Phillies Now Archive: July, 2013

Mike Sweeney celebrates four decades of epic hugging

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Former Phillie Mike Sweeney turns 40 today, celebrating a life of inspiring bro-grabs. Sweeney was in Philadelphia for a brief blip in time... Read more

Hot dog race participant loses pants

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Somehow, this child found a way to ruin the very sanctity of a mid-game race between people in hot dog suits. [Bless You Boys] Read more

Minor leaguer ambushed by skydiver

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The Hannibal Cavemen play in the Prospect League out of Hannibal, Missouri. But that doesn't matter. What matters is that they are the first... Read more

Dubee encouraged by Halladay's bullpen session

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NEW YORK -- Righthander Roy Halladay threw his first bullpen session since having shoulder surgery on May 15. According to Phillies pitching... Read more

Game 99: a few lineup changes

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Kevin Frandsen is in at first base for Darin Ruf and Erik Kratz is behind the plate for Carlos Ruiz as the Phillies face the Mets Matt Harvey... Read more

Nationals lose game, possibly a fan

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The Nationals lost again last night, keeping the Phillies in second place in the NL East. But the Nats-Dodgers game in Washington featured... Read more

Yasiel Puig sued, accused of 'informing'

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For those who thought the blown call on Yasiel Puig's perfect throw from right to get Bryce Harper at third was the worst it could get for... Read more

Jermaine Mitchell was key to IronPigs success, apparently

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The Phillies' triple-A affiliate, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, are sitting at .500; not too entirely worse than their parent club at the moment... Read more

Game 98: Hamels looks to continue the momentum

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NEW YORK -- Cole Hamels takes the mound at Citi Field on his best streak of the season. Hamels (4-11, 4.05) faces rookie Zack Wheeler (3-1... Read more

Video: Cole Hamels struggles against the Mets

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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and team manager Charlie Manuel talks about his pitching struggles against the Mets. Read more