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A lost year for high Phillies draft picks Larry Greene, Shane Watson

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 10:32 AM
The Phillies did not possess a first-round draft pick in 2011 or 2012. They waited to pick until 39th in 2011 and 40th in 2012, both as compensatory selections. Those players, Larry Greene and Shane Watson, have yet to progress above single-A Lakewood. Neither is considered a prospect. This was a... Read more

Roman Quinn is top player headed to Arizona Fall League

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 5:56 PM
In the last 10 months, Roman Quinn ruptured his right Achilles tendon; changed positions; became the Phillies' best outfield prospect; and earned an assignment as the team's top-ticket player in the showcase Arizona Fall League. The Phillies' minor-league system has had few success stories this season... Read more

From 100 wins to 100 losses

Monday, August 25, 2014, 9:12 PM
Unless Ryne Sandberg’s Phillies play .100 baseball over the last five weeks of the season, they will avoid losing 100 games. And that will prevent them from going from 100-plus wins to 100-plus losses quicker than any team in history. Yes, it was a mere three years ago when the Phillies marched... Read more

Phillies undecided on Franco call up

Monday, August 25, 2014, 5:44 PM
Six weeks ago, Maikel Franco arrived in a clubhouse full of the best prospects in baseball and was upbeat. Playing in his second straight All-Star Futures Game, this one at Target Field in Minneapolis, Franco said he was looking forward, and not backward. Franco, who turns 22 Tuesday, had gotten off... Read more

Phillies to honor Taney Little League on Wednesday

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 1:51 PM
The Phillies will honor the Taney Dragons in a "ballpark-wide" ceremony before Wednesday's game. The entire roster, plus coaches and parents, will participate. All fans in attendance will receive a Taney T-shirt. Some proceeds from that night's ticket sales will benefit Taney Little League. The ceremony... Read more

Buchanan, Brown voice displeasure with Sandberg's moves

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 2:15 AM
There was a lot of frustration after the Phillies 6-5 loss in 12 innings to the St. Louis Cardinals and two players in a roundabout manner, questioned some strategy of manager Ryne Sandberg. Starting pitcher David Buchanan expressed his displeasure about being pulled after five innings. Buchanan... Read more

Galvis recalled by Phillies

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 3:49 PM
Infielder Freddy Galvis, whose season was delayed when he contracted MRSA in March, has been recalled by the Phillies from the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. The Phillies have designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment. After rehabbing in the beginning of the season for Single-A Clearwater... Read more

Revere remains on fire

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:19 AM
This has become more than just a little hot streak for Ben Revere. It's now going on two months that the Phillies center fielder has been on a tear, with no signs of slowing down. He entered the evening second in the National League in the batting race to Colorado's Justin Morneau. Revere raised his... Read more

Sandberg says Sizemore could be part of Phillies future

Friday, August 22, 2014, 5:52 PM
Grady Sizemore has seen his playing time and batting average decrease lately, but Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said 32-year-old outfielder could be part of the Phillies future plans. Sizemore joined the Phillies on July 11 and hit .347 in his first 20 games. Since Aug. 11 he has started two games... Read more

MLB.tv to review foolhardy blackout policy in 2015

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:41 PM
MLB.tv, in theory, was a good idea. Pay $120, get access to all MLB games for an entire season. For anybody in the habit of getting cable just to watch baseball, it was a salvation. Now, baseball fans could get their fix without getting jacked up by Comcast every 30 days. Is there a more satisfying... Read more
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