With a week left in Spring Training, Phillies fans are looking just about anywhere for a positive sign.
Jimmy Rollins homered for the second straight day and the Phillies cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Twins Sunday.
Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard and Cody Asche each homered Saturday but the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Philadelphia’s Cliff Lee struck out six over six innings in his next-to-last tuneup for opening day, helping the Phillies to a 2-2, 10-inning tie against the Boston Red Sox on Friday.
It hasn’t been a good couple of days for the Phillies bench.
Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa says that he’s concerned about the team’s offensive production.
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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.