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On the heels of the tragic death of fellow National League East divisional opponent RHP Jose Fernandez, the Philadelphia Phillies (70-86) and New York Mets (83-73) met on Sunday for their final Citi Field matchup of the season featuring right-handed starters Jake Thompson and Robert Gsellman. Continue reading
Making his fourth start of the season will be Philadelphia Phillies (69-85) rookie RHP Alec Asher as he opposes southpaw Sean Gilmartin and the New York Mets (82-72) in the third of a four-game set Saturday evening at Citi Field. Continue reading
A matchup that took three hours and 40 minutes to play between the Philadelphia Phillies (69-85) and the National League Wild Card-hopeful New York Mets (82-72) ended in favor of the home team Friday evening at Citi Field Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies' (69-83) final road trip of the season will get underway in the first of a four-game set as LHP Adam Morgan opposes rookie RHP Seth Lugo and the division-rival New York Mets (80-72) Thursday evening at Citi Field. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (67-83) will begin their second-to-last home series of the season as they oppose RHP James Shields and the Chicago White Sox (72-78) in the first of a two-game series Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Rookie Jake Thompson will make his ninth career start. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies (67-82) rookie right-hander Alec Asher will take the mound for his 10th career start in the series finale against the Miami Marlins (73-75) Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Behind their eight-run, 11-hit offensive outburst and a shutout performance from veteran RHP Jeremy Hellickson, the Philadelphia Phillies (67-82) moved the Miami Marlins (73-75) further away from Wild Card contention with their 8-0 victory Saturday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Rookies RHP Jake Thompson of the Philadelphia Phillies (64-81) and LHP Steven Brault of the Pittsburgh Pirates (70-73) will square off in the continuation of the four-game series Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Another prospect acquired by the Philadelphia Phillies (64-80) in last July's trade with the Texas Rangers will make their first major league start — catcher Jorge Alfaro — in the second of a four-game set opposite RHP Ivan Nova and the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-73) Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (63-80) — who have lost four of their last five games and 10 of their last 13 — will begin their second-to-last homestand of the season as they take on RHP Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-72) in the first of a four-game set Monday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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As they play their 70th road game of the season, the Philadelphia Phillies (62-76) will go for their sixth series sweep of the season, behind veteran RHP Jeremy Hellickson, in opposition of RHP Andrew Cashner and the slumping Miami Marlins (68-71) Wednesday evening at Marlins Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (61-76) will vie for their first series win since August 12-14 behind southpaw Adam Morgan, as they oppose RHP Jose Urena and the National League Wild Card-hopeful Miami Marlins (68-70) Tuesday evening at Marlins Park. Continue reading
Having lost six consecutive games and 10 of their last 12, the Philadelphia Phillies (60-76) and RHP Jerad Eickhoff will begin a three-game road series in opposition of rookie RHP Jake Esch and the Miami Marlins (68-69) during a Labor Day matinee Monday at Marlins Park. Continue reading
Looking to snap their four-game losing streak, the Philadelphia Phillies (60-74) will send RHP Vince Velasquez to the mound in opposition of the Atlanta Braves (52-83) and rookie RHP John Gant Saturday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (60-74) dropped their fourth straight game as they faced the National League-worst Atlanta Braves (52-83) and rookie RHP Joel De La Cruz in Friday evening's series opener at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (60-73) will open their final home series against the National League-worst Atlanta Braves (51-83) as veteran RHP Jeremy Hellickson opposes rookie RHP Joel De La Cruz, who will make his ninth career big league start Friday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (60-72) will look to avoid being swept for the seventh time this season, as well snap their eight-game losing streak to the division-leading Washington Nationals (77-55) as southpaws Adam Morgan and Gio Gonzalez face off Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Behind eight strong innings on the mound by RHP Max Scherzer, the Washington Nationals (77-55) delivered the Philadelphia Phillies (60-72) their 23rd series defeat of the season Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies and roughly two dozen other Major League Baseball teams are in attendance, along with more than 50 credentialed media members, at former National Football League quarterback Tim Tebow's showcase at the University of Southern California's Dedeaux Field on Tuesday. Continue reading
Even though Philadelphia Phillies RHP Aaron Nola has been sidelined for the remainder of the 2016 season due to a UCL sprain and a low-grade flexor sprain, he is still making an impact within the Major League Baseball community, only in a charitable way. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia 76ers will reportedly waive newly-acquired German center Tibor Pleiss, with his agent informing teams of his client's impending free agency. Continue reading
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Embed from Getty Images By Matt Rappa, Sports Talk Philly editor Final: Nationals 4, Phillies 0 ❖ Attendance: 16,056 PHILADELPHIA — For the second time this season, the Philadelphia Phillies (60-71) were shut out by RHP Tanner Roark and the Washington Nationals, falling 4-0 Monday evening in the series opener... Continue reading
The Miami Marlins have reportedly signed former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder David Lough to a minor league contract. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (60-70) will begin a six-game homestand against RHP Tanner Roark and the division-leading Washington Nationals (75-55) starting Monday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Current Philadelphia Phillies closer RHP Jeanmar Gomez, along with franchise saves leader Jonathan Papelbon who is currently a free agent after requesting his release from the Washington Nationals on August 13, are both reportedly drawing interest from the Boston Red Sox. Continue reading