• Williams' third win vs. A's one for the books
  • Jerome Williams made baseball history on Saturday -- albeit in bizarre fashion -- as he became the first pitcher ever to earn three wins against the same team in one season as a member of three different clubs.

  • Galvis helps Williams earn historic 'W' over A's
  • Freddy Galvis' two-run homer aided Jerome Williams in making baseball history as the right-hander became the first pitcher to earn three wins against the same opponent in a season as a member of three different teams when he lifted the Phillies to a 3-0 win over the A's on Saturday.

  • Rollins progressing, but return uncertain
  • Jimmy Rollins, who has been out with a strained left hamstring since Sept. 8, continues to work on running the bases, and it remains unclear whether he will return this season.

  • Brown day to day with right wrist tenderness
  • Left fielder Domonic Brown is day to day with right wrist tenderness, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said after Friday night's 3-1 loss to the A's.

  • Phillies bats stay quiet in loss to Oakland
  • David Buchanan was good, not great, on Friday in the Phillies' first game at O.co Coliseum since 2008, but a three-run second inning by the hosts was enough to spell defeat against Jon Lester and the A's. Philadelphia fell, 3-1, and has now dropped nine of its last 13 games on the heels of a 19-14 stretch.

  • Phillies pitching prospect suspended 50 games
  • Right-hander Shane Watson, the Phillies' first pick of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, has been suspended for 50 games without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse.

  • Sixty years ago, A's play last home game in Philadelphia
  • Exactly 60 years ago Friday, the Philadelphia A's departed the corner of 21st and Lehigh for a train that would take them to play the Boston Braves, beginning a season-ending road trip. They never returned.

  • Kendrick, offense unable to find rhythm in SD
  • Kyle Kendrick labored through five innings, allowing three runs on six hits and five walks as the Phillies dropped the series finale, 7-3, to the Padres in San Diego.

  • Gwynn Jr. forging ahead after his father's passing
  • For Tony Gwynn Jr., there hasn't been much time to mourn. The baseball season has a pace and presence to it that demands staying in the present and not reflecting on the past. There are signs and stories and memories of his famous father everywhere. Gwynn Sr., the Hall of Fame right fielder and eternal Padre, passed away June 16 at age 54 after a long battle with cancer of the salivary gland.

  • Ruf spells Howard at 1B in back-to-back games
  • With Phillies slugger Ryan Howard in a recent slump, Darin Ruf started consecutive games at first base for the first time since late July.

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