| Apr 5, 2015
| 12:12 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster Sunday, selecting the contracts of outfielder Jeff Francoeur and infielder Andres Blanco and keeping Darin Ruf as an infielder.
The Phillies, who open the 2015 season Monday against the Red...
| Apr 6, 2015
No team is picked to win fewer games this season than the Philadelphia Phillies.
Rebuilding isn't easy.
After dominating the NL East from 2007-11, capturing five division titles, two pennants and one World Series championship, the Phillies have...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 1:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on Opening day.
Not the other way around.
The ace left-hander has...
| 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-...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:21 AM
The Phillies moved a little closer to the 25-man roster they'll need for Opening Day Wednesday morning.
They reassigned outfielder Brian Bogusevic to minor league camp and outrighted right-hander Phillippe Aumont to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Righty Miguel...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:43 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. — Instead of beginning to create momentum going into the regular season, like manager Ryne Sandberg was hoping would occur at this point in spring training, things seem to be getting worse for the Phillies.
One of the only things...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:56 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Nola, who faced major league hitters for the first time in his career Friday at Bright House Field, didn't get a chance to talk to Cole Hamels before his outing.
Hamels would have advised him: Don't try to do too much....
| Mar 20, 2015
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley had two hits and a walk as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Thursday night.
Utley, slowed by a right ankle injury, has been limited to designated hitter, but Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 3:36 PM
LAKELAND, Fla. — Anibal Sanchez was roughed up for the second time this spring, allowing two home runs to Brian Bogusevic as the split-squad Detroit Tigers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Saturday.
Sanchez gave up four runs on four hits...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:31 PM
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jerome Williams allowed two runs over three innings and Jeff Francoeur had two hits and a stolen base to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the split-squad Detroit Tigers 6-5 Thursday afternoon.
Williams, who started for...
| 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,...