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44 min ago | Courier-Post
Cole Hamels can sometimes be guarded after games, speaking in looping sentences that leaves an interview transcriber dazed after re-listening to his answers.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Should the US stop sending aid to developing countries?
1 hr ago | BleacherReport
If the direction of the organization is to field a veteran team with aging souls while rebuilding a bankrupt farm system, then it would behoove the Phillies to continue its stride towards the basement of the National League.
4 hrs ago | BleacherReport
In what can only be described as MLB 's version of Black Friday, Tuesday was a day full of activity across the sport.
9 hrs ago | Post and Courier
Hall of fame pitcher Phil Niekro and former Atlanta Braves all-star catcher Javy Lopez will be the featured guests at the Charleston RiverDogs' 10th Annual Hot Stove Banquet & Auction next month.
11 hrs ago | Talking Chop
I'm sure by now most of us have heard the news. Either through one of the media outlets or a friend at the coffee machine.
Gregerson has been one of the most reliable setup men in baseball over the last few years, posting a 2.71 ERA over 66 1/3 innings in 2013 with San Diego.
The Minnesota Twins have signed pitcher Ricky Nolasco to a four-year contract with a club option that could vest in 2018.
These past 24 hours have been crazy on the trade front. The Nationals acquiring, or stealing as many would like to put it, Doug Fister from the Tigers, as well as a number of other trades going on around the league.
The 2013 season was a failure for the Phillies. There's no other way to classify a season that saw them finish in fourth place in the National League East with a 73-89 record.
The Astros acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler and a player to be named later from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-handed pitcher Jordan Lyles.
Ryne Sandberg will return to the Lehigh Valley next month as the guest of honor for the 2014 Phillies Winter Caravan Banquet at the Sands Events Center in Bethlehem.
School: University of Arizona When you started with Bonneville Phoenix: Fall 2008, right before Cardinals Super Bowl run Favorite sports memory: Being at Game 7 of the 2001 World Series with my dad Favorite all-time athlete: Larry Centers Favorite sports movies: The Sandlot, Rookie of the Year, Jerry Maguire Most crushing sports moment: Kurt Warner ... (more)
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In Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmermann, the Washington Nationals already had the makings of a terrific starting rotation.
Oct 16, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Boston Red Sox in game four of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Comerica Park.
Considered an afterthought in the Justin Upton trade, Johnson finished 2nd for the NL batting title with a .321 average, and he was one of the few consistent offensive contributors to the NL East title run.
In 2013 Clayton Kershaw had another brilliant season, striking out his thousandth batter after throwing only 969 innings.