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Erik Seybold
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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 3 days ago at Philliedelphia
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 / gettyimages.com 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 / gettyimages.com 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 / gettyimages.com 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 / gettyimages.com 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 / gettyimages.com 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 / gettyimages.com 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
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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
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(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
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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
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The Phillies were swept in yesterday's day-night doubleheader 10-3 and 5-1, respectively. Falling to 36-45 at the season's mid-way mark, the Phillies are now on pace to lose 90 games. The Phillies' bats failed to show up to the park yesterday, as they mounted just four runs. In the finale... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Phillies Five is re-juvinated and back this week as Philliedelphia.com takes a look into the Phillies bullpen. A squad that has held opposing hitters to just 6 runs in 48 1/3 innings since June 3rd, the Phillies bullpen has been a big part of the reason the Phillies aren't losing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Let's just say that when it comes to Cole Hamels and the Reds, the Reds are always on the short end of the stick. Last night, for the tenth time in his career, Cole Hamels defeated the Reds. With strong offensive support from his teammates at the plate, Hamels manned... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies finally broke their scoreless streak last night as they romped the Reds 12-1 to also break their four-game losing streak. Led by Cole Hamels, who allowed one run through seven inning, the Phillies took the Reds to town offensively. Cole Hamels won his 100th career game in the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Just three days ago, the Phillies were swept in four games by the Toronto Blue Jays. Today, they are a win away from completing a sweep of their own against the New York Mets. Last night, the Phils narrowly edged the Mets 5-4. Led offensively by Jimmy Rollins (3-4, 4... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Philliedelphia
#488340221 / gettyimages.com The Phillies started the week off on a bad note tonight. They came into this evening's game coming off of a series win against their division rival Nationals. With their record back at .500, the Phillies sent Kyle Kendrick to the mound to pitch against the Toronto... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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A.J. Burnett and the Phillies offense made their presence last night as they stomped over the Nationals 7-2 to even the series at one-a-piece. Burnett allowed a run over six innings en route to his second win. Behind home runs from Ryan Howard (3-run HR) and Cody Asche (solo HR)... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Matt Rappa/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies and Mets have canceled their scheduled game two of a three game series tonight due to inclement weather. Kyle Kendrick (0-2, 3.52 ERA) and Bartolo Colon (2-3, 4.50 ERA) were supposed to go tonight in the second game, but it won't happen. With the rain... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies were unable to mount a complete comeback win last night as they fell to the D-backs 5-4 in the series opener. Roberto Hernandez took his first loss of the season as he allowed four runs in six innings. Despite striking out five and walking two, the right hander... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Philliedelphia