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Klentak: 'Paramount' that Phils take advantage of int'l market

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 4:06 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- An obvious perk of finishing a season with the worst record in baseball is collecting the No. 1 overall pick in the draft the following June. The Phillies own that distinction and already have sent Pat Gillick to get a look at University of Florida lefthander A.J. Puk in action... Read more

Phils will listen, but trading Giles 'not a goal'

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 7:35 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. - You'll never guess it, but dozens of major league general managers who just watched the Kansas City Royals win a championship with a deadly bullpen have interest in a reliever who can touch 100 mph on the radar gun and isn't eligible to become a free agent until the winter of 2020-21... Read more

Alfaro, Knapp to stay at catcher... for now

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 6:47 PM
Last week, Baseball America unveiled its Top 10 prospect lists for each organization, and two catchers appeared in the top half of the Phillies list. Andrew Knapp was listed at fourth and Jorge Alfaro was fifth. Both played at Double-A last season and could project to be on the big league roster before... Read more

Pitchers and catchers to report on Feb. 18

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 5:13 PM
Phillies pitchers and catchers will report to Clearwater, Fla., on Feb. 18 for the official beginning of spring training. The first full squad workout will be Feb. 23. The Phils announced the 2016 spring exhibition schedule Tuesday: the first game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 28 at Bright House... Read more

Phils officially cut ties with Cliff Lee

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 2:34 PM
THE LEAST SHOCKING news of the still-early Phillies offseason: The team has cut ties with former All-Star pitcher Cliff Lee. The Phillies officially declined the $27.5 million club option in Lee's contract on Monday, assistant general manager Scott Proefrock confirmed Tuesday. This wasn't exactly... Read more

Top prospect Crawford injures thumb in AFL play

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 7:07 PM
PHILLIES TOP prospect J.P. Crawford was pulled from Arizona Fall League action and won't return. But it wasn't because he had a slow bat following a long regular season between Class A Clearwater and Double A Reading. It's because of an injury. Crawford suffered a slight ligament tear in his left... Read more

Source: Klentak to be named Phils GM

Saturday, October 24, 2015, 12:23 PM
The Phillies search for a general manager is over. According to a baseball source, Matt Klentak will be the team's new GM. Early Saturday afternoon, Nick Cafardo of the Globe was the first to report the news. Klentak has worked for the last four years in the Los Angeles Angels front office. He was... Read more

GM search reportedly down to three

Friday, October 23, 2015, 1:49 PM
The six-week search for the Phillies next general manager is likely drawing to a close as the front office readies for next week’s organization meetings. A hire may be imminent with team president Andy MacPhail reportedly down to three finalists. According to, Philadelphia native Chaim... Read more

Brown removed from roster, can become free agent

Monday, October 19, 2015, 2:57 PM
DOMONIC BROWN entered this offseason eligible for arbitration for the second straight winter. The likelihood that he was going to be tendered a contract wasn't strong: Brown made $2.6 million last year, the second consecutive season when he failed to regain his status as an important young cog in... Read more
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