Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EST
Wood turns 28 in February and posted an ugly 5.03 ERA and 146/76 K/BB ratio in 173 2/3 innings over 31 starts this past season.
Oct 10, 2014, 7:45 PM EST
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pirates offered a contract extension to Russell Martin but the catcher rejected it. Martin is expected to draw significant interest when he hits the free agent market shortly.
Oct 1, 2014, 1:47 PM EST
He hit just .229 with a .659 OPS in 67 games after June 1 and batted .193 in September.
Sep 19, 2014, 3:15 PM EST
He has two years remaining on a three-year, $26 million contract.
Sep 12, 2014, 11:17 AM EST
The suspension is effective immediately and includes the playoffs in addition to the Orioles’ final 17 regular season games.
Sep 6, 2014, 8:56 AM EST
Another blown save — this with the help of a homer from Ben Revere of all people — could cost the Nats’ closer his job.
Sep 5, 2014, 11:50 PM EST
Ben Revere had himself a ballgame. He hit his second career home run with two outs in the ninth to tie the ballgame, and maintained his batting average lead in the National League.
Aug 29, 2014, 10:30 PM EST
Eric Campbell stole home against the Phillies, helping the Mets improve to 12-5 against their NL East rival this season.
Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EST
Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.
Aug 8, 2014, 10:30 PM EST
Bartolo Colon joined the 200-win club with a strong performance against the Phillies on Friday night.
Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EST
The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.
Jul 23, 2014, 4:16 PM EST
Ruiz hit poorly on a minor-league rehab assignment at Single-A, going 3-for-17 (.176) with three strikeouts and one walk in five games, but he’s avoided any post-concussion symptoms and the Phillies are convinced he’s ready to return.
Jul 16, 2014, 1:50 PM EST
CSNPhilly.com reports that Ruiz will be in the lineup Thursday night at Single-A Clearwater and barring a setback he could be ready to return from the DL at some point next week.
Jul 12, 2014, 7:20 PM EST
Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz will take batting practice and work on blocking baseballs. The hope is to begin a rehab assignment by the weekend.
Jun 29, 2014, 6:05 PM EST
The Phillies and Diamondbacks made a minor trade on Sunday evening, swapping infielder Ronny Cedeno and catcher Raywilly Gomez.
Jun 28, 2014, 9:35 PM EST
Phillies president David Montgomery thinks that a rebuild is too risky from a business perspective.
Jun 27, 2014, 7:20 PM EST
For the second time in eight days, the Phillies placed a catcher on the disabled list. On Friday evening, they placed Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms.
Jun 23, 2014, 12:48 PM EST
“I was really just trying to get all of my anger out.”
May 24, 2014, 9:35 PM EST
A beer vendor unwittingly made a web gem during Saturday’s Dodgers-Phillies game.
May 10, 2014, 10:37 PM EST
The Phillies wanted to intentionally walk Eric Campbell… and then didn’t.
Apr 28, 2014, 4:26 PM EST
A tie for AL Player of the Week? C’mon, guys. There are tons of weeks. Go out on a limb.
Apr 26, 2014, 10:20 AM EST
First, the umpires nab Michael Pineda for pine tar. Then they get Oliver Perez for having slits in the sleeves of his undershirt. What’s next?! Where do you draw the line?!
Apr 23, 2014, 6:35 AM EST
Pitching porn in Atlanta. Graphic, hard core pitching porn.
Mar 14, 2014, 11:51 AM EST
Instead of letting the backup catcher competition drag on until the end of spring training the Phillies have released Lou Marson, meaning Wil Nieves is in line to be starter Carlos Ruiz‘s understudy. Marson was originally drafted by the Phillies back in 2004 and came up through their farm system before being traded to the…
Mar 5, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Philadelphia Phillies. The Big Question: Can the Phillies have all of their key players stay healthy for an entire…
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- Justin Upton traded to the Padres for three prospects 79
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