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Brock Stassi named Eastern League MVP; Dusty Wathan earns Manager of the Year honors

Photo: Kevin Durso, Philliedelphia At 76-56, the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils are closing in on the playoffs, three games ahead of second place Binghamton in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League. While the team has lost prospects Roman Quinn, Cam Perkins and most recently Nick Williams, they've managed to...
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Jesse Biddle placed on the DL with a shoulder strain

Jesse Biddle's rocky Phillies career has taken another U-Turn. The 2010 first-round selection has been placed on the disabled list with a strain in his left shoulder that will likely end his 2015 season. Jesse Biddle has been placed on the DL (shoulder strain) with triple-A Lehigh Valley. — Jake...
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Alec Asher set for major league debut against Padres

Philadelphia, PA - This afternoon in the series finale matinee against the San Diego Padres (62-67), right hander Alec Asher will be making his major league debut for the Philadelphia Phillies (52-78) as they seek their fifth series sweep of the season. Asher, 23, is the second return from the...
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Sweeney's early home run sets tone in Phillies' win

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 4, Padres 3 WP: Adam Morgan (5-4, 4.03 ERA) LP: Colin Rea (2-2, 5.95 ERA) SV: Ken Giles (11) Philadelphia, PA - The first runs of the night were scored by the Philadelphia Phillies (52-78) in the bottom of the second inning. Behind timely...
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Morgan eyes 5th victory, series win over Padres

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having won six consecutive games against the San Diego Padres (62-66) at Citizens Bank Park, the Philadelphia Phillies (51-78) will send rookie southpaw Adam Morgan to the mound for his 12th career start with their sights set on a series victory. Starting Pitching...
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Ricardo Pinto earns win in return to the mound; Dylan Cozens belts first Double-A homer

Ricardo Pinto earned a win in game one of Clearwater's doubleheader on Friday (Photo: Baseball Betsy) The season is winding down in the minor leagues and plenty of the Phillies minor league clubs are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, with Advanced 'A' Clearwater having already clinched. With a...
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Nola dominant in Phillies' commanding victory over Padres

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Phillies 7, Padres 1 WP: Aaron Nola (5-1, 3.26 ERA) LP: Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.94 ERA) SV: Jerome Williams (1) Philadelphia, PA - Making just his eighth career start, Phillies rookie RHP Aaron Nola was dominant in the series opener against the San Diego Padres...
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Top prospect Nick Williams hits the disabled list; Dylan Cozens promoted to Double-A

Photo: Kevin Durso/Philliedelphia Bad news out of the Phillies minor leagues today as top prospect Nick Williams has been placed on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion. #Fightins Transactions: OF Nick Williams placed on 7-Day D.L. (concussion); OF Dylan Cozens promoted to REA from @Threshers — Eric Scarcella (@FightinsPRGuy)...
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Managing Mackanin: Skip turns to Frenchy and sticks to platoon

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies won the first three games of last week against the Marlins before falling pathetically to the Mets in each of their four matchups. The Phillies were outscored 40-21 in the four-game Mets series. Positively, the Phillies did manage to score an average of almost...
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Araujo to the DL; Asher scratched

Todd Zolecki tweeted that pitcher Elvis Araujo has been placed on the 15-Day DL with a left groin strain which he suffered during last night's extra inning contest. Up until now, Araujo has enjoyed a successful first season in the majors. In 40 games (34.2 innings), the southpaw has pitched...
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Phillies turn to Nola to right the ship in series opener vs. Padres

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having been swept by the Mets in a four-game series at home for the first time since September 6-9, 2002, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) will look to rebound in a three-game set against the San Diego Padres (62-65), before heading north to New...
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Phillies future backstops are catching some attention

Photo: Philliedelphia/Kevin Durso The Phillies have been searching for their next franchise catcher for quite some time. It was nothing short of a complete accident that they fell into a converted second-basemen from Panama who would become of the most beloved players in the team’s history and will forever be...
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2016 Phillies schedule hits the internet

