Few spots on the projected opening day roster were thought to be available when the Phillies signed Juan Pierre on a quiet Friday afternoon at the end of January.
CLEARWATER, Fla. The economy is a killer. Everything is so expensive these days. Cars. Houses. Baseball teams.
CLEARWATER, Fla. Charlie Manuel has heard the criticism. He understands the disappointment. And he wants you to know you arent alone. He shares that frustration with you.
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It was Chase Utley's turn.
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- As low, dark-gray clouds moved in and settled over Bright House Field, a new group of Phillies began batting practice.