Sunday, August 30, 2015

No timetable for Chase Utley's return

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 1:25 AM
NEW YORK - Chase Utley was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right ankle inflammation following Tuesday’s late night win over the New York Yankees. It’s the same ankle Utley sprained in January. He will receive a cortisone shot today. The Phillies do not have a timetable for Utley’s... Read more

Ryne Sandberg balancing struggling Chase Utley's playing time

Monday, June 22, 2015, 5:33 PM
Cesar Hernandez is starting at second base for the fifth time in the last eight games. Chase Utley, who was out of the lineup in two of the previous three games, is also playing. But eventually manager Ryne Sandberg will not have the luxury of the designated hitter to balance playing the younger,... Read more

Hamels feels 'really good,' on tap for Wednesday start

Friday, June 19, 2015, 5:18 PM
On the day he was supposed to take the mound against baseball’s best team, only to have his start scratched with a minor right hamstring injury, Cole Hamels said he felt “really good.” He will not be going on the disabled list. His eyes nearly rolled out of his head when he was asked... Read more

Ruben Amaro supports Ryne Sandberg in wake of losing streak

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 6:42 PM
About last night…. well, if you didn’t see or read anything about it, be thankful. But a 19-3 bludgeoning in Baltimore produced a big enough hangover that the general manager of the free-falling Phillies spent 20 minutes talk about the state of his team four hours before the Phils and... Read more

Phillies chat with Ryan Lawrence

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 4:10 PM
Join the Daily News' Ryan Lawrence as he answers your Phillies questions in a live chat, today at 11 a.m. Read more

Crawford promoted to Double-A

Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:27 PM
It might be a good time to take a day trip to Baseballtown. Following the Phillies 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, when the major leaguers were getting no-hit with one out in the eighth inning, the team announced that their top propsect is headed to Double-A Reading. Shortstop J... Read more

Amaro apologizes to Phillies fans

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 5:29 PM
NEW YORK - Ruben Amaro Jr. sat in the visiting dugout at Citi Field a little more than 3 hours before first pitch yesterday, well aware of the "firestorm" he created about 100 miles south. In a story published on yesterday morning, the embattled general manager was asked about his pitching... Read more

Amaro watches Nola, says promotion isn't imminent

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 6:57 PM
DENVER - As he surveyed the fields on the Carpenter Complex two months ago, where a Who's Who of Phillies prospects were at play on a day when the major leaguers were out of town, Ruben Amaro Jr. stated what should have been an obvious point for a general manager of a rebuilding team. "I know with... Read more

Kendrick will miss the Phillies

Monday, May 18, 2015, 7:05 PM
Kyle Kendrick has already looked at the upcoming schedule. He will not pitch in any of the four games the Phillies will play at Coors Field this week. And, barring a rainout or schedule change, he said his turn in the Colorado Rockies rotation won’t come up when the two teams meet up again at... Read more

'The Mountain' hits with Phillies

Friday, May 15, 2015, 5:54 PM
Since Ellen Gray, the Daily News' terrific television critic, is gone for the weekend, I handled an interview today with one of the stars from arguably one of the top scenes from the small screen within the last 12 months. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, the Icelandic actor... Read more
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