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Herrera leads Phillies over champs in opener

Herrera leads Phillies over champs in opener

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 5 hours ago
Odubel Herrera hit a solo homer and drove in two as the rebuilding Phillies beat the world champion Royals, 4-3, in the series opener at Citizens Bank Park on Friday night.
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  • Brooky: Catching is a strength the Phillies can use to their ad…

    Brooky: Catching is a strength the Phillies can use to their advantage

    philly.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    The calendar flips to July on Friday, which means the countdown to baseball's trade deadline has begun. During Ruben Amaro's seven-year reign as Phillies general manager, it was almost always a fascinating time of year.
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  • Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    Phillies Prospect Loses Eye In Freak Injury

    deadspin.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Last Friday, Phillies minor-league pitcher Matt Imhof suffered a serious eye injury in an absolutely freakish accident. He was stretching using a rubber resistance band anchored to a wall when the metal base broke, and a piece struck him in the eye. Doc…
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  • Phils edge D-backs in 10 to seal sweep

    Phils edge D-backs in 10 to seal sweep

    MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Tyler Goeddel drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Phillies to a 9-8 win and a series sweep over the D-backs at Chase Field on Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Phillies Beat Arizona 9-8 in 10 Innings for Sweep

    Phillies Beat Arizona 9-8 in 10 Innings for Sweep

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin sat at his desk with a dazed look on his face, not sure what to say after a wild game that included 32 hits, 17 runs, great plays and bizarre sequences.
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  • 9th-inning rally lifts Phillies over D-backs

    9th-inning rally lifts Phillies over D-backs

    MLB.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Andres Blanco knocked in a run and Ryan Howard took a walk with the bases loaded as the Phillies scored twice in the ninth inning to stun the D-backs, who lost pitcher Zack Greinke to a tight left oblique in the third inning.
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  • Phillies' pitchers already up to nine shutouts

    Phillies' pitchers already up to nine shutouts

    MLB.com Jun 28 (3 days ago)
    On Monday, Phillies' pitchers combined to throw their Major-League leading ninth shutout of the season in the 8-0 victory against the D-backs at Chase Field.
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  • Phillies' big inning, Velasquez sink D-backs

    Phillies' big inning, Velasquez sink D-backs

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jun 28 (4 days ago)
    In his first start since coming off the disabled list, Vince Velasquez struck out seven over five scoreless innings as the Phillies topped the D-backs in the series opener at Chase Field.
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  • Giants walk off for NL-leading 49th victory

    Giants walk off for NL-leading 49th victory

    MLB.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    Conor Gillaspie's one-out double broke a ninth-inning tie Sunday to lift the San Francisco Giants to an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The decision gave Giants manager Bruce Bochy his 800th career win, making him the franchise's fourth skip…
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  • Gillaspie Gets Giants Past Phillies for Bochy's 80

    Gillaspie Gets Giants Past Phillies for Bochy's 80

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jun 26 (6 days ago)
    Bruce Bochy's 800th victory as Giants manager was anything but typical.
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  • Giants rally for best 40-game stretch since '54

    Giants rally for best 40-game stretch since '54

    MLB.com Jun 25
    The Giants are riding their best 40-game stretch in 62 years. The Phillies have lost 10 of their last 11. Though the clubs appear to be heading in opposite directions, they crossed paths in extremely entertaining fashion Friday night at AT&T Park.
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  • Resurgent Peavy Leads Giants Past Phillies, 5-4

    Resurgent Peavy Leads Giants Past Phillies, 5-4

    nytimes.com Jun 25
    Jake Peavy threw seven strong innings in another solid start, Brandon Belt hit a three-run double and Angel Pagan had three hits as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Friday night.
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  • Phils' 15-hit attack backs Eickhoff vs. Twins

    Phils' 15-hit attack backs Eickhoff vs. Twins

    MLB.com Jun 23
    A towering three-run homer in the eighth inning gave Freddy Galvis a career-high five RBIs, as the shortstop powered the Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Twins behind a solid Jerad Eickhoff in Thursday's series finale at Target Field, snapping a season-lo…
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  • Veteran advice helps spark Galvis, Phils' bats

    Veteran advice helps spark Galvis, Phils' bats

    MLB.com Jun 23
    Before Tuesday's series opener against the Twins at Target Field, the Phillies' hitters gathered with Phillies hitting coach Steve Henderson to discuss the week's pitching matchups.
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  • Plouffe day to day with mild right groin strain

    Plouffe day to day with mild right groin strain

    MLB.com Jun 23
    Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe exited in the sixth inning of Minnesota's series finale against the Phillies on Thursday afternoon at Target Field after appearing to injure his right leg on a groundout to second base.
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  • Watch live: Twins host Phillies in the MLB Free Game of the Day

    Watch live: Twins host Phillies in the MLB Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Jun 23
    A week ago, I wrote about the Philadelphia Phillies free-falling back to normal. At that point, on June 16, their June record was 4-10. Seven days later, their record is โ€” you guessed it โ€” 4-17. Those seven games haven't been against the most fearsome t…
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  • Kepler's redemption leads Twins past Phillies

    Kepler's redemption leads Twins past Phillies

    Max Kepler was in danger of being the goat after his two-run fielding error keyed a three-run rally that gave the Phillies a lead in the fifth, but he was instead the hero of a 6-5 Twins victory on Wednesday night after driving in the tying run, the go-…
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  • Suzuki Leads Twins' Surge With 6 RBIs in 14-10 Win vs Phils

    Suzuki Leads Twins' Surge With 6 RBIs in 14-10 Win vs Phils

    nytimes.com Jun 21
    Kurt Suzuki had the single, the double and the home run. The triple was 90 feet away after his drive down the left-field line landed in the corner, and his Minnesota Twins teammates were playfully waving him to third base.
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  • Meet Moniak: Phillies introduce No. 1 pick

    Meet Moniak: Phillies introduce No. 1 pick

    MLB.com Jun 21
    No. 1 overall Draft pick Mickey Moniak was formally introduced Tuesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, donning his red hat and pinstripes for the first time.
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  • Video - Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee 02:33

    Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee

    Mar 8
    Jerry Crasnick breaks down the latest on Cliff Lee, who has been temporarily shut down by the Phillies after feeling renewed discomfort in his pitching elbow.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat 00:38

    A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat

    Mar 4
    Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez singled to left field in his first at-bat since he was suspended by the league for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss 00:53

    A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss

    Mar 4
    Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk in his first baseball game in nearly 18 months as the Phillies beat the Yankees 3-1.
  • Video - Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball 01:31

    Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball

    Mar 3
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talks to Britt McHenry about dealing with trade talk and how the team is in transition.