| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:01 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Besides 6 inches of fresh snow in the driveway, nothing confirms how long this winter has dragged like feeling delirious over seeing two baseball teams that combined for 195 losses last season.
Curiosity also accompanied me Monday to...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Chad Qualls thinks he’s got it figured out. The Phillies back-end guy watched video last night of his outing last night and compared it to some appearances earlier in the season when things were going well for him, and he......
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Before they became the best organization in baseball, the Giants were Barry Bonds' team. They seemed unable to break free from the flawed slugger for a long time, sticking with the disgraced star for six years after his record-setting 2001 season....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:24 PM
The Baseball Writers Association of American (Philadelphia Chapter) handed out our annual awards before Wednesday's game. Here's how it broke down: Cliff Lee edged Roy Halladay in a down-to-the-wire battle for the Steve Carlton Award and Shane Victorino...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Pablo Sandoval drove in a pair of runs, including a run that sparked a four-run ninth, as the San Francisco Giants held on for a 4-3 win over the Detroit Tigers to open a three-game set.
Aaron Rowand went 3-for-5 and scored twice for the Giants, who...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Magglio Ordonez delivered a two-out, two-run single in the seventh and Ryan Raburn made a game-saving catch a half-inning later, as the Detroit Tigers downed the San Francisco Giants, 6-3, in comeback fashion to avoid a sweep in the finale of a three-game...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Ken Williams has the enviable position of seemingly being the only Chicago executive immune from the pressure to win and perform. In recent years we have seen all the Chicago franchises clean house. The Chairman needs to pocket his loyalty and let...