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50 Greatest Phillies Games: 4. ‘Team to beat’

Until March 27, we’ll be counting down the 50 greatest Phillies games of the last 50 years. This is 50 of 50. And this is No. 4. THE DATE: Sept. 30, 2007 THE GAME: Phillies vs. Washington Nationals, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania THE STAKES: Everything. More specifically, the National League East division title THE GREAT: Now, this might not sound like a big...
Via Phillies Nation
46 minutes ago

Pipeline report: Prospects in Phillies' camp

Every Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the season ahead. Some are competing for jobs in big league camps, others are prepping for the season as they vie for spots at Minor League affiliates up and down a team's system. MLBPipeline.com is visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today we check in on the Philadelphia Phillies.
Via Phillies.com
1 hour ago

Q&A with Phillies prospect Cornelius Randolph

As part of MLBPipeline.com's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we'll be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Phillies camp, it was No. 10 prospect Cornelius Randolph.
Via Phillies.com
1 hour ago

The State of the Bullpen

The Phillies bullpen looks a lot different than it did entering last season. It’s clear that the front office made improving the bullpen in the short term a major priority for the offseason, as it made a series of deals for relievers without many years of control. Let’s run down the Phillies news look ‘pen, with the assumption that they’ll carry seven relievers. The Sure...
Via Crashburn Alley
1 hour ago

Rumor: Phillies interested in outfielder Angel Pagan

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports tweeted Thursday that the Phillies are “connected” to free agent outfielder Angel Pagan. Pagan, 35, hit .277/.331/.418 with 12 home runs last year for the Giants. From the naked eye this makes no sense. Pagan is a veteran outfielder (a la Howie Kendrick and Michael Saunders) who would need everyday innings. Considering the prospect logjam in the outfield...
Via Phillies Nation
2 hours ago

Goeddel, Thompson optioned by Phillies

Before heading to Tampa to face the Yankees on Friday, the Phillies optioned outfielder Tyler Goeddel and right-hander Jake Thompson to Minor League camp.
Via Phillies.com
2 hours ago

Phillies make more roster cuts, still have a ways to go

The Phillies made a few roster moves Friday, as the 25-man group is starting to crystallize just enough. Outfielder Tyler Goeddel and pitcher Jake Thompson were optioned to the minors, while infielder Hector Gomez, catcher Logan Moore and pitcher Dalier Hinojosa were sent to minor-league camp. That brings the list of remaining rostered players to … 39. They need to cut 14 more...
Via Phillies Nation
2 hours ago

Hector Neris: Building the Next Bullpen

Heading into the 2017 season, we here at Crashburn Alley strive to update you on a specific storyline regarding many of the returning staples from last season’s roster. Today is starting pitcher Hector Neris. The Phillies had a bad bullpen in 2016. The trade of Ken Giles left them with newly signed David Hernandez as the only competent looking reliever in the bullpen. After a...
Via Crashburn Alley
3 hours ago

The Dirty Inning, Episode 6: A Byrd at the End of the World

With Y2K on the horizon, Paul Byrd and the Phillies took the field on April 14, 1999 with the intention of living it up before the world was swallowed by chaos. "This year," the Phillies thought in 1999, "we'll finally take down those pesky Braves." But instead of doing that, they didn't, and Atlanta's unprecedented dominance over the NL East continued. On April 14, with future...
Via The Good Phight
5 hours ago

Philadelphia Phillies Interested in Angel Pagan For Some Reason

Via FOX Sports
5 hours ago

Pat Neshek introduces himself to Phillies as international baseball champion

The newest Phillies hurler has spent most of spring training making quite the impression. We did it, everyone. We finally broke the hex on Team USA ever since 2006 and dominated a previously unexplored platform for American sports: the World Baseball Classic. While Phillies dotted rosters across the tournament, our homeland’s representing squad featured only one of our guys: Pat...
Via The Good Phight
23 hours ago

Prospects On Deck: Jorge Alfaro – Phillies C

Jorge Alfaro is a catcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization. The 23 year old slowly made a name for himself with a cannon from behind home plate and with a bat that can unleash some serious power. The Phillies acquired Alfaro from the Rangers in Cole Hamels trade, in 2015. He was sidelined with ankle injuries and would have to wait until 2016 to prove that he was worth the...
Via Legends On Deck
1 day ago

Baseball Lifer Dallas Green, First Phillies Manager to Win a World Series, Dies at 82

Dallas Green, the old-school, gruff baseball lifer who spent over four decades in the game, died Wednesday at the age of 82.  Green had an impact as a player, manager and front office executive and is best remembered as the manager who led the Philadelphia Phillies to the first World Series title in franchise history in 1980. Green was signed by an amateur free agent by the Phillies...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago

Aaron Nola: Worlds of Potential

Heading into the 2017 season, we here at Crashburn Alley strive to update you on a specific storyline regarding many of the returning staples from last season’s roster. Today is starting pitcher Aaron Nola. A lot of what I said in my season preview for Jerad Eickhoff could be repeated for Aaron Nola. He’s got the stellar curveball, so-so fastball, and not good changeup. Nola...
Via Crashburn Alley
2 days ago

Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dallas Green, the tough-talking manager who guided the Philadelphia Phillies to their first World Series championship, has died. He was 82. The Phillies say Green died Wednesday at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. He had been in poor health for several years. Green spent 62 years in baseball as a player, manager, general manager, team president...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Phillies manager fining players $1 for each mistake

Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin has a very young team, so he’s coming up with unique ways to instill discipline and accountability in his clubhouse.His solution? Every time a player doesn’t hustle or makes a preventable mistake, the entire team is fined a dollar. The aim is that players will get on teammates who cost them money and hold them accountable for their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Vince Velasquez learns from 16-strikeout game

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) A dazzling, 16-strikeout performance was the best and worst thing that happened to Vince Velasquez last season. The hard-throwing righty quickly showed his electric stuff in his second start with the Philadelphia Phillies, tossing a three-hitter with no walks and 16 Ks against San Diego last April. But Velasquez spent the rest of the season trying to do...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Why Jeremy Hellickson shouldn’t start opening day 2017

As manager Pete Mackanin has just announced that Jeremy Hellickson will indeed make his second consecutive opening day start, I think he’s made the wrong decision. Even though Hellickson had the most wins, started the opening day last year, and led the rotation the majority of the year a change would benefit not only the team this season but in years to come too. So why not...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philly dilemma: Rupp plays for Phillies, roots for Cowboys

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Cameron Rupp is a fan favorite in Philadelphia until football season starts. Rupp had a breakout year for the Phillies in 2016, smacking 43 extra-base hits as he replaced Carlos Ruiz as the starting catcher. But Rupp grew up in Dallas and loves the Cowboys . That doesn't sit well in Philly where Eagles fans are obsessed with hating America's Team. Rupp enjoys...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Maikel Franco hopes to fulfill big expectations

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) When a Hall of Fame player who is the best third baseman in franchise history says the man playing his former position is an MVP candidate, people notice and expect to see great things. Maikel Franco didn't live up to Mike Schmidt's grand expectations in his first full season with the Philadelphia Phillies. He was no slouch, either. Still, Franco knows he...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the Philadelphia Phillies 25-man roster

It may still be too early to tell but opening day is less than a month away and the Philadelphia Phillies are playing some good ball down in Clearwater.  The team has many answers along with many questions at the starting positions.  So who makes the cut? First we will start with the two catchers.  Cameron Rupp is going to be the starter for this team in the post Carlos Ruiz era...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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