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  • Scott Carroll flops in return to rotation

     Scott Carroll flops in return to rotation
    TORONTO — White Sox right-hander Scott Carroll went 38 days before receiving a second shot in the rotation, but Thursday's result against the Blue Jays wasn't worth the wait. Carroll allowed five earned runs on nine hits over five innings,...
  • Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win

    KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, Albert Pujols stroked a 1-and-2 pitch from Collin McHugh into left field for a two-run single to end a scoreless tie and give the Angels slugger 1,555 runs batted in, tying him with Willie...
  • Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2

    Angels overcome injury to Jered Weaver, beat Blue Jays, 5-2
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, and the bases loaded in the fifth inning, Josh Hamilton lofted a fly ball to shallow center that didn't appear deep enough to score Kole Calhoun from third. But when Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus made a flat-...
  • Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3

    Angels score in ninth to beat Blue Jays, 4-3
    KEY MOMENT: The Blue Jays twice walked Albert Pujols intentionally to get to Raul Ibanez, and both times the Angels scored — in the seventh inning, when Ibanez walked to load the bases and Howie Kendrick followed with an RBI walk, and in the ninth,...
  • American League baseball preview

    American League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Tampa Bay 2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013 Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
  • J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad

    J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad
    Somebody is going to get killed out there. I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand. The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers? The issue, in the news again after...
  • Best IronPigs Prospects

     
    My seatmate Daryl and I always are discussing all manner of baseball matters while we watch IronPigs games. One of our topics the other night was shortstop Freddy Galvis and where he ranks with the best Phillies prospects we've seen......
  • Koehler relieved after being struck by liner

    Koehler relieved after being struck by liner
    Tom Koehler felt fortunate to avoid injury when a line drive back to the mound Friday drilled him in the back beneath the right shoulder blade. The Marlins right-hander went on to complete six innings, matching his career high, in a no-decision...
  • Kiss Cam moment goes from bad to worse for couple

    Kiss Cam moment goes from bad to worse for couple
    Your browser does not support iframes.   The Kiss Cam moments at stadiums and arenas often make for good entertainment, but during a minor league baseball game in Fresno last week something went wrong for one couple. Sometimes when the camera pans...
  • FINAL SPRING UPDATE, THEN IT'S ON TO THE PLANE ...

     
    I've posted the four affiliate rosters who will begin the season next week. Here's the remaining players in camp according to the Phillies. Not sure what the group designations mean; I' guessig it probably just has to do with workouts Group 1 C: Francisco...
  • Another reliever headed to the disabled list

     
    I just got that feeling on Sunday evening that something was wrong when Charlie Manuel pulled Roy Halladay in the ninth with two outs in a save situation and Jose Contreras wasn't even warming up. Less than 40 minutes later,......
  • ELSEWHERE ON THE FARM ...

     
    Catasauqua grad Anthony Recker (Sacramento) hit two homers for Sacramento Thursday at Las Vegas, including a tie-breaking leadoff shot in the top of the 13th inning in a 13-9 win. He’s 15-for-37 (.405) with 3 HR and 7 RBI since a 3-for-21 start,...