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Erik Seybold
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View image | The Phillies found a way to seal their first victory of the season last night behind a very strong performance on the mound from Aaron Harang (6.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K) and a three-run home from Jeff Francoeur. A pitcher's duel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Philliedelphia
As everybody knows, before Jonathan Papelbon signed his four-year contract with the Phillies before the 2012 season, the All-Star closer spent his entire career beforehand with the Boston Red Sox. In seven seasons in a Red Sox uni, Papelbon collected over 200 saves and was a key element of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | Domonic Brown last took the field Thursday night against the Yankees and the result was an early exit due to a sore Achilles' tendon. Since Thursday, Brown has missed five straight games, but has thrown the ball and received treatment for the soreness. Brown has been... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
There is fantastic news coming from the Phillies organization today! Darren "Dutch" Daulton has beaten cancer! CSN's John Clark broke the news this evening through Twitter, announcing that Daulton, 53, has been cleared of brain cancer after an MRI test. Daulton, who played for the Phillies majority of his career... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Philliedelphia
Pitchers and catchers reported to Clearwater today for the first activity of the 2015 season - spring training. Many estimate that the Phillies will have a record-low amount of wins this year and might go as the worst team in baseball. A sad, yet somewhat true assumption. The fans know... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Philliedelphia
By the looks of it, the Phillies' 2015 season already seems to be a washout. In fact, baseball prospectus predicts that they will finish the season with the worst record in baseball and also predict that they will win just a measly 69 games. With spring training within a few... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at Philliedelphia
According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, free-agent starter Kyle Kendrick has signed a one-year deal worth $5.5 million with the Colorado Rockies. According to Jeff Passan, the deal also has another $500,000 in it if Kendrick can reach 190 innings pitched this season. Kendrick, 30, has been a member of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Philliedelphia
Earlier this evening, our Frank Klose suggested that the Phillies and Padres might be a match in a trade for staff ace Cole Hamels. Since that publication, there has been word that the two teams actually have had talks regarding a trade involving Hamels. According to's Ryan Lawrence, the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Philliedelphia
Two days after the Phillies re-signed RHP Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5M deal - the team made two offseason moves. This afternoon the Phillies re-signed OF Grady Sizemore to a one-year, $2M contract. Sizemore went .253/.313/.422 in 60 games with the Phillies this season. Hitting five home runs (three... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Philliedelphia
Save the Date! The Phillies released their 2015 Spring Training schedule today. The Phillies will kick off their 132nd season on April 6th against the Boston Red Sox at home, but before that they will use Clearwater, Florida as their residence. On March 1st, the University of Tampa will take... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Philliedelphia
Earlier today we ran an article that reported the Phillies were "not likely" to sign Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. Castillo, a Cuban defect who put on private clinics for MLB teams all last week, is regarded as a phenom who could make a splash on any team - as long... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Philliedelphia
The Phillies dropped the first game of this two-game series with the Angels with last night's 7-2 loss. Jerome Williams allowed two earned runs through 5 1/3 innings in his Phillies debut last night. The 32-year-old, who was claimed off waivers earlier this week, took the no-decision as he struck... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Philliedelphia
The Phillies are coming off a losing series against the Mets to close out a seven-game homestand and will open up a two-game series with the Angels in Anaheim. Entering tonight's game in last place in the division, the Phillies will look to play spoiler for the Angels, who are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Philliedelphia
At the time of publication of this article, all members of the Phillies have not been traded. At 4:00 PM ET, the trade deadline passed and no trades were by the Phillies. The Phillies are staying put after it was heavily insisted and rumored that they were going to enter... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Philliedelphia
The Phillies escaped a series loss against the D-backs this weekend. After winning the opener and losing the second game, they were able to edge out Arizona in the finale, 4-2. With four days left before the trade deadline, the answers the Phillies need to become a success in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Philliedelphia
The Phillies pulled away from a four-game sweep yesterday as they secured a 2-1 win in the finale against the Giants. Cole Hamels notched his 5th win of the year as he pitched eight one-run innings whilst allowing 6 hits. Hamels dominated the Giants' offense who whiffed 10 times against... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#485319823 / Welcome back, folks! The ASG is complete as is the first half of the season. It's now time to look forward towards the future for the Phillies. No - not the next few months chasing a pennany, but the next two weeks, the trade dradline and how... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#451237750 / The Phillies are an unexplainable team most of the time. They will win a game here and there than lose five straight - win a game - then lose five more - and then they will come out of no where and sweep a division leader in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#451875358 / The Phillies were led offensively by Domonic Brown (2-for-3, HR, 3 RBI) in last night's 9-7 win. For the second straight game the Phils beat out the NL Central-leading Brewers. Kyle Kendrick surrendered 7 earned runs but it was not enough as the Phils we're able to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#451048404 / The Phillies snapped their three-game losing streak last night as they beat out the Brewers in the series opener, 3-2. With their first win since Thursday, it was just the Phils' fouth win in their last 15 games. Cole Hamels nabbed his first W since June 6th... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#451625324 / The Phillies were swept once again this past weekend - this time at the hand of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Outscored 17-6 through all three-games, the Phillies hit and surpassed the 50 mark in losses. At 37-51, the Phils now join five other teams with 50 losses on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#450899336 / Yesterday's series opener against the Pirates is one to forget. The Phils were out hit 13-2 and were outscored 8-2 to suffer their 49th loss. Falling to 12 games under .500, the Phillies have hit rock bottom. With 27 days left until the trade deadline, the Phillies... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Philliedelphia
Happy Fourth of July, everybody! Nothing is more American than baseball, hot dogs, beer and fireworks all in one day. The Phillies are looking to give off some fireworks of their own as they open up a three-game series in Pittsburgh for the weekend. Escaping a possible second-straight series sweep... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Philliedelphia
(Mike Schmidt MLB Photos/Getty Images) The 2014 MLB All-Star Game is a little under two weeks away from today and although it has basically become a popularity contest in recent years, there are still players every year who do deserve to be there. As of today, Chase Utley is the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Philliedelphia
Today is Tuesday, July 1st. Within the next 30 days, the Phillies will either be sellers - or will stand as they are. The Phillies are coming off an embarassing four-game sweep this weekend against the Braves. Outscored 22-8 this weekend, the Phillies fell 10 games under .500 at (36-46).... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Philliedelphia