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View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies (40-64) will look for their ninth series victory of the season tonight, and their fourth since the July 14 Mid-Summer Classic in Cincinnati, Ohio, as they face the division rival Atlanta Braves (46-57). Tonight's game will feature a matchup between 22-year-old right handed... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Long-time second baseman of the Philadelphia Phillies' organization, Chase Utley, could be on the move according to 'light buzz' heard from Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com Phillies have traded one club icon in Hamels. Will Chase Utley be dealt? I am hearing some light buzz of the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com One of the key players from the 2008 World Series Championship team, Pat Burrell, has been inducted as the 37th member of the Philadelphia Phillies' Wall of Fame. Former manager of his, and last year's recipient of the honor, Charlie Manuel, introduced Burrell before the fans,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com A trade which seemed to take years to finalize, has reportedly been made official. According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman deal, sending them to the Texas Rangers, is 'finally official'. Remember that Cole Hamels deal you thought got done like 38... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Returning home to Citizens Bank Park after a 4-1 road trip, the Philadelphia Phillies (38-64) will face the division-rival Atlanta Braves (46-55) tonight in National League baseball with 14-year veteran right hander Aaron Harang as their starter. During this recent five-game stretch away from Philadelphia, the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Newly acquired All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will be making his debut tonight for the Toronto Blue Jays, as the Phillies look to win their fourth consecutive series since the All-Star break, and sixth consecutive game overall. Starting Pitching Matchup: Philadelphia Phillies (38-63)Toronto Blue Jays (50-51) RHP... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com After much speculation, much trade talk, and even some demands out of his mouth, the Philadelphia Phillies have finally traded Jonathan Papelbon. He has waived his no-trade protection to accept a trade to the division-rival Washington Nationals, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. In return,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Coming off of Aaron Nola's first major-league victory Sunday afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies (37-63) will look to continue their hot streak tonight at the Rogers Centre, as they open a short, two-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays (50-50). Late Monday evening, the Blue Jays completed... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have acquired two-time World Series champion and former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino, along with cash considerations, in exchange for middle-infielder Josh Rutledge. Today the #Angels have acquired OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: sjmagazine.net) According to his Twitter account, 2008 World Series champion and perennial skipper of the Phillies, Charlie Manuel, married his longtime girlfriend and fiancée Missy Martin today is Las Vegas, Nevada. Vegas with @missymartin12 7-26-15 pic.twitter.com/7sWM9TqjGm — Charlie Manuel (@CMBaseball41) July 26, 2015 Manuel, the all-time winningest manager in... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 5, Cubs 0 WP: Cole Hamels (6-7, 3.64 ERA) LP: Jake Arrieta (11-6, 2.61 ERA) Chicago, IL - With his name at the epicenter of trade discussion, as the non-waiver trade deadline is less than a week away, Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels made... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com In what could be his final start as a Phillie, left-handed ace Cole Hamels will take the mound this afternoon at Wrigley Field in opposition of Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs. Many scouts are expected to be in attendance, including those from the Houston Astros... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com According to Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies have discussed an inter-division trade that would send 11-year veteran closer Jonathan Papelbon to the nation's capital. #Nationals have had trade talks with the #Phillies about Jonathan Papelbon, sources... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 5, Cubs 3 WP: Ken Giles (5-2, 1.85 ERA) LP: Rafael Soriano (0-1, 3.38 ERA) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (17) Chicago, IL - In Friday afternoon's series opener matinee against the Chicago Cubs (51-44), the Philadelphia Phillies (35-63) rallied late, and ultimately came out on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com According to Sportsnet.ca baseball columnist Shi Davidi, former Philadelphia Phillies right hander Phillippe Aumont has signed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. Righty Phillippe Aumont, fresh off Pan Ams gold with Canada, signs minor-league deal with #BlueJays, headed to triple-A Buffalo. —... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com This afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies (34-63) will open a three-game set with the Chicago Cubs (51-43) at the historic Wrigley Field. Right hander Jerome Williams returns to the diamond for the Phillies after missing four weeks with a strained left hamstring. Despite winning his first game... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com While the Phillies have often been haunted with making poor decisions in the past, such as trading away Cliff Lee in the 2009 offseason, or re-signing aged veterans such as second baseman Chase Utley and catcher Carlos Ruiz, it is safe to assume that they made... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Wednesday morning, former Phillies pitching coach from 2003-2004, Joe Kerrigan, joined Mornings with Anthony Gargano on 97.5 The Fanatic. Prior to coming to Philadelphia under manager Larry Bowa and the Jim Thome era of Phillies' baseball, Kerrigan served in various coaching roles. First, with the Montreal... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com This afternoon, in a rubber match, series finale matinee between the Tampa Bay Rays (48-48) and Philadelphia Phillies (33-63), left hander Adam Morgan will take the mound for his third career start at Citizens Bank Park, and fifth overall. Rookie third baseman Maikel Franco is out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com "Between the Lines" is a weekly aggregation series, sharing links and highlights of other pieces around the web regarding the Philadelphia Eagles and the rest of the National Football League. Darrelle Revis, CB; Mark Sanchez, QB Darrelle Revis Slams Mark Sanchez: ‘We Didn’t Have a Quarterback’... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Eagledelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com With the Tampa Bay Rays returning to Citizens Bank Park, the site of the 2008 World Series, for a three-game set, memories are resurfacing from those who participated in the nearly seven years removed postseason series. This past Saturday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Rays 1, Phillies 0 WP: Nathan Karns (5-5, 3.47 ERA) LP: Aaron Nola (0-1, 1.50 ERA) SV: Brad Boxberger (24) Philadelphia, PA - For the first time since April 29, 2009, a game has ended 1-0 in which the only run scored by either side... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 5, Rays 3 WP: David Buchanan (1-5, 7.00 ERA) LP: Matt Moore (1-1, 7.23 ERA) SV: Jonathan Papelbon (16) Philadelphia, PA - Playing against the Tampa Bay Rays (47-48) for the first time since 2012, the Philadelphia Phillies (33-62) came out on top against... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Philliedelphia
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View image | gettyimages.com Tonight at Citizens Bank Park, the Philadelphia Phillies (30-62) will look for their first series victory at home since June 2-4 against the Cincinnati Reds, as they oppose right hander Tom Koehler and the Miami Marlins (38-52). Starting Pitching Matchup: Miami Marlins (38-52)Philadelphia Phillies (30-62) RHP... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at Philliedelphia
View image | gettyimages.com Thursday morning, six-time All-Star and 2013 Philadelphia Phillies' Wall of Fame inductee Curt Schilling joined Mornings with Anthony Gargano on 97.5 The Fanatic. Amongst the discussed topics were the current state of the franchise, the ever-so-growing impact of international, as well as young homegrown, talent in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at Philliedelphia