Phillies’ focus turns to Nola, Kingery, bench competition
As the Phils began their final full week in Florida on Sunday, Gabe Kapler was able to examine a number of important areas of the roster. By Jim Salisbury 
Charlie Manuel keeps his promise to Halladay's son
Charlie Manuel made a promise to Roy Halladay's two sons that he'd attend their baseball games. On Saturday, he did just that. By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies
Jake Arrieta delights crowd, breaks bats
It was just a simulated game, but Jake Arrieta gave the Phillies and their fans a glimpse of what he brings to the table. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Matt Klentak
Alex Cobb? Klentak discusses replacing Eickhoff
Alex Cobb is still out there, but the Phillies are unlikely to replace Jerad Eickhoff with another free agent. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Jerad Eickhoff
Jerad Eickhoff out a while for Phillies
The Phillies will be without Jerad Eickhoff for six to eight weeks. Who replaces him in the rotation? By Jim Salisbury
Olney believes Phillies could snag Bryce Harper from Nationals
Buster Olney thinks the Phillies are right in the hunt to land Bryce Harper.
Arrieta takes the mound as Lively's ship comes in
Jake Arrieta threw his first bullpen Wednesday sporting No. 49, which Ben Lively gave up and had a unique request for compensation. By Jim Salisbury
Exciting new food items at Phillies games this year
Move over peanuts and Cracker Jacks. By Josh Ellis
Manny Machado, John Middleton, Bryce Harper
Machado? Harper? Who gets next ride on Air Middleton?
Private jet and all, John Middleton sent a purposeful message to the future market with how the Phillies welcomed Jake Arrieta. By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta, Philadelphia Phillies, Rick Kranitz
Jake Arrieta addresses the velocity concerns
There's no hiding the red flags, but Jake Arrieta had some interesting things to say about his decline in velocity. By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies
Arrieta's promise to Philadelphia
Jake Arrieta had 75 million reasons to come to Philadelphia. Make it 75 million plus one. By Jim Salisbury
Tommy Joseph, Philadelphia Phillies
Arrieta's big day was Tommy Joseph's bad day
With the arrival of Jake Arrieta, the Phils on Monday had to designate Tommy Joseph for assignment. So, what does it mean for his future? By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta
Phillies players jacked to have Jake Arrieta
The excitment was evident in the Phillies clubhouse on Monday as players reacted to the big Jake Arrieta signing. By Jim Salisbury
Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals, Nationals walk-off, Anthony Rendon
Phillies fans might be irked by what the Nationals did
Surprised Gabe Kapler didn't think of this first.
Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies
Even with Arrieta, Phillies still have enormous flexibility
The Phillies are much better with Jake Arrieta but still have enormous financial flexibility going forward. By Corey Seidman
Fans unearth Jake Arrieta cheesesteak tweet from 2012
Jake Arrieta had an important question in 2012 that has all the more meaning now.
Jake Arrieta, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, Gabe Kapler
The smile says is all — Kapler's thrilled with Arrieta news
The smile said it all Sunday night. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is thrilled to add Jake Arrieta, a former Cy Young winner, to his rotation. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies agree to multi-year deal with Jake Arrieta
The Phillies on Sunday reached an agreement in principle with Jake Arrieta, according to multiple baseball sources. By Jim Salisbury
J.P. Crawford, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies
How Phillies might optimize lineup in 2018
The Phillies on Saturday continued to experiment with different lineup looks with J.P. Crawford batting ninth. Is this a sign of things to come? By Jim Salisbury
Jorge Alfaro, Philadelphia Phillies
The future is here for promising Alfaro
Manager Gabe Kapler and the Phillies coaching staff are impressed with catcher Jorge Alfaro and the improvements he has made. By Jim Salisbury 
Dylan Cozens, Philadelphia Phillies
Phils send prospects, including a big slugger, to minors
Power-hitting prospect Dylan Cozens was among a handful of highly regarded young players the Phillies sent to the minors Friday. By Jim Salisbury
Jerad Eickhoff, Roy Halladay
Eickhoff hopes to find what Halladay did 8 years ago
Jerad Eickhoff is going through the same process that took Cy Young winner Roy Halladay to another level with the Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Hulkamania runs wild at Phillies camp, brother
The Phillies had a special guest visit with the team and watch batting practice on Friday, brother. By Jim Salisbury
Ben Lively, Aaron Judge
Phils pitcher saw slugger's big power before most others
Ben Lively saw Aaron Judge up close Thursday — but it was long from the first time he witnessed the mammoth slugger. By Jim Salisbury
Awkward landing ends game early for Phils reliever
Phillies reliever Yacksel Rios was cruising along until an awkward landing forced him out of Thursday's game early. By Jim Salisbury 
Desi Relaford, Philadelphia Phillies
Ex-Phillie calls Philly fans 'trash,' blames old coach
Former Phillies shortstop Desi Relaford doesn't think too fondly of his days in Philadelphia — like, at all. By Jordan Hall
Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies
Phillies skipper offers a little preview of his opening day lineup
Three weeks before opening day, Gabe Kapler used a starting lineup the Phillies very well could employ March 29 in Atlanta. By Jim Salisbury
Maikel Franco, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies
