Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Buchanan trying to recapture spring training formphilly.com 5 hours agoWASHINGTON - Four-fifths of the Phillies' eventual 2015 rotation may be pitching elsewhere at this time next year, several of them maybe as early as this summer. Three - Aaron Harang, Jerome Williams, and the soon-to-return Chad Billingsley - are pitchi…Share Tweet
Howard slotted 7th in Phils' order for first time since '06MLB.com Apr 16 (yesterday)Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg shook up his batting order before the series opener with the Nationals on Thursday, and the biggest move was dropping struggling first baseman Ryan Howard to seventh.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 16 (yesterday)Doug Fister pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Yunel Escobar and Michael A. Taylor each hit a homer, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Thursday night.Share TweetLucas Duda and Travis d'Arnaud's first home runs of the year supported Jon Niese's first win as the Mets earned their first series sweep by topping the Phillies 6-1 at Citi Field in their first game without David Wright.Share TweetMLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)The Mets placed third baseman David Wright on the disabled list Wednesday with a strained right hamstring, recalling Eric Campbell from Triple-A Las Vegas. Wright, 32, felt a tug on his hamstring during a stolen-base attempt in the eighth inning of Tues…Share TweetOf course there was a snag because there’s always a snag with the Mets, even in good times.Share Tweet
Why isn't Ruf getting a real shot from the Phillies?philly.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)Plenty of observers have pigeonholed Darin Ruf as a reserve, but, given Phils' current state, why can't he get an everyday job?Share Tweet
Collins ejected for arguing catcher's interference callMLB.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)Mets manager Terry Collins was ejected in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against the Phillies for arguing a catcher's interference call at home plate.Share Tweet
Revere turns heads with spectacular grabMLB.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)Every part of Phillies left fielder Ben Revere is OK. Revere made a fantastic diving catch in the fifth inning Monday afternoon in a 2-0 loss to the Mets at Citi Field.Share TweetJacob deGrom pitched into the seventh inning, Juan Lagares drove in a run with an infield single and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Monday to win their home opener.Share Tweet
Dipshit Mets Fan Throws Beer At Grady Sizemoredeadspin.com Apr 13 (4 days ago)Here’s a dipshit Mets fan spending $12 in a futile attempt to disrupt Phillies right fielder Grady Sizemore from fielding a ball in the fourth inning at Citi Field today. Stop wasting beer, dipshit!Read more...Share Tweet
For Phillies, .500 homestand isn't so badphilly.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)Here in the universe of the new Phillies normal, the first six games of the season at Citizens Bank Park were more than acceptable. You could even call them a success if you're willing to grade on a curve, which the Phillies and their manager seemed wil…Share Tweet
Nationals Defeat Phillies 4-3 in 10 Inningsnytimes.com Apr 12 (5 days ago)Wilson Ramos drove in what would be the winning run in the 10th inning with his second RBI of the day, and the Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3.Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Inside the Phillies: Fastball control, not speed, key for Gilesphilly.com Apr 12 (6 days ago)It was his slider above the strike zone on which Nationals leadoff man Michael Taylor whiffed. It was his slider that Yunel Escobar lifted over Ben Revere's head for a double to left field. And it was his slider that Bryce Harper watched paint the outsi…Share Tweet
Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nats in 10MLB.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)Odubel Herrera made his first big league hit and RBI count in a major way Saturday night, sending the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Nationals in the 10th inning at Citizens Bank Park.Share Tweet
Extra Bases: Diamondbacks’ Overhaul Starts on Moundnytimes.com Apr 11 (7 days ago)Dave Stewart, a four-time 20-game winner, begins his first season as a general manager with several new pitching options.Share Tweet
Phillies rose from the depths before, thanks to Luzinski and Schmidtphilly.com Apr 11 (7 days ago)Phillies played woeful ball in the 1970s, but became successful riding on the backs of Greg Luzinski and Mike Schmidt.Share Tweet
Phillies Temporarily Shut Down LeeMar 8Jerry Crasnick breaks down the latest on Cliff Lee, who has been temporarily shut down by the Phillies after feeling renewed discomfort in his pitching elbow.
A-Rod Singles In First At-BatMar 4Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez singled to left field in his first at-bat since he was suspended by the league for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
A-Rod Singles In Yankees' LossMar 4Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk in his first baseball game in nearly 18 months as the Phillies beat the Yankees 3-1.
Hamels Focused On Playing BaseballMar 3Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talks to Britt McHenry about dealing with trade talk and how the team is in transition.
NBA - Golden State Warriors' battle with conventional wisdomApr 16The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.
5-on-5 - Western Conference playoff previewApr 16Who will win the West? 5-on-5 breaks down each first-round series and picks the conference champions.
ESPN NowApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN's Chad Ford. Porzingis is currently ranked N...
Latvian power forward Kristaps Porzingis to declare for NBA draftApr 15Latvian big man Kristaps Porzingis, who burst onto the NBA draft scene in 2014, will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.com.