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Embed from Getty Images By Matt Rappa, Sports Talk Philly editor Final: Cardinals 9, Phillies 0 ❖ Attendance: 20,127 PHILADELPHIA — Former Philadelphia Phillies (58-67) outfielder Brandon Moss — who hit .275/.368/.509 with 31 doubles, 23 home runs and 80 RBIs with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in 2011 — along... Continue reading
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With RHP Vince Velasquez on the mound, the Philadelphia Phillies (58-66) will look for their first series win over the Cardinals since August 2014, as they oppose seven-year veteran RHP Mike Leake and the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Thanks to a combined five-hit, four-RBI performance from shortstop Jedd Gyorko and center fielder Randal Grichuk, the St. Louis Cardinals (65-56) were able to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies (57-66) in the series opener Friday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Due to "a weld that had partially separated from a steel bracket that supported the protective netting in front of the right field scoreboard," fans in sections 104 and 105 were relocated in Thursday's series finale between the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies have transferred right-hander Aaron Nola to the 60-day disabled list, effectively ending his second big league season. Continue reading
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Former Philadelphia Phillies southpaw J.A. Happ earned his major league-leading 17th win of the season in the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-4 victory over LHP C.C. Sabathia and the New York Yankees Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (56-64) will look to avoid their fifth consecutive series defeat to the Los Angeles Dodgers (66-52) as second baseman Chase Utley's Philadelphia return continues Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Six-time All-Star and 2008 World Series champion Chase Utley returned to Citizens Bank Park to face the Philadelphia Phillies (56-64) for the first time since being dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers (66-52) last August. He finished with a memorable performance with two home runs, one being a grand slam. Continue reading
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Just 43 games and 14 series remain on the 2016 Philadelphia Phillies' schedule, 24 and 8 to be played at Citizens Bank Park, respectively. Continue reading
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Lehigh Valley IronPigs RHP Phil Klein has been named International League Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 8-14, where in two starts he posted a 0.69 ERA and 0.615 WHIP ratio over 13 innings. Continue reading
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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed a minor league contract on Saturday with 32-year-old RHP Andrew Bailey, who will report to Triple-A Salt Lake. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (56-63) extended their win streak to four games and secured their fifth series sweep of the season with their 7-6 victory Sunday afternoon against RHP Tyler Chatwood and the Colorado Rockies (56-62) at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
Southpaw Adam Morgan and the Philadelphia Phillies (55-63) will look for their fifth series sweep of the season as they face RHP Tyler Chatwood and the Colorado Rockies (56-61) Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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Behind RHP Jerad Eickhoff, the Philadelphia Phillies (54-63) will look to capture their 15th series victory of the season as they face rookie LHP Tyler Anderson and the Colorado Rockies (56-60) Saturday evening at Citizen Bank Park. Continue reading
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Late-inning hits by shortstop Freddy Galvis pinch hitter Ryan Howard helped the Philadelphia Phillies (53-63) salvage the series finale in opposition of LHP Scott Kazmir and the Los Angeles Dodgers (64-50) Wednesday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Continue reading
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The Sunday afternoon rubber match of the three-game series between the Philadelphia Phillies (51-61) and the San Diego Padres (48-62) at Petco Park will feature a battle between two 26-year-old right-handers: Jerad Eickhoff and former top prospect Jarred Cosart. Continue reading
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The 2,000th and newest player to don a Philadelphia Phillies (51-60) uniform in franchise history will be right-hander Jake Thompson, as he makes his Major League debut in opposition of right-hander Paul Clemens and the San Diego Padres (47-62) Saturday evening at Petco Park. Continue reading
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Behind a two-hit, four-RBI performance by catcher Cameron Rupp, and the 13th quality start out of 23 starts on the season by right-hander Jeremy Hellickson, the Philadelphia Phillies (51-60) prevailed in the first of a three-game set against the San Diego Padres (47-62) Friday evening at Petco Park. Continue reading
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With the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline just one day away, rumors surrounding two Philadelphia Phillies starters — right-handers Jeremy Hellickson and Vince Velasquez — are starting to pick up in momentum. Continue reading
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In what could be his final start with the Philadelphia Phillies (48-58) ahead of the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline, right-hander Jeremy Hellickson earned his eighth victory of the season in opposition of the MLB-worst Atlanta Braves (36-68) Saturday evening at Turner Field. Continue reading
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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