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Phils agree to Minors deals with Burnett, Nava

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:43:50 EDT

The Phillies this week agreed to terms on Minor League contracts with left-hander Sean Burnett and outfielder Daniel Nava.

Phillies stick to plan, stay quiet at Meetings

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:45:00 EDT

Philadelphia remained true to their plan and signed right-handed reliever Joaquin Benoit on Tuesday to a one-year, $7.5 million contract, its only transaction at the Winter Meetings.

Phils lose lefty Milner to Tribe in Rule 5 Draft

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:20:00 EDT

The Indians selected Phillies left-handed sidearmer Hoby Milner with the 15th pick in the Rule 5 Draft, and Philadelphia drafted shortstop Jorge Flores from Toronto in the Minor League phase.

Phillies building toward big splash in 2018

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:15:42 EDT

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said on Wednesday that the teams with the most successful rebuilds have stuck to their plans. It is why the Phillies plan to stick to theirs.

Phillies taking human approach to analytics

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:05:34 EDT

Even before Matt Klentak became general manager a little more than a year ago, a Phillies organization that had been questioned for its seeming lack of interest in advanced analytics had started to rally in that area.

Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.

Gillick honored with Roland Hemond Award

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:35:00 EDT

Baseball America presented Pat Gillick its Roland Hemond Award for long-term contributions to scouting and player development. Gillick is a part owner of the Phillies, also serving as a senior advisor to the president and general manager.

Mackanin pushing for Phils to add bat

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:40:25 EDT

Pete Mackanin has been stumping for months for the Phillies to acquire a couple of productive everyday hitters before Spring Training. They got one last month in Howie Kendrick, but while one hitter is nice … "I would like to get another guy," Philadelphia's manager said Tuesday afternoon at the Winter Meetings. "Yeah, it would be nice. We have to improve offensively."

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' everyday 1B job belongs to Joseph

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:18:09 EDT

The Phillies are prepared to turn Tommy Joseph loose in 2017.

Benoit joins Phils, likely to pitch in eighth

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:16:02 EDT

Joaquin Benoit became the newest member of the Phillies' bullpen Tuesday. But where will he pitch in 2017? Benoit, who signed a one-year, $7.5 million contract, has pitched most of his 15-year career in the eighth inning, although he has also closed. The safest bet is that he pitches in the eighth.

Phils' Cozens collects for leading Minors in HRs

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:55:27 EDT

Phillies prospect Dylan Cozens left the Winter Meetings with an $8,000 check in his pocket.

Phils bringing back Galvis, Gomez, Hernandez

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:49:49 EDT

Freddy Galvis, Jeanmar Gomez and Cesar Hernandez will be back with the Phillies in 2017. Cody Asche is likely headed elsewhere.

Phils announce Minors coaching slate

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 11:07:32 EDT

The Phillies announced their Minor League coaching staffs on Friday.

Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.

Sources: Kruk to join CSN broadcast booth

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:00:13 EDT

John Kruk will be in the Phillies' TV broadcast booth in 2017. Multiple sources told on Thursday that Kruk has agreed to a deal with Comcast SportsNet. Kruk has not signed his contract, so the deal is not official, but CSN is expected to make an official announcement within the next week.

Reading Fightins' holiday lights are stunning

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:24:23 EDT

Reading Fightins' holiday lights are stunning

Phils add former GM Ryan to scouting staff

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:42:48 EDT

The Phillies have hired former Twins general manager Terry Ryan to serve as a special assignment scout, the club announced on Wednesday.

The Next Big Leaguers: Phillies' Kingery

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.

Phils extend radio play-by-play man Franzke

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:20:28 EDT

The Phillies put the finishing touches on their radio broadcast team Monday. The TV broadcast team, which could include John Kruk, figures to be next.

Phils honored before charitable holiday events begin

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDT

Before the Phillies started the first of their holiday events on Monday, handing out 2,000 Thanksgiving dinner baskets to community groups to benefit families in need, Major League Baseball presented them last week with the Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence.

Phillies trade Minors reliever Cordero to Nats

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:45:38 EDT

The Phillies traded right-hander Jimmy Cordero to the Nationals on Wednesday for a player to be named. Cordero, 25, was designated for assignment on Friday.

Could the Phils land the game's best player?

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:52:05 EDT

Phillies beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers fans' questions in the latest edition of Phillies Inbox.

Phillies release righty Buchanan

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:31:08 EDT

Following a string of inconsistent performances, the Phillies on Wednesday released right-handed pitcher David Buchanan. The club had designated Buchanan for assignment last week, freeing roster space to protect prospects in advance of the Rule 5 Draft.

Burrell, Stairs get first shot at HOF ballot

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:47:00 EDT

The National Baseball Hall of Fame released its 2017 ballot on Monday and two former Phillies are on it for the first time: outfielders Pat Burrell and Matt Stairs.

Sleepover at The Bank a dream come true

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:25:59 EDT

The Phillies hosted a clubhouse sleepover Friday at Citizens Bank Park for children receiving treatment at local children's hospitals.

IronPigs unveil the first-ever reflective jersey

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:10:32 EDT

IronPigs unveil the first-ever reflective jersey

Philly couple thrilled to win Best Fan Catch

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:26:02 EDT

Dennis and Louise Pollock of Philadelphia had no idea they had been nominated for the Esurance Best Fan Catch in Major League Baseball in 2016. But they were and they won, and they could not be happier about it.

Phillies receive top honor for philanthropic efforts

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 11:00:00 EDT

Philanthropy starts with a Phil. Major League Baseball and Commissioner Rob Manfred have named the Phillies as the 2016 recipient of the Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence, which was announced on Thursday at the MLB Owners Meetings in Chicago.