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The Philadelphia Phillies (45-54) will vie for their first series victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-47) since July 2-4, 2013, as RHP Vince Velasquez opposes rookie RHP Jameson Taillon for his 17th start of the season Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. Continue reading
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With less than three months until the 2016-17 preseason schedule gets underway, Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid remains active in offseason workouts as he prepares for his NBA rookie season. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (45-53) snapped their six-game losing streak at PNC Park as rookie RHP Zach Eflin went the distance with a complete game shutout in opposition of four-year veteran RHP Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-47) on Friday. Continue reading
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Behind right-hander Jerad Eickhoff, the Philadelphia Phillies (44-52) will take on five-year veteran RHP Tom Koehler and the Miami Marlins (51-43) — who have won seven of their last nine games — Thursday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Former Philadelphia Phillies top prospect and All-Star outfielder Domonic Brown saw his homerless streak extend to 50 games against right-hander Ben Lively and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate, Sunday afternoon at Coca-Cola Park. Continue reading
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More than three weeks into his rookie season with the Gulf Coast League Phillies, 2016 Major League Baseball June amateur draft top pick Mickey Moniak — out of Carlsbad, California's La Costa Canyon High School — is showing positive signs thus far both at the plate and in the field. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies (42-49) will look to rebound from their 5-3 second-half opener defeat against the New York Mets (48-41) as 26-year-old right-handers Jerad Eickhoff and Logan Verrett face off Saturday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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In their first game back from the All-Star break, the Philadelphia Phillies (42-49) fell to veteran RHP Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (48-41) Friday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (42-48) and RHP Jeremy Hellickson will kick-off the second half of play following the All-Star break in opposition of 19-year veteran RHP Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (47-41) Friday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Behind San Francisco Giants RHP Johnny Cueto, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera and the National League All-Stars will take on LHP Chris Sale and the American League All-Stars Tuesday evening at the 87th Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Petco Park. Continue reading
Croatian forward Dario Saric is expected to make his move to the NBA official by signing his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers when he meets his teammates at the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer. Continue reading
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The Philadephia Phillies' (41-48) 90th game of the regular season against the Colorado Rockies (40-47) Sunday afternoon will be their last before the 87th Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Continue reading
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In their second-to-last game before the All-Star break, the Philadelphia Phillies (41-47) will send RHP Jerad Eickhoff to the mound for his 18th start of the season against rookie southpaw Tyler Anderson and the Colorado Rockies (39-47) in the third of a four-game series Saturday evening at Coors Field. Continue reading
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On the nine-year anniversary of the "tarp game," where members of the Philadelphia Phillies (41-47) helped the Colorado Rockies (39-47) grounds crew secure a tarp under torrential rain and wind conditions, a go-ahead three-run blast by pinch-hitter Tommy Joseph and a game-saving diving catch by rookie left fielder Tyler Goeddel contributed to a 5-3 Phillies victory Friday evening at Coors Field. Continue reading
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In their third-to-last game before the Major League Baseball All-Star break, the Philadelphia Phillies (40-47) will send right-hander Vince Velasquez to the mound as they look to snap their five-game skid against the Colorado Rockies (39-46) Friday evening at Coors Field. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies (40-47) left-hander Adam Morgan was not strong in his spot start against right-hander Chad Bettis and the Colorado Rockies (39-46) in the series opener Thursday evening at Coors Field. The Rockies offense produced 11 runs on 14 hits, defeating the Phillies for the fifth straight game. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (40-46) will begin a four-game series — their last before the Major League Baseball All-Star break in San Diego, California — against the Colorado Rockies (38-46) Thursday evening at Coors Field. LHP Adam Morgan gets the starting nod in place of resting RHP Aaron Nola. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies (40-46) starter RHP Jeremy Hellickson continued to show his value in Wednesday's series finale matinee against the Atlanta Braves (28-57). Thanks to a two-run go-ahead blast by SS Freddy Galvis in the eighth, the Phillies secured their fourth series sweep of the season. Continue reading
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Behind veteran RHP Jeremy Hellickson, the Philadelphia Phillies (39-46) will look for their fourth series sweep and 40th win of the season as they take on rookie RHP Tyrell Jenkins and the National League-worst Atlanta Braves (28-56) Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies (39-46) rookie RHP Zach Eflin went the distance against the Atlanta Braves (28-56) Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park, earning his first MLB victory. Continue reading
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In their second-to-last home game before the All-Star break, the Philadelphia Phillies (38-46) will look to secure their third straight series finale in opposition of RHP Mike Foltynewicz and the National League-worst Atlanta Braves (28-55) Tuesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (37-46) — who have won six of their last eight games — will open their final home series before the All-Star break behind RHP Jerad Eickhoff in a Fourth of July matchup against rookie RHP Joel De La Cruz and the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Continue reading
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Halfway through their season, the Philadelphia Phillies did not waste any time in agreeing to contracts with prospects on the opening day of the international signing period. Continue reading
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Despite agreeing to a three-year, $27 million contract with unrestricted free agent Jerryd Bayless on Friday, the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly are not finished in looking to add guard depth to their roster for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Peter Bourjos' .410 batting average in the month of June ranks second in Major League Baseball, minimum 60 plate appearances. Continue reading