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.
The 64-year-old Hall of Famer is recovering from an advanced form of skin cancer.
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.
Some MLB scouts seem skeptical that the Phillies have any chance at all this year.
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.
The Phillies lost to the Braves, 8-1 in Spring Training action.
Is it the sign of things to come, or just Ryne Sandberg trying something new in Spring Training? Ryan Howard is not hitting cleanup today in Florida.
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.
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.
Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two perfect innings in his debut with the Baltimore Orioles in their 15-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.
It hasn’t been all good news for the Phillies during Spring Training.
Darin Ruf is a man without a position for the 2014 Philadelphia Phillies.
Cole Hamels said he wasn’t worried about his recovery from biceps tendonitis. As recently as Monday, Hamels said his plan was to return within the first couple of weeks of the season. That timeline might be changing.