Author John Lamb


Chase Utley Leads All NL Second Basemen In All-Star Votes

Chase Utley continues to be the choice of the people at second base for the 2014 All-Star game. He has the third-most votes among all National League players. Read more...

Phillies Sign Jason Marquis To Minor League Deal

The Phillies have signed veteran righty Jason Marquis to a minor league contract, the team announced Tuesday. Read more...

VIDEO: Japanese Pitcher Busts Out The Eephus Pitch

There is nothing in sports like the eephus pitch. Not sure what that is? Let the scholars over at Wikipedia explain. Read more...

The Big Piece Delivered Last Night

A Ruf/Howard Platoon At First? It Could Happen

Ryan Howard struggles against lefties. Darin Ruf is an adventure in the outfield but can more than handle himself at the plate. Could he force himself into more playing time at first base? Ryne Sandberg says that could be the case. Read more...

Ben Revere Went Yard Last Night

Amaro: 'There's A Lot Of Mediocrity Out There - Including Us'

The great Jayson Stark wrote a piece for yesterday about the unclear timetable for Cliff Lee's return from the DL for a strained left elbow. The biggest takeaway, however, was the fact that he finally admitted something that a lot of us have been saying for a long time now. Read more...

Phillies Recall Ruf After Lee Lands On DL

The news came out yesterday that Cliff Lee had an MRI on his throwing elbow. Late last night he was placed on the 15-day DL with a grade 1/2 left elbow strain. The Phillies made the corresponding roster move this morning, recalling Darin Ruf from Triple A Lehigh Valley. Read more...

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