Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard out six to eight weeks with knee injury

Monday, July 8th, 2013

The Philadelphia Phillies are struggling mightily this season and things just got worse. The team announced today that first baseman Ryan Howard needs surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and he will be out six to eight weeks as a result. An MRI on Monday confirmed the ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Jonathan Papelbon blows third straight save

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

For most of the first three months of the Major League Baseball season, Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon had been excellent. But for some reason, over his past few outings, the 32-year-old right-hander has fallen apart. On Monday night, Papelbon entered the bottom of the ninth inning with a 3-0 lead ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Halladay to have shoulder surgery

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur in his right shoulder. Halladay was put on the disabled list this week with inflammation in his shoulder, but met with specialist Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles on Tuesday. After that meeting, Halladay decided to undergo ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Halladay to have shoulder examined

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

After two more bad starts, including his most recent in a 14-2 shellacking by the hapless Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay is getting his right shoulder examined in Los Angeles. After the game, Halladay admitted his shoulder had been hurting since April 24. His two subsequent starts were, ...

Roy Halladay roughed up again as Phillies fall to Mets

Monday, April 8th, 2013

As McD discussed last week, there are a ton of people yakking about Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay, his mechanics and the reasons for his recent struggles. That isn't going to stop any time soon, as the 35-year-old was roughed up again Monday night against the New York Mets. Halladay lasted ...

Roy Halladay: Phillies’ ace’s first start causes experts heads to explode

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

You've heard the stats by now. On a rainy Wednesday night, Roy Halladay debuted for the 2013 season. And, well, it wasn't great. Despite nine of the ten outs he made being strike outs, Halladay was roughed up for five runs in just 3.1 innings. Any hitter who didn't strike ...

Charlie Manuel in his last season with Philadelphia Phillies?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Charlie Manuel is officially a lame duck manager for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 69-year-old is in the final year of his contract with the team and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. reportedly has no plans to talk about Manuel's future until the season is over. Manuel led the Phillies to five ...

Boston Red Sox sign Victorino to three-year, $39 million deal

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox continued to spend money like it grows on the trees lining Yawkey Way, as they signed free agent Shane Victorino to a three-year, $39 million contract on Tuesday. The problem for the Red Sox, is that their deal with the veteran outfielder will almost certainly backfire. The ...