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3 Examples of Why the MLB Draft Is Desperate for More Analytical Insight

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Coaches, scouts, GMs and fantasy baseball players are quickly changing their strategies to incorporate more player and team stats. Everyone is talking about it, everyone is embracing it, and everyone has seen the movie, Moneyball.

Phillies Slugger Scores Without Touching Home Plate

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

Major League Baseball's new rules on home-plate collisions and instant replay allowed Philadelphia's Ryan Howard to pull off something strange. He sco...

Bad News For The Phillies

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — There's a reason why Ryan Howard was limping around the field. The Philadelphia Phillies' slugger needs surgery to repair a torn...

WATCH: Phillies Slugger Hits Home Run For Blind 7-Year-Old Fan

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.04.2013 | Sports

Ryan Howard's home run Friday night was the first of four runs for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 win over the Miami Marlins. The slugger's blast ...

Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

Ryan Howard's Achilles Saga

Abby Sims | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

Predictions that Ryan Howard would return to the lineup in late spring, and then before June, have been blown away, and it appears he still has a ways to go.

Greek Mythology Isn't the Only Place to Have Achilles Problems

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Achilles' tendon problems aren't limited to Greek mythology. They affect thousands of athletes every year, even those at the highest level. These injuries must be treated quickly and appropriately or they can severely hinder performance.

Phillies Star Donates $1.2 Million To Local Schools

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Phillies star Ryan Howard is helping local students dress for success – in athletics. The first baseman annou...

Phillies Slugger Could Miss Start Of Next Season

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard could miss the start of next season after the Phillies' slugger had surgery Wednesday to repair his torn Achilles' tendon....

Bad News For Phillies Star

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard might miss the start of spring training and possibly part of the regular season after tearing an Ac...

Ryan Howard Adds Injury To Insult

Posted 12.08.2011 | Sports

Making your team's last out of the postseason is never a pleasant experience, but it was particularly terrible for Ryan Howard in the Phillies' loss t...

Ryan Howard, Phillies Bash Their Way To 11 Runs In Win Over Cardinals

AP | By ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot. The big slugger didn't go down looking in a clutch spot this tim...

Phillies Reach 100 Wins For 3rd Time

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

ATLANTA -- The Philadelphia Phillies have started winning again, just in time to claim their 100th victory and start gearing up for the playoffs. Cli...

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.

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 ...

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.

Philly Park Gets Brotherly Love From Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Hunting Park has a surrounding community plagued with violence and poverty working against it. But Leroy Fisher is trying to change that by making t...

Ouch! Ryan Howard Given Huge Wedgie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was injured on Sunday when he jammed his ankle in the first inning in a game against the Nationals. As he was helpe...

Phillies Eliminate Rockies In 4 Games: What Are The Experts Saying? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Here's what analysts are saying about the heart-breaking loss: ESPN Analyst Dave Winfield: This is great theater. Tulowitziki was the spiritual lead...

Rockies-Phllies Game 3: Philadelphia Takes 2-1 Lead In Coldest Game In

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Chase Utley ducked near second base. The rest of the Philadelphia Phillies never flinched. Ryan Howard hit a two-run double with two o...

World Series Hotties: Who Is Your Favorite? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The World Series will be won this week, but the Commissioner's Trophy isn't the only title up for grabs. And while the games are decided on the field,...

Phillies 5, Rockies 1: Cliff Lee Throws 6-Hitter As Philadelphia WIns Game One

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Read the whole AP story below: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PHILADELPHIA -- Cliff Lee pitched like an ace instead of a postsea...

Best White House Kitchen Garden Tour Ever (VIDEO)

White House | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ryan Howard, of the Philadelphia Phillies, just got the best-ever tour of the White House kitchen garden. White House chef Sam Kass showed Howard arou...

Disturbances in the Field: Eight Strategies to Parent a Resilient Athlete

Tamar Chansky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

The secret to a successful season isn't just choking up on the bat, getting your stance right, swing and repeat... it's building up your muscle to lift yourself out of disappointment, and quickly.

It's Time to Play the Baseball Salary Arbitration Game!

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

It may be snowy outside with wind chills in the single digits, but it is time to play America's new favorite winter pastime -- the baseball salary arbitration game.