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Pittsburgh Pirates: The right move was no move?!?

Over the past 7 games, the mathematical percentage of the Pittsburgh Pirates reaching the National League playoffs has dropped from over 60% down to just 20.8% during a 7-game losing streak that's seen the club not only sink to 64-62, but also descend back to .500 baseball since July 1st.


Related Topix: Sports, Pittsburgh Pirates, Baseball Players, Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Tue Aug 19, 2014

U.S.S. Mariner

Game 124, Mariners at Phillies

AJ Burnett was one of the biggest prizes on the free agent market this winter - a solid right-hander coming off a four win season, whose age would preclude the need for a long-term contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Series Preview: At Philadelphia Phillies

Aug 17, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners shortstop Chris Taylor receives congratulations from teammates after scoring in the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

That Balls Outta Here

Phillies Phight ALS

Aug 12, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley celebrates with his team after running in a score against the Los Angeles Angels during the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.


Related Topix: Sports, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Wilbur: Jon Lester Is Not Coming Back So Just Let It GoSports

Eric Wilbur is a sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Roger Clemens, Cliff Lee, CC Sabathia, John Lackey, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Colon wins 200th game as Mets beat Phils, 5-4

Hours before Friday's game, the Mets turned their eye to 2015, with Wilmer Flores taking over the everyday duties at shortstop for Ruben Tejada.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Jenrry Mejia, Wilmer Flores, Bartolo Colon, Pedro Martinez

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Mets at Phillies

Fresh off a dramatic three-game sweep, the Philadelphia Phillies look to ride their new-found momentum into the series opener with the visiting New York Mets on Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, New York Mets, Daniel Murphy, Bartolo Colon

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Morning Call

Columnist says Phils' Burnett one of most likely yet to be traded

The non-waiver trading deadline brought a flurry of moves July 31 that included ace left-handers Jon Lester and David Price changing teams.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Cole Hamels, Bartolo Colon, American League

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sports Media 101

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Asked for Aaron Judge from Yankees in Deal ...

Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Carlos Ruiz

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Yanks Go Yard

Here's Who The Phillies Wanted From The Yankees For Marlon Byrd

Jul 20, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd hits a solo home run as Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird looks on in the ninth inning of their game at Turner Field.


Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Antonio Bastardo

Sat Aug 02, 2014


MLB Waiver Wire 2014: Teams That Will Use August Trade Deadline for Playoff Push

The past week saw a number of blockbuster deals, including Jon Lester going to the Oakland Athletics and David Price being sent to the Detroit Tigers as part of a three-team deal .


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, National League, Bartolo Colon, Daniel Murphy

Fri Aug 01, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

This Date In Baseball

The record would be tied by the 1947 New York Yankees. 1907 - Walter Johnson made his major league debut with the Washington Senators and lost 3-2 to the Detroit Tigers.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Jermaine Dye, Baseball Players, Melky Cabrera, Travis Snider, Sergio Mitre

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Amaro needs to make radical moves to reverse Phils' fortunes

"I don't see a scenario right now where our roster is going to be the same roster in April that it is right now," Amaro said Thursday after baseball's non-waiver trade deadline expired without the Phillies making a single move.


Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Papelbon, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, John Lackey


MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Orioles, Yankees and More

If you are a fan of prospects, building toward the future, weighing current needs against future potential and a loaded transaction page on the inside flap of the sports section, the MLB trade deadline is like Christmas.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira

Quiet trade deadline for Phillies?

All summer long, and really, late in the spring, today was the day that it all could restart for the Phillies.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo, Chase Utley, Cole Hamels, Shane Victorino

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Gene Collier: Jon Lester lives in high-rent district

With just a few quasi-desperate hours remaining until baseball's non-waiver trade deadline, the trophy for best speculation remains firmly in the grip of Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon, who not only said something deadly accurate nearly three weeks ago, but said something that would pretty much define the trade market from that point forward.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, David Price, Wandy Rodriguez

's 2014 Major League Baseball trade deadline primer

The Major League Baseball non-waiver deadline is Thursday at 4pm et and with 19 of the league's 30 teams either holding a playoff spot or within five games of one, the list of potential buyers is considerably larger than the list of sellers.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Jeff Samardzija, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee


MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Available Talent

There really is nothing like the MLB trade deadline in late July. Rumors run rampant, contenders mortgage their future for short-term rentals and losing teams raise the virtual white flag on the season by giving away veteran talent.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Phillies veterans not making it easy on Ruben Amaro Jr. as trade deadline approaches

The clock is tick, tick, ticking toward July 31, baseball's non-waiver trade deadline day ... and thus far Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. hasn't done a thing.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Antonio Bastardo


MLB Trade Ideas Based on the Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

In other words, information and innuendo are going to start flying at a rapid rate across various information channels.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Pittsburgh Pirates, Matt Kemp, Jon Lester