| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:38 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The days of flashy free-agent signings that break the bank, or eye-popping trades that stir up excitement may be over in Philadelphia — at least for a while.
The two most recent deals the Phillies have reached, including the...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — With a disabled list that has been overflowing with Phillies most of the season, the last thing you wanted was for Carlos Ruiz and Placido Polanco to join the list of visitors.
Ruiz was among the league's top hitters when he went...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:44 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Rollins started winning rallies in Games 3 and 4 of the 2009 National League Division Series with singles against Colorado closer Huston Street.
He hammered a two-run double to win Game 4 of the National League Championship...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
The Phillies went into the 2012 season expecting a sixth consecutive National League East division title. Their massive payroll, their past successes and their personnel made it hard to argue with their goals.
By the end of May, they had already sunk...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:26 PM
You don't get a whole lot of conversation from Cody Overbeck.
An interview with the IronPigs first baseman produces a lot of short answers, not because he's rude or has an ego, just because, as even his father admits, he's not the type of person who...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Even after 20 years as a manager in professional baseball, Charlie Manuel faces challenges beyond the Xs and Os.
The handling of Hunter Pence is his latest.
"He's different from any hitter I've ever had," the Phillies manager said....
| May 19, 2012
| 8:07 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies needed a power hitter and the pressure was on John Mayberry Jr.
Freddy Galvis had the burden of being a rookie.
And with Carlos Ruiz being the one main-stay in the bottom of the Phillies lineup, all eyes were on him,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Fewer people are showing up for games, although the sellout streak is still technically intact.
Sports talk radio shows are flooded with callers complaining about the lack of run production.
And the time the general manager spends...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:53 PM
It wasn't so long ago that the big question heading into the All-Star break around here was not who would represent the Orioles in the midsummer classic, but whether anybody was deserving enough to get in without the help of the rule that requires at...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:25 PM
THREE THINGS THAT WENT RIGHT THURSDAY 1. Roy Halladay’s outing. In his 10th consecutive Opening Day start, he allowed hits to the first two batters of the game and not another one in the eight innings he’s pitched. Charlie Manuel......
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:28 PM
It didn't take long for the Phillies to start making adjustments to their roster. Just one day after the World Series ended, which marks the first day teams can decline or pick up options on players, the Phillies started doing......
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Freddie Freeman hadn’t even finished running around the bases in the first inning after his three-run bomb ricocheted off the Budweiser sign hanging from the second deck in right field when Roy Halladay let out his anger. The Phillies pitcher......