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  • Cy Williams: 1918 Phillies
    Phillies Seasons: 1918
    David Letterman bade farewell from The Late Show after 33-plus years at the talk show desk in May 2015. If Letterman had a top-10 list for the worst trades in Philadelphia Phillies history, number one would involve the offseason before the 1918...
  • Garrett Cooper 6-1-15
    Lakeland’s Crouse cools Manatees hot bats
    The Brevard County Manatees came into Monday night’s game against Lakeland on quite a roll. The ‘Tees had won the first two games of the series by a combined 22-3 score and had won four straight games overall. Monday was a different...
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander: 1917 Phillies
    Phillies Seasons: 1917
    Maybe 1917 would be the year the Philadelphia Phillies not only win the National League pennant but the World Series title as well. The Phillies won the pennant and finished runner-up in the World Series in 1915. In 1916, the Phillies finished two...
  • Baker Bowl: 1916 Phillies
    Phillies Seasons: 1916
    If you don't win the championship this year, there's always next year.The Philadelphia Phillies captured their first National League pennant in 1915 after a 90-62-1 regular season. Although the Phillies dropped the final four games after...
  • Ottawa Champions acquire RHP Tyler Wilson
    Ottawa Champions acquire ex-Miners RHP Tyler Wilson to fill long role in bullpen
    The Ottawa Champions shored up the bullpen by agreeing to terms with RHP Tyler Wilson on Monday.The 25-year-old began the season in the Sussex County Miners rotation, where he went 1-1 with a 12.27 ERA, but Champions manager Hal Lanier believes he...
  • New York Yankees offense nowhere to be found in 3-0 loss to the Athletics
    New York Yankees offense nowhere to be found in 3-0 loss to the Athletics
    If New York Yankees starting pitcher Adam Warren continues on his current trajectory, then he will have done more than enough to stake his claim to being a solid contributor to the Yankees' rotation. He is not the most spectacularly talented...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: 1915 National League Champions
    Phillies Seasons: 1915, National League Champions
    Sept. 29, 1915. Philadelphia's Grover Cleveland Alexander finished his record-setting fourth one-hitter of the season, a 5-0 victory at the Boston Braves. The Philadelphia Phillies captured the 1915 National League pennant, their first in...
  • New York Mets earn 4-3 victory on the backs of clutch performances
    New York Mets earn 4-3 victory on the backs of clutch performances
    The New York Mets continued to be the kings of doing just enough during their Sunday afternoon series finale contest against the Miami Marlins during which they did the bare minimum in eking out a 4-3 victory. Sunday's victory marked the 10th...
  • Brooklyn Athletics
    Baseball and the Civil War
    First let’s get this straight. Civil War General Abner Doubleday (who was ironically from Cooperstown, New York – home of the Baseball Hall of Fame) did not invent the game of baseball. It was a great story, perpetuated by Major League...
  • Gray seven shutout innings
    Gray makes his best start of season for Isotopes
    Jon Gray was brilliant for seven innings but the Albuquerque Isotopes still lost 2-1 to the Omaha Storm Chasers on Sunday night. Reliever Jairo Diaz blew his fourth save in the ninth inning.Gray, the Colorado Rockies’ No. 1 prospect, notched...
  • John Farrell
    Red Sox keep finding creative ways to lose
    On the bright side: The Red Sox are only four games out of first place. On the down side: these Red Sox show absolutely no signs of life.It's simply amazing. Nothing has worked.Some fans are crying for manager John Farrell to be fired. Some...
  • Wei-Chung Wang 5-31-15
    Wang’s strong outing leads streaking Manatees to 8-3 win
    Despite a shaky first inning for Brevard County starter Wei-Chung Wang that saw him give up three runs, the Manatees offense continued their impressive stretch on Sunday, leading to an 8-3 win and continued a season high four-game win streak.Wang,...
  • Maldonado 17
    Maldonado gives Brewers the win in 17 innings
    Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza knew he would have to prepare for a start Monday, but he probably didn't expect to have to throw five innings Sunday in a 17 inning 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Garza was forced into the game...
  • Beals Becker: 1914 Phillies
    Phillies Seasons: 1914
    Blame the new Federal League for ruining the National League pennant hopes of the Philadelphia Phillies in 1914.Similar to how the American League spoiled the Phillies slightly before the 1901 season, the Federal League plucked some players from...
  • Gavvy Cravath: 1913 Phillies
    Phillies Seasons: 1913
    Maybe the Monstars from the film Space Jam visited Philadelphia, PA in 1913. The Philadelphia Philliesdealt with numerous injuries in 1911 and 1912. Pitchers and position players needed the "secret stuff" known as talent.Philadelphia did...
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