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In 1778, Benjamin Franklin pulled the first American flag from Betsy Ross's, uh, clutches and proclaimed a holiday to be called Labor Day in the then-resort city of Philadelphia. Since then there's been a long history of great Philly pitchers: Steve "Lefty" Carlton, Jackie "Kid" Gleason, Robin "ESPN anchor" Roberts, Curt Schilling, who later...
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Minor League Wrap-Up: The Phillies Call-Ups and Prospect Rankings

The minor league season is over. The results are ugly: The Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA) finished 66-78, 15.5 games out of first, in last. Reading's Fightin' Phils (AA) finished 66-76, 22 games out of first, in last. The Clearwater Threshers (High-A) finished 32-38 in the second half, 10 games out...
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Red Alert: Franco’s Promotion Plan with the Phillies

With the September call-ups, Maikel Franco‘s advancement was one of the top questions that the Philadelphia Phillies heard. And Ruben Amaro Jr. waited until the last minute to announce his expanded active roster. There will be a published Red Alert and/or Storyline each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Pinstripe Focus: The Strategy. RED ALERT Welcome, Newcomers...
Via isportsweb.com
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Phillies Promote Gwynn

Earlier today, the Phillies selected the contract of outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. Gwynn, 31, hit .163/.281/.204 with the Phillies before being released and then re-signed by the club. Gwynn hit .290/.383/.362 with Triple-A Lehigh Valley in 20 games after re-signing and will assume the roster spot created by moving Cliff Lee to the 60-day DL.
Via Phillies Nation
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No-Hitter, Trade & Call-Ups

Congratulations to Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon for combing to no-hit the Atlanta Braves today.  Hamels went 6 innings and each reliever pitched an inning apiece.  Hamels walked 5 batters, which created an elevated a high pitch count (108), so going the distance wasn't an option. Ben Revere has provided quite the performance, collecting 5 RBI...
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Cole Hamels, Phillies Pitch First Combined No-Hitter In Franchise History

Cole Hamels had six no-hit innings going against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Monday, but after throwing 108 pitches in the 90-degree heat, the Philadelphia Phillies turned to their bullpen. Luckily, they kept rolling for Hamels. Jake Diekman and Dan Giles handled all of their batters in the seventh and eighth innings, respectively, and former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon shut...
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MLB News: Joc Peterson, Maikel Franco, Daniel Norris promoted

Three top prospects were called up by their respective teams today. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Toronto Blue Jays will all get a glimpse into the future with the promotions of their top prospects today as rosters expand from 25-man rosters to 40-man rosters.The Dodgers have promoted outfielder Joc Pederson, as Ryan Walton of the Valley Bay News first reported...
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ESPN Is On Top Of Its Headline Game Today

The Phillies combined for a no-hitter today, apparently leaving ESPN speechless. “Hitter.” That is all. [ESPN] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Phillies monthly review: August 2014

A look back at the stats and stories in the month of August for the Phillies
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Phillies Injury Update: Mike Adams activated

The Philadelphia Phillies have struggled to a 63-74 record this season, but have won nine of their last 13 games. A bright spot was a combined no-hitter from Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon today against the Atlanta Braves. Although far from playoff contention, the Phillies hope to have a strong September to build upon for next season. One pitcher looking...
Via MLB Injury News
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Three Cuts: Braves no-hit by Hamels, three Phillies relievers

ATLANTA -- The Braves found themselves on the wrong end of history. Cole Hamels threw the first six innings, then relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon did the rest, as the Phillies had a combined no-hitter in dropping the Braves 7-0 Monday at Turner Field. It was the sixth time the Braves have been no-hit and the first since Ubaldo Jimenez had one for the Rockies...
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Phillies Name September Call-Ups

News broke Monday that the Phillies planned to call up top prospect Maikel Franco, as the season ended at AAA Lehigh Valley. At the time, all we could do was speculate as to who the Phillies would also bring up. The Phillies released their full list today. Matt Gelb of...
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Phillies throw combined no-hitter against Braves

