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That Balls Outta Here
A.J. Burnett tries to even series with Padres
Sep 11, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett talks with catcher Carlos Ruiz during sixth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports A.J. Burnett is making over $14 million in 2014, but he certainly hasn't reflected it in his pitching.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
MLB star makes lewd gesture in loss
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon argues with Umpire Joe West after being ejected from the game against the Miami Marlins in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Philadelphia.
The News Journal
Phillies notes: Buchanan's strong effort wastedPhillies notes:...
Phillies notes: Buchanan's strong effort wasted Phillies rookie David Buchanan cruised into the seventh inning before the Phillies lost. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1tTeu1y Jonathan Papelbon's four-run, crotch-grabbing meltdown in the ninth inning wasted and overshadowed another strong outing by Phillies rookie David Buchanan, who cruised into the seventh inning before the Phillies lost 5-4 to the Miami Marlins on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Papelbon blows save as Phils lose to Marlins 5-4
Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Papelbon had converted 14 straight save chances since July 22 when he entered with a 4-1 lead in the ninth.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The News Journal
Phillies notes: Marlins' Stanton out with facial injuriesPhillies...
Giancarlo Stanton suffered a facial laceration requiring stitches as well as multiple facial fractures and dental damage after getting drilled in the face by a pitch Thursday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Hamels holds Marlins at bay, Phils win in extras Giancarlo Stanton suffered a facial laceration requiring stitches as well as multiple facial fractures and dental damage after getting drilled in the face by a pitch Thursday against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Chris Davis suspended 25 games for amphetamine use
Orioles first baseman/third baseman Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games by MLB after testing positive for amphetamines. The suspension is effective immediately and includes the playoffs in addition to the Orioles' final 17 regular season games.
For Phillies' Howard, no time to rest
CHASE UTLEY was out of the lineup last night against the Pittsburgh Pirates, a night after both Carlos Ruiz and Marlon Byrd didn't start. Jimmy Rollins hasn't played since suffering a mild hamstring strain on Monday, and he won't be rushed back because, on a team going nowhere in the final month of a long season, there's no point in running older players into the proverbial ground.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Liriano shuts down slumping Phillies offense
The Phillies couldn't manage anything against Pittsburgh starter Francisco Liriano, who struck out a season-high 12 in eight dominant innings, and the Pirates beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Thursday night. Liriano allowed only six runners, and the Pirates who for the seventh time in eight games to strengthen their hold on the second wild-card spot in the National League.
Pirates top Phillies, Liriano fans 12
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Jordy Mercer cannot catch a single by Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz during the seventh inning in Philadelphia. Pittsburgh won 4-1.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Amaro: Fans only care about wins and losses
They did it. They got all the Philadelphia sports general managers in the same room, on the same stage, for a panel at the Rothman Institute Sports Summit.
The Washington Post
After five-day hiatus to fix mechanics, Rafael Soriano returns
The next, likely final phase of Rafael Soriano's career with the Nationals began Wednesday afternoon. Stripped of his closer job and focused on altered mechanics after a five-day hiatus, Soriano returned to the mound and pitched a scoreless eighth inning with the Nationals trailing by five runs, the "soft landing" Manager Matt Williams had sought for him.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Kendrick, Phillies shut out slumping Braves 4-0
Kyle Kendrick is hoping his best start of the season is a sign he can make a strong finish to a mostly disappointing 2014 and set the foundation for a better 2015.
MLB: Red Sox rout Yankees
A four-run third inning helped the Boston Red Sox condemn fierce rivals the New York Yankees to a 9-4 defeat.
Pat Gillick says Ruben Amaro Jr. 'absolutely' will be back
Before he ascended to interim president of the Phillies, Pat Gillick spoke with Ruben Amaro Jr. two or three times a week on the phone.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
For Phillies, a no-no-no-no hitter
Seven of the first eight pitches Cole Hamels threw on a sweltering Labor Day start at Turner Field landed out of the strike zone.
Kendrick aims to continue streak of hot pitching in Atlanta
Justin Upton's red-hot August helped revive the Braves from a rough stretch during which they lost eight straight and 12 of 15, but they need more out of their left fielder if they are to snag one of the National League's two Wild Card spots.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Facts, figures relating to Phillies' combined no-hitter
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Major League Baseball
Byrd lays out in right field to preserve no-hitter
Every no-hitter seems to have at least one memorable defensive play, and Monday's at Turner Field proved no different.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Byrd, Howard lead Phillies to 7-2 win over Mets
Philadelphia Phillies' Marlon Byrd watches his solo home run off of New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York.
Saunders: Rockies need a better catcher than Wilin Rosario
The front office - by all accounts, it's staying intact - has hard choices to make and a plethora of problems to solve.