Phillies legend still sees MVP potential in Maikel Franco
Two years ago, Mike Schmidt believed Maikel Franco had MVP potential. Now what? By Jim Salisbury
Don't worry, Hoskins foresees Flyers in awesome spot
Rhys Hoskins went to a Lightning game Tuesday night, but made sure Flyers fans knew the orange and black have his full support. By Jordan Hall
Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies
J-Roll's comments highlight how long ago 2008 feels
It's odd to think of 2008 as a simpler time, but Jimmy Rollins' comments Sunday served as a reminder. By Corey Seidman
Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies
Camp Kap might be different but core message the same
Yes, Gabe Kapler says and does things differently. But the essence of the message at Phillies spring training remains the same. By Gregg Murphy 
Roman Quinn, Philadelphia Phillies
Now playing SS for 1st time since 2014, Roman Quinn
Phillies speedster Roman Quinn played four innings at shortstop Thursday and could have an intriguing role on the bench in 2018. By Jim Salisbury
Lance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals
If it's 1 or 2 years, Phillies should sign Lance Lynn
The free-agent starting pitching market has come back to the Phillies, who should pounce if they can land Lance Lynn for one or two years. By Corey Seidman
Scott Kingery, Philadelphia Phillies
Scott Kingery is a spring star again
Scott Kingery understands his major-league timeline with the Phillies but that isn't stopping him from starring again in spring training. By Jim Salisbury
Vince Velasquez, Larry Bowa
Velasquez agrees with Bowa — it's time
Vince Velasquez impressed Wednesday, showing the potential Larry Bowa wants to see blossom in 2018 — and the righty wants it, too. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies pitchers look to stay off the Sensitive Bus
A bright, yellow toy bus sits atop Aaron Nola's locker. It's been dubbed the Sensitive Bus and you don't want to find yourself riding on it. By Jim Salisbury
Larry King, Mark McGwire, Los Angeles Dodgers
Phillies have a believer in … Larry King?
The Phillies aren't the only ones who think they're capable of surprising the league in 2018.
Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies bolster dugout IQ as analyst dons red pinstripes
Gabe Kapler will try anything, and on Tuesday, he put an analyst from the team's research and development department in uniform. By Jim Salisbury
Tommy Joseph, Philadelphia Phillies
Asia can wait — for Joseph, it's all about the bigs
Tommy Joseph knows playing in Asia is an option — but trying the outfield and a bench role, he's not ready to give up on the majors. By Jim Salisbury
Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies Halladay, Phillies spring training, Jim Salisbury
How Phillies will honor Roy Halladay this season
The Phillies will posthumously induct Roy Halladay into the team's Wall of Fame this season. 
With Kapler, it's a whole new ballgame for Phillies
New skipper Gabe Kapler is progressive and has quickly brought his analytical ways to the Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta, Ben Lively
With or without Arrieta, Phils have rotation depth, competition
No matter what happens with Jake Arrieta, the Phils have options, including Ben Lively, who pitched well Monday in a 4-3 loss to the Yankees. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Rhys Hoskins
Rhys Hoskins, leadoff man? Wait, what?
Spring training is the time to test out new things, which is why Phillies slugger Rhys Hoskins found himself in the leadoff spot on Monday. By Jim Salisbury
Odubel Herrera, Philadelphia Phillies
The latest on why Herrera hasn't seen the field
Odubel Herrera (sore shoulder) did not play Monday and hasn't appeared in the field during spring training ... but don't worry. By Jim Salisbury
Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies
Gabe Kapler names Phillies' opening day starter
Gabe Kapler made it official Sunday: Aaron Nola will be the Phillies' starter on opening day. By Jim Salisbury 
Will Middlebrooks, Philadelphia Phillies
At career crossroads, 'fearless' Middlebrooks vows comeback from injury
His career already at a crossroads and now with a broken leg suffered Saturday, Phillies veteran camp invitee Will Middlebrooks vows to be back. By Jim Salisbury
Kapler has 'as good a right-hand man as you can find'
Though Rob Thomson left New York to join the Phillies, Yankees GM Brian Cashman has nothing but praise for Thomson. By Jim Salisbury 
New bench coach is Yankees’ loss, Phillies' gain
After 28 seasons with the Yankees, Rob Thomson was passed over for the manager job. Now, he's settling in as the Phils' bench coach. By Jim Salisbury 
Sure sounds like Kapler has decided on Phils' No. 1 catcher
Gabe Kapler has shied away from making definitive pronouncements early in camp, but it sure sounded as if he anointed a No. 1 catcher on Saturday. By Jim Salisbury 
Will Middlebrooks, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies infielder taken to hospital after on-field collision
Phillies third baseman Will Middlebrooks left the field on a cart Saturday with what appeared to be a serious injury. By Jim Salisbury 
Nick Pivetta, Justin Verlander
Phillies' Pivetta goes to school on Justin Verlander
Nick Pivetta watched a lot of Justin Verlander in the playoffs and noticed a key trait he wants to implement with the Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Francisco Rodriguez
Lost and found — K-Rod enjoys solid debut with Phils
Francisco Rodriguez, who was last with the Tigers and comes with immense pedigree, showed strong makeup in his Phillies debut Friday. By Jim Salisbury
John Middleton, Philadelphia Phillies
Why Middleton expects Phils to be in wild-card race
Phillies owner John Middleton joined Jim Salisbury's "At The Yard" podcast to talk about his wild-card expectations.
