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Published: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:41:45 GMT2017-07-21T16:41:45Z


For major-league success, Phillies' Nick Williams has applied minor-league lessons

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:41:45 GMT2017-07-21T16:41:45Z

"How do you ever know when you're actually ready?" he said.

Howie Kendrick homers; three more hits for J.P. Crawford

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:59:43 GMT2017-07-21T11:59:43Z

Pedro Florimon homered twice for Lehigh Valley

Phillies finally have some lefthanded pitching prospects

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:48:35 GMT2017-07-20T22:48:35Z

There might not be another Cole Hamels en route to Citizens Bank Park, but there are some good lefthanded arms pushing their way to the majors.

He's no Harry, but Todd Kalas finds his voice calling Houston Astros games

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:46:48 GMT2017-07-20T22:46:48Z

He would seem like a natural heir to his famous father, but Todd Kalas didn't get that chance.

Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford might have salvaged his season

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:33:47 GMT2017-07-20T21:33:47Z

Crawford, since returning June 20 from the disabled list, is starting to look like the prospect who scorched through the lower levels of the minors.

Mike Schmidt lesson: Phillies should be patient with Maikel Franco | Marcus Hayes

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:08:01 GMT2017-07-20T21:08:01Z

Mike Schmidt and Maikel Franco has similar offensive numbers at similar stages early in their careers, and, as the trade deadline approaches, Franco is showing signs of surging as Schmidt did.

Better mechanics help Phillies' Aaron Nola add juice to his fastball

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:53:45 GMT2017-07-20T19:53:45Z

Opponents have hit .226 with a .384 slugging percentage against his fastball. The quality, not just the speed, has risen.

Minor league report: Zach Eflin, more late heroics lift IronPigs again

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:01:08 GMT2017-07-20T14:01:08Z

Scott Kingery and Dylan Cozens have RBI singles in the ninth.

Phillies pile up 20 hits, rout Marlins

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:07:45 GMT2017-07-20T04:07:45Z

Nick Williams tripled twice, and the Phils' hit total was their highest in a game since June 2013.

Phillies outfielder Aaron Altherr will be sidelined longer than expected

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:29:36 GMT2017-07-19T21:29:36Z

Altherr suffered a "mild-to-moderate" strain of his hamstring. He will miss three or four weeks.

A tale of two rebuilds: Phillies and Yankees | David Murphy

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:34:32 GMT2017-07-19T16:34:32Z

At the end of 2014, when the Phillies finally conceded their need to rebuild, many of the Yankees' new stars were already in their system.

Minor league report: Dylan Cozens, Scott Kingery help the IronPigs win again

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:15:56 GMT2017-07-19T11:15:56Z

Here is a roundup of the Phillies' minor league teams Tuesday.

Vince Velasquez solid as Phillies win in his return to rotation

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:38:48 GMT2017-07-19T10:38:48Z

Vince Velasquez threw nine pitches in the sixth inning to record three tough outs. He completed six solid innings in his first start since May 30.

Trades could help Phillies expand bullpen auditions

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:45:46 GMT2017-07-19T01:45:46Z

If Pat Neshek and Joaquin Benoit find new homes, the Phillies can try different arms in late-inning situations.

Minor-league report: IronPigs rally, J.P. Crawford homers

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:26:13 GMT2017-07-18T18:26:13Z

Here is a quick trip through Monday's minor leagues results.

Judge clears path for Pete Rose lawsuit against sex claims

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:22:31 GMT2017-07-18T09:22:31Z

A federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled that Pete Rose can move forward with a defamation lawsuit against John Dowd for comments Dowd made during radio interviews in 2015 about allegations of sexual misconduct by Rose.

Phillies fall to Marlins in 10 innings

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:40:56 GMT2017-07-18T06:40:56Z

The Phillies lost by one run for the 25th time this season.

Amid maddening inconsistency, Herrera's flashes for Phillies can't be ignored | David Murphy

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:37:11 GMT2017-07-18T01:37:11Z

The problem with the Phillies isn't Herrera's inconsistency. It's the lack of consistent hitters around him.

Phillies prospect Nick Fanti throws second no-hitter of the season

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:30:35 GMT2017-07-18T00:30:35Z

He struck out 12, retired the final 22 batters, and fired 77 strikes in 112 pitches.

Cesar Hernandez returns to Phillies with something to prove

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:34:49 GMT2017-07-17T22:34:49Z

With Scott Kingery in the ranks, this is Hernandez's time to convince the Phillies - or another interested team - that he can be a productive, everyday man.

Phillies' Cesar Hernandez walks 6 times in rehab game

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:13:50 GMT2017-07-17T14:13:50Z

Cesar Hernandez reached in all seven of his plate appearances.

Phillies win on strength of Nick Williams' grand slam

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 02:51:36 GMT2017-07-17T02:51:36Z

"With the bases loaded, you have to be ready for a mistake first pitch," manager Pete Mackanin said. "And he was."

Aaron Altherr likely headed to disabled list

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:29:49 GMT2017-07-16T23:29:49Z

It's possible that Altherr is replaced on the active roster by Cesar Hernandez, who has been on a rehab assignment with high-A Clearwater, and informed team officials that he is ready to return.

Phillies prospect Adonis Medina finds more strikeouts with new breaking ball

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:49:53 GMT2017-07-16T19:49:53Z

The 20-year-old righthander has doubled his strikeout rate while at low-A Lakewood.