Philadelphia Phillies News and Rumors

  • Inside the Phillies: Alfaro's bat could dictate future verdict …

    Inside the Phillies: Alfaro's bat could dictate future verdict of trade

    philly.com Updated 1 hour ago
    Offense is at a premium in baseball. That is why the Phillies could not acquire Joey Gallo or Nomar Mazara from the Texas Rangers in this week's Cole Hamels blockbuster, and why they were never going to get Mookie Betts or Blake Swihart from the Boston …
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  • Did Amaro just save his job?

    Did Amaro just save his job?

    philly.com 19 hours ago
    Ruben Amaro Jr. was supposed to be explaining why he and the Phillies had traded Cole Hamels and what they had received in return, but for a few seconds Friday afternoon, he did something rather remarkable, shrinking the Citizens Bank Park news conferen…
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  • Roundup: Howard Has Four R.B.I. as Phillies Stay Hot

    Roundup: Howard Has Four R.B.I. as Phillies Stay Hot

    nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jul 31 (yesterday)
    Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer, and Ryan Howard drove in four runs on Friday, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the visiting Atlanta Braves, 9-3.
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  • Rangers welcome their new ace - Cole Hamels

    Rangers welcome their new ace - Cole Hamels

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Cole Hamels' final magical moment in a Phillies uniform last week was closely watched more than 2,000 miles away in Anaheim, Calif. As the players, coaches and manager of the Texas Rangers awaited the start of their Saturday night gam…
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  • Howard helps Phillies knock off Braves

    Howard helps Phillies knock off Braves

    MLB.com nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    With all the moves that happened in Philadelphia on Friday, it might've been hard to remember that the team still had a game to play. But from the way the Phillies played, the trades didn't seem to affect them. The Philadelphia offense exploded for nine…
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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.

Sports Columnists

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    Jul 30
    After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
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    Jul 28
    After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
  • The MMQB Mailbag

    Jul 22
    Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
  • Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the way

    Jul 21
    The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.