Mar 152011
 
Placido Polanco leaves game with hyperextended left elbow

By Justin Adkins: OK, this is getting ridiculous. Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco left today’s game with a hyperextended left elbow.  Yes, the same elbow he had surgery on this past offseason.  The one where a lost-in-translation moment last season led to widespread fear that Polanco had a “broken elbow”.  While it turned out to be bone [More…]

Mar 152011
 
Phillies triumph, but control escapes Hamels

March 14 phillies.com: KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Too early for bad blood? Maybe not. Some of it was displayed — though rather briefly — at Osceola County Stadium on Monday, during the Phillies’ 7-6 win over the Astros. In the bottom of the second, Astros second baseman Bill Hall took exception to a Cole Hamels fastball [More…]

Mar 152011
 
Sixers rally to force overtime before falling to Jazz

March 14 csnphilly.com: SALT LAKE CITY – The 28-point loss to Milwaukee Saturday night was just one of those games where fatigue and a lack of focus met healthy and hungry. It was the first clunker the Sixers had played in nearly three months and only the second all year. The best thing a team [More…]