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1 hr ago | WISN-TV

Phillies' Hamels closing in on return

The Philadelphia Phillies, who are 8-10, are scheduled to play their 21st game of the season Wednesday at Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Sports, Cole Hamels, Baseball Players

3 hrs ago | New York Post

Nova injury could mean Yankees look to trade for starter

The Phillies' Cliff Lee is the potential prime candidate on the starting pitcher trade market should the Yankees turn there after the injury to righty Ivan Nova.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League East, Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, Vidal Nuno

4 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Phillies at Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers managed only five hits in their series finale with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, but they made the most of their limited offense with a double, a triple and a home run en route to a 4-1 victory.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Same old problems hurting the Philadelphia Phillies

It is time for a pop quiz! When the Philadelphia Phillies were swept by the Milwaukee Brewers, what was the main reason they lost? Anyone who has watched the Phillies the past few years knows that C is the obvious answer to this question.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley

Rant Sports

MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Cleveland Indians on the Block in 2014

The Indians have plenty of players inked for the future, but some players are for sure on the bubble as the 2014 season gets rolling.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Carlos Santana

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Good Phight

Phillies Stat Notes: Schmidt's 500th; Lee's Odd Awesomeness

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.


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

Sandberg's replay gamble pays off

The fifth-inning play at second base - Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons scrambling after oversliding the bag on a stolen-base attempt, Jimmy Rollins applying the tag - was close enough Thursday for Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg to take a slow walk.


Related Topix: Sports, Andrelton Simmons, Jimmy Rollins, Cole Hamels, Tyler Chatwood


And That Happened: Thursday's scores and highlights

Cardinals 8, Nationals 0 : Adam Wainwright was outstanding, tossing a two-hitter.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Wainwright, A.J. Burnett, Alex Wood, Julio Teheran, Ian Kinsler

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Papelbon brings heat during and after save

Saves have varying degrees of difficulty, and this one, considering all the circumstances, was the equivalent of a reverse three-and-half somersault with one-and-a-half twists off a three-meter springboard.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Atlanta Braves, Roy Halladay

The Good Phight

The New, Very Hittable, Cliff Lee

How has Cliff Lee pitched so far this year? Well, depends what you like to look at.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies

The News Journal

Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws in the first inning Thursday.

For the second straight game, the Phillies received a top-notch performance from their starting pitcher.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Alex Wood, Antonio Bastardo


And That Happened: Wednesday's scores and highlights

Braves 1, Phillies 0 : Cliff Lee 's last start of 2013 came against the Braves. He pitched eight innings, allowed one solo homer but otherwise struck out 13 and looked invincible.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Johnny Cueto, Anibal Sanchez, Jayson Werth

Phillies' Giles striking, but not ready for prime time

AGUY LIKE Kenny Giles can become a folk hero pretty quickly in the right situation.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Phillies Notebook: Hamels might return next week

COLE HAMELS will make what is likely his final minor league tuneup tonight in Clearwater, Fla., against the Lakeland Flying Tigers.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Adam Loewen

The Morning Call

Braves' Teheran outduels Phillies' Lee

Cliff Lee had a solid outing for the Phillies Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Julio Teheran, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz, Jimmy Rollins, Evan Gattis

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 4/16

After rain caused Tuesday night's game to be postponed, the Braves decided to make some decisions when it came to the pitching staff.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, Julio Teheran, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Despite perceptions, Brown is behind only Utley in key stats

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Hunter Pence, Jimmy Rollins

The State

Phillies' bullpen gets teaching moment after debacle

B.J. Rosenberg retreated early Tuesday morning to his South Jersey residence, turned on the TV, and flipped to A&E.


Related Topix: Sports, B.J Rosenberg, Baseball Players

Phillies vs Braves: 5 things you need to know for Tuesday's game

One day after the Phillies' bullpen allowed seven runs on four homers in the final two innings Monday night, the task now becomes finding a way to rebound against the high-powered Braves.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, David Hale, B.J Rosenberg, Mike Adams

Seattle Mariners

Beavan debuts vs. Ross on Jackie Robinson Day

Robbie Ross Jr., who was the Rangers' second-round pick in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, will be making his third start of the season when he faces Mariners right-hander Blake Beavan.


Related Topix: Sports, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Robbie Ross, Blake Beavan, R.A. Dickey, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball