Friday, November 27, 2015

Phillies outright Domonic Brown off 40-man roster

Monday, October 19, 2015, 2:52 PM
Three summers ago, Domonic Brown represented the Phillies and the National League in Major League Baseball's All-Star Game at Citi Field. On Monday, after none of baseball's other 29 teams deemed him worthy of a waiver claim, the Phillies removed Brown outright from their 40-man roster. Brown, one... Read more

Report: Phillies interviewed Cardinals' Slater for GM post

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 5:47 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals' director of player personnel, Matt Slater, interviewed last week for the Phillies' vacant general manager position, according to Slater has been in his current position with the Cardinals since January 2012 and has worked for the organization since 2007. He previously... Read more

Larry Bowa to get second interview with Marlins

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 3:39 PM
Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa was called back for a second interview with the Miami Marlins regarding their managerial job, according to a baseball source. The interview will take place Thursday. first reported the news Wednesday afternoon. Bowa, 69, was one of four coaches the Phillies... Read more

Andy MacPhail assumes role of Phillies president as general manager search continues

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 9:33 AM
Andy MacPhail officially assumed the role of Phillies president on Wednesday morning as the team continues to search for a general manager. MacPhail, 62. has worked with in the Phillies front office since June, when they hired him as an assistant to president Pat Gillick. It was announced then that... Read more

Report: Dodgers' Utley can play rest of NLDS vs. Mets

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 2:13 PM
NEW YORK -- The appeal for Chase Utley's suspension won't be heard until Monday, according to The Los Angeles Times, meaning the Dodgers second baseman will be able to play the rest of his team's National League Division Series against the New York Mets. The Dodgers and Mets will play Game 4 on Tuesday... Read more

Utley not starting for Dodgers in Game 3

Monday, October 12, 2015, 4:54 PM
NEW YORK -- Chase Utley is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers' lineup for Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the New York Mets on Monday night, but the veteran second baseman will be available off the bench as the appeal process plays out. The former Phillies star is appealing the two-game... Read more

Bowa defends Utley, says Tejada "put himself in harm's way"

Monday, October 12, 2015, 1:48 PM
Larry Bowa can offer a unique perspective on baseball's most hotly debated topic of the last few days, the Chase Utley takeout slide on Saturday that resulted in a broken leg for Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada and a two-game suspension for the former Phillies star. Bowa, 69, knows Utley well, as he was... Read more

Phillies outright De Fratus, six others from 40-man roster

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 4:53 PM
Justin De Fratus, who accumulated a dismal 5.51 ERA as a long reliever this season, was one of seven players the Phillies outrighted off their 40-man roster on Wednesday. They also cleared from the roster righthander Jonathan Pettibone, lefthanders Adam Loewen and Ken Roberts, catcher Erik Kratz,... Read more

Larry Bowa interviews for Marlins managerial job

Monday, October 5, 2015, 5:39 PM
Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa interviewed with the Miami Marlins on Monday regarding their managerial job, according to baseball sources. Bowa, 69, was one of four coaches the Phillies invited back for next season under manager Pete Mackanin. The former manager of the Phillies (2001-2004) and San... Read more

Phillies ask four of six coaches to return for 2016

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 6:33 PM
The Phillies announced after Sunday's season finale they have invited bench coach Larry Bowa, pitching coach Bob McClure, hitting coach Steve Henderson and first-base coach Juan Samuel back for the 2016 season. Assistant hitting coach John Mizerock and bullpen coach Rod Nichols were let go. Bullpen... Read more
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