Philadelphia Phillies

Mike Trout

Trout, Angels Close to $432M, 12-Year Deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history.

Bryce Harper

Harper, Phillies agree to $330M, 13-Year Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Wilson Ramos

Trade Deadline Winners: Mariners, Phillies, Dodgers and Indians

Playing quick Statis-Pro baseball games to track the current season (current standings and updates here) gives a quick read on which teams benefited the most and were hurt the most by July trades through the July 31 midnight deadline. The following rates the impact of trades on each team based on the team acquiring a GREAT Statis-Pro player card (+5) and in turn a (-5) for the team that lost the player.

Philly Fanatic

Phillie Fanatic Fires Hot Dog Into Woman’s Face

Getting seated behind home plate can be one of the more dangerous seating assignments in Major League Baseball. However, normally most of the danger stems from flying baseballs, not flying hot dogs.


Watch: Phillies Pitcher Records an Out With His Jersey

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta showed Monday night he did not need his glove to make an out on a batted ball. Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes laced a comebacker 106 mph right at Pivetta and the ball went

Hall of Fame pitcher, senator Jim Bunning dies

Hall of Fame Pitcher, Congressman Bunning Dies

Washington (AFP) – Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went from baseball to serving in the US Congress, has died at the age of 85, the Philadelphia Phillies said on Saturday.


Watch: Mets Make Tremendous Circus Play

During Thursday night’s matchup between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, the Mets turned a play that is not seen every day. With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur grounded a ball

The Associated Press

Ryne Sandburg Resigns as Phillies Manager

After two less-than-stellar years as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, Ryne Sandburg has announced his resignation from the team’s top job.

Fenway Fans

Study: Mets Fans Have Worst Grammar, Royals Fans Talk the Most

A new study examining comments posted to sports news stories by fans of the nation’s Major League Baseball clubs finds that New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies fans fail basic grammar while Royals fans give their opinions most often.


Cowherd Identifies Philly, Alabama Sports Fans as Nation’s Angriest

On Thursday’s “The Herd” on ESPNU and ESPN Radio, host Colin Cowherd discussed listening to local sports radio and compared Philadelphia fans to fans of other big cities, and then Alabama, where a professional sports team does not exist. Cowherd