The Dodgers didn't have the money to give salary arbitration to pitcher Randy Wolf this offseason. But they did have a few hundred thousand dollars to hand to a Russian psychic, who was hired to help the team win by sending positive energy from his home in suburban Boston.Holy crap.This is accord ... More >>
Turn out the lights, the party's over.There was a glimmer of hope when Andre Ethier hit a solo home run in the 1st inning, but the Phillies quickly snuffed it out in the bottom of the inning with that three-run dinger by Jayson Werth.The Dodgers needed another solid outing from Vicente Padilla bu ... More >>
Boss Hogg blew it.Jonathan Broxton imploded in the bottom of the 9th Monday night, giving up a walk, hitting a batter, then giving up a two-out double to Jimmy Rollins that scored the tying and winning runs and put the Phillies one victory away from eliminating the Dodgers for the second consecutive ... More >>
On July 29, the defending world champion Phillies acquired AL Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee and outfielder Ben Francisco from the Cleveland Indians for pitchers Carlos Carrasco and Jason Knapp, infielder Jason Donald, and catcher Lou Marson. Just two days prior to the trade the rumor mill had L ... More >>
It's official: Joe Torre has selected 21-year-old Clayton Kershaw to start Thursday against the defending world champs.Speculation was that it would be either one of the team's lefty starters, Kershaw or Randy Wolf, to hopefully neutralize the Phillies left-handed batters. Wolf had the more consi ... More >>
Stupid Rockies.All they had to do Monday night was hold a two-run 9th inning lead to extend their series with the Phillies to a fifth game, but closer Huston Street blew it. The Rockies got the tying run on base in the bottom of the 9th, but couldn't push it across.So the NL Championship, beginn ... More >>
When the Cardinals loaded the bases with no outs in the first inning Wednesday night, it was hard not to think about Cliff Lee, who gave up six hits and one run in the Phillies' victory over the Rockies earlier in the day. The Phillies got last year's American League Cy Young Award-winning pitcher i ... More >>
Is super agent Scott Boras destroying the game of baseball? And what does he want now?