Eight players who could go No. 1 in the 2016 Draft
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By virtue of finishing with a 63-99 record in 2015, the Philadelphia Phillies have the No. 1 pick in this year's Draft. In a perfect world, there would be a slam-dunk decision in terms of who to take in that top spot. Not so much.Share Tweet
Nationals season narrative: Nice and easy until stumbling vs. PhilliesESPN.com 9 hours agoNationals season narrative: Nice and easy until stumbling vs. PhilliesShare Tweet
Hinojosa exits after liner hits hand; X-rays negativeMLB.com 13 hours agoPhillies right-hander Dalier Hinojosa suffered a bruise on the palm of his pitching hand when he was struck by a line drive off the bat of Washington center fielder Matt den Dekker in the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 3-0 win at Nationals Park on Thur…Share TweetCameron Rupp hit a tiebreaking, two-run double off Jonathan Papelbon in a three-run ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 28 (yesterday)If anyone is still objecting to safety netting at baseball stadiums, what happened during Wednesday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals should quiet them quickly. The game was being played at Nationals Park, and in the …Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 27 (yesterday)Coming off a 99-loss season that made the Philadelphia Phillies the worst club in the majors, manager Pete Mackanin set his sights on a very particular aim in 2016: winning at least as many games as they lose.Share TweetThe Phillies announced Wednesday morning that Charlie Morton will have surgery on his torn left hamstring Monday in Philadelphia. Morton will need six to eight months to recover, which means he will miss the remainder of the 2016 season.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 27 (yesterday)The Washington Nationals suffered a tough one-run loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night, but Oliver Perez and Bryce Harper both found their own way of making baseball fun again. Either Oliver Perez has a weird/special way of preparing to pi…Share TweetMLB.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)Nationals pitcher Matt Belisle left in the eighth inning of Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Phillies with an apparent injury.Share Tweet
Blanco, Franco propel Phillies past NationalsMLB.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)The Nationals' bullpen had been virtually unhittable entering Tuesday, but it proved it could be scored upon as the Phillies won, 4-3, at Nationals Park on Tuesday night. It's Philadelphia's second straight victory over Washington.Share Tweet
Pipeline preview: Phils' Williams, Reds' Reed among those to watchMLB.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)The Phillies' Nick Williams, the Reds' Cody Reed, the A's Daniel Mengden and the Astros' Joe Musgrove are among the top prospects in action on Tuesday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)There are a lot of good things to say about the future of the Philadelphia Phillies. They have a young pitching staff that's only going to get better with time. Third baseman Maikel Franco has insane power and increasing defensive skills. Their minor-le…Share Tweet
Phils celebrate 40 years since 'Phillies Fever'MLB.com Apr 25 (4 days ago)Mike Schmidt, Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski, Garry Maddox and Dave Cash stepped into Queen Village Studios on the corner of 4th and Catherine Streets in the middle of the summer of 1976 to record a song for Grand Prix Records called "Phillies Fever."Share Tweet
Brewers Break Out in 6-Run 6th, Beat Phillies 8-5nytimes.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)Scooter Gennett and Alex Presley homered in a six-run sixth inning, backing an encouraging outing by struggling starter Wily Peralta in the Milwaukee Brewers' 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Share Tweet
Morton goes to DL with left hamstring strainMLB.com Apr 24 (5 days ago)The Phillies placed Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of a strained left hamstring.Share Tweet
Franco's 2 Home Runs Lead Phillies to 5-2 Win Over Brewersnytimes.com Apr 23 (6 days ago)A change in approach during batting practice paid off big for Maikel Franco, who hit two long home runs to power the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.Share TweetESPN.com Apr 21David Wright: 'Pretty impossible' to make game-ending play in Mets' loss to PhilliesShare Tweetnytimes.com Apr 20It took 14 games for the Mets to encounter extra innings, and when they did, they lost, 5-4, in Philadelphia.Share Tweet
Phillies call up reliever Bailey; Russell DFA'dMLB.com Apr 20Before Andrew Bailey appeared in 10 games out of the Yankees' bullpen near the end of last season, the former All-Star closer hadn't pitched in a big league game since 2013. Bailey received something more than a September callup from the Phillies on Wed…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 20It's been nearly six years since Ryan Howard signed a $125-million extension with the Phillies on April 27, 2010 to keep him in Philadelphia through 2016. The deal has not panned out, as the burly first baseman began his rapid decline right as the exten…Share TweetMLB.com Apr 20First was Michael Conforto, then Yoenis Cespedes. Two innings passed, and Neil Walker and Lucas Duda joined in. Curtis Granderson wanted to get in on the fun, too. By the end of the Mets' 11-1 win over the Phillies on Tuesday night, five Mets had put ba…Share Tweet
Phillies Temporarily Shut Down LeeMar 8Jerry 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.
A-Rod Singles In First At-BatMar 4Yankees 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.
A-Rod Singles In Yankees' LossMar 4Alex 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.
Hamels Focused On Playing BaseballMar 3Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talks to Britt McHenry about dealing with trade talk and how the team is in transition.