Philadelphia Phillies News and Rumors

  • Zobrist, Montero Homer, Lackey Sharp as Cubs Sweep Phillies

    Zobrist, Montero Homer, Lackey Sharp as Cubs Sweep Phillies

    nytimes.com Updated 19 hours ago
    Joe Maddon has managed teams that eased up on what he calls "sweep day."
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  • Hendricks Pitches 5-Hitter, Cubs Beat Phillies 4-1

    Hendricks Pitches 5-Hitter, Cubs Beat Phillies 4-1

    nytimes.com May 28 (yesterday)
    Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday.
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  • Rangers' rotation on Darvish: Yu complete me

    Rangers' rotation on Darvish: Yu complete me

    MLB.com May 28 (yesterday)
    This is the rotation the Rangers have been waiting for, going back to last year when they acquired Cole Hamels from the Phillies, and Derek Holland and Martin Perez showed they were over their injuries.
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  • Soler, Ross, Bryant Hit Long HRs as Cubs Pound Phillies 6-2

    Soler, Ross, Bryant Hit Long HRs as Cubs Pound Phillies 6-2

    nytimes.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    In a game where the Cubs hit several mammoth drives, David Ross' smash against an advertising sign beyond the left-field bleachers stood out.
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  • Homer-happy Cubs down Phils behind Lester

    Homer-happy Cubs down Phils behind Lester

    MLB.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    The young and the old showed off their home run swings as 24-year-old sluggers Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant each hit a solo shot and veteran David Ross belted a three-run blast to power the Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Phillies on Friday at rainy Wrigl…
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  • Former top pick Appel to DL with shoulder strain

    Former top pick Appel to DL with shoulder strain

    MLB.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    Phillies prospect Mark Appel, the former No. 1 overall Draft pick who is currently rated the club's No. 4 prospect and the No. 65 prospect in the Major Leagues by MLBPipeline.com, was placed on the disabled list Friday with a right shoulder strain.
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  • Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    MLB.com May 27 (3 days ago)
    Maikel Franco's prediction was right. The Phillies' third baseman said his right ankle is doing great, and he was in Friday's lineup against the Cubs just as he said he would be after exiting Wednesday's 8-5 win against the Tigers.
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  • Herrera's Homer Helps Phillies to 8-5 Win Over Tigers

    Herrera's Homer Helps Phillies to 8-5 Win Over Tigers

    nytimes.com May 25 (5 days ago)
    With a series in Chicago against the Cubs looming next on the schedule, Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin felt leaving Detroit with at least one victory was crucial.
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  • Aggressive Blanco steals home for Phillies

    Aggressive Blanco steals home for Phillies

    MLB.com May 25 (5 days ago)
    The Phillies, trying to ignite their struggling offense in support of young starter Aaron Nola, swiped a run off the Tigers with a double steal, allowing Andres Blanco to steal home in the second inning for a run on Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.
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  • Phillies steal home by using the oldest trick in the book

    Phillies steal home by using the oldest trick in the book

    yahoo.com May 25 (5 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. It's still early, but the Philadelphia Phillies have easily been the most surprising team in baseball. Many projected the club to be among the worst teams in the majors prior to the start of the year. Instead, they…
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  • Verlander Shines, Rodriguez Earns 400th Save in Detroit Win

    Verlander Shines, Rodriguez Earns 400th Save in Detroit Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 24 (6 days ago)
    Justin Verlander struck out 10 in eight scoreless innings, and Francisco Rodriguez held on for his 400th save in the Detroit Tigers' 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
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  • Phillies' Herrera lifted from game for not hustling

    Phillies' Herrera lifted from game for not hustling

    ESPN.com May 24 (7 days ago)
    Phillies' Herrera lifted from game for not hustling
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  • It's time for the Phillies to release Ryan Howard

    It's time for the Phillies to release Ryan Howard

    ESPN.com May 23 (7 days ago)
    It's time for the Phillies to release Ryan Howard
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  • Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    Cabrera Homers Twice to Lift Tigers Over Phillies 5-4

    nytimes.com May 23 (7 days ago)
    Miguel Cabrera is in another one of his slugging grooves, and that's a big reason the Detroit Tigers have rebounded nicely from an awful stretch earlier this month.
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  • Brookover: Phils could soar if Franco gets going

    Brookover: Phils could soar if Franco gets going

    philly.com May 22
    Three hits and two runs in one inning qualifies as an outburst for the Phillies offense in 2016. That rare sequence occurred in the second and sixth innings Sunday on another wind-chilled May afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Combined with seven shutout …
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  • Eickhoff Shuts Down Braves Over 7 Innings, Phillies Win 5-0

    Eickhoff Shuts Down Braves Over 7 Innings, Phillies Win 5-0

    nytimes.com May 22
    Jerad Eickhoff pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies avoid a three-game sweep and beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday.
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  • Williams Perez Shuts Down Phillies Again, Braves Win 2-0

    Williams Perez Shuts Down Phillies Again, Braves Win 2-0

    nytimes.com May 21
    Williams Perez took a two-hitter into the seventh, helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Saturday for just their second series win this season.
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  • Extra Bases: A More Patient Odubel Herrera Is Sparking the Phil…

    Extra Bases: A More Patient Odubel Herrera Is Sparking the Phillies

    nytimes.com May 21
    Herrera’s high on-base percentage has been a key to Philadelphia’s surprising success this season.
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  • Wisler, Freeman's 2 HRs lift Braves in Philly

    Wisler, Freeman's 2 HRs lift Braves in Philly

    Freddie Freeman and Nick Markakis extended an unexpected power surge as they combined to record three home runs that backed Matt Wisler's strong start and helped the Braves claim Friday night's 7-1 win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Own Bryce Harper's jersey from dugout fight with Jonathan Papel…

    Own Bryce Harper's jersey from dugout fight with Jonathan Papelbon

    yahoo.com May 20
    Your browser does not support iframes.It was the moment that defined the Washington Nationals disastrous 2015 season. During a late September game against the Philadelphia Phillies, teammates Bryce Harper and Jonathan Papelbon got into an argument in th…
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  • 5 reasons the Phillies are winning now

    5 reasons the Phillies are winning now

    MLB.com May 20
    One question lots of people are asking about the Phillies is whether or not they're remarkable start is sustainable. Let's just enjoy the ride and all its possibilities as the Braves come to Citizens Bank Park for a weekend series.
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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.