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View image | Final: Dodgers 4, Phillies 3 WP: Anderson (6-6) LP: Harang (5-12) S: Janson (20) Philadelphia, PA- The Phillies (42-66) have started the second half of the season very strong; winning 13 of 16 games out of the box and took the first game of the series... Continue reading
Today was a day of emotional thanks to his beloved city of Philadelphia from former Phillie pitcher Cole Hamels. After giving his final goodbyes in a press conference today, Cole and Heidi Hamels took out a full page in this Saturday Philadelphia Inquirer thanking the fans. This message reads: "You... Continue reading
View image | Final: Blue Jays 8, Phillies 2 WP: Dickey (5-10) LP: Williams (3-8) Toronto, Canada- Phillies (38-63) have started the second half very strong winning nine of ten games out of the box. The Phillies sent Jerome Williams to the hill to face which is agruably best... Continue reading
Wikipedia Commons Final: Phillies 8, Marlins 7 WP: Neris (1-0) LP: Ramos (0-2) Philadelphia, PA- Phillies (32-62) started the second half with two wins out of the box over the Marlins (38-54). The Phillies sent Cole Hamels to the hill with scouts coming from all over to watch what could... Continue reading
View image | After being blown out by the Giants (44-43) last night, the Phillies (29-60) will look for little bit of "revenge." On Friday, the Giants were powered to victory with two home runs and nine earned runs off Cole Hamels. In the game, Hamels had his shortest... Continue reading
View image | Final: Nationals 5, Phillies 2 WP: Scherzer (9-5) LP: Harang (4-10) SV: Storen (22) Philadelphia, PA- The same day that Ryno Sandberg called it quits, Nationals took game one over the Phillies. The Phillies offense managed just two runs this evening. Hernandez, Brown, Asche, Revere and... Continue reading
View image | Going for the sweep versus Yankees (38-33), the Phillies (26-47) will look to win their fourth in a row during a mid-week matinee. On Tuesday, the Phillies were powered to victory with five RBIs and two home runs by Maikel Franco. While the Delaware Valley got... Continue reading
View image | Final: Reds 5, Phillies 2 WP: Moscot (1-1) LP: Williams (3-6) SV: Chapman (12) Cincinnati, OH- Reds complete the sweep and take the season series four games to two. The Phillies offense managed just two runs this afternoon. Ben Revere, Jeff Francoeur and Cameron Rupp all... Continue reading
View image | Final: Rockies 4, Phillies 1 WP: Rusin (1-0) LP: Williams (3-5) SV: Oberg (1) Philadelphia, PA- Rockies complete the sweep and win season series against the Phillies, five games to two. Phillies offense was rather quiet again this afternoon. Cody Asche and Odubel Herrera were the... Continue reading
View image | Having lost the first out of three against the Mets (26-21), the Phillies (19-29) will look to salvage a game in the series during a mid-week matinee. On Monday, the Phillies and Mets were tied at three before Wilmer Flores hit a three-run home run to... Continue reading
View image | Final: Braves 7, Phillies 5 WP: Foltynewicz (2-0) LP: Williams (2-2) SV: Grilli (9) Atlanta, GA- Coming off a game to forget by the Phillies, where Shelby Miller pitched a three hit compete game shut out against the Phillies, the bats woke up again. Unfortunately, big... Continue reading
View image | Sean O’Sullivan started for the Phillies today while the rotation problems continue to swirl with the release of Kevin Slowey. O’Sullivan, after getting sent to minor league camp, started against the Blue Jays. O’Sullivan continued his spring struggle. In four innings of work, he allowed five... Continue reading
View image | Phillies 2014 first round draft pick is about to get his first look at the Big Leagues on Friday against the New York Yankees at Bright House Field. Aaron Nola, 21, is not in major league camp, but will be with the big club for the... Continue reading
Today the Phillies played a split squad against AL East rival Red Sox and Yankees. In the Red Sox game in Clearwater, the Phillies (7-4-1) sent Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to the hill. The Yankees game in Tampa, the Phillies sent Sean O’Sullivan to the hill. Both players could see action... Continue reading
Photo: Philliedelphia/Andrew Gillen Today was a game of young guns for the Phillies, with Joely Rodriguez getting the start for the Phillies (5-4-1) against the Tampa Bay Rays. Rodriguez came over from the Pittsburgh organization in the Antonio Bastardo trade. Rodriguez ran into some trouble in the first after allowing... Continue reading
Time for baseball. #PhilliesST — Phillies (@Phillies) March 5, 2015 The Phillies headed to Kissimmee, FL to face the Astros at Osceola County Stadium. Cliff Lee started the game for the Phillies. Lee had not pitched since July 31st, 2014 against the Washington Nationals. Lee pitched two strong innings... Continue reading
View image | After 25 years of ineligibility, Pete Rose, 73, might finally be getting his call to the Hall. MLB’s new commissioner Rob Manfred appears to be willing to open the conversation about Rose’s candidacy. Pete Rose was banned from baseball in 1989 for gambling on games while... Continue reading
View image | Just when talks appeared dead, they have roared to life. Two reports tonight have said that talks for Jonathan Papelbon with the Brewers are still alive, although it is unclear how serious those talks are. Other reports are claiming that the Blue Jays have jumped into... Continue reading
View image | Today, former Phillie Ryan Madson, 34, signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Since leaving the Phillies organization in 2011, Madson has been troubled with elbow issues, getting two tommy john surgeries. After... Continue reading
#148557346 / With the offseason and hot stove rumors flying, many fans and journalists have their own opinion on what they would like the Phillies offseason to ideally look like. I have been a life long Phillies fan and have been writing for this site for almost a year... Continue reading
#456231620 / With the Giants coming out victorious, the clock starts ticking toward the start of the free agency period. Teams have five days after the conclusion of the World Series to make qualifying offers to their free agents. Those players then have another week to make a decision.... Continue reading
#456274770 / gettyimages. Today, the Phillies (73-89) faced the Braves (79-83) in the season finale. The Phillies sent Cole Hamels (9-9 2.46 ERA) to the hill. Hamels took the loss in his last start versus the Marlins going seven innings giving up two runs, while striking out four. Hamels was... Continue reading
#455995060 / Yesterday, the Phillies (73-88) took the loss versus the Braves (78-83) in what may have been A.J. Burnett's final start as a Phillie, and possibly in the Major Leagues. Burnett went six and third innings, giving up four runs on five hits. Ryan Howard had a big... Continue reading
As reported this past week, the Phillies have expressed legitimate interest in slugging outfielder, Yasmani Tomas (23 years old). The Phillies attended Tomas’s workout at the Giants complex in the Dominican Republic. They must have seen something they liked from the Cuban prospect, leading them to hold a private workout... Continue reading
#455806758 / Yesterday, the Phillies (71-84) shutout the A’s (84-70), tying the series at a game apiece. The pitching in the game was excellent. Starter, Jerome Williams (6-7 4.71 ERA), pitched seven strong innings, only giving up four hits and a walk. The bullpen followed with two scoreless innings,... Continue reading