Ryan Kalish hit a two-run double and an RBI triple and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 on Sunday to avoid a sweep.
Chris reviews the Phillies stunning opening day win, the final day to enroll on healthcare.gov and talks to former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.
He didn’t fly with the team, but Jimmy Rollins will be in Texas and in the lineup for the Phillies Opening Day game against the Rangers.
The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.
The omens came the first day of Spring Training, when Phils’ ace Cole Hamels opened by announcing he had biceps tendinitis and was behind schedule. That was followed by the supposed rift between Jimmy Rollins and manager Ryne Sandberg, a collective team hitting slump, and then for good measure, throw in some MRSA, which Freddy Galvis contracted.
Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg joined Chris Stigall Monday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to preview the upcoming 2014 season and address some lingering concerns from spring training.
Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Cody Asche each homered Saturday but the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Trade rumors or not, if you listen to Jimmy Rollins and Ruben Amaro, the shortstop isn’t going anywhere.
Chris discusses the media’s coverage of Russia’s move into Ukraine, rumors the Eagles may trade Desean Jackson, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest performance at a town hall. He talks to foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Jimmy Rollins can not be traded without his consent. He’s made it clear that he’s not planning on giving that consent any time soon.
He’s said it before, and he’s saying it again. Jimmy Rollins wants to be the Phillies’ all-time hit leader, and there is very little chance of him waiving his no-trade clause.
Andrew McCutchen got buzzed by Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon as a Sunday exhibition suddenly turned testy before the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Philadelphia 5-0.
It probably won’t go down like Jimmy Rollins’ famous “team to beat” proclamation, but Ben Revere made a pledge to Phillies fans on Friday: the playoffs.
Despite a baseball career littered with accolades, Philadelphia’s new leader is treating his seat in the dugout like he did every inning at second base during his time in the National League.
Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played in three consecutive Phillies Spring Training games. Rollins says manager Ryne Sandberg hasn’t told him why that is. General manager Ruben Amaro thinks it’s no big deal.