Sunday, November 29, 2015

MacPhail takes over presidency; Gillick stays

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 9:25 AM
Andy MacPhail is officially taking over as president of the Phillies today, the team announced this morning. MacPhail was hired in June to take over for Pat Gillick when the 2015 season ended. Gillick will stay in the baseball operations department in an advisory role, similar to the position he held... Read more

Franco still feels discomfort in wrist

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 6:17 PM
MIAMI - The likelihood that Maikel Franco finishes his rookie season in the Phillies' lineup in the next 10 days is shrinking with each passing day of his rehab. Franco, sidelined for the last six weeks with a left wrist fracture, is still experiencing some discomfort, manager Pete Mackanin said before... Read more

Herrera benched for 'pouting'

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 5:16 PM
THE PHILLIES have lost six straight games, 14 of their last 17 games, and are on a crash course with becoming the first Phillies team to reach 100 losses in 54 years. They'd have to win seven of their remaining 12 games to avoid it. Nobody one likes losing, obviously, but manager Pete Mackanin made... Read more

Howard makes trip to ER for ailing knee

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 5:59 PM
RYAN HOWARD did not take pregame batting practice with his teammates yesterday, and there is at least a possibility he'll be shut down for the season after he made a late-night trip to the emergency room after Monday's game. Howard was diagnosed with a bruised left knee Monday after he took a short-hop... Read more

Papelbon questions Phils desire to win

Monday, September 14, 2015, 5:29 PM
IN NOVEMBER 2011, the Phillies signed Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year, $50 million free-agent contract. It was (and remains) the largest contract ever given to a relief pitcher in baseball history. Yesterday, Papelbon came back to Citizens Bank Park for the first time since he was traded to Washington... Read more

Amaro out as Phillies GM

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:32 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. is out. The news disgruntled, detached and dissatisfied Phillies fans have waited for is here, as the team announced on Thursday that it will not extend the contract of Amaro beyond the 2015 season. But Amaro won’t be working in his former stead as senior vice president and... Read more

Amaro to stay 'open minded' on Utley trade talk

Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 5:06 PM
Maikel Franco was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a small fracture in his left hand on Tuesday afternoon. It's terrible news for the rebuilding Phillies, because of course they would have preferred to keep watching their Rookie of the Year candidate complete his first full big-league season... Read more

Maikel Franco improving, hopes to return Friday

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 2:12 PM
PHOENIX - Maikel Franco was not wearing a cast. He wasn't being sent back to Philadelphia for more tests. He could even return to the lineup this weekend in Milwaukee. A day after Franco was hit on the left wrist by a Jeremy Hellickson pitch, the news was about as good as the Phillies could have hoped... Read more

Franco exits with left hand injury, X-rays negative

Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 10:36 PM
PHOENIX - On Monday night, Maikel Franco put on a power show, launching the longest home run by a Phillies player in more than three years. Like the 455-foot home run on contact, Franco’s National League Rookie of the Year candidacy was just taking off. On Tuesday, Franco was writhing in pain... Read more

Jimmy Rollins returns to South Philly

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 7:29 PM
They first began cheering when they entered the field when the gates at Citizens Bank Park opened on Tuesday night, when they saw their old friend taking ground balls during Dodgers pregame batting practice. They got loud again about 10 minutes before the game, when Jimmy Rollins returned to the field... Read more
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