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Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run home run after No. 3 hitter Carlos Gonzalez was intentionally walked in front of him, Tyler Chatwood pitched seven strong innings for his first win of the season, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-1 Friday night.
Mike Schmidt hit the 500th home run of his great career 27 years ago today, Cliff Lee is cornering the market on odd games, and more... Small sample warning: it's very early, and any stretch of this few games at any point in a season is liable to include crazy, fluky, unsustainable numbers.
The Phillies are a classic "window has closed" baseball team. That isn't to say that they don't have good players, because they certainly do.
Second baseman Chase Utley has been on a tear to start 2014, leading the majors in batting average and WAR.
COLE HAMELS will make what is likely his final minor league tuneup tonight in Clearwater, Fla., against the Lakeland Flying Tigers.
Even with only three hits in the game, the Phillies still clung to the hope of a game-tying run on second base and their best hitter at the plate with a 3-1 count in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night.
IF YOU'D LIKE to take a random sampling of what goes through the mind of a Phillies fan on a night when a game is rained out, turn to Twitter.
A play at the plate during the sixth inning of the Miami Marlins-Philadelphia Phillies game on Sunday afternoon perfectly illustrates the gray area that MLB inadvertently created when it sought to rid itself of unnecessary home plate collisions.
None and done - I was at the Milton Little League parade April 12 where unwavering and opinionated former student and now grandfather of Little Leaguer W.C. Clark asked me, "What chance does the Cape baseball team have at Salesianum today?" and I told him, "None! Sallies beat Sussex Central 18-2 and Central beat Cape 9-5.
No one expected Chase Utley to play like it was 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 or 2009 this year.
Top 6 1. Brewers - their pitching has been downright outstanding. Matt Garza has provided added depth and their bullpen has been lockdown.
Philadelphia was in a position for an improbable victory after scoring five runs in the bottom of the eighth, but the Braves scored four runs in the ninth off Jake Diekman to pull out a wild 9-6 victory Monday.
After a slow start against the Philadelphia Phillies , the Atlanta Braves brought the big sticks out in the eighth and ninth inning, showing off some of the best power bats in the National League .
Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.