| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Blanton threw seven effective innings, Jimmy Rollins homered for the fourth time in five games and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Monday night.
Blanton (7-6) allowed three runs — two...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Needing just a sacrifice bunt or a sacrifice fly, the Pittsburgh Pirates failed to execute the fundamentals.
Ty Wigginton and Carlos Ruiz homered to back Vance Worley and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:33 PM
It's OK to be disappointed in Cliff Lee.
Even being flat-out ticked off is fair.
The $120 million-dollar man has not done his part.
You might be tempted to argue that the offense is to blame for him having gone this long without getting a win.
| Sep 16, 2012
When the trade deadline rolled around at the end of July, the Phillies were 46-57, which put them only 21/2 games better than the Cubs in the National League's wild-card playoff standings.
They were in ninth place, 13 games behind the Braves for the...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:25 PM
In his role as the Triple-A manager in the Phillies organization, Ryne Sandberg talks often to his players about opportunity.
It's always there, he says. And when it opens the door, be prepared to burst through it.
Wednesday's signing of Cole Hamels...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Cliff Lee threw seven innings and scored on Jimmy Rollins' inside-the-park home run to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
On the same day Philadelphia traded outfielders Shane Victorino to the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Jimmy Rollins hit two solo home runs, Nate Schierholtz connected in his Philadelphia debut, and the Phillies received a sharp pitching performance from Vance Worley in a 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night.
After hitting the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Terry Ryan has nothing against free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn. Honest.
But the general manager knows his Twins aren't going to compete again in the American League Central — Joe Mauer or no Joe Mauer — until they fix a starting rotation...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:06 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Righthander Kevin Correia’s signing with the Twins could be announced as soon as today, with the deal pending a physical. The contract is reportedly for two years and $10 million.
Correia, 12-11 with a 4.21 ERA last season with...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 11:41 PM
NBA Basketball--Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers, 6 p.m. (ESPN); Cleveland Cavaliers at Minnesota Timberwolves, 7 p.m. (FXSP); Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City Thunder, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Men’s College Hockey--Michigan State...