It's fitting and proper that Roy Halladay chose to retire as a member of the Blue Jays rather than the Phillies.
Bo Porter has been shaping his future as a manager since our paths crossed years ago. Porter is a true leader, and he's always embodied the traits of the ideal manager.
As Roy Halladay is learning, there comes a time in a player's career when he can no longer will himself to compete.
Adam Greenberg will get to play in the majors for the first time since 2005 on Tuesday, thanks to the kindness displayed by Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria.
Pat Burrell had the nickname and a certain swagger. No teammate could reduce major leaguers into jealous green globs of envy like "Pat the Bat."
As a free agent, Jimmy Rollins must decide what it would take for him to leave Philadelphia, the city where he made his mark as a player.
Jim Hendry's direct approach with players eventually became easy to respect.
Only a few years ago, nobody wanted to play in Philadelphia. Now the franchise is a superpower, attracting the best of the best.
His home state of Mississippi ravaged by tornadoes, Phillies starter Roy Oswalt had no choice but to put his family first.
The late Ron Santo inspired many with his selfless approach and his passion for people, baseball and the Cubs.
Players who understand how to handle the pace of a 162-game season are usually the ones who have the most stamina to finish strong.
There can be excitement for any player who gets dealt at the trade deadline, but there can also be plenty of disappointment.
Retired outfielder Doug Glanville, who played the majority of his nine major league seasons in Philadelphia, has joined ESPN as a baseball analyst.
Being a "clean" player in what will forever be known as the "steroid era" is something that saddens former major leaguer Doug Glanville.
Whatever kind of year it's been where you live, it's only half-over. So here's Wild Pitches' special, slightly tilted look back at the First Half That Was.
Eric Milton pitched eight hitless innings before Michael Barrett blooped a double just in front of center fielder Doug Glanville, but the Phillies won 3-2 in the bottom of the ninth.