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View image | gettyimages.com According to FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer, the Arizona Cardinals have reportedly acquired Philadelphia Eagles' backup quarterback Matt Barkley in exchange for a conditional, seventh-round pick. Cardinals trade a conditional late pick to Eagles for Matt Barkely. #Scoopage — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) September 4, 2015... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Eagledelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Final: Jets 24, Eagles 18 East Rutherford, NJ - The main focal point of the Philadelphia Eagles' (3-1) final preseason game of the 2015 season against the New York Jets (3-1) was the play of the third and fourth-string quarterbacks, Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow respectively.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Eagledelphia
View image | gettyimages.com According to CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury, Phillies right fielder Domonic Brown was removed early from tonight's game, before the bottom of the fourth inning got underway, because of 'concerns for a concussion'. With a runner on second and two outs in the top of the second, Mets... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com New York, NY - Seeking to win their 13th series of the season, and their first against the New York Mets (73-59) since May 9-11, 2014, the Philadelphia Phillies (53-80) will send rookie RHP Aaron Nola to the mound in the rubber match of the three-game... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 14, Mets 8 WP: Jeanmar Gomez (2-3, 3.00 ERA) LP: Jon Niese (8-10, 4.17 ERA) New York, NY - A career-high, six-RBI performance by first baseman Darin Ruf Tuesday evening helped lead the Philadelphia Phillies (53-80) to victory over the New York Mets (73-59).... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com New York, NY - With just 30 games left to be played in the 2015 season, the Philadelphia Phillies (52-80) will look to avoid losing a franchise-record 11 consecutive games against the division-leading New York Mets (73-58) Tuesday evening. A loss tonight would also guarantee the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Mike Olt was supposed to be the third baseman of the future. Twice. Monday evening, the once highly-regarded Texas Rangers prospect was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, off of the 40-man roster, to make room for the newly-acquired Austin Jackson. While the common proverb... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Mets 3, Phillies 1 WP: Bartolo Colon (12-11, 4.42 ERA) LP: Jerad Eickhoff (1-2, 2.84 ERA) SV: Jeurys Familia (36) New York, NY - In what was a pitcher's duel for most of the evening at Citi Field, New York Mets' veteran right hander Bartolo... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com New York, NY - Tonight at Citi Field, the Philadelphia Phillies (52-79) will kick-off a three-game set against the division-leading New York Mets (72-58), a team that they have lost each of their last nine meetings to, and 12 of 13 overall for the regular season.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Philliedelphia
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Philadelphia, PA - This afternoon in the series finale matinee against the San Diego Padres (62-67), right hander Alec Asher will be making his major league debut for the Philadelphia Phillies (52-78) as they seek their fifth series sweep of the season. Asher, 23, is the second return from the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 4, Padres 3 WP: Adam Morgan (5-4, 4.03 ERA) LP: Colin Rea (2-2, 5.95 ERA) SV: Ken Giles (11) Philadelphia, PA - The first runs of the night were scored by the Philadelphia Phillies (52-78) in the bottom of the second inning. Behind timely... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having won six consecutive games against the San Diego Padres (62-66) at Citizens Bank Park, the Philadelphia Phillies (51-78) will send rookie southpaw Adam Morgan to the mound for his 12th career start with their sights set on a series victory. Starting Pitching... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 7, Padres 1 WP: Aaron Nola (5-1, 3.26 ERA) LP: Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.94 ERA) SV: Jerome Williams (1) Philadelphia, PA - Making just his eighth career start, Phillies rookie RHP Aaron Nola was dominant in the series opener against the San Diego Padres... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having been swept by the Mets in a four-game series at home for the first time since September 6-9, 2002, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) will look to rebound in a three-game set against the San Diego Padres (62-65), before heading north to New... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Tonight in the series finale with the division-leading New York Mets (70-56), the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) will look to avoid being swept for the 10th time of the season out of 41 total series. The Mets have won each of their last eight... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Mets 9, Phillies 4 WP: Bartolo Colon (11-11, 4.68 ERA) LP: Jerad Eickhoff (1-1, 2.25 ERA) SV: Tyler Clippard (2) Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) have fallen to the division-leading New York Mets (70-56) for the eighth consecutive time, and the 11th time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - For the first time since May 21, 1972, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-76) have lost seven consecutive games against the New York Mets (69-56). Tonight in the third game of the series, the Phillies will send rookie right hander Jerad Eickhoff to the mound... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having lost 16 of their last 20 games played against the New York Mets (68-56) at Citizens Bank Park, and eight of their last 10, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-75) will seek to reverse their recent fortunes against their division rivals tonight in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Update 8:20 pm: According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers have signed FA QB Michael Vick to a one-year deal. Bruce Gradkowski has been placed on the injured reserve list. According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, 12-year veteran quarterback Michael Vick is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Eagledelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Mets 16, Phillies 7 WP: Sean Gilmartin (3-1, 2.34 ERA) LP: Hector Neris (2-1, 3.42 ERA) Philadelphia, PA - History was made Monday evening at Citizens Bank Park, as 11 combined home runs were hit in a National League game for the first time since... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having won three consecutive games, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-74) will seek to continue their momentum, as they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Mets (67-56). Mets third baseman David Wright will be playing in his first game tonight since suffering... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 2, Marlins 0 WP: Aaron Nola (4-1, 3.59 ERA) LP: Adam Conley (1-1, 4.88 ERA) SV: Ken Giles (10) Miami, FL - In the Sunday afternoon, series finale matinee with the Miami Marlins (50-74), rookie starting pitcher Aaron Nola tossed a career-high shutout eight... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Miami, FL - Searching for their 50th victory of the season, the Philadelphia Phillies (49-74) will call upon rookie right hander Aaron Nola this afternoon in the series finale of a four-game set with the Miami Marlins (50-73). Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (49-74)Miami Marlins (50-73)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Final: Eagles 40, Ravens 17 Philadelphia, PA - In their second preseason game of the 2015 season, the Philadelphia Eagles (2-0) put up a well-rounded, solid effort in opposition of John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens (1-1). Sam Bradford and DeMarco Murray took the field together... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Eagledelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Miami, FL - Tonight in the third meeting of the four-game set with the Miami Marlins (50-72), the Philadelphia Phillies (48-74) will seek to win their 20th game since the Mid-Summer Classic, and the 21st road game overall for the 2015 season. Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at Philliedelphia