If you are like me, you like to plan your life around Phillies road trips. So, I am always looking for the next season's schedule as soon as possible. The schedule has leaked and here it is: #Phillies 2016 schedule pic.twitter.com/HMbcBGI2jV — Philly Sports News (@PhillyAlertNews) August 27, 2015 Here...
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Cornelius Randolph stays hot, Jorge Alfaro debuts for GCL Phillies; Double-A Reading wins again

View image | gettyimages.com The season is winding down in the minor leagues and plenty of the Phillies minor league clubs are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, with Advanced 'A' Clearwater having already clinched. With a farm system filled with new prospects along with home grown talent, this...
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Phillies swept by Mets after 13-inning marathon

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Mets 9, Phillies 5 WP: Carlos Torres (5-5, 3.95) LP: Hector Neris (2-2, 4.44) Philadelphia, PA--A 5-5 game for eight grueling innings between the Phillies and the Mets in tonight's series finale was finally decided in the 13th with a Mets offensive explosion fueled by...
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Chase Utley reflects on fans' impact during his time with Phillies

Although second baseman Chase Utley was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers last week, it's clear that the love affair between Utley and the Phillies fans will live on for a long time. On Wednesday afternoon, he appeared on WIP's Mike and Ike show to talk about his admiration for...
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Phillies look to salvage series finale, snap 8-game skid against Mets

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Tonight in the series finale with the division-leading New York Mets (70-56), the Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) will look to avoid being swept for the 10th time of the season out of 41 total series. The Mets have won each of their last eight...
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Double-A Reading, Short Season Williamsport inch closer to clinching playoff spots

Outfielder Destin Hood hit a grand slam in Double-A Reading's extra inning victory on Wednesday night (Photo: Kevin Durso, Philliedelphia) The season is winding down in the minor leagues and plenty of the Phillies minor league clubs are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, with Advanced 'A' Clearwater having...
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Mets win 8th straight game against Phillies behind Colon's seven shutout innings

View image | gettyimages.com Final: Mets 9, Phillies 4 WP: Bartolo Colon (11-11, 4.68 ERA) LP: Jerad Eickhoff (1-1, 2.25 ERA) SV: Tyler Clippard (2) Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Phillies (50-77) have fallen to the division-leading New York Mets (70-56) for the eighth consecutive time, and the 11th time...
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Eickhoff set for home debut against Colon, Mets

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - For the first time since May 21, 1972, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-76) have lost seven consecutive games against the New York Mets (69-56). Tonight in the third game of the series, the Phillies will send rookie right hander Jerad Eickhoff to the mound...
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Who Will Get the Calls for September?

Mercifully, the Phillies have a little over a month left in the 2015 season. Soon, it will be September, and it will be time to call up some extra players to give the bench some flexibility, or to get a look at a prospect who might make next year's team....
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John Richy impressive in Clearwater debut; Zach Eflin hurls gem for Double-A Reading

John Richy made his Phillies organization debut on Tuesday night for Clearwater. (Photo: Baseball Betsy) The Phillies are currently engaged in a four-game set with the first-place Mets. Fans have gotten to see some young talent with the big league club over the past few weeks with Jerad Eickhoff's debut,...
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Phillies broadcasters hilariously respond to Mets fan on Twitter who called them "phools"

Phillies fans are well familiar with New York Mets fans. There was the time when Mets fans did not clinch the 1986 playoffs in Philadelphia, thanks to a sweep by the Phillies. The Mets fans then spent the postgame ripping out seats in Veterans Stadium. Then there was the countless...
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Phillies unable to overcome three-run sixth, strike out 16 times in loss to Mets

The Phillies managed to get a lead against another young Mets starter in 22-year-old Noah Syndergaard tonight. Unfortunately, the Phillies bullpen couldn't hold on to a one-run edge in the sixth, allowing the Mets to take a lead they wouldn't give up. Jerome Williams started for the Phillies and looked...
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Williams, Syndergaard square off as Phillies host Mets

View image | gettyimages.com Philadelphia, PA - Having lost 16 of their last 20 games played against the New York Mets (68-56) at Citizens Bank Park, and eight of their last 10, the Philadelphia Phillies (50-75) will seek to reverse their recent fortunes against their division rivals tonight in the...
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