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Former Phillies slugger Ryan Howard took to Twitter on Wednesday to compliment current Phils rookie Rhys Hoskins on the hot start to his big league career in Philadelphia. Continue reading
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Left-handers Adam Morgan and Hoby Milner have been impressive out of the bullpen for the Phillies in the second half, posting respective ERA's of 2.22 and 1.57 since the All-Star Game. Continue reading
After dropping two out of three to Oakland over the weekend, the Phillies welcome in the 96-win, National League West Division champion Dodgers for a three-game series beginning Monday night at Citizens Bank Park. Continue reading
Following a three-game sweep of the Marlins, the Phillies host the Oakland Athletics for an Interleague series at Citizens Bank Park beginning tonight as Mark Leiter Jr. opposes Daniel Mengden. Continue reading
Sports Illustrated released the first part of their Top 100 player rankings for the 2017-18 NBA season and both Robert Covington and JJ Redick made the cut. Continue reading
The Eagles got bad news about K Caleb Sturgis on Monday, learning that the 28-year-old will miss several weeks with an injury to his plant foot, according to Ian Rapoport. Continue reading
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The Phillies' Triple-A affiliate in Lehigh Valley earned a walk-off victory in game one of the International League playoffs on Thursday night in Allentown. Continue reading
Former Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos will require immediate heart surgery after Saints doctors discovered a pre-existing condition during a physical. Continue reading
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The Phillies' Triple-A affiliate secured a spot in the International League playoffs on Monday afternoon, defeating Scranton Wilkes/Barre to win the wild card race. Continue reading
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The Phillies plan to promote top prospect J.P. Crawford from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The 22-year-old shortstop will join the team in New York prior to their game in New York against the Mets on Tuesday. Continue reading
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Phillies outfielders Aaron Altherr and Odubel Herrera will begin their rehab assignments on Thursday night in Double-A while Jerad Eickhoff heads to the disabled list for the second time this season. Continue reading
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Seven Phillies prospects, including outfield prospect Cornelius Randolph, were named to the Glendale Desert Dogs roster in the Arizona Fall League, which begins in October. Continue reading
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Phillies prospect Darick Hall went yard twice in his Advanced 'A' debut on Wednesday night after being named the Most Valuable Player of the Class 'A' South Atlantic League earlier in the day. Continue reading
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Phillies top prospect J.P. Crawford will play third base for the first time in his professional career tonight for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images By Brandon Apter, Sports Talk Philly editor San Francisco, CA — The Philadelphia Phillies (43-75) have lost six of their last seven and are just 4-11 in the month of August after getting swept in a three-game series by the Padres earlier this week. Tonight, they... Continue reading
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Phillies prospect Carlos Tocci has been promoted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after hitting .307 in 113 games this season in Reading with the Fightin' Phils. Continue reading
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Phillies 2016 second round pick Kevin Gowdy will miss the rest of 2017 and perhaps all of 2018 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia 76ers G-League affiliate in Delaware announced their open tryout dates for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday morning. Continue reading
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Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins belted his first two Major League home runs on Monday night during the teams' loss to the Padres in San Diego. Continue reading
2017 Phillies first round pick Adam Haseley was promoted from Williamsport to Class 'A' Lakewood on Monday after hitting .270 with the Crosscutters. Continue reading
In exchange for four veterans prior to the trade deadline, Matt Klentak and the Phillies acquired six prospects that have made their organizational debuts over the last week. Continue reading
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The Phillies have placed catcher Andrew Knapp on the disabled list with a hand contusion and recalled right-hander Zach Eflin to start tonight in Atlanta. Continue reading
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Phillies slugging first base prospect Rhys Hoskins will begin to play left field in Triple-A in preparation for a potential promotion with Aaron Altherr on the disabled list. Continue reading
The Phillies conclude their series with the Braves on Monday afternoon as Nick Pivetta opposes Atlanta right-hander Mike Foltynewicz. Continue reading
Very shortly after trading Howie Kendrick to the Nationals, the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to send veteran right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to Baltimore. Continue reading