Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Cornelius Randolph records three hits in pro debut

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 3:49 PM
Cornelius Randolph, the Phillies' first-round draft pick earlier this month, tallied three hits and drove in a run in his professional debut Thursday afternoon with the organization's Gulf Coast League affiliate. Randolph, the 10th overall pick in the draft, tripled to right field in his first plate... Read more

Aaron Nola, J.P. Crawford named to Futures Game

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:43 PM
READING - Aaron Nola and J.P. Crawford - the two brightest stars in the Phillies' minor-league system - will get a chance to shine on the national stage after being selected Thursday to play in the Futures Game next month. The two prospects will represent the Phillies on July 12 at the minor-league... Read more

Phillippe Aumont elects free agency, ending tenure with Phillies

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 5:42 PM
NEW YORK --- The final piece of the Phillies' return from the Seattle Mariners in the infamous Dec. 2009 trade of Cliff Lee has left the organization. Phillippe Aumont elected free agency Wednesday, four days after the Phillies designated him for assignment and five after his struggle-filled first... Read more

Phillies' Rupp reacts to first big league home run

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 1:56 AM
NEW YORK – Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp had a candid reaction after hitting his first Major League home run during Tuesday’s 11-6 win over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. “It’s about time,” Rupp said. The home run came in his 85th at-bat this year and the 158th... Read more

Chase Utley lands on disabled list with ankle inflammation

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:54 AM
NEW YORK — The Phillies after Tuesday night's win placed Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list with right ankle inflammation. The 36-year-old second baseman will get a cortisone shot Wednesday in Philadelphia. No timetable has been set for his return to the field. Utley, hitting a major-league... Read more

Phillies' Franco receives encouraging words from A-Rod

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 6:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Maikel Franco was playing third base and Alex Rodriguez was standing on the bag when the two players from different generations had a brief conversation, one the Phillies rookie won’t soon forget. Making a major splash in his Yankee Stadium debut, Franco was 4 for 5 with two home... Read more

Aaron Altherr promoted to Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 9:48 AM
Phillies outfield prospect Aaron Altherr, a potential September call-up to the major league club, has been promoted from double-A Reading to triple-A Lehigh Valley. Altherr, 24, hit .293 with with an .851 on-base plus slugging percentage in 229 at-bats with Reading. He hit six home runs, a team-high... Read more

Cameron Rupp taking advantage of more playing time

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 12:03 AM
NEW YORK — Cameron Rupp caught all nine innings of Monday night's 11-8 Phillies win, the catcher's third start in four games. "To see him in there a little more often," manager Ryne Sandberg had said earlier Monday, "I think he’s earned that right." Rupp, 26, has taken advantage of his... Read more

Losing taking its toll on Sandberg

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 1:02 AM
Friday’s 12-4 loss to the visiting St. Louis Cardinals was a long night for the Phillies. In fact it was the longest of nights (for nine inning games) in a season full of them. The game took 3 hours and 34 minutes and was the Phillies longest nine-inning game this season. The previous mark was... Read more

Reading's Quinn out longer than originally expected

Friday, June 19, 2015, 7:54 PM
Reading centerfielder Roman Quinn, one of the Phillies top prospects, will be sidelined for longer than originally expected. Quinn suffered a tear in his hip flexor last Friday (June 12) while running out a ground ball. “It is too early to know but we feel he has a good shot to return by Aug... Read more
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