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Local product Coyle takes Billingsley deep

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:53 AM
ALLENTOWN – Second baseman Sean Coyle won’t soon forget his first Triple-A home run. Coyle, The Inquirer’s Southeastern Pennsylvania Player of the Year as a senior in 2010 at Germantown Academy, is in his first season with the Pawtucket Red Sox, Boston’s Triple-A entry. On Friday... Read more

With advance notice, O'Sullivan prepares for Sunday's start

Friday, April 10, 2015, 11:53 PM
ALLENTOWN -- Sean O’Sullivan is looking forward to his first start this season for the Phillies and at least this time he got some advance notice. Currently with the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs, O’Sullivan will start on Sunday against the visiting Washington Nationals, filling in the... Read more

Sean O'Sullivan to start for Phillies on Sunday

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4:58 PM
Sean O'Sullivan will start for the Phillies on Sunday against the Nationals, manager Ryne Sandberg said on Thursday. O'Sullivan, currently with triple-A Lehigh Valley roster, is not on the Phillies' 40-man roster so a roster move will be needed before Sunday's game. O'Sullivan, a 27-year-old righthander... Read more

Domonic Brown set to begin rehab assignment

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:38 PM
Domonic Brown, who has been rehabilitating the tendinitis in his left Achilles back at the team's complex in Clearwater, is set to begin an official rehab assignment Thursday night with the high-A Clearwater Threshers. Brown, who hasn't started a major league game since a March 19 Grapefruit League... Read more

Aaron Nola's season debut postponed due to snow

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 1:32 PM
Aaron Nola, the Phillies top pitching prospect, will have to wait a day to make his season debut after double-A Reading's Thursday night game was postponed due to snow. The Fightin' Phils arrived in Portland, Maine on Wednesday, but the field was ruled unplayable after nearly three inches of snow... Read more

Ken Giles struggles in season debut

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 12:39 AM
Ken Giles swept his right cleat to the brush the dirt off the pitching rubber as manager Ryne Sandberg made his way from the dugout. Giles season debut was finished. All that was left for him to do was hand the baseball to the manager. The pitcher that seemed unhittable last season looked unreliable... Read more

Papelbon: 'The Red Sox still run deep in me'

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 11:26 PM
Six more saves will make Jonathan Papelbon the Phillies' all-time saves leader. But the fourth-year Philadelphia closer on Wednesday told the Boston Globe “I don’t really feel much like a Phillie." “It’s been a tough transition over here,” he told the Globe. “I’m... Read more

Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez has 'right shoulder inflammation'

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7:49 PM
A week after clearing waivers, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez was found to have right shoulder inflammation after undergoing an MRI on Wednesday. The pitcher, who was slated to begin the season as a starter with triple-A Lehigh Valley, will be shut down for two to three weeks before being reevaluated. Gonzalez... Read more

Darin Ruf starts first game; Herrera day-to-day with sore foot

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:10 PM
Odubel Herrera removed himself from Wednesday's lineup against Boston with a sore foot, manager Ryne Sandberg said. The rookie outfielder fouled a pitch off his left foot during Monday's opening day loss. The manager said Herrera is "still pretty tender." He is day-to-day. "It's not anything too... Read more

Chad Billingsley to begin rehab assignment

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 9:51 AM
Instead of the original plan to stay behind in Clearwater for a couple more weeks of work, Chad Billingsley flew back to Philadelphia with the team ahead of Monday's opening day. The righthander coming off a pair of elbow surgeries is scheduled to begin an official rehab assignment Friday with triple-A... Read more
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