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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