| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:31 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Harang's first appearance at Citizens Bank Park as a Phillies starter on Friday night didn't exactly spur confidence in him or the team.
Harang gave up two runs to the Pirates before getting an out in the first game of the On-...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:24 PM
Darin Ruf is one of the players many thought would be a lock to make the Philadelphia Phillies' 2015 Opening Day roster, taking one of the bench spots.
The 28-year-old is still somewhat of an unknown because he's never been able to get sustained...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:20 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Joely Rodriguez turned out to be in good position after he threw a 2-2 pitch to Yankees Triple-A hitter Jose Javier in the fifth inning of Monday's game.
All the left-handed Rodriguez needed to do was reach his glove behind...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 4:39 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. – With just one week remaining before the Phillies open the regular season against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park, both the outfield and starting rotation are beginning to take shape.
Three days after manager Ryne...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:00 PM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Joe Mauer isn't known for his pull-side power, but that could change this season.
The three-time AL batting champion connected for his first home run of the spring and the Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:47 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels gave up homers to Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista, and Chase Utley made his first start at second base this spring in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Reyes hit Hamels'...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 4:09 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Cord Phelps hit a three-run homer, Ryan Howard and Jordan Danks also connected and the Philadelphia Phillies (split squad) beat the Boston Red Sox 11-4 Sunday.
Odubel Herrara had three hits and Howard, Freddy Galvis,...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday.
Making his second start of the spring,...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:22 PM
The 2015 Phillies aren't expected to be very good, but their pitching was supposed to be strong, at least to begin the year.
Their starting rotation, however, took a hit Sunday morning.
The Phillies announced that Cliff Lee is experiencing elbow...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:13 PM
The Phillies have turned in two straight 73-win seasons and the only thing as low as fan and media expectations for the team this year is the mercury in thermometers the last couple weeks.
The front office has admitted the team is in a rebuilding mode,...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Each spring brings Major League Baseball's teams a chance to clear the slate and begin afresh.
Optimism typically runs rampant — although there won't be much of that in Clearwater for the next six weeks — as a number of veterans, along...