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Jerad Eickhoff
Healthy Jerad Eickhoff says, 'The sky is the limit'
Now that Jerad Eickhoff has fixed a mechanical flaw, the Phillies pitcher is hopeful about what he can contribute to the club in 2018. By Jim Salisbury
Seranthony Dominguez
Future closer? Power-armed Dominguez dazzles for Phils
Seranthony Dominguez impressed Gabe Kapler Thursday as the prospect showed off his big arm in the Phillies' 6-0 exhibition win. By Jim Salisbury
New York Mets, MLB, Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow's chances of actually playing in majors
If you believe Mets GM Sandy Alderson, there's some money to be made betting on Tim Tebow to reach the major leagues.
Lane Johnson mocks newspaper cover painting Yankees as underdogs
Lane Johnson did not approve of the New York Daily News cover featuring the Yankees as underdogs.
Nick Williams, Gabe Kapler
Bombs away! Williams takes aim on manager's car
Want to impress a new manager? How about denting his car with a homer? Nick Williams did just that — and to the delight of Gabe Kapler. By Jim Salisbury
Larry Bowa sees stars aligning for Phillies
Larry Bowa thinks the Phillies can be a .500 team late in the season and that "it's just time" to see improvement from two enigmatic talents. By Jim Salisbury
John Middleton, Philadelphia Phillies
Phils owner Middleton would 'love' to sign an upgrade
Phillies owner John Middleton on Tuesday discussed the team's offseason, rebuild and potential upgrades before opening day. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies willing to sign Jake Arrieta if ...
The Phillies would be willing to sign starting pitcher Jake Arrieta, but the deal would have to meet certain criteria. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies tell hulking power hitter Dylan Cozens to tone it down
Gabe Kapler and Charlie Manuel are impressed by Dylan Cozens' incredible power. The focus now is on making more contact. By Jim Salisbury 
Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies, Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles
Kapler brings in the perfect man to drive home 'Be Bold' mentality
Jason Kelce spoke to the Phillies on Monday, emphasizing the bold attitude Gabe Kapler wants his team to have. By Jim Salisbury 
New York Mets, MLB, Tim Tebow
Mets GM thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors
Tim Tebow arrived at the Mets' spring training camp Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether he could make it to the majors at some point.
Odubel Herrera
Energy, new look have Herrera 'presenting beautifully' to Kapler
Odubel Herrera's bronze locks, energy and swagger are catching the eye of his skipper, who's convinced Herrera can be one of the best. By Jim Salisbury
Carlos Santana is ready to show Maikel Franco the way
Early in spring training, newcomer Carlos Santana is in Maikel Franco's ear, and the young third baseman is listening. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies add experienced candidate to their bullpen
The Phillies on Saturday signed veteran left-hander Fernando Abad to a minor-league contract. By Jim Salisbury
Andy MacPhail, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies growing analytically, but that's not all
The Phillies are right in the thick of baseball's analytics movement, but Andy MacPhail said the club is not forgetting the eye test, either. By Jim Salisbury
Camp Kapler is a-rockin' with new vibes, new concepts
It's still baseball here at Camp Kap, but things look, feel and even sound different at Phillies spring training. By Jim Salisbury
Matt Klentak
Klentak, Phillies 'open to anything' ... but how much?
