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Archive: May, 2013

Nationals fans furious that Phillies fan wants companion for baseball game

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 1:13 PM
As the first Phillies-Nationals series of the season approaches, Washington fans are doing their best to scare up the rivalry. It's a rivalry that wouldn't exist if the Nationals hadn't tried so hard to concoct one by announcing a special ticket plan to keep Phillies fans out of their stadium, because... Read more

Freddy Galvis, Ben Revere, John Mayberry, celebrate with haircuts

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:07 PM
At Miami's Original Headz Up Barber Shop, there were several out of town customers during the Phillies-Marlins series. Freddy Galvis, John Mayberry, and Ben Revere all stopped by for a touch-up. If you look from top left to bottom right, you can watch as shop owner Juice slowly intensifies to an arms-folded... Read more

Mike Adams will return no sooner than Tuesday

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 5:49 PM
MIAMI — Mike Adams, red faced after a strenuous bullpen session at Marlins Park, was optimistic he could return from the disabled list before the weekend ends. Pitching coach Rich Dubee later offered a dose of reality. "He's throwing fine," Dubee said. "But he needs to see some hitters." Adams... Read more

Curt Schilling inducted to team's wall of fame; Brad Lidge to retire as Phillie

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 3:27 PM
MIAMI — Curt Schilling, sixth among all Phillies pitchers in wins and fourth in strikeouts, will be inducted to the team's wall of fame Aug. 2, the Phillies announced Wednesday. In addition to the weekend's alumni ceremonies, Brad Lidge will retire as a Phillie. He will throw the ceremonial... Read more

Live chat: Phillies vs. Marlins, 7:10 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 11:57 AM
Join us for live updates and commentary as the Phillies finish a three-game series with the Marlins at Marlins Park. The game is scheduled to start at 7:10 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

NL East: Short Division

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 4:41 AM
Entering Tuesday's games, the NL East was the proud owner of the 11th (Braves), 12th (Phillies), 13th (Mets), 14th (Nationals) and 15th (Marlins) best batting averages in the National League. The Phillies' 15-hit barrage moved them up a couple of notches, so that no longer is true, but the NL East... Read more

Charlie on Chase: "Hopefully we don't lose him for very long."

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 11:21 PM
The visiting clubhouse at Marlins Park was shaking on Tuesday night, as a barrage of rap music played through the speakers. Tyler Cloyd laughed, knowing he was going to be difficult to hear in a postgame interview. Laughs were aplenty in a clubhouse following a game that saw the Phils tie a season-high... Read more

Howard: 'Right now, it feels pretty good'

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 5:52 PM
It's probably the biggest cliche in a sports world that's a neverending stockpile of cliches: I'm taking it day-to-day. But that's about all Ryan Howard could say about a left knee injury that kept him out of the lineup for two games, required an MRI on Monday and has bothered him off and on since... Read more

Amaro believes offense will turn things around

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 2:18 PM
His team has failed to win more than three games in a row this season. Two-thirds of the season-opening starting rotation is on the disabled list as is the starting catcher and setup man. The power-hitting first baseman has not hit for much power or much at all lately and is dealing with a sore left... Read more

Matt Kemp does other ridiculously kind thing

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 1:55 PM
More bad news for anyone intent on despising the Dodgers' Matt Kemp. You will now not only be hating a guy who took off and gave his jersey, hat, and shoes to a sick kid before a game, but now you're also hating this guy: I'm giving $1000 for tonight's HR and every HR until the All-Star break for... Read more
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