The Phillies announced on Wednesday that the entire coaching staff will return again for the 2015 season.
Behind Madison Bumgarner, who finished the job after a historically dominant postseason, the Giants beat the Royals 3-2 to win Game 7 of the World Series and their third title in five years.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is joining a campaign to get former Phillies slugger Dick Allen elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
8mComing in at No. 4 on our list of Philly Hot Shots is Phillies ace Steve Carlton.
8mJesse Biddle grew up rooting for some of the players he now calls teammates. But on Tuesday he had to check is nerves when he threw live batting practice against those very players.
8mRyan Sandberg spent the offseason working on his opening speech. When he was done, he started spring training with an intense three-hour workout.
8mNeither Cole Hamels nor Mike Adams is expected to be ready for opening day, but both have been scheduled for upcoming bullpen sessions.
8mThe Diamondbacks are all-in for 2014 -- they made that clear when they dealt two key young players to acquire Mark Trumbo, who is trending in the wrong direction.
8mJonathan Papelbon's fastball dropped by nearly two mph in 2013, but the closer said a lack of adrenaline was a cause. He and Ryne Sandberg are eager to see what 2014 brings.
8mA strange winter for free-agent starting pitchers continued Monday when Ubaldo Jimenez agreed to a deal nearly identical to the one signed by the less-skilled Ricky Nolasco.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.