Thursday, September 3, 2015

Prospect Nick Williams expects to return this weekend

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 11:54 PM
READING - Outfield prospect Nick Williams is expected to rejoin double-A Reading this weekend after suffering a concussion last week. The 21-year-old has been sidelined since Aug. 26. Williams collided with the first baseman after grounding out to third. He ran sprints on Tuesday afternoon and has... Read more

Phillies rookie Aaron Nola set to oppose Matt Harvey on Wednesday

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 11:15 PM
NEW YORK --- Aaron Nola on Wednesday night will make what should be the first of dozens of career starts against the New York Mets. The Phillies' promising 22-year-old righthander pitches the series-deciding finale at Citi Field. The game will pit two former seventh overall draft picks against one... Read more

J.P. Crawford headlines Phillies' contingent headed to Arizona Fall League

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3:30 PM
Shortstop J.P. Crawford headlines the group of Phillies minor leaguers headed to the Arizona Fall League next month. The Phillies' top prospect will be joined by five double-A Reading teammates -- catcher Andrew Knapp, outfielder Dylan Cozens, lefthander Tom Windle and righthanders Nick Pivetta and... Read more

Phillies promote three in September roster expansion

Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 9:41 AM
NEW YORK --- The expected small group of September call-ups will join the Phillies on Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field. Two of the additions will help a bullpen that has thrown the fourth-most innings in the major leagues. The Phillies on Tuesday morning promoted righthanders Dalier Hinojosa and... Read more

Jesse Biddle placed on disabled list with Lehigh Valley

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 7:57 PM
Jesse Biddle, nine starts into his tenure with triple-A Lehigh Valley, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of a shoulder strain, effectively ending the 23-year-old lefthander's sixth minor-league season. Biddle, the Phillies' 2010 first-round draft pick, posted a 6.25 ERA over... Read more

Cornelius Randolph showcases bat in first professional season

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 2:40 PM
Through his first 53 games as a professional baseball player, Cornelius Randolph showcased the promising bat that led the Phillies to draft him 10th overall in June. For starters, the left-handed-hitting 18-year-old capped the Gulf Coast League season with as many walks as strikeouts (32) over 212... Read more

Alec Asher to make Phillies debut on Sunday

Friday, August 28, 2015, 4:16 PM
The Phillies will insert the fourth rookie into their starting rotation on Sunday when Alec Asher makes his major-league debut. All four rookies - Aaron Nola, Adam Morgan, Jerad Eickhoff, and Asher - have reached the majors since July 21. Asher, 23, was scratched from his start on Friday with triple-A... Read more

Phillies prospect Nick Williams placed on DL with a concussion

Friday, August 28, 2015, 3:40 PM
Phillies prospect Nick Williams - one of the key pieces of the Cole Hamels trade - was placed on the disabled list on Friday after suffering a concussion on Wednesday night. The lefthanded outfielder was batting .326 in 21 games at double-A Reading since being acquired from Texas. Williams has 17... Read more

Phillies call up reliever Nefi Ogando

Friday, August 28, 2015, 2:51 PM
The Phillies on Friday promoted reliever Nefi Ogando from triple-A Lehigh Valley to take the roster spot of Elvis Araujo, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. Ogando, a 26-year-old righthander from the Dominican Republic, posted a 3.33 ERA in 24 1/3 innings this season... Read more

Phillies to open 2016 season in Cincinnati

Friday, August 28, 2015, 11:06 AM
The Phillies will open next year in Cincinnati as they start the season on the road for the fourth time in five years, sources told The Inquirer. Opening Day against the Reds is slated for April 4. The Phillies will then travel to play the Mets before hosting San Diego on April 11 in the home opener... Read more
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