Opening Day

Brock Stassi, Daniel Nava Earn Spots on Phillies Roster
The Phillies roster is finally set, as the Phillies prepare to leave Clearwater and head north for Summer.  As of earlier Thursday morning, we knew just two roster spots remained: two bench spots.  Despite a strong showing from infielder Jesmuel Valentin, the final two spots will go t…
MLB Ticket Prices Rise
Major League Baseball's average ticket price rose 2 percent this season to $27.93, the steepest rise since a 5 percent hike in 2009, according to the Team Marketing Report's annual survey.
The average rose 1.8 percent last year after remaining flat in 2012...
Plenty of Questions
It's opening day.
The time for optimism is now, in a season where not many expect this Phillies team to compete for an NL East title, the start of a new baseball season gives every fan a chance at hope.  Twenty-five mean have been assembled and nine will take the field Monday in Texas...
Phillies Release Bobby Abreu
Bobby Abreu did not make the Phillies' Opening Day roster.  The 40-year-old hit .257 (9-for-35) with nine walks and an .822 OPS in 15 games this spring.  The Phillies signed Abreu this off-season because they were encouraged by his performance in the Venezuelan Winter League and viewe…
Cole Hamels Most Likely Will Miss Opening Day
So the bad news has already started for the Phillies.
Cole Hamels spoke to the media today and reveled that he is behind schedule with his throwing program, after dealing with left shoulder tendinitis over the winter and most likely won't be ready for Opening Day...
What Will the Phillies 25-Man Roster Look Like?
With Juan Pierre on the team, what does that mean for Scott Podsednik, how many pitchers will the Phillies keep to start the year and how much of Jim Thome will we see this year.
The Sports Bash caught up with Phillies assistant GM Benny Looper to get his thoughts on the Phillies 25-man roster...