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Phillies find perfect free-agent fit in Michael Saunders Updated 20 minutes ago
Michael Saunders is heading to Philadelphia. (Getty Images/Matthew Hazlett) Few teams understand exactly where they are in their contention cycle more than the Philadelphia Phillies. They proved as much Monday, reportedly agreeing to a one-year deal wit…
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  • Prospect Quinn works with youth on MLK Day 3 hours ago
    Roman Quinn lifted up the netting to step inside the hitting cage Monday afternoon at the Ryan Howard Training Center. A boy with a bat in his hands patiently stood next to the practice tee. Quinn worked with the boy and other area youth playing through…
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  • Brookover: Now Phillies have farmhands worth tutoring Jan 15 (yesterday)
    If you're looking for a road map as to how the Phillies decayed into such a dreadful state following five straight National League East titles, the team's annual January seminar for some of its most valued minor-leaguers is a pretty good one.
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  • Source: Galvis, Phillies agree to one-year deal Jan 12 (4 days ago)
    A source told on Thursday afternoon that the Phillies and Freddy Galvis have agreed to a one-year, $4.35 million contract to avoid salary arbitration.
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  • Ford: Is Dylan Cozens the slugger Phillies are waiting for? Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    There is a lot about the game of baseball that Phillies outfield prospect Dylan Cozens still needs to learn, a fact he readily embraces. Cozens does have one thing figured out, though.
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  • No. 1 pick Mickey Moniak's name is tattooed on his friend thanks to a bet Jan 11 (5 days ago)
    Mickey Moniak, the Philadelphia Phillies’ first overall selection in 2016 MLB draft, smiles during a baseball news conference, knowing that his friend will have to get his signature tattooed on his behind. (AP Photo) When you want to celebrate an import…
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  • Kern: When the Flyers turned us into winners Jan 9 (7 days ago)
    GROWING UP in Northeast Philly, I played everything. Football, basketball, baseball. Only trouble was, all I knew as a young fan were bad times. The Eagles stunk. So did the Sixers. Ditto the Phillies. Then, in 1967, we had something else - the Flyers. …
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  • Phils interested in free agents Moss, Saunders Jan 3
    The Phillies just might find another hitter before Spring Training. Sources told on Tuesday that the Phillies remain interested in and have maintained contact with free-agent outfielders Brandon Moss and Michael Saunders. The Phillies also have …
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  • MacPhail pleased with Phillies offseason inroads Dec 20, 2016
    It's been a busy offseason for the Phillies, but team president Andy MacPhail is happy with the progress the team has made to improve the roster and give the team flexibility for the future.
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  • Clay Buchholz Is Your Problem Now, Phillies Fans

    In a move that is notable mostly because it will shut up Red Sox fans just a little bit, the Sox have traded embattled pitcher Clay Buchholz to the Phillies for Josh Tobias, a prospect you’ve never heard of. Read more...
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  • Breen: Phillies hope contract doesn't make Herrera complacent

    It was a real concern for the Phillies in the middle of last season that Odubel Herrera seemed to become complacent once he was named to the All-Star Game.
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  • Blanco, Phils agree on one-year deal Dec 14, 2016
    The Phillies have their utility infielder for 2017.
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  • Gelb: Phillies will go big-market again soon - just not in 2017 Dec 9, 2016
    OXON HILL, Md. - The Rule 5 draft ended last Thursday morning, someone played that song from The Karate Kid on speakers in a large ballroom, and baseball fled the annual winter meetings. Dave Dombrowski, the Red Sox general manager who traded for the be…
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  • Brookover: Phillies' process is plodding along Dec 7, 2016
    OXON HILL, Md. - Like every other team in our win-deprived city, the Phillies have a plan that requires a long process and a ton of patience. It was clear long before they arrived at these winter meetings in the shadow of our nation's capital that the w…
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  • Phillies unlikely to participate in Rule 5 Draft Dec 7, 2016
    The Phillies have a full complement of players on their 40-man roster, so they are not expected to select anybody in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft. It would be the first time that has happened since 2011.
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  • Phillies' everyday 1B job belongs to Joseph Dec 6, 2016
    The Phillies are prepared to turn Tommy Joseph loose in 2017.
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  • Phillies complete deal with veteran Benoit Dec 6, 2016
    Joaquin Benoit became the newest member of the Phillies bullpen on Tuesday.
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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.