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Phillies Outlast Rangers in Slugfest, 14-10, On Opening Day: Recap and Analysis

Spring is finally upon us, and with Spring comes the one thing we all know and love: major league baseball. Fans around the country erupted into cheers or tears as Opening Day got under way. Opening Day is the only day in the MLB season in which every team feels that they have a chance […]

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Bobby Abreu Phillies

Phillies Bring Back Outfielder Bobby Abreu

He’s baaaaaaack! 39-year old outfielder Bobby Abreu agreed to a one-year, $800,000 minor-league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies today, per CBS’ Jon Heyman. After showing interest in both Lyle Overbay and Vernon Wells, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. has chosen to take a low-risk chance on a player who hasn’t seen an MLB field since 2012. […]

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Ryan Madson Phillies Free Agent

Report: Phillies, Ryan Madson Have Mutual Interest

According to a report from CSNPhilly’s Jim Salisbury, the Philadelphia Phillies are interested in signing closer Ryan Madson. Salisbury also reports that “Madson has some interest in rejoining the Phillies, as well.” This would be one of the few signings by GM Ruben Amaro Jr. that I would support this offseason, as long as the […]

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Jimmy Rollins

Phillies Shopping Veteran Shortstop Jimmy Rollins

You never know with Ruben Amaro, who has intentionally deceived teams before to try and soften up the market for a certain position or even just to gauge interest, but according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Phillies GM is telling other MLB executives that he is “very willing” to deal his veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins. […]

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Cliff Lee Cole Hamels

Phillies Trade Rumors: Amaro Listening to Offers for Four Key Players

The Philadelphia Phillies are an interesting team to watch at this year’s winter GM meetings. Ruben Amaro has a knack for pulling the trigger for big free agent signings, but over the past couple years his focus has been unloading key players (Shane Victorino, Hunter Pence, Michael Young, etc) in order to bring in prospects. […]

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nefi ogando

Red Sox Acquire John McDonald from Phillies

John McDonald was traded to the Red Sox just hours before the waiver trading deadline approached. In return, the Phillies acquired minor league relief pitcher Nefi Ogando. McDonald only hit for a .174/.208/.304 line with one home run in only 23 at bats. He did provide some key defense in the games when he was a defensive replacement. McDonald […]

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Dodgers Acquire Michael Young from Phillies

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired third baseman Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies an hour before the waiver trade deadline ended. Rumors are the Dodgers have sent a minor league pitcher in exchange for Young. Young had to waive his no-trade clause to allow the deal to go through. Michael Young grew up in […]

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roger bernadina

Phillies Sign Outfielder Roger Bernadina

Michael Martinez has made the most trips between Allentown and Philadelphia. Ever.  The utility infielder, hitting .167 with the Phillies, was optioned down to Triple-A Lehigh Valley again today to make room for new signee Roger Bernadina. Bernadina, recently released by the Nationals, will likely come in and start some games in outfield in place […]

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BREAKING: Charlie Manuel Out As Phillies Manager

According to several reports, including CSNPhilly’s Jim Salisbury and the Inquirer’s Matt Gelb, Charlie Manuel is OUT as the Philadelphia Phillies manager. Charlie Manuel is no longer manager of the Phillies, according to a source.— Matt Gelb (@magelb) August 16, 2013 This comes after the team announced a 2:30 press conference but did not release […]

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John Lannan Phillies

John Lannan Lands on DL, Season Could Be Over

One of the Phillies left-handed pitchers, John Lannan has found himself on the Disabled List (DL) for the second time this season. On August 14, with the Phils playing the Braves, Lannan had injured his knee in the second inning after loading the bases. This can’t be a good sign for the hurting Phils and […]

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Kris Medlen vs Phillies

Medlen, Braves Shut Down Phillies in a 3-1 Loss

For the third time in five games, the Phillies failed to get more than six hits. Kris Medlen was dominant and the bats fell asleep in a 3-1 loss to the Braves. The player of the game was Medlen, who went seven strong innings, scattering five hits and one run while striking out five Phillies […]

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Phillies fall to Nats 6-0

Strasburg Throws First Complete Game, Nats Crush Phils 6-0

The Philadelphia Phillies (52-65) offense stumbled again as they managed to only record four hits for the second time this series. Stephen Strasburg was his dominant self as he tossed his first career complete game shutout in a 6-0 win over the skidding Phils. Strasburg allowed only four hits and one walk while striking out […]

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