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Positive Howard looking forward, not behind

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 3:35 PM
Ryan Howard doesn’t want to talk about the past, and probably more specifically, the most recent past, an offseason that included settling a lawsuit with his parents and brother and hearing that his boss, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., saying the team would be better without him in... Read more

Utley's ankle still swollen; won't play this week

Monday, March 2, 2015, 12:06 PM
Chase Utley did not participate in workouts today, and said he’s not likely to play in games during the first week of exhibition play, either. But it’s nothing to be alarmed about, apparently. After the Phillies brief workout on Monday (they were scheduled to hit the links for the team’s... Read more

Phillies Spring TV Schedule

Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:39 AM
The Phillies' exhibition season got underway on Sunday in a 6-2 defeat to the University of Tampa. The Grapefruit League schedule begins tomorrow, when the New York Yankees come to Clearwater. Word came down this morning that the Alex Rodriguez circus will not be headed to Bright House Field in 24... Read more

Lee faces hitters, ready for next step

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 2:06 PM
After throwing off the mound with the rest of the Phillies projected starting rotation on Thursday, the first day of official workouts in Clearwater, Cliff Lee did not join Cole Hamels, Aaron Harang and company when they were back on the bumps Saturday. The Phillies are being cautious with Lee, so... Read more

Brown says Phils weren't 'on same page' last year

Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:29 AM
Domonic Brown probably has as much to prove in 2015 as anyone in the Phillies clubhouse at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. But he arrived Monday in an upbeat mood. He's coming off a poor season and is apparently subscribing to the power of positive thinking. How does that work? "Just staying... Read more

Phillies lose out on top Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada

Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:16 AM
According to, the Phillies will not be signing ballyhooed Cuban prospect Yohan Moncada. That's because he has signed with the Boston Red Sox, who last year signed Cuban center fielder Rusney Castillo. Moncada signed a bonus in the $30 million range, per, which means the Red Sox committed... Read more

Amaro apologizes to Howard

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 2:24 PM
Before departing for Clearwater, Ruben Amaro Jr. reached out to Ryan Howard and asked him to come into the office. Within the last two weeks, the embattled general manager spoke with the beleaguered first baseman. Amaro, mainly, wanted to make amends for comments he made concerning Howard’s... Read more

Galvis not feeling pressure to replace Rollins

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 9:23 AM
Freddy Galvis arrived to Clearwater on Friday, four full days before Phillies position players will have their first workout of the spring. It's nothing out of the ordinary for Galvis. He spends the majority of the winter playing baseball in his native Venezuela. No matter the year, or his standing... Read more

Evasive Hamels sidesteps trade talk

Saturday, February 21, 2015, 2:21 PM
Cole Hamels threw a bullpen session for the second time in three days at the Carpenter Complex in Clearwater, Fla., on Saturday morning. He repeated his mechanics perfectly like a veteran pitcher more than prepared for spring training. Hamels, however, did not repeat the statement he made earlier... Read more

Francoeur eager for opportunity with Phillies

Friday, February 20, 2015, 10:12 AM
Phillies pitchers and catchers will take the field for their second official workout this morning in sunny Clearwater, where the morning temperature hovered in the low 30s (and that’s not including the chill from the wind off the gulf). Surely everyone in balmy Philadelphia feels for us. Despite... Read more
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