This is the March 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Phillies rumors and news.
The Phillies were hoping that ace right-hander Roy Halladay would pitch well enough against the Orioles on Sunday to prove that his previous start, in which he gave up six runs in 2 2/3 innings, was nothing to worry about. He never had a chance. Hallada…Upvote Share Tweet
MLB.com Mar 17, 2013The inspiration -- namely, the woman who shot a Major Leaguer in her hotel room -- behind the movie, "The Natural," has died. Ruth Ann Steinhagen, a crazed Cubs fan who baited Phillies first baseman Eddie Waitkus into meeting with her in 1949,…Upvote Share Tweet
Priceless! Philadelphia Phillies trade pitcher Mike Cisco to Los Angeles Angels for ‘no compensation’yahoo.com Mar 17, 2013When it came down to dealing right-hander Mike Cisco, no price seemed fair to Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro. So he literally traded Cisco to the Los Angeles Angels for nothing. Minor League RHP Mike Cisco traded to Angels for no compensation, Phi…Upvote Share Tweet
Halladay's Struggles ContinueMar 17ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick on Roy Halladay being pulled after one inning in Sunday's spring training game against the Orioles.
NFL mailbag - Proposed changes affect tuck rule, safetyMar 17The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.