Friday, November 27, 2015

Howard's spot in lineup plummets

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 3:49 PM
On April 21, 2006, Aaron Rowand was the Phillies leadoff hitter and shortstop Alex Gonzalez hit second. Jon Lieber and Ryan Franklin were the only two pitchers to take the mound for the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. It was on that day, nearly nine years ago, that Ryan Howard was last slotted seventh... Read more

Victorino expects "emotional" homecoming

Monday, April 6, 2015, 12:56 PM
Cole Hamels will take the mound on Opening Day for the Phillies agianst the Boston Red Sox later this afternoon. With the Phillies in rebuild mode and the Hamels trade rumors, particularly the ones involving Boston, almost nonstop in the last few months, there was at least a possibility that the... Read more

Giles may avoid DL

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:40 PM
Ken Giles may or may not start the 2015 season on the disabled list. A day after his young reliever exited a game with back pain after facing one batter, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sounded very confident that Giles would be good to go for Monday's season opener at Citizens Bank Park against the... Read more

Phillies chat with Ryan Lawrence

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 3:45 AM
Join the Daily News' Ryan Lawrence as he answers your Phillies questions in live chat, today at 12:30 p.m. Read more

Giles removed from game with back pain

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 4:50 PM
There isn't a tremendous amount of excitement surrounding the Phillies with the regular season just days away, but the one player who literally provided must-see TV as a rookie last season give fans reason for hope for the future, if not the 2015 season. And then Ken Giles was removed from Tuesday's... Read more

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
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