St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright hasn't issued a walk in 22 innings this season, which is important to note when making your MLB picks Thursday, as he prepares to take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Show More Summary
Entering 2013, it was well-known in baseball circles that the Philadelphia Phillies were supposed to be the hungriest club. Their injury-plagued, star-crossed 2012 campaign, combined with the knowledge that this would probably be a farewell tour for the aging dynasty of the NL East, was supposed to be a recipe for a great rebounding year. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies host the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals in the opening game of a weekend series at Citizens Bank Park. In a battle of aces, Cole Hamels hopes to shake off an early season slump while Adam Wainwright looks for his third win of the year. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. ET and all the updates will be right here. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
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Business conditions for mid-Atlantic manufacturers remain barely positive this month, according to a report released Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve, or the Philly Fed, is out with its monthly report on business for the month of April. As the Business Outlook Survey is a somewhat live reading, we pay attention to the report. The index indicator for overall activity remained slightly positive this month at 2.5. Show More Summary
In a candid interview Wednesday afternoon about the Boston marathon bombing, Philadelphia Phillies all-star pitcher Jonathan Papelbon explained his fears during these tumultuous times, namely that President Obama wants to take away guns.
Heads up! Minutes away from the final economic data release of the day in the United States: the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's monthly business outlook survey, due out at 10 AM ET. Economists expect the headline index of regional business conditions to rise to 3.0 from last month's 2.0 reading. Show More Summary
On the same day that the Senate voted against modest gun control legislation, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon said that President Obama wants to "take our guns." Appearing on Comcast Sportsnet in Philadelphia, Papelbon talked about how he felt unsafe in a stadium environment where he is unprotected. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies have struggled in the 2013 season so far. For the first six or seven games, the offense was on fire but the pitching staff was allowing too many runs, save for Cliff Lee. Then, in the last six or seven games, the offense has been anemic, to say the least, while the pitching staff has regained its composure. Show More Summary
There’s no doubt that the Cincinnati Reds are already facing issues this young season. After sweeping the always-tough Philadelphia Phillies, the Reds have put some momentum back into April. However, there are a lot of concerned folks in Redleg Nation. Show More Summary
This time the bell won't save AC Slater, LOLz!! Mario Lopez stands accused of failing to appear at a scheduled event in Philadelphia late last year and now the organizer is suing him for breach of contract! In filed court documents, Bobby Capone swears Mario's miscue cost him a ton of money and he demands a $50K [...]
The week ahead is a busy one for conferences, from Reasonfest 3 in Kansas, Lobby Day and Secular Summit in DC, the first ever South Dakota Conference of Reason, the Philadelphia Science Festival, and the International Festival of Science...Show More Summary
He's hosting a radio show in Philadelphia, the Philly Post reports. "Local radio station WPHT, for mysterious reasons, has handed its afternoon drive-time radio show over to a man who's never hosted a radio show, has no ties to Philadelphia...Show More Summary
Mike Florio reflects on the legendary career of announcer Pat Summerall, and switches gears to talk about the brewing QB competition in Philadelphia. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is under scrutiny, but Florio credits the billionaire for keeping his staff calm in the face of scrutiny.
Ordinarily, you could answer a question like this via simple process of elimination. What do you already have? Once you know that, you know what you need. Except, with this Phillies team, the answer to the primary question is a bit troubling. Show More Summary
Prior to the current run of sustained success in Philadelphia, putting together an all-time dream team for the Philadelphia Phillies would have likely resulted in a satire piece featuring luminaries such as Robert Person, Steve Jeltz and Rico Brogna. Of course, times have changed. Show More Summary
The NHL season is coming to an end and the Philadelphia Flyers are fighting for their lives to remain in playoff contention. In a roller-coaster season filled with more downs than ups, Philly is trying to end its abbreviated season on somewhat of a high note. Show More Summary
On Saturday June 1st at 9am, Fegley’s Brew Works is taking a bus down to Philadelphia for Philly Beer Week. Brew Works beer has…
Most people will probably say that Ben Revere‘s diving overhead catch to rob Todd Frazier of extra bases during yesterday’s game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Cincinnati Reds is an early candidate for “catch of the year” honors. I, on the other hand, would suggest that we just give the dude the award now. [...]