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.
Jimmy Rollins has been noticeably out of the Phillies lineup in Spring Training. Many have theorized that new manager Ryne Sandberg was trying to send Rollins a message. Rollins doesn’t know, because no one has told him.
Joe Mauer drove in the game’s first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday.
A.J. Burnett started against his former Pittsburgh teammates, giving up one run in two innings Sunday as the Pirates beat the Phillies 4-1.
The Phillies couldn’t figure out Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees pitching staff as they lost 4-0 on Saturday.