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Aaron Altherr wins minor league Gold Glove Award

Monday, September 28, 2015, 12:40 PM
Minor League Baseball announced on Monday that Aaron Altherr, who has spent the last six weeks with the Phillies, won a 2015 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for his work in right field over 107 games in the minors this season. Altherr, 24, did not committ a fielding error on 279 chances during his time... Read more

Phillies shut down Aaron Nola for season

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON - Aaron Nola's promising rookie season ended with five scoreless innings Saturday against the Washington Nationals. The Phillies brass on Sunday morning informed Nola, the organization's top young arm, that the team was shutting him down for the season. The 22-year-old righthander, who... Read more

Papelbon to appeal suspension, could face Phillies this weekend

Friday, September 25, 2015, 1:49 PM
WASHINGTON - Major League Baseball on Friday suspended Jonathan Papelbon for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for intentionall pitching "in the head area" of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on Wednesday night. Papelbon, the former Phillies closer who was set to face his... Read more

Knapp, Pinto honored as Phillies' top minor leaguers of 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 3:12 PM
MIAMI --- Catcher Andrew Knapp and righthander Ricardo Pinto were announced Thursday as the Phillies' 2015 Paul Owens Award recipients, presented annually to the organization's top minor league player and pitcher of the season. Knapp, who finished the season with double-A Reading, hit .308 between... Read more

Jonathan Papelbon throws high and in, and then eventually hits, Manny Machado

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 11:02 AM
We may never know exactly what's going on inside Jonathan Papelbon's head, but thanks to his actions, we may never have to. Whether he's roaring after a victory, lamenting a lack of success, or feeling prickly about some fans while simultaneously needing to adjust his cup, it's never too hard to figure... Read more

Franco still feels discomfort in wrist

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 6:21 PM
MIAMI - The likelihood that Maikel Franco finishes his rookie season in the Phillies' lineup in the next 10 days is shrinking with each passing day of his rehab. Franco, sidelined for the last six weeks with a left wrist fracture, is still experiencing some discomfort, manager Pete Mackanin said before... Read more

Phillies players excited for Pete Mackanin

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 9:07 PM
MIAMI – Several of the Phillies took the field at Marlins Park early on Tuesday afternoon to get in extra work before their series opener. When they arrived back to the visitors clubhouse, they were met with some news. Scott Proefrock, the Phillies interim general manager, addressed the room... Read more

Aaron Nola to make next start Saturday vs. Nationals

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 7:53 PM
MIAMI --- Aaron Nola's rookie season will continue. Despite the 22-year-old righthander's innings count for his first full professional season reaching 182 on Sunday, Nola feels healthy and will make his next start on Saturday against the Nationals in Washington. Will it be the final start of his... Read more

Phillies extend Pete Mackanin's contract through 2016 season

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 3:30 PM
MIAMI - Pete Mackanin has the unique distinction of having served as an interim manager for three teams. In each of the first two instances, with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds, he was passed over for the permanent gig. But as of Tuesday morning, Mackanin could finally say he held the... Read more

Herrera benched for 'pouting'

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 5:22 PM
THE PHILLIES have lost six straight games, 14 of their last 17 games, and are on a crash course with becoming the first Phillies team to reach 100 losses in 54 years. They'd have to win seven of their remaining 12 games to avoid it. Nobody one likes losing, obviously, but manager Pete Mackanin made... Read more
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