Monday, March 30, 2015

Asche "progressing" from back injury

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:06 PM
Cody Asche was scratched from the lineup on Thursday in Dunedin with tightness in his back and hasn't seen his name slotted into the Phillies lineup since. But just before sitting out his fourth straight game, Asche said he was "progressing" and was optimistic he'd be good to go a week from tomorrow... Read more

It's no secret: Hamels to start Opening Day

Sunday, March 29, 2015, 2:42 PM
After Cole Hamels made his penultimate spring training start on Thursday in Dunedin - throwing five shutout innings at the Toronto Blue Jays - Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg was given the layup of layup questions. Who will be your Opening Day starter, Ryno? "It's a secret," he said. Actually, it's... Read more

A-Rod on Nola: "Phillies should be very excited"

Friday, March 27, 2015, 4:29 PM
Alex Rodriguez was asked for a scouting report, but it was clear he had already done his homework. "LSU, first-round pick," the 39-year-old Yankees slugger said. In his Phillies debut, making a cameo in big league camp for a day, 21-year-old Aaron Nola was summoned in to pitch three innings against... Read more

Nola takes on the Yankees

Friday, March 27, 2015, 1:14 PM
Aaron Nola, the Phillies top pitching prospect, arrived in the big league clubhouse this morning at Bright House Field. The 7th overall pick in last June's draft was scheduled to start this afternoon's game against the Yankees. Due to the threat of inclement weather, Nola was pushed back. Closer Jonathan... Read more

Phillies knock off Braves, 5-3

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1:02 PM
The Phillies won 5-3. GONZALEZ DONE: Severino Gonzalez finishes his day with three scoreless innings, four hits, two strikeouts, no walks. He isn't an elite prospect, but the Phillies realize that they aren't the deepest rotation in the world, and Gonzalez didn't do anything to hurt his chances of... Read more

Opening Day uncertain for Brown

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:58 AM
Domonic Brown hasn't swung a bat or taken any fly balls in the outfield since coming off the field with left Achilles' soreness on Thursday night. But, on Tuesday, he said he's "moving in the right direction." Brown was out of the lineup for the fifth straight day when the Phillies traveled to Orlando... Read more

Top pitching prospect Aaron Nola to start against Yankees on Friday

Monday, March 23, 2015, 8:20 AM
The Phillies rotation is a mess right now, which could be a reason why the powers that be feel that it is a good time to get a glimpse of the future. Or maybe they just need to sell some tickets. Either way, 2014 first round draft pick Aaron Nola will get a big league start against the Yankees on Friday... Read more

Franco optioned to minor league camp

Friday, March 20, 2015, 8:55 AM
Maikel Franco's name was penciled into the sixth spot of Friday's lineup when it was first posted on Thursday afternoon. But it was no longer there on Friday morning, before the Phillies bus left for Bradenton. Franco, 22, was optioned to minor league camp, along with pitchers Nefi Ogando and Joely... Read more

Brown to see a doctor about Achilles' soreness

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 9:35 PM
Domonic Brown was removed from Thursday night’s game before the bottom of the third inning with left Achilles’ soreness. Brown said he will see a doctor this morning. He’s been bothered by the injury for the last two weeks. The pain grew worse on Thursday when he retreated to... Read more

Buchanan sharp vs. Rays

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 2:30 PM
Jerome Williams' kelly green glove sat in his locker, ready to go. But the veteran Phillies pitcher was not - Williams was scratched from what would have been his fourth straight of the spring after tweaking his right hamstring while running on Sunday. So David Buchanan, for the second time this spring... Read more
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