1. Phils Beat Arizona in Franco's Debut 4-3

    THE KNOCK on the door of his Rochester, N.Y., hotel room came at five minutes after 7 in the morning yesterday. "I was thinking, 'Who is this at this time?'" Maikel Franco said. It was Dave Brundage, manager of the Triple A Lehigh Valley IronPigs...

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  2. Francoeur, Galvis Lift Phillies over Diamondbacks

    PHILADELPHIA -- Pinch-hitter Jeff Francoeur delivered a go-ahead single in the seventh inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Friday night for their first three-game winning streak this season...

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  3. Game of Thrones' the Mountain Takes First Baseball Swings

    PHILADELPHIA — Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard still thought of himself as a big man at 6-foot-4, 240 pounds until Friday afternoon when actor/strongman Hafthor Julius Bjornsson walked up to his locker...

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  4. Franco Batting 5th in Return to Bigs

    Tonight's Phillies lineup: Revere LF, Galvis SS, Sizemore RF, Howard 1B, Franco 3B, Utley 2B, Herrera CF, Ruiz C, Billingsley RHP...

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  5. Galvis Is Good, and Lucky

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  6. Phils Outright McGowan to Make Room for Franco

    The Phillies announced this afternoon that they've outrighted Dustin McGowan to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The move will clear space on the 25-man roster for the promotion of Maikel ...

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  7. Amaro: 'Franco Ready for the Next Step'

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  8. Amaro: Franco Is Ready for the Next Step

    Amaro, on Franco: "This was a baseball decision based on Maikel's development and performance. We believe he is ready for the next step...

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  9. Hamels a Philly Institution, but for How Long?

    COLE HAMELS navigated the small hallway leading up to the main event with his closest teammate by his side...

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  10. Galvis Has Another 3-Hit Game, Up to .353 BA

    Aaron Harang threw eight shutout innings, Ryan Howard homered and Freddy Galvis collected another three-hit game as the Phillies split a four-game series with the Pirates by winning, 4-2, on Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park...

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  11. Harang's Unlikely Dominance Continues

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  12. Ben Revere Could Be Odd Man out in Big, Not Great Phillies Outfield

    Who needs a sparkplug anyhow. Who needs a spark plug anyhow? Do cars even need them? Probably not. Let's say no...

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  13. Asche After 2 Games in LF: 'I Need to Get Better at Everything'

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  14. Instant Replay: Phillies 3, Pirates 2

    Cole Hamels combined with the bullpen tandem of Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon in lifting the Phillies to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night...

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  15. Jonathan Papelbon Becomes Philadelphia Phillies' Franchise Saves Leader

    Jonathan Papelbon surpassed Jose Mesa as the Phillies ' saves leader with 113 after finishing for his seventh save in seven tries this season to cap a 3-2 win Wednesday night over the Pirates ...

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  16. Hamels Fans Nine, Phillies Beat Pirates 3-2

    Cole Hamels struck out nine over seven strong innings, Jeff Francoeur threw out the potential tying run at the plate to end the game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Wednesday night...

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  17. Right Now, Marlins Make Most Sense for Jonathan Papelbon

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  18. A Closer Look at Freddy Galvis' Breakthrough

    Through 34 games, Freddy Galvis has been the Phillies ' MVP. Maybe that doesn't mean much for an 11-23 team, but no Phillie has contributed more on both sides of the ball...

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  19. Larry Bowa Talks Sandberg, Asche, Player Accountability

    Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa is sporting the beginnings of a beard. He jokes about not shaving until the team wins another series. (Its last winning series was April 24-26...

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  20. Long Ball, No Offense Again Hurts Phillies

    Old friend A.J. Burnett was back in town, and he was very good as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Phillies , 7-2...

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  21. Phillies Match Worst Start Since 1971 at 11-23

    Throwing strikes continued to be a challenge for Phillies pitchers in a 7-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night...

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  22. Watch: O'Sullivan Makes Slick Barehanded Catch

    PHILADELPHIA -- Nine at-bats into his return from injury, Sean O'Sullivan put himself in harm's way again, thrusting his bare throwing hand in front of a ball put in play by Pirates pitcher A...

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  23. GM: “We Might Be a Little Challenged as Far as Overall Talent”

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  24. Ruben Amaro Unveils Secret to Scouting Hitters

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  25. Phillies Prospect Maikel Franco Close to Earning Apromotion

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