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|Asher strong in return, Phillies beat Nationals 4-1|
WASHINGTON — Alec Asher's first tour with the Philadelphia Phillies went very badly.This time around he's off to a great start.Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer, Asher pitched six innings of two-hit ball coming off a suspension, and the Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Thursday night.Asher, acquired from the Rangers in the trade for Cole Hamels, ended last season in the Phillies' starting rotation and went 0-6 with a 9.31 ERA in seven starts.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Major League Baseball Philadelphia Phillies National League Ryan Howard World Series National League East Cole Hamels Atlanta Braves
|Adrian Gonzalez shut down for two weeks with elbow inflammation|
Adrian Gonzalez slipped a compression sleeve over his right elbow as he finished up his first day this spring at Camelback Ranch. From a few lockers away, Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager pondered his teammate’s outfit. The garb screamed golf. “Where you going to play?” Seager asked. “No, no,” Gonzalez...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball Baseball positions First baseman Major League Baseball Chase Utley Second baseman Ryan Howard Baseball statistics
|John Kruk: The worst part about working for ESPN|
Mark Teixeira, be warned. Former major-league slugger and ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk, who was introduced in a press conference Tuesday for his new role as a member of the Phillies broadcast team, said he had one particular, ever-present annoyance in his 12 years working for the Worldwide Leader. “If I say this I’m going to get...
31 points by New York Post | 2009 World Series Major League Baseball Citizens Bank Park First baseman Mark Teixeira Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves
|Ninth-inning rally falls short as White Sox fall to Phillies|
PHILADELPHIA — Trailing by four runs in the ninth, the Chicago White Sox staged a late rally that made a lot of Philadelphia Phillies fans very nervous.It just wasn't quite enough.Odubel Herrera kept up his hitting surge with a homer among his three hits and drove in three runs as the Phillies held off a late White Sox comeback attempt in a 7-6 win Tuesday night.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball statistics Boston Red Sox National League Ryan Howard Major League Baseball Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Home run
|2nd inning: Kershaw fans side, but takes 29 pitches to do it; Marlins up, 2-0|
Live updates: Clayton Kershaw's return to the Dodgers Sept. 9, 2016, 5:32 p.m. Clayton Kershaw makes his first start for the Dodgers since going on the disabled list two months ago with a back injury. Follow his progress via Los Angeles Times reporter Andy McCullough as Kershaw pitches against...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball Curveball Fastball Baseball statistics Clayton Kershaw All-Star Futures Game players Ryan Howard Cap Anson