Apr 302011
 
Phillies' Worley looks ace-like in dominating Mets

April 30 Philly.com: “Vance Worley wasn’t invited to all those “aces-only” photo shoots during spring training. Worley had to settle for becoming the ace of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies’ triple-A affiliate in Allentown. He made the most of that lesser assignment, posting a 2.78 ERA in his four minor-league starts, assuring the Phillies [More...]

Apr 302011
 
Eagles take Temple safety Jarrett, Utah State cornerback Marsh

April 30 Philly.com: “If you told Andy Reid he tabbed both his draft selections last night higher than they’d figured to go, Reid probably wouldn’t disagree. But the Eagles’ coach contended that the nature of this draft, after the first round, led to teams targeting players and grabbing them, even if they might be taking [More...]

Apr 302011
 
Boucher is Flyers' go-to guy in goal

April 30 Philly.com: “Predicting which goalies will shine in the Stanley Cup playoffs is an inexact science. Not many expected Tampa Bay’s Dwayne Roloson, a 41-year-old journeyman, to have the best save percentage (.949) after the opening round. Not many expected Washington’s Michal Neuvirth to enter Round 2 with the lowest goals-against average (1.38) in [More...]

Apr 292011
 
Sources: Iguodala a no-show for Sixers' exit interview

April 29 Philly.com: “When asked (again) yesterday whether he saw himself coming back to the 76ers next season, forward Andre Iguodala responded by saying: “I don’t control that, so that’s not a concern of mine. I just know I’m always going to be prepared. My No. 1 goal is to want to compete for a [More...]

Apr 292011
 
Phillies' Blanton goes to disabled list with elbow impingement

April 29 Philly.com: “He had allowed two earned runs in seven innings to the San Diego Padres, surely a good night for Joe Blanton. But the pitcher was not exactly pleased. “I didn’t feel like I had my best stuff,” Blanton said Saturday after the Phillies’ 4-2 win. Five days later, the cause for that [More...]

Apr 292011
 
Eagles pick offensive lineman Watkins at No. 23

April 29 CSNPhilly.com: Danny Watkins figures he’s spent enough time not playing football. He’s ready to play right from Day 1. “I’m making a personal expectation of myself to come in and start,” said Watkins, a Canadian firefighter-turned-offensive lineman. “I’m a highly motivated guy, and I’m looking forward to coming in there and get started.” [More...]

Apr 282011
 
Phillies' offense finally supports Hamels

April 28 Philly.com: “That large, bright, foreign object sitting next to the word “Phillies” on the scoreboard represented the number of runs they had scored. You couldn’t blame Cole Hamels for staring at it with confusion. In 12 of his past 15 regular-season starts, the Phillies had failed to score more than three runs. The [More...]

Apr 282011
 
Phillies catcher Ruiz departs early with back pain

April 28 Philly.com: “Shortly after he lifted a fly ball to leftfield and finished his run to first base, Carlos Ruiz felt a sharp pain shoot from his lower back down through his right leg. By the time he finished his climb down the dugout steps at the end of the first inning, he knew [More...]