1. Stock Up, Stock Down for Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects for Week 17

    With the MLB non-waiver trade deadline looming on July 31, the focus around baseball tends to be on what major league teams will be doing to bolster their rosters...

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  2. Baseball's Controversial Plate-Blocking Rule Strikes Again

    Opponents of baseball's new plate-blocking rule, meant to protect catchers, got another round of ammo to add to their arsenal with what went on in Philadelphia this afternoon.....

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  3. Howard Shows Some Life as Phillies Beat Diamondbacks

    Ryan Howard waited almost two months and three benchings between home runs at Citizens Bank Park. Sunday, he wasted no time in halting his barren streak at home...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  4. Rollins Gets a Bonus as Phils Outlast Diamondbacks

    The Phillies billed Friday's game at Citizens Bank Park against the Arizona Diamondbacks as Christmas in July, and the person getting the perfect stocking stuffer was shortstop Jimmy Rollins...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  5. Jimmy Rollins' 2015 Option Just Became Guaranteed

    The Phillies are officially on the hook for $11 million in 2015, as Jimmy Rollins' option became guaranteed with his second place appearance in tonight's game against the Diamondbacks ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 6 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  6. Jimmy Rollins' Option to Vest Tonight

    Jimmy Rollins currently has 1,098 plate appearances between the 2013 and 2014 seasons, meaning that his next two plate appearances will trigger his $11MM vesting option for the 2015 season (as noted by Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  7. Ruben Amaro Shoots Down Ryan Howard Release Talk

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. emphatically shot down reports that the organization is considering releasing struggling slugger Ryan Howard after the season...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 198 reads 0 comments

  8. IronPigs Wear Michael Jackson-Themed Jerseys

    It was a thriller in Allentown Thursday night, and we're not talking about the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' game against the Pawtucket Red Sox . Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sports/phillies/IronPigs-wear-Michael-Jackson-theme-jerseys..

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 7 days ago 32 reads 0 comments

  9. Jonathan Papelbon Hears Your Boos — and Loves Them

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  10. Hamels Outduels Hudson with 10 Strikeouts

    PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels on Thursday afternoon proved why he's one player on the Phillies ' roster that may not be expendable...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  11. Ryno Mulling Platoon at First with Howard, Ruf

    PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is the highest-paid position player in baseball this year, but manager Ryne Sandberg on Wednesday said that Howard's salary has little impact on his lineup card...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 7 days ago 82 reads 0 comments

  12. Giants-Phillies Preview

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  13. Ryan Howard Has Officially Been Benched by the Phillies

    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reported yesterday that the Phillies have considered releasing struggling first baseman Ryan Howard with more than $60 million remaining on his contract ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 8 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  14. Howard Still Out of Lineup Amid Rumors; Ruiz (Rest) Sits

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 8 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  15. Ryan Howard Sits; Future with Team in Serious Question

    Slumping Ryan Howard was not in the Phillies ' starting lineup against a left-handed pitcher for the second time in six post-all-star break games on Wednesday night, and his future with the team is in serious question...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 8 days ago 342 reads 0 comments

  16. It's Time Again to Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans in Extreme Slow Motion

    Jonathan Papelbon shit the bed again tonight, earning another loss and blowing his second game in as many days. A while back, we presented some Phillies fans watching the game slip away in extreme slow motion...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 8 days ago 469 reads 0 comments

  17. Ryan Howard Deal Wasn't Such a Great Idea (but Cutting Him Is Absurd!)

    Signing Ryan Howard for $125 million for five years obviously wasn't a great idea. Releasing him with $60 million to go (or even $50 million at year's end) would make even less sense...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 8 days ago 205 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: Phils Considering Releasing Howard

    Slumping Ryan Howard was not in the Phillies ' starting lineup against a left-handed pitcher for the second time in six post-all-star break games on Thursday night, and his future with the team is in serious question...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 8 days ago 1,589 reads 0 comments

  19. Carlos Ruiz Rejoins Phillies After Concussion

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  20. Ryan Howard out of Lineup Tonight vs. Giants

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  21. Phillies Reinstate Carlos Ruiz from DL

    Phillies reinstated C Carlos Ruiz from DL and recalled RHP Phillippe Aumont from Triple-A. Cameron Rupp optioned, Jeff Manship DFA'd...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 9 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  22. Giants-Phillies Preview

    Getting Hunter Pence at the trade deadline two years ago has certainly benefited San Francisco , and he's burned the team which sent him there...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  23. Franco Leaves Game with Back Tightness

    ALLENTOWN -- Lehigh Valley's Maikel Franco, The Inquirer's No. 2 Phillies prospect, left Tuesday's 7-6 loss to visiting Buffalo at the end of the fourth inning with back tightness...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 9 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  24. Familiar Foe Helps Giants Top Phils in 14

    The Philadelphia Phillies were reminded of what could have been Tuesday against the San Francisco Giants ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  25. Phillies Place Mayberry on DL, Recall Ruf

    Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday placed outfielder John Mayberry Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with left wrist inflammation and recalled outfielder Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 9 days ago 61 reads 0 comments