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  1. The Phillies achieved a rare but ignominious feat on Saturday

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

    Is it really a good thing if one’s team is one of only two teams in the last 113 years to have four relatively old players accrue a significant amount of playing time?

  2. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

  3. Kyle Kendrick apologizes for showing up Ryne Sandberg

    Aug 17, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Kyle Kendrick

    Kyle Kendrick stormed off the mound following a frustrating sixth inning on Saturday. He apologized for showing up manager Ryne Sandberg.

  4. Bartolo Colon picks up the 200th win of his career

    Aug 8, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Bartolo Colon joined the 200-win club with a strong performance against the Phillies on Friday night.

  5. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 8, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    If you had money on “Shane Greene and Chris Capuano would go back-to-back shutting down the Detroit Tigers in August, keeping the Yankees in the playoff picture,” the casino management would like to have a word with you.

  6. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

  7. Quote of the Day: Ryan Howard

    Aug 6, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

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    Howard reminds us that he’s still here.

  8. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 6, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

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    Welcome to the Tigers, David Price. Welcome to the big leagues Javier Baez.

  9. Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro’s misguided loyalty

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.,

    The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.

  10. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

  11. Baseball’s controversial plate-blocking rule strikes again

    Jul 27, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Philadelphia Phillies

    Baseball’s implementation of home plate collision rules, meant to protect catchers, hasn’t gone as smoothly as expected this season. There was yet another example on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

  12. Ryan Howard is riding the pine once again

    Jul 25, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Tonight makes sense. Yesterday’s benching still makes none.

  13. Ruben Amaro denies that the Phillies have considered releasing Ryan Howard

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    OK, we’ll just accept that you have not at least talked about taking one of the few options you have regarding Howard, Ruben.

  14. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 25, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

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    It was a day of blowouts and fine pitching performances.

  15. Report: Phillies “working hard” to trade Ryan Howard

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard AP

    The Phillies appear ready to move on from Ryan Howard.

  16. Ryan Howard does not seem too happy about platooning

    Jul 24, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

    ryan howard getty

    It’s been bad in Philly. Is it starting to get ugly?

  17. Ryan Howard has officially been benched by the Phillies

    Jul 24, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reported yesterday that the Phillies have considered releasing struggling first baseman Ryan Howard with more than $60 million remaining on his contract and today is the day it becomes totally clear that the former MVP has been benched.

  18. Phillies officials “have contemplated the possibility of paying off” and releasing Ryan Howard

    Jul 23, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

    ryan howard getty

    CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury has heard from sources that the Phillies are considering cutting ties with struggling first baseman Ryan Howard after this season, despite the fact that he’s owed $60 million in guaranteed money.

  19. MLB All-Star Game’s continued irrelevance could be saved by going international

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

    84th MLB All-Star Game

    MLB All-Stars vs. Japanese League All-Stars, anyone?

  20. Brewers get swept by Phillies; have lost nine out of 10

    Jul 10, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard AP

    The Cardinals and Reds were both dealt some tough blows on the injury front today, but the Brewers are doing their part to let them hang around in the National League Central.

  21. The Cardinals pull off one of the weirdest plays you’ll see this year

    Jun 21, 2014, 11:08 AM EDT

    howard hurdle

    Trevor Rosenthal attempted to make a bare-handed play to throw Ryan Howard out at first base last night. It worked. Sort of.

  22. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

    Zack Wheeler

    Two of the most promising young arms in baseball met last night. But Zack Wheeler got the best of Andrew Heaney on the occasion of the latter’s major league debut.

  23. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 19, 2014, 6:17 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw no-hitter

    Clayton Kershaw was nearly perfect. And, at least by one measure, was better than a lot of guys who have thrown perfect games.

  24. Ryan Howard responds to Nickelback-listening allegations

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    nickelback

    Last night in Atlanta during the Phillies-Braves game some fans held up a sign that said: “Ryan Howard listens to Nickelback.”

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