Don't be fooled by the fact that the Phillies were represented by only one player in the All-Star Game. The franchise's national profile is rising once again after six long years of non-contention.
Making his first career appearance in an all-star game, Phillies righthander Aaron Nola struck out two batters, including Mookie Betts, and got Mike Trout to pop out.
Reports are emerging that the Orioles and Dodgers are close to a deal, who else could the Phillies be targeting before the trade deadline?
Rhys Hoskins hit 17 homers in the first round and 20 in the semifinals, but he was beaten at the buzzer by Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber.
Aaron Nola wasn't under consideration to start the All-Star Game for the National League, but the Phillies ace is hopeful he will get a chance to pitch.
The Phillies are making a pitch to acquire Baltimore Orioles all-star shortstop Manny Machado, who is expected to be traded sooner than later.
Hamels is likely to be dealt by the Rangers before the trade deadline and wouldn't mind a reunion with his former team.
Phillies icon Chase Utley's announcement that he will retire at season's end has triggered an early look at his Hall of Fame candidacy.
Nick Pivetta tossed 6 2/3 solid innings and won a start for the first time since May 21, as the Phillies held on to defeat the Baltimore Orioles.
Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins on the suggestion that competing in the Home Run Derby could mess up his swing: "We take [batting practice] every day, right?
Also, Phillies pitching prospect Enyel De Los Santos will make his major-league debut in a spot start Tuesday night against the New York Mets.
The Phillies are poised to call up pitching prospect Enyel De Los Santos to make his major-league debut Tuesday night against the New York Mets.
Orioles reliever Zach Britton could be dealt before the July 31 deadline. He's familiar to several Phillies officials, including general manager Matt Klentak, who had a hand in drafting and developing Britton in Baltimore.
He retired Baltimore star Manny Machado in a big spot to cap a stellar seven-inning performance and record his league-leading 11th win in the Phillies' 4-1 victory.