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Embed from Getty Images By: Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly writer Final: Rangers 5, Phillies 1 ❖ Attendance: 23,110 ARLINGTON — The Philadelphia Phillies (14-22) dropped the first game of the series to the Texas Rangers (20-20) on Tuesday night, pushing the Rangers win streak to seven games. Thanks to... Continue reading
With such a stacked minor league organization, multiple prospects within the Phillies farm systems have the potential to build off of big seasons from last year, and propel themselves into the Phillies’ future plans. Where does your favorite Phillies prospect rank on this list? Continue reading
Fans across Philadelphia and South Jersey are having fun with the most recent jab Gov. Christie aimed at the city of Philadelphia Continue reading
Hernandez slashed .294/.371/.393 in his age 26 season, while leading the MLB in triples Continue reading
Freddy Galvis played the 2015 and 2016 seasons both very differently. With JP Crawford expected to possibly make it to the MLB later this year, Galvis' time is running out to prove he's worthy of staying in the future. Continue reading
It was announced Wednesday morning that Charlie Morton has signed a two-year deal with the Houston Astros, worth $14 million in guarantees. In nine years on MLB service, Morton holds an ERA of 4.54. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies released LHP Matt Harrison, forcing them to pay the entirety of his $15 million contract, however they have now opened up an additional 40-man roster spot to protect younger players. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly writer ESPN has once again put out their 'Ultimate Standings' rankings for 2016 - a list that ranks the 122 professional sports franchises from football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. They have fans of each team rate their franchise in the... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly writer The future of the starting rotation for the Philadelphia Phillies looks pretty bright, albeit rather early to say concretely that the young arms within the organization are destined to pan out. Aaron Nola, considered by many to be the... Continue reading
The Phillie Phanatic and Jay Wright joined Philadelphia in celebrating Jury Appreciation Duty. The Phillie Phanatic was on hand to thank those who take part in the democratic process. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies impending free-agent Jeremy Hellickson discusses the potential of a return to the club in 2017. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly staff The sports and baseball world was stricken with grief in the early hours of Sunday morning when it was reported that Miami Marlins P Jose Fernandez has died. He was 24. Police responded to a reported boating accident at... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By: Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly Staff Final: Phillies 5 , Giants 4 ❖ Attendance: 23,162 WP: Luis Garcia (1-0, 7.20 ERA) ❖ LP: George Kontos (2-2, 2.78 ERA) PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Phillies continued to compete with the NL West leading San Francisco Giants in... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly Staff In his third season with the Philadelphia Phillies, 32-year-old Andres Blanco was nominated earlier today for his first Heart and Hustle Award, given each year to an active player "who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly Staff PHILADELPHIA - After giving up 27 earned runs over his last five starts, Aaron Nola returned to his old self tonight thanks to the extended time off. What would have been his final start before the All-Star Break was... Continue reading
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The Phillies are not in a rush to see J.P. Crawford and Nick Williams (Frank Klose/Philliedelphia) By Matthew Shinkle, Sports Talk Philly staff The future of the four major Philadelphia sports teams all look pretty bright. If you are following the Phillies, two names you ought to know are J.P.... Continue reading
Jerad Eickhoff helped the Phillies celebrate a victory on the holiday today. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images San Francisco, CA - The Phillies (32-44) are 6-18 this month, and look to win their first series in June against the NL West leading Giants (48-28) this afternoon. In the first two games of the series, the Phillies offense was slow to get started. However,... Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images The Phillies offense took a while to get going tonight in San Francisco, but they would walk away with a 3-2 win. The NL West leading San Francisco Giants came into tonights action having won 12 of their last 13 games. At the plate, the Giants... Continue reading
Starting Pichers: Philadelphia Phillies (31-43) San Francisco Giants (47-27) RHP Zach Eflin RHP Jake Peavy (0-2, 10.80 ERA) (3-6, 5.47 ERA) Looking simply at the end result, one would think losing two out of three to the worst team in Major League Baseball would mean it was a bad series.... Continue reading
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