| 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 27, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Last year was certainly a year to forget for Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown.
He set a career high for games played in the majors, but hit just .235. Brown's 10 home runs were less than half of his output during his 2013 All-Star season.
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:46 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — It's amazing the difference one year can make.
Last February, Freddy Galvis entered camp a lock to grab a bench spot on the Phillies' roster as a utility infielder. Then he was hospitalized during spring training with MRSA,...
| 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...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:15 PM
If these players were in their prime and in red and white pinstripes, the Phillies would not be going through a rebuilding process: Mike Schmidt, Ryne Sandberg, Larry Bowa, Charlie Manuel, Juan Samuel, Steve Henderson and John Mizerock.
They are not...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:28 PM
There has been much criticism of Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. this offseason for failing to make any moves to an aging, underachieving roster, but things changed quickly Wednesday with the MLB Winter Meetings underway in San Diego.
| Aug 25, 2014
The Eagles appear to be in good hands, but the Phillies clearly need help. Here are the next 10 things they should do as they pave the way for rebuilding: 1. Fire Ruben Amaro and hire a bright young general......
| Jul 31, 2014
Dave Brundage has experience with losing streaks. He managed the 2008 Richmond Braves, who were victims to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ inaugural win on April 14. That R-Braves team, which included current IronPig Jo Jo Reyes, finished 15 games below...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:32 AM
When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.
He believed the team's aging core deserved one...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When teams don't meet expectations — or they clinch last place in their division like the Phillies did Thursday — you can expect a number of changes both on the field and in the front office.
The first of those changes...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:59 PM
By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jerome Williams pitched seven shutout innings, shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Oakland 3-0 on Saturday, delivering a blow to the A's wild-card...