Mauer Hits 1st Spring Homer, Twins Beat PhilliesJoe Mauer hit his first home run of the spring and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Saturday. Mauer hit a two-run drive to right field. The three-time AL batting champion has spent extra time working off a tee with hitting coach Tom Brunansky.
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
7 Great Fan Catches Using A HatHere are seven great fan catches using a hat.
National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
Rollins Homers And Phils Top Twins 5-1 Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins homered for the second straight day and the Phillies cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Mauer Drives In A Run As Twins-Phillies Tie Joe Mauer drove in the game's first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday. Mauer, who also flied out twice, is batting .250 through five spring games after making the full-time switch to first base.
Phillies Hope To Find Room For Darin Ruf's Powerful BatDarin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.
Phillies' Domonic Brown Needs Regular Role To Finally Prove HimselfIf he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.
Father's Day Favorites - Stories Of Dad's Special DayFather's Day is special. But some Father's Days are more special than others. Read about these favorites and add your own.
Hamels Shaky In Phillies' 7-3 Loss To TwinsCole Hamels had another shaky outing, giving up six runs in the Philadelphia Phillies' 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia.
Nathan Hit Hard By Phillies But Says Elbow Is FineJoe Nathan had his first poor outing as he recovers from elbow surgery, giving up six runs while getting one out in the Minnesota Twins split squad's 6-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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