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The Philadelphia Phillies (13-10) have won their fourth consecutive game, thanks to an 11th inning walk-off home run by first baseman Ryan Howard, the sixth of his 13-year career and his first since May 28, 2014. Continue reading
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Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon — the reigning National League batting champion — has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for performance-enhancing drugs. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (11-10) and right-hander Aaron Nola will look for their first series sweep of the season Thursday afternoon in the series finale against right-hander Tanner Roark and the Washington Nationals (14-6). Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco has signed a brand contract with Fantex worth $4.35 million. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies (11-10) secured their fourth shutout of the season Wednesday evening, defeating left-hander Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals (14-6), 3-0. Continue reading
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Embed from Getty Images By: Matt Rappa, managing editor WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Philadelphia Phillies (10-10) will look to capture their third consecutive road series win against National League East division opponents as they oppose left-hander Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals (14-5) Wednesday evening at Nationals Park. Right-hander Jeremy... Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies veteran RHP Charlie Morton will miss the remainder of the season to recover from a surgery that will repair his left hamstring that he tore Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin drew comparisons to Roy Halladay when talking about right-hander Vince Velasquez Wednesday morning on SportsRadio 94 WIP. Continue reading
Pete Mackanin earned his 100th career managerial victory as the Philadelphia Phillies (10-10) defeated the Washington Nationals (14-5) in the series opener Tuesday evening at Nationals Park. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Cedric Hunter has been outrighted off of the 40-man roster after clearing waivers. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies are among the top five favorites to sign National League MVP Bryce Harper once he hits free agency after the 2018 season, according to a recent odds listing. Continue reading
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Having won the first two games of the series, the Philadelphia Phillies (9-9) will look to climb over the .500 mark for the first time since April 11, 2015, as they face right-hander Wily Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers (7-11) Sunday afternoon at Miller Park. Continue reading
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Phillies right-handed reliever Hector Neris is in the midst of a 13-game, 14 2/3-inning scoreless streak as he leads National League relievers this season in strikeouts and WAR. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (7-9) will look to end their seven-game skid against the Milwaukee Brewers (7-9) — as well as their five-game skid in games started by right-hander Aaron Nola — in Friday evening's series opener at Miller Park. Continue reading
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In Wednesday evening's extra-innings victory over the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard became the fastest player in Major League Baseball history to reach 500 career multi-strikeout games. Continue reading
Thanks to extra-inning heroics by right fielder Peter Bourjos, the Philadelphia Phillies (7-9) avoided being swept for the second time of the season as they opposed veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets (7-7) Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies (6-9) look to salvage the series against right-hander Bartolo Colon and the reigning National League Champion New York Mets (7-6) Wednesday evening at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies have purchased the contract of veteran RHP Andrew Bailey from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. In a corresponding move, left-hander James Russell has been designated for assignment. Continue reading
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Clearwater Threshers third baseman Mitch Walding has been named the Offensive Player of the Week of the Florida State League. Continue reading
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In the latest move of shaking up their outfield depth chart, the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired 27-year-old outfielder Alfredo Marte from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies (6-7) avoided their second series sweep of the season as they rallied back in the bottom of the 10th inning against former closer Jonathan Papelbon and the Washington Nationals (9-2) Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Matt Rappa, managing editor Final: Nationals 9, Phillies 1 ❖ Attendance: 22,624 PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies (5-6) were on the brink of being shutout for the first time of the 2016 season as they faced right-hander Joe Ross and the division-leading Washington Nationals (8-1)... Continue reading
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Ten games into the season, we are catching a glimpse of what could be the next successful era of Philadelphia Phillies baseball. Continue reading
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The schedule for the 84th and upcoming season of Philadelphia Eagles football — the first under new head coach Doug Pederson — was unveiled Thursday evening on the NFL Network. Continue reading
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Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Daniel Stumpf has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, according to FOX Sports. Continue reading