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  • 'Lefties' Santana, Maher unlikely bookends to surprising Mets weekend

     
    It was a most unlikely weekend for Mets lefties. On Friday, Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in the 51 years of the franchise. Then Sunday liberal talk-show host Bill Maher turned up at Citi Field and confirmed he......
  • From our 'show me the money' files: Jayson Werth gets a Hollywood contract

     
    Forget about Derek Jeter and his measly new three-year deal with the Yankees. For the past several days, baseball writers covering the winter meetings in Florida have been flipping their lids over the mind-blowing seven-year, $126- million contract that...
  • Cliff Lee's deal with Phillies could make it tougher for Angels to land Adrian Beltre

     
    The Angels are probably glad Cliff Lee is leaving the American League West for the National League East after the free-agent left-hander, who helped the Texas Rangers reach the World Series in October, agreed to a five-year, $120-million deal with......
  • 2 Phillies spring training game to be on ESPN

     
    ESPN will televise 10 MLB spring training games – including two Phillies games. The Phillies game against the Red Sox on Tuesday, March 21, at 1 p.m. will be aired, as will their game against NL East rival Atlanta on......
  • Phillies whip Astros, 7-3, to complete three-game, season-opening sweep

     
    So far. so good. Make that so far, so very good, for the 2011 Phillies. They completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, getting a three-run home run from Ryan Howard in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in a 7-3 win over...
  • Opening Day could be a long one in Philly

     
    I am supposed to join Phillies beat writer Mandy Housenick at Opening Day today at Citizens Bank Park. I have a feeling that with the miserable weather expected, it's going to be a long one. I would hope that they wouldn't wait too long to call this one,...
  • Phillies game called off

     
    The Phillies game Saturday against the NL East rival Florida Marlins was postponed because of rain. The game will be played as part of a split doubleheader on June 15 and will start at 1:05 p.m. Those fans with tickets......
  • What else happened in the series, and what's to come?

     
    ABOUT THE SERIES -The Phillies lost their first series to an NL East foe this season. ... It was just the third series the Phils have lost this season ... Placido Polanco extended his team-leading on-base streak to 25 games......
  • If Victorino goes on the DL, could you be seeing lots more of Martinez?

     
    Before Wednesday's game, Ruben Amaro Jr. said Shane Victorino would not be having an MRI. After the game in which Victorino went to the plate as a pinch hitter in the eighth to attempt a sac bunt (which he got......
  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Which two teams will play in the World Series? [Poll]

     
    With less than two months left before Major League Baseball's postseason, writers from around the Tribune Co. wonder which teams will represent the American League and National League in the World Series. Readers are encouraged to take part in the...
  • Dubee hasn't ruled out a 6th starter for a while

     
    Pitching coach Rich Dubee said there is little reason for concern regarding Cole Hamels’ early exit from Friday night’s start against the Nationals. Dubee, who closely monitors all of his pitchers’ workloads, said Hamels likely just...