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Correia looks to keep Braves’ fireworks to a minimum

Kevin Correia of the Phillies and Alex Wood of the Braves are both coming off strong outings heading into their Fourth of July meeting at Turner Field on Saturday.
Via Philly Sports Live
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies fail to support Adam Morgan's strong start

Final: Phillies 1, Braves 2 WP: Julio Teheran (2-0, 4.60 ERA) LP: Adam Morgan (1-1, 2.13 ERA) Atlanta, GA - Failing in the clutch hits department, the Phillies looked alright at the plate tonight but just couldn't drive in base runners. Adam Morgan gave everything that was needed and more...
Via Philliedelphia
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Utley eyeing late July return

Chase Utley has yet to get back onto the field to even practice, but the Phillies second baseman is hoping to return from an ankle injury before August.
Via Philly Sports Live
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies open weekend series with Braves

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies open a three game series with the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field tonight. The Phillies are coming off an extra innings loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. With the loss the Phillies were swept in the four game series. Starting Pitching Matchup:...
Via Philliedelphia
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers bullpen catcher eats 23 cheesesteaks in four-day Philly visit (pics)

The Philadelphia Phillies started a tradition at some point setting forth a challenge to other MLB teams in which the visitors are confronted with the gastrointestinal task of seeing how many cheesesteaks they can eat at Citizens Bank Park while in town. Whether it is over the period of one day, the duration of the...Read More The post Brewers bullpen catcher eats 23 cheesesteaks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies fans are the best

A Philadelphia Phillies fan scoops up a foul ball with his hat and gives it to a younger fan who was, ironically interestingly enough, dressed as a foul ball.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV Episode 14: JP Crawford, Diamonds and Denim

On this week’s edition of Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey talked about the resignation of Ryne Sandberg as the Phils’ manager, movement in the team’s front office, Chase Utley‘s injury and the hot bat of rookie third baseman Maikel Franco. The episode also features a profile on top prospect J.P. Crawford with remarks from Reading coach Mickey Morandini as well as a segment...
Via Phillies Nation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Series Showdown: Philly versus Atlanta

Philadelphia Phillies (27-54) @ Atlanta Braves (38-41) Game Times:Friday - 7:35Saturday - 7:15Sunday - 1:35Batting & Fielding:C - Carlos Ruiz vs. AJ Pierzynski1B - Ryan Howard vs. Kelly Johnson2B - Cesar Hernandez vs. Jace PetersonSS - Freddy Galvis vs. Andrelton Simmons3B - Maikel Franco vs. Juan UribeLF - Cody Asche vs. Eury PerezCF - Ben Revere vs. Cameron MaybinRF - Domonic...
Via We Should Be GM's
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Time for Phillies to Give Up on Dominic Brown?

It’s like a never-ending cycle with Domonic Brown. He shows flashes of  greatness, the fans get excited, and then he goes back to performing below average. Brown was called up on June 16th to play as the club’s right fielder after spending some time in Triple-A. He is now 27 and it seems like years and years since scouts were fawning over Brown. As it has. Brown was drafted...
Via Baseball Essential
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Future With Cole Hamels Closing With Trade Deadline Approaching

It seems inevitable that the Philadelphia Phillies will be trading longtime ace Cole Hamels before the deadline, as the Phillies have the worst record in baseball at 27-53 and desperately need some young building blocks. There aren’t many storylines to sink your teeth into as a Phillies fan other than their current rebuilding process, but Hamels can help accelerate it by reeling...
Via Macho Row
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Despite 27-54 record at halfway point, Phillies trying to draw positives

To say that the Philadelphia Phillies are having a bad season is a vast understatement, but they're still managing to draw positives despite being mired in one of the worse seasons in franchise history. The Phillies now hold a 27-54 record at the season's mathematical halfway point after being swept by the Milwaukee Brewers, the second-worst team in baseball, which was 33-44 heading...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies agree to terms with Jhailyn Ortiz

After an overhaul of international prospects were signed this afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies obtained one of the Dominican Republic’s most prodigious hitters. Already being a troubled organization, the Phillies have rarely maintained a presence in international signings and have composed one of Minor League Baseball’s worst farm system. Nevertheless, the Phillies have...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies-Braves Preview

