| Aug 10, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The date will live in infamy in my house: July 30, 2006.
I sat with my wife, not yet the Phillies beat writer, in the Sunday season ticket location we've had since Citizens Bank Park opened two years earlier.
The Phillies were in the midst of...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Mike Trout might be the best player in baseball. He might even win a most valuable player one of these years.
This was not the year, again. For the second consecutive season, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera beat the Angels outfielder for the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Miguel Tejada, a veteran infielder for the Kansas City Royals, has been suspended 105 games for repeated use of amphetamines, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
Tejada, who did not play in the majors last season, twice tested positive this season...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.
The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Assn. conference...
| 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.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The divorce of Dwight Howard and the Lakers might be the biggest story in town, and NBA legend Magic Johnson is an owner of the Dodgers. So the L.A. sports fan ought to appreciate that the best moves the Dodgers made last week included...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:26 PM
I don’t think you’re going to have to wait long to get a glimpse of Darin Ruf. Manager Charlie Manuel admitted he thought long and hard about starting him tonight in the Phillies’ series opener with the Marlins, but in......
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
It's a big night for reality television, and that will send many viewers scurrying to other channels Wednesday. The highlights: 1. “Survivor” begins its 25th edition at 8 on CBS, moves to the Philippines and opens with a 90-minute episode....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Players turn their backs on Braun
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is getting no love from his peers after agreeing last week to a season-ending 65-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Although none of Braun's teammates have...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Carlos Delgado didn't retire as a Toronto Blue Jay. But he'll forever be remembered as one after the franchise inducts him into its Level of Excellence on Sunday before the team's game with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Delgado will be the 10th member of the...