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Phillies fans continue to make the best plays on foul balls

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Phillies-Mets Preview

Bartolo Colon facing the Philadelphia Phillies might be exactly what the New York Mets need to continue their winning ways after a slight hiccup this weekend. The Mets swept four games in Philadelphia before dropping two of three at home to Boston this weekend and will try to remain dominant against the Phillies in the start of a three-game set Monday night at Citi Field. Colon ...
Via AP on Fox
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Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Shields ended his road skid, and the Padres finally beat the Phillies. Shields pitched seven strong innings for his first road win since May, and San Diego hit three homers in a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. "He really picked us up today and we needed it," San Diego interim manager Pat Murphy said. "He had a real good fastball and...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Asher Debuts, Rupp Homers But Phils Fall 9-4

Baseballs left CBP early and often in righy Alec Asher‘s Major League debut. Asher surrendered four earned via eight hits, including two homers, in a 9-4 loss against the San Diego Padres. Despite the loss, the Phillies won the series two games to one. Asher retired the first batter he faced, Yangervis Solarte, but would surrender a single to catcher Derek Norris followed by a...
Via Phillies Nation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) James Shields pitched seven innings for his first road win since May, and the San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Shields allowed one run and six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. The right-hander was 0-4 with a 5.63 ERA in his previous eight road starts since his last win away from Petco Park on May...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Asher's debut spoiled by Padres

View image | gettyimages.com For the eighth time this season, and fifth for a starting pitcher, a new member of the Phillies took the field for his major-league debut. This was Alec Asher, joining three other rookies in the Phillies rotation, as a first-time starter in the majors. It wasn't...
Via Philliedelphia
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies claim pitcher Ken Roberts from Rockies

Zach Links of MLBTR reports that the Phillies claimed Rockies southpaw Ken Roberts off waivers. In the same report, Roberts was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Roberts has not had the greatest season for Triple-A Albuquerque which is known as a hitters atmosphere with a 5.12 ERA but has a...
Via Philliedelphia
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Howard + Ruf = Good First Baseman

Ryan Howard vs. RHP 2015: .273/.839, 111 G, 41 R, 25 DBL, 18 HR, 62 RBIRyan Howard vs. RHP Career: .285./.944, 1320 G, 202 DBL, 14 TRPL, 265 HR, 813 RBIDarin Ruf vs. LHP 2015: .365/1.011, 36 G, 11 R, 4 DBL, 4 HR, 12 RBIDarin Ruf vs. LHP Career: .291/.897, 112 G, 32 R, 12 DBL, 12 HR, 32 RBI Ruf's OPS against LHP is .222 better than against RHP in his career.  Howard's OPS against...
Via We Should Be GM's
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San Diego Padres (62-67) at Philadelphia Phillies (52-78) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Alec Asher, RHP (0-0, 0.00) vs.SD: James Shields, RHP (9-6, 3.89) Time: 1:35 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: CSNWeather: Partly Cloudy, 83 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: Last night brought another win to Philly, although it was a close one, winning 4-3.  Darnell Sweeney...
Via Phillies Nation
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
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While You Were Driniking – 2015 Game 129 (SD at PHI)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (62-67) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (52-78), 4-3, at Citizens Bank Park last night. Colin Rea (2-2, 5.95) pitched five innings, allowing all four Phillies’ runs on six hits and two walks with...
Via Padres Public
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Morgan, Sweeney lead Phillies past Padres, 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Adam Morgan pitched six strong innings and drove in the eventual winning run, and Darnell Sweeney homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Philadelphia's Aaron Altherr snapped his string of extra-base hits to start his career with a fifth-inning single. Altherr entered with four doubles, a triple and...
Via AP on Fox
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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...
Via Philliedelphia
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While You Were Drinking – 2015 Game 128 (SD at PHI)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (62-66) scored fewer runs than the Philadelphia Phillies (51-78), 7-1, in the first of three games at Citizens Bank Park. Ian Kennedy (8-12, 3.94) threw 118 pitches in six and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs...
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies team leaders - August 28

The new names topping the leader boards aren't so new anymore.
Via PhilsBaseball
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Nola, Rupp lead Phillies past Padres

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Rookie Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings and Cameron Rupp homered and drove in four runs, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Diego Padres 7-1 Friday night. Rookie Aaron Altherr had an RBI triple as the Phillies ended their four-game losing streak. He has seven hits in the majors, all for extra bases. Nola (5-1) allowed one run and two hits, striking...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Phillies' prospect J.P. Crawford a future All-Star?

The Philadelphia Phillies have quality depth in the farm system, but at the very top resides shortstop, J.P. Crawford. Crawford was drafted with the 16th pick in the 2013 MLB draft. Coming out, Crawford was said to be a true shortstop meaning he was projected to be drafted and remain a shortstop for his entire career. So far he has done nothing but live up to expectations and given...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nation Notes: Padres vs. Phillies

San Diego Padres (62-65) at Philadelphia Phillies (50-78) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Aaron Nola, RHP (4-1, 3.59) vs.SD: Ian Kennedy, RHP (8-11, 4.01) Time: 7:05 EST, Citizens Bank ParkTV: CSNWeather: Partly Cloudy, 81 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: Coming off a sweep by the Mets is a major hurt to the Phillies, especially the fans who have had to put...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries lead to roster moves, Ogando & Cozens promoted

Necessary roster moves were made on Friday following the placement on the disabled list for two injured players.  Phillies reliever Elvis Araujo will miss time with a groin strain while Reading outfielder Nick Williams is out with a concussion following a collision in the field on Wednesday. Replacing Araujo on the big league roster is righty Nefi Ogando.  The 26-year-old was acquired...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres face Phillies for 3-game series

Aaron Nola approaches each start for the Philadelphia Phillies as another opportunity to learn more about being a successful major league pitcher. Coming off the best outing of his young career, Nola looks to help the Phillies avoid a fifth consecutive defeat and continue their success against the visiting San Diego Padres on Friday night. Since making his major league debut July...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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