The Philadelphia Phillies have had little to celebrate this season, but the performances of several young players have given the misery a silver lining. Things have gone a bit better for the Atlanta Braves, who are struggling at the plate but still managing to pick up some wins. Looking to continue a successful homestand, Atlanta welcomes in the struggling Phillies on Friday night...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lind lifts Brewers past Phillies in extra innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. The Brewers blew leads of 4-0, 5-2 and 7-4 but still won their fifth straight game in a matchup of teams with the two worst records in the majors. Jonathan Lucroy opened the 11th with a double...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lind lifts Brewers past Phillies in extra innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. The Brewers blew leads of 4-0, 5-2 and 7-4 but still won their fifth straight game in a matchup of teams with the two worst records in the majors. Jonathan Lucroy opened the 11th with a double...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lind's RBI single in 11th lifts Brewers over Phillies 8-7

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep. The Brewers blew leads of 4-0, 5-2 and 7-4 but still won their fifth straight game in a matchup of teams with the two worst records in the majors. Jonathan Lucroy opened the 11th with a double...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies force extras, but Brewers prevail in the 11th to complete sweep

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies fought back from several deficits and finally tied the game in the seventh on a Freddy Galvis RBI-single to send the game to extra innings. Unfortunately, Brewers first baseman Adam Lind drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th, givingMilwaukee the win and the...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Aaron Harang has been pitching through foot injury for a while

Philadelphia Phillies righty Aaron Harang was placed on the disabled list Thursday, but the injury that sent him to the DL has been ailing him for quite some time. The Phillies revealed that Harang has plantar fasciitis in his left foot, an injury that interim manager Peter Mackanin says has been bugging Harang for at least his last three starts. "I think it's been iffy all along...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Maikel Franco named NL Rookie of the Month for remarkable June

Maikel Franco has been one of the few bright spots for the Philadelphia Phillies this season, and is on pace to earn himself some hardware if he can sustain the way he's played in a terrific rookie campaign. The Phillies third baseman was named NL Rookie of the Month for June on Thursday, becoming the first Phillies rookie to earn the honor since Ryan Howard in 2005. Franco's first...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maikel Franco is named player of the month for June

It is pretty safe to argue the Philadelphia Phillies are baseball’s worst team with probably the worst 25-man roster in the league. But they do have one very impressive rookie. Maikel Franco had a stellar month of June and was named NL Rookie of the Month. The third basemen is making a case to be in the very least Rookie of the Year. Franco was the first player ever, not just rookie...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Some potential names for the Philadelphia Phillies next manager

We are climbing up on the Fourth of July weekend and the Philadelphia Phillies are already unsure on who their manager will be next year. So lets have a little fun with this and bring up a few names of former Phillies that could fit the role. But before that happens remember Pete Mackanin is the manager for the rest of the year and is trying out for the position right now. Some other...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco is named National League player of the month

View image | gettyimages.com Congratulations are in order for Phillies rookie third baseman Maikel Franco. Franco will pick up one of his first (but certainly not last) awards as a Major League player. Franco was honored for being the top rookie in the league. Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Inquirer...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Billingsley activated from DL, aims to avoid Brewers' sweep

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies take on the Brewers today in the final game of a four-game series. Having fallen in the first three games here in Philadelphia, the Phils send newly-activated starter Chad Billingsley to the hill to try to evade a sweep at the hands of the...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 81: Brewers vs. Phillies

Milwaukee Brewers (32-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-53) Starting Pitchers:PHI: Chad Billingsley, RHP (0-2, 6.75) vs.MIL: Matt Garza, RHP (4-10, 5.52) Time: 6:35 pmTV: CSNWeather: Cloudy, 75 degreesMedia: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Today: Aaron Harang was placed on the 15-day DL list which makes room for our starter tonight, Chad Billingsley. The Phillies will look...
Via Phillies Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has Tigers on his no-trade list

Philadelphia Phillies starter Cole Hamels has been the center of a lot of trade rumors of the past few weeks. But there are 20 teams that Hamels could block a trade to, and the Detroit Tigers are one of them, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly: "According to sources, Hamels' nine-team "trade-to" list consists of two American League teams (Yankees and Rangers) and seven National...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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