Sunday, July 13, 2014
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WATCH: Phillies Limp Into Break

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 8:32 PM
The Daily News' David Murphy reports from Citizens Bank Park where the Phillies got crushed by the NL East leading Nationals. Kyle Kendrick and Ryne Sandberg spoke after the loss. Get the full High Cheese experience at Read more

Phillies set post-break rotation

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:11 PM
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has announced his post-all-star break rotation. A.J. Burnett will start the first game back Friday in Atlanta. Cole Hamels and Kyle Kendrick will pitch the next two days in Atlanta. Cliff Lee, making his final rehab start Monday in Clearwater, will start July 21 at... Read more

Game 95: Heading to the all-star break

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:58 AM
A year ago the Phillies entered the all-star break a .500 team before fading in the second half. This season they stand at 42-52 entering today’s final game before the break when they conclude their weekend series at Citizens Bank Park with the Washington Nationals. The Phillies were 48-48... Read more

Hamels looking to continue his success - with the Phillies

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2:05 AM
Cole Hamels doesn’t sound like somebody who wants to leave the Phillies anytime soon. Hamels presents the best trade chip for the team. He is 30, and despite missing the first three weeks this season with left biceps tendonitis, he has been a durable starter, averaging 32.3 starts over the... Read more

Brown out of lineup due to illness

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 6:00 PM
Domonic Brown was in the Phillies original lineup for Saturday’s game against the visiting Washington Nationals, but then was pulled due to illness. “He is ill today,” manager Ryne Sandberg said before the games. “A little bit of a fever and some other things going on so he... Read more

Game 94: A top pitching matchup

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 3:42 PM
The Phillies take a five-game winning streak into tonight’s 7:15 p.m. game against the visiting Washington Nationals, and the offense will face a major challenge. Make that the offenses of both teams should be highly challenged. LHP Cole Hamels (3-5, 2.87 ERA) faces Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg... Read more

NL East-leading Nationals left without an All-Star

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 2:24 PM
The Nationals rotation includes Doug Fister, Stephen Strasburg, and Gio Gonzalez, but this year, it's Jordan Zimmermann who has risen to the occasion. The addition of Fister during the offseason was seen as putting the rotation over the top, but it was Zimmermann who was selected for the All-Star Game... Read more

Rollins, Phillies showing renewed confidence

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:19 AM
It’s a question that would have seemed preposterous less than a week ago, but nobody, including Jimmy Rollins did a double-take when asked if the Phillies still thought they could win the division. “Playing this way, we can,” Rollins said. The comment came after Friday’s 6-2... Read more

Terrible Phillies cartoon caption contest winners

Friday, July 11, 2014, 6:01 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Phillies cartoon. Obviously, there were a LOT of Viagra suggestions, and some were a bit too graphic for our family web site. Congrats to @TheIdleRich (whom many of you will recognize as Daily News sports columnist Rich Hoffman), who came... Read more

Game 93: Sizemore’s Debut

Friday, July 11, 2014, 3:26 PM
The Phillies are putting Grady Sizemore to work right away. After appearing in 11 games for Triple-A Lehigh Valley, the three-time all-star outfielder was recalled on Thursday evening and is in tonight’s starting lineup against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park. He will bat leadoff... Read more
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