Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
Carlos Ruiz and Cody Asche each hit a three-run homer to send the Philadelphia Phillies past a Houston Astros split squad 11-3 on Saturday.
Jon Singleton is considered the top first base prospect in baseball — a big, dynamic left-handed hitter with power and composure who can use the entire field.
You’d hard-pressed to find a college pitcher who had more success over a career than La Salle’s Pat Christensen.
Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.
Cole Hamels gave up one hit in five innings and Laynce Nix homered for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Dallas Keuchel pitched five-hit ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 Saturday and avoided their 100th loss of the season.
Vance Worley was not concerned about the two runs he gave up in his spring debut. He was busy tinkering with his new pitch.
The team has signed veteran righthanded reliever Chad Qualls to a one-year deal worth $1.15 million.
Roy Halladay pitched his 20th career shutout and the Philadelphia Phillies became the first team to reach the playoffs this season with a 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Clint Barmes hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ pitched six solid innings against his former team as the Houston Astros beat Philadelphia 5-2 on Tuesday night, preventing the Phillies from wrapping up a playoff spot.
The Phillies magic number to clinch a playoff berth remains at one. That means, of course, a win in Houston on Tuesday night or a Cardinals’ loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, would send Philadelphia into baseball’s postseason for a fifth consecutive year.
This story about the Mets not being able to wear FDNY or NYPD hats during their Sunday night game that nobody watched is shameful. I am mortified by that and furious that I probably know the people in that office that made that bad decision.
Carlos Lee hit a two-run homer off former teammate Roy Oswalt and the Houston Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Monday night.
Roy Oswalt pitched six strong innings against his former team and Ryan Howard homered and drove in four runs to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a season-opening, three-game sweep with a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.