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Phillies in AFL: Former Arizona Wildcat Kingery back home

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:54:28 EDT

Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Phillies in the Arizona Fall League, where Scott Kingery is back home and enjoying the opportunity. Joining him is outfielder Aaron Brown, who is looking to tighten his approach at the plate.

Nola progressing through injury recovery

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:13 EDT

The Phillies cannot have enough pitching, which is why they need Aaron Nola and Mark Appel healthy next spring.

Hall of Famer Bunning recovering from stroke

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:45:00 EDT

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning suffered a stroke on Tuesday at his home outside Cincinnati, according to multiple reports. Bunning's family and friends said, however, that the former U.S. Senator from Kentucky is recovering and watching baseball.

#AwardWorthy: Vote Phils fan for Best Fan catch

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:30:24 EDT

Did a Phillies fan make the year's Best Fan catch? Vote now to help the Phils win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.

Philadelphia City Council honors Howard

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:55:32 EDT

Ryan Howard said that while his Phillies' career is finished, he still has work to do in Philadelphia.

Inbox: Will Phils trade big names in offseason?

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:34:08 EDT

Phillies fans are wondering about offseason trades, prospect promotions and more.

Phils satisfied with progress of Williams, Crawford

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:44:59 EDT

It has been more than a month since Triple-A Lehigh Valley played its final game of the 2016 season, but curious and perhaps concerned Phillies fans keep asking questions about the progress of J.P. Crawford and Nick Williams.

MLB Pipeline names Cozens, Lively Phils' Prospects of Year

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:41:27 EDT selected outfielder Dylan Cozens and right-hander Ben Lively as the Phillies Prospects of the Year.

Phillies' Top 30 Prospects list

Tue, 6 Sep 2016 23:14:06 EDT

Who do the Phillies have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Philly's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Phillies prospects in action as Fall League gets under way

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDT

The spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.

Phillies outright 6 to Triple-A to clear 40-man spots

Fri, 7 Oct 2016 16:44:49 EDT

The Phillies have started to make room on the 40-man roster in preparation for a potentially eventful offseason. They announced Friday afternoon that they outrighted infielder Emmanuel Burriss; right-hander Frank Herrmann, Dalier Hinojosa and Colton Murray; outfielder Jimmy Paredes; and left-hander Patrick Schuster to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Inbox: Who will comprise Phils' 2017 OF?

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:16:36 EDT

With the official start of the offseason less than a month away, pressing questions have come up in Phillies fans' minds.

Phils improve in Howard's final year with team

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 13:55:12 EDT

The Phillies began their season in April hoping to see incremental improvements in their rebuild. They had some, including more wins this season than last.

Young starters key to Phils' success in 2017

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:02:32 EDT

The Phillies enjoyed some modest improvements in 2016, finishing with more wins this season than they did in 2015, when they had the worst record in baseball. So what is next in 2017?

Emotions flow as Howard bids Philly farewell

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:28:31 EDT

The regular season ended on Sunday with a 5-2 win over the Mets, and that's all well and good. The crowd totaled 36,935, a good number helped along by the Fan Appreciation Day promotions and the fact that the Eagles had a bye and the rain that stayed away, but in large part, too, because it was the last chance to see Ryan Howard in a Phillies uniform.

Phils top Mets to end 2016 on a high note

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:53:11 EDT

The final game of the 2016 season will be infinitely more memorable for Ryan Howard than for the Mets, who used it solely as a tuneup for postseason play. During and after a pregame celebration in his honor on Sunday, Howard received multiple ovations from one of the Phillies' largest home crowds of the season. He finished 0-for-4 in the final game of his 13-year career in Philadelphia, a 5-2 win over the Mets.

Phillies searching for 2017 ballgirls

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 17:38:55 EDT

The Phillies are looking for ballgirls for the 2017 season.

Phils proud to be part of Howard's goodbye

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:27:33 EDT

A day that Ryan Howard called "a roller coaster" was crazy and emotional for his teammates, too.

Eickhoff has proven his value to Phillies

Sun, 2 Oct 2016 20:09:08 EDT

The prevailing opinion has been that with Jeremy Hellickson's pending free agency, the Phillies will need to add a veteran arm to their rotation.That arm may, however, already be in the rotation -- the only one to have spent the entire season there, too -- in the form of Jerad Eickhoff, who threw six innings, allowing one run, in the Phillies' 5-2 win over the Mets on Sunday.

Biggest Pieces: Highlighting Howard's career

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:29:40 EDT

Ryan Howard is the only remaining member from the 2008 World Series championship team, and he certainly had some memorable moments and remarkable accomplishments along the way, including winning the '06 National League Most Valuable Player and '05 NL Rookie of the Year Awards.

