Monday, March 30, 2015

Harang said he'll be good to go for regular season

Monday, March 16, 2015, 10:34 AM
With Cliff Lee not likely to jump into the rotation when the regular season begins in three weeks, the Phillies could use some good news on their starting rotation front. They got some on Monday morning. Aaron Harang threw a bullpen session and gave himself the green light to jump back into the spring... Read more

Biddle, O'Sullivan headline first round of cuts

Monday, March 16, 2015, 8:24 AM
There were no real surprises when the Phillies announced their first round of cuts this morning. Pitching prospect Jesse Biddle will exit major league camp on a high note, having pitched two scoreless innings against the Rays on Friday. Joining him is righthander Sean O'Sullivan, who we can officially... Read more

Live blog: The Cole Hamels Memorial Cup

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1:29 PM
UTLEY RBI SINGLE (2:27 p.m.): The Phillies increased their lead to 7-4 in the bottom of the fourth with a two-out RBI single by Chase Utley that scored Odubel Herrera, who had singled and moved to second on a groundout by Freddy Galvis. ^ STARTING PITCHER LINES (2:17 p.m.) - Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez... Read more

Howard homers, Phillies beat Rays 2-1

Friday, March 13, 2015, 1:23 PM
The Phillies are putting the Grapefruit League on notice. A team that entered the season expected to finish at the bottom of the National League East improved its record to 6-4-1 with a 2-1 victory over the Rays. Ryan Howard hit his first home run of the spring, Chase Utley singled in his first game... Read more

Papelbon on Lee injury: "It really sucks."

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:54 PM
"It sucks, to be totally honest with you." Those were the words of wordsmith closer Jonathan Papelbon before he even returned to the clubhouse following his second appearance of the spring. He said those words live and for everyone back in Philly to hear, in an on-field interview with Gregg Murphy... Read more

A quick thought about the potential underestimation of Cole Hamels' trade value

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:35 PM
None of us are immune to observation bias. That applies to the observation of data as well as the observation of actions. None of us is immune to preconceived notions, and, at the moment, the notion that the Phillies’ front office doesn’t know what the hell it is quite prevalent amongst... Read more

Bullpen dominant as Phillies edge Pirates, 3-2

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:16 PM
Cole Hamels didn’t have his best stuff on Wednesday afternoon. He issued a two-out walk to Francisco Cervelli in the third inning before going to a full count with the next batter, Jordy Mercer. He gave Mercer a get-me-over fastball, the Pirates shortstop launched it over the tiki bar beyond the... Read more

Amaro "not terribly optimistic" Lee could avoid surgery

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:36 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. briefly let head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan provide the update on Cliff Lee, since Sheridan is the medical expert among the two Phillies men. But eventually Amaro stood back in the firing line of reporters in the media room at Bright House Field and gave the grimmest of perspectives... Read more

Blanco homers as Phillies blank Orioles, 1-0

Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:38 PM
The Phillies hung on to beat the Orioles, 1-0 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. Ryan Howard went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and Andres Blanco supplied the only run with a solo shot in the fifth. Phillies starter Aaron Harang went two innings, giving up three hits, no runs, and two walks, and the... Read more

Former top pick Greene not reporting to camp this year

Monday, March 9, 2015, 10:40 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. - A foghorn blared from the building in the center of the Carpenter Complex around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Like military recruits running for the chow hall, more than 100 minor leaguers dashed off the diamonds. Minor league camp opened this weekend, and a who's who of the Phillies'... Read more
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