Your browser does not support iframes. The Philadelphia Phillies have not had much success this season, but Monday’s 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves gave the team a rare reason to celebrate. Cole Hamels and three relievers combined for a complete-game no-hitter against the Braves at Turner Field. Hamels, who walked five and hit a batter, threw six no-hit innings before the...
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Philadelphia Phillies use four pitchers in combined no-hitter vs. Braves

http://sports-kings.com/readingbetweentheseams/philadelphia-phillies-use-four-pitchers-in-combined-no-hitter-vs-braves/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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Cole Hamels and bullpen combine to no-hit Braves

Getty Images Six innings of work from starter Cole Hamels combined with the efforts of three relievers for the 10th combined no-hitter in baseball history. Hamels made the start pitching the first six innings but left after throwing 108 pitches. If there was a knock against Hamels it was the five walks he allowed on the day which prevented him from going past the sixth. Jake Diekman...
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NO-NO in Atlanta

There’s a reason why baseball is America’s greatest game. This weekend’s Labor Day holiday marks the unofficial end of summer. For the Philadelphia Phillies, their 2014 season ended long ago for all intents and purposes. Today the Phils accomplished something for the first time in their history. That’s what makes baseball so great. Not often, […]
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Four Phillies Pitchers No Hit The Braves

Geez it sucks to be a Braves fan this year.The Philadelphia Phillies used 4-pitchers to throw the first "Multi-Pitcher" no-hitter since 2012, beating the usually hapless Atlanta Braves 7-0 Monday afternoon.Cole Hamels, Jake Dierkman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon are your pitchers of record as the Phillies just laid one on the Braves who have scored one run in the last...
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Phillies Combine For No- Hitter vs. Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies completed the 11th combined No Hitter in MLB history when they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0. Four pitchers were used including Cole Hamels and Jonathan Papelbon. Phillies complete the 11th combined no-hitter in MLB history vs Braves (4 pitchers) — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 1, 2014 This was the first combined No Hitter in Phillies history.
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Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6) was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. Relievers...
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Cole Hamels, Phillies bullpen pitch no-hitter against Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels (8-6) was pulled after six innings and seemed fine with the decision. He struck out seven, walked five, hit a batter and threw 108 pitches on a hot afternoon at Turner Field. Relievers...
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Phillies Combine to No-Hit the Braves

In a rare combined no-hitter, four Philadelphia Phillies pitchers held the Atlanta Braves hitless on Monday afternoon. Ace Cole Hamels went the first six innings, striking out seven and walking five on 108 pitches.  Jake Diekman came in to throw a perfect seventh, while Ken Giles struck out the side in the eighth. Closer Jonathan Papelbon came in finished off the no-hitter for...
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Cole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Cole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves .
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Phillies Pitchers Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon Combine For No-Hitter

The Phillies had eleven no-hitters in club history heading into Monday's Labor Day matinee: Charles Ferguson, August 29, 1885 Red Donahue, July 8, 1898 Chick Fraser, September 18, 1903 Johnny Lush, May 1, 1906 Jim Bunning, June 21, 1964 Rick Wise, June 23, 1971 Terry Mulholland, August 15, 1990 Tommy...
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WATCH: Phillies use four pitchers to no-hit the Braves

In the days of pitch counts, combined no-hitters are becoming more and more common.  At Turner field today, the Philadelphia Phillies needed four pitchers (and 147 pitches) to completely shut down the Atlanta Braves (second worst run-scoring team in the NL) for no hits in a 7-0 victory. Hamels was wildly effective today in AtlantaCredit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports via CBSSports...
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Phillies Pitchers Combine for No-Hitter, Win 7-0

Cole Hamels struggled out of the gate. The lefty needed 24 pitches to get through a first inning in which he walked the first two batters of the game. Hamels would exit the game in the sixth inning with 108 pitches in the book. He would also leave the game with a “0″ in the opposing team’s hit column and seven K’s in his ledger. Jake Diekman would relieve Hamels in the seventh...
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