Found July 23, 2013 on Philliedelphia:
He was 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA in the Phillies bullpen. It had to be too good to be true, right? Apparently so. The Phillies today played left-handed reliever Joe Savery on the 15-day disabled list with elbow stiffness, reports the Phillies. To take his place on the active roster...

Ruben Amaro Jr.: “people don’t know crap”

The Philadelphia Phillies front office is in a difficult situation just after the All-Star break. Unable to buy or sell in their current position, General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is losing his cool from the stress. Please click here to read this story. The post Ruben Amaro Jr.: “people don’t know crap” appeared first on Players View.

Former Phillies Players Say There Could Be Connection Between Brain Cancer, Stadium Team Played In

When a number of ex-Phillies players were diagnosed with brain cancer, their teammates began to wonder. Pitcher Ken Brett died in 2003. Tug McGraw, a star reliever, and catcher Johnny Oates lost their battles in 2004. Third baseman and longtime coach John Vukovich died in 2007. Now, Darren Daulton, the star catcher from the Phillies 1993 World Series team, is in a fight for his life...

Happy 9th Birthday Phillies Nation!

On this day nine years ago, Phillies Nation was born. I was living in Washington, DC (then a baseball wasteland) and had no quality Phillies news readily available.  I decided to take it upon myself to start something I would enjoy reading.  Thankfully, nine years later Phillies Nation is still my go-to source for news and analysis on the Phils. Here is our first post: Milton Perfect...

Roy Halladay throws off mound for first time since surgery

Philadelphia Phillies' pitcher Roy Halladay made another key step towards his to action when he threw off the mound for the first time since shoulder surgery. As reported by Spencer Fordin of, "Halladay, who underwent a procedure to correct debridement in his labrum and rotator cuff in May, threw 20 pitches, all of them fastballs. The Phillies aren'...

Domonic Brown Out Of Lineup with Concussion Symptoms

The Phillies continue to receive bad news. Domonic Brown is out of the lineup with concussion-like symptoms. According to Todd Zolecki of, Brown is being tested for a concussion today, and could return Friday if the test goes well. If not, he’ll be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list at the very least. Brown likely suffered the injury in last night’s game after...

PN Interview: Kelly Dugan on Adjusting to Double-A

Kelly Dugan, photo- Jay Floyd This season, outfielder Kelly Dugan has shown why the Phillies once selected him with their top draft choice (2nd round, 2009).  Earlier this season, the California native tallied a .318 average along with 10 homers and 36 RBI in 56 games with Class A Advanced Clearwater.  Since being promoted to Double-A Reading, the 22-year-old lefty hitter has posted...

Phillies Looking To Add Brian Wilson?

  The second half of the 2013 MLB season isn’t exactly starting off the way Philadelphia Phillies fans had hoped. After working their way up to .500 just before the All-Star break, the Phil’s have managed to drop three of their last four games. Earlier this month, veteran reliever Brian Wilson who [...]The post Phillies Looking To Add Brian Wilson? appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Bad Weekend Series Leaves Phillies in Limbo

Remember back on Friday night when the Phillies pounded the Mets to the tune of 13 runs? Remember all those hits and homers? Ah, memories… Now back to reality…and reality has hit the Phillies hard this weekend as they dropped 2 games out of 3 to the Mets. Saturday’s game was winnable, but Cole Hamels floundered again and the offense blew many opportunities. Sunday’s game...

Phillies Drop 4th Straight, 11-3

Michael Martinez is in, and Domonic Brown is out. That, my friends, is the formula for winning. Mix in John Lannan and this Phillies bullpen, and the team is guaranteed success. Tonight's scenario was set up exactly like this, as Philly looked to avenge last night's 4-1 loss to the...

Phillies rumors: Philly one of several teams interested in Brian Wilson

At this point of the season, teams that are hoping to make a push into contention or bolster their roster for a hopeful playoff run are targeting additions on the trade market. While several swaps figure to take place in the next week, there is at least one player out there who teams don't have to surrender prospects for; former San Francisco Giants closer and current free agent Brian...

Gameday: Phillies (49-51) at Cardinals (60-37)

Philadelphia Phillies (49-51) at St. Louis Cardinals (60-37)  John Lannan (2-3, 3.76) vs. Jake Westbrook (6-4, 2.88) Time: 8:15 PM EST, Busch Stadium Weather:  Partly Cloudy, 82 TV: PHL 17 Media: Twitter and Facebook BREAKING NEWS: Bad news for the Phillies as Domonic Brown is out of the lineup with concussion-like symptoms.  According to Todd Zolecki, Brown is being tested...

Recently Durable Lannan Looks to Even Series

Before the All Star Break, John Lannan pitched two of his best games of the season, possibly his career. His last two starts against Washington and the Chicago White Sox, he pitched eight innings and only allowed one run between the two starts. He's been on a nice run and...

Jonathan Pettibone, Shelby Miller Open Up Series Between Phillies-Cardinals

The Phillies had high hopes headed into the All-Star Break. After finishing the first half at .500, the Phillies came out of the gates blazing against the Mets in their first game of the second half. Winning 13-8 on Friday was the only win the Phillies would see in that...

Gameday: Phillies (49-50) at Cardinals (59-37)

Philadelphia Phillies (49-50) at St. Louis Cardinals (59-37)  Jonathan Pettibone (5-3, 3.89) vs. Shelby Miller(9-6, 2.92) Time: 8:15 PM EST, Busch Stadium Weather:  Partly Cloudy, 82 TV: PHL 17 Media: Twitter and Facebook After an off day, the Phillies will try to get back to the .500 mark.  They face a big test in this upcoming series against the St. Louis Cardinals, a team...

Report: Harvey 'embarrassed' by piece

After pitching seven shutout innings and striking out 10 in New York's 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, Mets phenom Matt Harvey said he was "embarrassed" by the way he was portrayed in a Men's Journal article.
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