesn't shy...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility.
Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even after 20 years as a manager in professional baseball, Charlie Manuel faces challenges beyond the Xs and Os.
The handling of Hunter Pence is his latest.
"He's different from any hitter I've ever had," the Phillies manager said....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 7:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
College Football--Oklahoma at Iowa State, 11 a.m. (ABC); Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Temple at Louisville,...
| May 20, 2012
| 11:16 PM
After winning by seven runs Saturday, Mariners manager Eric Wedge cautioned that "it's never over till it's over" at Coors Field. The Rockies proved him right Sunday afternoon, making a charge in the ninth to put the tying run on base with two out and...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 10:56 PM
The pact went something like this: No nasty pitches to each other.
Before the game, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez promised his counterpart, Rockies top hurler Ubaldo Jimenez, he wouldn't throw anything too unhittable when Jimenez was at the plate. Jimenez...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Bruce Bochy has already picked the Phillies as his World Series favorite, and that's coming from the manager who knows something about Philadelphia's aces.
The Colorado Rockies consider themselves a legitimate title contender, too, even if they have...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:47 AM
The Yankees are finally hosting some National League competition as they welcome the Colorado Rockies to the Stadium.
New York will be sure to appreciate having their designated hitters back and not having to force their pitchers to take at-bats, either....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Juan Nicasio allowed three singles over eight innings and Mark Ellis had three hits, including a two-run homer, in his Colorado debut as the Rockies beat the slumping Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Friday night.
Troy Tulowitzki connected on a two-run homer,...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Mark Ellis collected three more hits in his second game with the Colorado Rockies, who also got a home run from Troy Tulowitzki in a 9-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Ellis, Todd Helton and Tulowitzki each drove in two runs for...