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Ex-MLB Player Charged With Indecent Exposure

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been charged in Los Angeles for allegedly exposing himself ...

Phillies Player Slides At Third...For No Reason

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.18.2011 | Sports

It appears that Hunter Pence had a momentary lapse last night and thought he was back playing for the lowly Astros. During a strange play in the b...

Phillies Outfielder Suspended For Brawl

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.08.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino is appealing a three-game suspension imposed Monday for his part in a weeke...

BRAWL: Benches Clear At Phillies-Giants Game

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.06.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (Associated Press) -- Benches cleared in the top of the sixth inning during Friday night's game between the Phillies and Giants after Sa...

Chase Utley Is the Heart and Soul of the Philadelphia Phillies

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.05.2011 | Sports
Joan E. Dowlin

It is no coincidence that the Phillies' bats came alive on the day Utley returned.

The Federal Government Could Learn a Few Things From the Phillies Organization

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.03.2011 | Sports
Joan E. Dowlin

You have to spend money wisely to make money. In other words, invest in what will yield high returns.

Rockies' Bats Go Cold Against Phillies

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies were fortunate to face Roy Halladay when he wasn't at his best. Jason Hammel's early problems, however, nullified ...

Rockies Can't Hold Late Lead... Again

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Jhoulys Chacin was one strike away from his first win in six weeks. Two late homers left him with another no-decision. Pinch-hitter John Ma...

Phillies Make Splash Before Trade Deadline

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 09.28.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Hunter Pence is adding his big bat to a pennant race. Philadelphia is counting on its latest All-Star acquisition from Houston t...

Phillies Star Hits Inside-The-Park Home Run

Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

Philadelphia's Chase Utley pulled off arguably the most exciting play in baseball on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. In the bottom of the 6th ...

MLB Hall Of Famer: Time To End Interleague Play

AP | MIKE SCHMIDT | Posted 08.26.2011 | Sports

Baseball is in the midst of more interleague play. Good timing, too, with realignment and a balanced schedule in the baseball news. Much maligned by ...

Phillies Star Pitcher's Career In Jeopardy?

Posted 08.24.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: The Phillies have places Roy Oswalt on the 15-day DL with "lower back inflammation." EARLIER: Philadelphia Phillies star pitcher Roy Osw...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As disliked as Barry Bonds is outside the Bay area, here's something he did right. He has offered to pay for college for the two kids of the Giants fan who was beaten outside Dodger Stadium.

Jordan Schultz

MLB Power Rankings, Week 6

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

Six weeks into the MLB season, one thing is clear: parity rules. While its safe to label the Phillies as the best team right now, who knows what th...

Mets Win In 14 Innings

AP | Posted 07.02.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies couldn't get a win on a night their fans were cheering some historic news. Ronny Paulino had a career-...

Bin Laden Death Prompt USA Chants During MLB Game

Posted 07.01.2011 | Sports

As the news of Osama bin Laden's death spread throughout Citizens Bank Park during the Phillies-Mets game on Sunday night, the fans in attendance erup...

Halladay Ties Career High In Strikeouts

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 06.24.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- It wasn't until his 130th and final pitch that the struggling San Diego Padres finally got to Roy Halladay. Even so, Will Venable's RBI ...

Robot To Throw First Pitch At Phillies Game

AP | Posted 06.19.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — PhillieBot for Cy Young? It's unlikely. But the one-armed, three-wheeled robot, designed by engineers at the University of Penns...

Ex-MLB Outfielder Charged With Bankruptcy Crime

AP | Posted 06.16.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested for investigation of grand theft, a day after...

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Sporting News | Associated Press | Posted 06.09.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fourth inning off Cliff Lee and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-...

MLB Pitcher's World Series Ring Stolen

Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick had his home in Mount Vernon, Wash. burglarized and one of the items stolen was his 2008 World Series ring...

Phillies Rally In Ninth To Win

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 06.01.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. lined an RBI single off closer Brandon Lyon that capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the nin...

The Sweet Unreality of Spring Training

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Even the predictably dreadful Pittsburgh Pirates seem energized this spring.

Back To Philadelphia!

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — At some point, it seems, Cliff Lee figured it wasn't about the money anymore. Baseball's hottest free agent could have had $150 mill...

What's Wrong With Baseball?

Stanley H. Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Stanley H. Teitelbaum

There is a widespread chorus shouting about baseball becoming increasingly boring. The reality is that although the contests have acquired more of an entertainment atmosphere, the thrust of excitement has waned because of two primary factors.