Sunday, May 24, 2015

Ken Giles is OK after finger cut

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 2:12 PM
Ken Giles was visited at the mound on Friday night before he threw his first pitch. Manager Ryne Sandberg said he noticed Giles looking at his hand, prompting the manager, pitching coach Bob McClure, and a trainer to visit Giles. The pitcher had cut his thumb during his warm-ups. Sandberg said Giles... Read more

Freddy Galvis sits vs. Strasburg, Nats

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 2:09 PM
WASHINGTON - Freddy Galvis is out of Saturday's lineup for the second time in a week. The shortstop was replaced by Cesar Hernandez as the Phillies meet the Nationals and Stephen Strasburg. Galvis has three hits in his last 24 at-bats. His batting average (.311) is 42-points less than it was on May... Read more

Freddy Galvis leading off Thursday vs. Rockies

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 12:46 PM
DENVER --- With Ben Revere getting the day off against a left-handed pitcher, Freddy Galvis is batting leadoff for Thursday's series finale against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. It's just Galvis' second major league start batting leadoff. His other start there came May 5, 2013 against the... Read more

Amaro watches Nola, says promotion isn't imminent

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7:06 PM
DENVER - As he surveyed the fields on the Carpenter Complex two months ago, where a Who's Who of Phillies prospects were at play on a day when the major leaguers were out of town, Ruben Amaro Jr. stated what should have been an obvious point for a general manager of a rebuilding team. "I know with... Read more

Kendrick will miss the Phillies

Monday, May 18, 2015, 7:19 PM
Kyle Kendrick has already looked at the upcoming schedule. He will not pitch in any of the four games the Phillies will play at Coors Field this week. And, barring a rainout or schedule change, he said his turn in the Colorado Rockies rotation won’t come up when the two teams meet up again at... Read more

Severino Gonzalez to start Wednesday against Rockies

Monday, May 18, 2015, 6:40 PM
DENVER --- Severino Gonzalez will rejoin the Phillies rotation in wake of the right shoulder strain that sent Chad Billingsley back to the disabled list on Sunday. Gonzalez, 22, made the first two major league starts of his career on the team's last road trip, experiencing mixed results. The St. Louis... Read more

The Broad View: Chad Billingsley Back On Shelf

Monday, May 18, 2015, 9:58 AM
On today's The Broad View, the Inquirer's Mike Sielski discusses Chad Billingsley's latest setback and the psychological and physical toll injuries take on elite athletes. Read more

Maikel Franco batting fifth vs. Arizona

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 3:09 PM
Maikel Franco will bat fifth for a second-straight day on Saturday as the Phillies host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park. Chase Utley remains in the sixth spot. Franco made his season debut on Friday night, going 0 for 4 with a strikeout in a 4-3 win. Utley batted sixth on Friday for... Read more

Luis Garcia shines on 'Latino Night'

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 12:09 AM
The ball from the final out of Friday night’s 4-3 win over Arizona was stashed somewhere in Luis Garcia’s locker. This one was worth keeping. Garcia pitched the final two innings, earning his first major-league save. He allowed one hit and struck out A.J. Pollock to end the ninth. It was... Read more

'The Mountain' hits with Phillies

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:02 PM
Since Ellen Gray, the Daily News' terrific television critic, is gone for the weekend, I handled an interview today with one of the stars from arguably one of the top scenes from the small screen within the last 12 months. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, the Icelandic actor... Read more
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