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  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Yasiel Puig and Dodgers keep turning up the heat in latest victory

    Yasiel Puig and Dodgers keep turning up the heat in latest victory
    addCustomPlayer('8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf8cqmm3yooufw16fbocvnmn2rk', 'eplayer15'); It was the kind of hot summer day when you could close your eyes and let your mind drift onto a sea of pleasant thoughts. The Dodgers could...
  • Sandberg "ecstatic" to be taking over in Philadelphia

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t need to wait until the end of the season as many expected. The Phillies general manager had the man for the job right in front of him. Amaro announced before that the organization was lifting the......
  • Rupp getting his chance in the big leagues tonight; injury updates

     
    Surely it seems like an eternity for Cameron Rupp, who is making his major league debut tonight when he starts behind the plate for the Phillies. The Phillies called up Rupp from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sept. 3 and he......
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    These days, the most prepared players turn to video with the hope of gaining every advantage they can it comes to facing opposing pitchers. Chase Utley is the king of that in the Phillies clubhouse. Back when Ryne Sandberg played,......
  • Saying goodbye to a big chapter of my life

     
    Summing up 18 years as a sports writer in the newspaper business is something I wish I could do. My passion for the business, my love of sports and the wonderful people who have surrounded me are making that impossible.......
  • Sandberg addresses the possibility of Howard returning this year

     
    A few days after management waivered regarding a possible return for Ryan Howard, Ryne Sandberg voiced his opinion. “At this point, counterproductive,” the Phillies interim manager said. “You don’t want any fallbacks or anything.&#...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    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...
  • Ryne Sandberg

     
    I won't defend a lot of Ruben Amaro's decisions as Phillies general manager over the past couple of years. But he made a really good move when he lifted Charlie Manuel as manager and replaced him with Ryne Sandberg. The......
  • This is a Test Story

    This is a Test Story
    PHILDELPHIA — From the beginning, the Phillies knew this was a possibility. They were just hoping it wouldn't come to this. For now, it's just a 15-day disabled list stint for first baseman Ryan Howard, who has inflammation in his left knee. Being...
  • Howard unlikely to move from clean-up spot in near future; Roster move made

     
    Ryan Howard's numbers are hardly that of a clean-up hitter, especially in the last five weeks. From May 8 to June 12, Howard hit .218 (22-for-101) with one home run in 111 plate appearances (29 games, 26 starts). His slugging......
  • With Lannan signing, Cloyd, Pettibone unlikely to start year with Phillies

     
    It doesn't look like Tyler Cloyd or Jonathan Pettibone will have much of a shot at the fifth spot in the rotation with the signing that took place on Tuesday afternoon. The Phillies and John Lannan have agreed to a......