Friday, October 9, 2015

Jerad Eickhoff, Andrew Knapp earn honors

Monday, August 10, 2015, 1:10 PM
Jerad Eickhoff’s dominant first week in the Phillies system and Andrew Knapp’s torrid stretch were both rewarded on Monday. Eickhoff, a righthanded pitcher at triple-A Lehigh Valley, was named the International League’s pitcher of the week. Knapp, double-A Reading’s catcher... Read more

Phillies prepare for another meeting with Zack Greinke

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 8:06 PM
Zack Greinke’s season has been nothing short of masterful. He enters Thursday's start against the Phillies as the major-league leader in ERA (1.41), quality starts (20), opponent batting average (.186), and WHIP (0.83). The righthander strung together 45.2 scoreless innings last month, the longest... Read more

Phillies chat with Matt Breen

Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 2:23 AM
Join the Inquirer's Matt Breen as he answers all your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at 1 p.m. Read more

Chase Utley looks strong in rehab game with double A Reading

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 8:55 PM
TRENTON - The hardest part of the rehabilitation process, Chase Utley said, is staying patient. The 36-year-old second baseman has been on the disabled list since June 23. "Obviously, you want to be out there," Utley said Tuesday night after playing in a rehab game with double-A Reading. Utley played... Read more

Chase Utley to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:20 PM
Chase Utley’s road back to the Phillies will continue on Sunday afternoon in Allentown. The second baseman will begin a rehab assignment with triple-A Lehigh Valley at Coca-Cola Park. The IronPigs play Norfolk at 1:35. Utley has been on the disabled list since June 23 with inflammation in his... Read more

Phillies doubtful that Matt Harrison will pitch this season

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 6:05 PM
Pete Mackanin met Matt Harrison on Friday, shortly before the Phillies placed the starting pitcher on the disabled list with lower back inflammation. The Phillies interim manager told Harrison, whom the Phillies acquired from Texas as part of the Cole Hamels trade, to look to next season. Mackanin... Read more

Pat Burrell's Wall of Fame induction speech

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:47 AM
Pat Burrell was inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame on Friday night. Here is his speech: Wow. Thank you. Thank you. So much for not crying. Video Dan, you got me. Thanks, buddy. What an honor it is to be here. So good to be back. My family and friends have been looking forward to this for the... Read more

Phillies trade Ben Revere to Toronto

Friday, July 31, 2015, 3:35 PM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. was interrupted by his phone’s ringtone on Friday afternoon as he discussed the team’s trade of Cole Hamels to Texas. Amaro had a message. Another trade - the team’s third in four days - was near completion. Ben Revere was being sent to Toronto... Read more

Officially, Cole Hamels is a pitcher for the Texas Rangers

Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:02 PM
The Phillies finally announced their blockbuster trade with the Texas Rangers on Friday afternoon, officially ending Cole Hamels' 13-year tenure with the organization that drafted him 17th overall in 2002. Hamels is expected to arrive in Arlington Friday and will make his Rangers debut there Saturday... Read more

Ken Giles savors first home save

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 11:25 PM
It was something special, Ken Giles said after closing Thursday night’s 4-1 win over Atlanta. The Phillies new closer picked up his first save at home with a scoreless ninth. “This is going to top my list,” Giles said. “Show everyone in Philly what I’ve got instead of... Read more
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