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Opening Day uncertain for Brown

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 10:58 AM
Domonic Brown hasn't swung a bat or taken any fly balls in the outfield since coming off the field with left Achilles' soreness on Thursday night. But, on Tuesday, he said he's "moving in the right direction." Brown was out of the lineup for the fifth straight day when the Phillies traveled to Orlando... Read more

Top pitching prospect Aaron Nola to start against Yankees on Friday

Monday, March 23, 2015, 8:20 AM
The Phillies rotation is a mess right now, which could be a reason why the powers that be feel that it is a good time to get a glimpse of the future. Or maybe they just need to sell some tickets. Either way, 2014 first round draft pick Aaron Nola will get a big league start against the Yankees on Friday... Read more

Franco optioned to minor league camp

Friday, March 20, 2015, 8:55 AM
Maikel Franco's name was penciled into the sixth spot of Friday's lineup when it was first posted on Thursday afternoon. But it was no longer there on Friday morning, before the Phillies bus left for Bradenton. Franco, 22, was optioned to minor league camp, along with pitchers Nefi Ogando and Joely... Read more

Brown to see a doctor about Achilles' soreness

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 9:35 PM
Domonic Brown was removed from Thursday night’s game before the bottom of the third inning with left Achilles’ soreness. Brown said he will see a doctor this morning. He’s been bothered by the injury for the last two weeks. The pain grew worse on Thursday when he retreated to... Read more

Buchanan sharp vs. Rays

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 2:30 PM
Jerome Williams' kelly green glove sat in his locker, ready to go. But the veteran Phillies pitcher was not - Williams was scratched from what would have been his fourth straight of the spring after tweaking his right hamstring while running on Sunday. So David Buchanan, for the second time this spring... Read more

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
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