Phillies part ways with hitting coach Henderson

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 10:55:04 EDT

The Phillies made one coaching change following Sunday's season finale at Citizens Bank Park: Steve Henderson will not return as hitting coach.

Phillies to pick eighth in 2017 Draft

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 11:46:51 EDT

With the 2016 regular-season standing final, the order for the 2017 MLB Draft is set. By finishing with the worst record in baseball, the Twins will have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft. They'll be followed by the Reds, Padres, Rays and Braves.

Big homer from Howard not enough vs. Mets

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 21:28:48 EDT

Even Mets manager Terry Collins, an enduring optimist, swears he did not expect this back in mid-August. A sub-.500 team missing more than a half-dozen of its best players, the Mets struggled to beat back the notion that perhaps this just was not their year.

Rollins praises Howard for great Phils career

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 13:52:49 EDT

Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard shared some of the greatest moments of their lives when they played together with the Phillies from 2004-14.

Big hit elusive as Phils drop opener to Mets

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:34:42 EDT

Twice in two years, the Mets arrived at the midpoint of their season a broken team, seemingly unfit for October. Twice in two years, the Mets went on to salvage their lost summer, combining new parts with old ones to stage a late-year renaissance. Their 5-1 win over the Phillies on Friday moved them within one win or one Cardinals loss of clinching their second consecutive postseason berth, while ensuring that they will at least qualify for a tiebreaker after the regular season.

Asher completes impressive turnaround year

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:13:11 EDT

If everybody returns healthy in February 2017, Alec Asher will be a part of a stable of impressive young Phillies arms. Asher made his final start of the season Friday night in a 5-1 loss to the Mets at Citizens Bank Park. He allowed five hits and three runs and struck out four in six-plus innings. He went 2-1 with a 2.28 ERA in five starts. His performance this month is a dramatic reversal from last season, when he went 0-6 with a 9.31 ERA in seven starts.

Front office, coaches talk '17 upgrades in meeting

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:26:41 EDT

Pete Mackanin emerged from a long meeting Friday evening at Citizens Bank Park believing the Phillies have a plan in place to make some much needed improvements before next season. "Everybody was pretty much on the same page," Mackanin said. Mackanin and the Phillies' coaching staff met with president Andy MacPhail, general manager Matt Klentak and others to discuss the state of the organization and upgrades they need to make before Spring Training.

Eflin has successful surgery on left knee

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:45:40 EDT

The Phillies announced Friday night that right-hander Zach Eflin had successful surgery to repair his left patella tendon. Eflin will be immobilized for six weeks, but he is expected to make a full recovery and be ready by Spring Training. The Phillies placed Eflin on the disabled list in August because of patellar tendinopathy in both knees. He had surgery to repair the right knee last month.

Hellickson open to possibility of returning

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:08:44 EDT

Jeremy Hellickson's first and possibly only season with the Phillies had to be considered a success.

Phillies drop finale after four-run eighth

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:31:41 EDT

Dansby Swanson homered for the first time at Turner Field and Matt Kemp delivered a go-ahead, RBI double in the eighth inning, as the Braves extended their winning streak against the Phillies to seven games in Thursday night's 5-2 win.

Klentak: Starting pitching best success story

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:55:00 EDT

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak marks his one-year anniversary with the organization late next month. He likes what he has seen in his first 11.

Klentak confident offense headed in right direction

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:50:41 EDT

A couple weeks ago Pete Mackanin said he hoped the Phillies would acquire a couple impact bats in the offseason. He asked for just one on Tuesday. But will he get even that? It remains to be seen. Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said Wednesday at Turner Field that he agreed with Mackanin that the Phillies' offense needed to improve in 2017 -- the Phillies are last in baseball, averaging 3.80 runs per game -- but it doesn't mean it must come in free agency.

Phillies' struggles continue in loss to Braves

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:32:45 EDT

Dansby Swanson recorded a pair of extra-base hits through the first three innings and Matt Kemp provided Mike Foltynewicz more cushion with a two-run home run that accounted for just a portion of the damage the Braves produced against Adam Morgan in Wednesday night's 12-2 win at Turner Field.

Nola, Eflin making strides in injury recovery

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:50:12 EDT

Perhaps the biggest reason the Phillies believe they took a step forward this season is their starting pitching. The rotation jumped from among the worst in baseball last year to the middle of the pack this year, and the Phillies believe they have the quality and quantity of young talent to continue to improve in 2017.