Matt Klentak is "open to anything" when it comes to the Phils' rotation, but the GM won't stray away from the course set at the rebuild's start. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Maikel Franco
Maikel Franco hears the wake-up call
After a rough 2017, Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco believes a strong offseason will put him back on the right path. By Jim Salisbury
Gabe Kapler, Vince Velasquez
'Buddies' with Kapler, Velasquez feels like new pitcher
Vince Velasquez is loving Gabe Kapler's energy and enthusiasm, making the pitcher feel like big things are in store for the 2018 Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB
Massages in, alarm clocks out at Phillies camp
A new manager means new philosophies for the Phillies, especially when it comes to the time of workouts and recovery methods. By Jim Salisbury
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Kapler has bold message planned for Phillies
Phillies manager Gabe Kapler plans to borrow at least one principle from the Super Bowl champs in his first spring training speech: be bold. By Jim Salisbury
Chase Utley refuses to go away
With 15 seasons under his belt, former Phillie Chase Utley is reportedly signing up for two more with the Dodgers. By Corey Seidman
Phillies to sport powder blue uniforms at select 2018 games
Everybody loves the powder blues and the Phillies are bringing them back for select games in 2018.
Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia 76ers, Claude Giroux, Ben Simmons
Philly teams on fire since the Super Bowl
While a Sunday without football was tough, the other Philly teams have made the first week without the Eagles an enjoyable one. By Rob Ellis
Roy Halladay, Toronto Blue Jays, Halladay memorial, Halladay tribute
Blue Jays to give Roy Halladay rare honor
Roy Halladay's first team will honor his career prior to its home opener vs. the New York Yankees.
MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Jerad Eickhoff, Aaron Nola, Vince Velasquez
Will a mystery guest join Phillies' rotation?
As of now, the Phillies head into a camp with an unchanged starting rotation, but the free-agent market for pitchers should begin to move. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies roster, Phillies bench, Cameron Rupp, Tommy Joseph, Roman Quinn
How will Gabe Kapler's bench shape up?
The Phillies may go with a four-man bench, which would create a tight battle for bench spots on Gabe Kapler's team. By Jim Salisbury
Chase Utley
Chase Utley even knows how to fire up Eagles fans
Just when you thought the Eagles' hype video was all you needed to get fired up for Super Bowl LII, Chase Utley delivers his own video. By Jordan Hall
Phillies prospect, former No. 1 pick stepping away from baseball
Mark Appel, the former No. 1 overall pick acquired by the Phillies in the Ken Giles trade, is stepping away from baseball. By Corey Seidman
Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Aaron Nola Phillies
Phillies right to call out MLB Network over Aaron Nola snub
The Phillies were justified in questioning why Aaron Nola didn't make MLB Network's list of the top 22 starting pitchers in baseball. By Corey Seidman
Francisco Rodriguez, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Francisco Rodriguez Phillies
Phillies sign 6-time All-Star to minor-league deal
The Phillies on Saturday night signed veteran relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez to a minor-league contract with an invite to big-league camp.
Miami Marlins, MLB, Christian Yelich
Longtime Phillies target shipped to Brewers
The Marlins continued their purge by trading former Phillies target Christian Yelich to Milwaukee.
Jim Thome, Philadelphia Phillies
Some of my favorite Jim Thome memories
Sure, 612 homers are incredible, but Jim Thome's humility and genuine care for everyone he came across was just as legendary. By Jim Salisbury
Jim Thome, Philadelphia Phillies
Cooperstown calls Jim Thome
The legendary Jim Thome was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday night and his Phillies family couldn't be happier. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Jim Thome
Everybody loves 'Gentleman Jim'
Jim Thome played for six franchises during his 22 big-league seasons, but it seemed like all of MLB was happy to see him reach the Hall of Fame. By Josh Ellis
Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta, Philadelphia Phillies
Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta no longer unrealistic for Phillies
The longer Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta linger in free agency, the better for the Phillies. By Corey Seidman
Mike Trout, Philadelphia Eagles
Trout predicts Super Bowl pain for Brady
Die-hard Eagles fan Mike Trout is committed to his dog mask and has a Super Bowl prediction Philadelphians will enjoy. By Jim Salisbury
Another old friend joins Phillies' spring coaching staff
Another old friend is joining the Phillies' coaching staff in Clearwater this spring. By Corey Seidman
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Big rise, big fall for Phillies prospects on Baseball America list
The Phillies were well represented on Baseball America's list of the top 100 prospects, but a big name dropped off the list. By Jim Salisbury
Roy Halladay
Morphine found in Roy Halladay's system before fatal crash
Roy Halladay had morphine in his system when the plane he was piloting crashed and he tragically died in November.
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Chicago Cubs, Nick Williams, Jake Arrieta
Nick Williams talks up Phillies to a free-agent Cy Young winner
One of Nick Williams' workout partners this offseason is Jake Arrieta, and the Phillies outfielder has made his pitch to the free-agent ace. By Jim Salisbury
Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies
Hoskins on 'surreal' rookie year, position switch, expectations
A year ago, Rhys Hoskins would have found his summer stretch unfathomable, and he realizes it may never happen again. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, Maikel Franco, Luis Garcia
Phillies sign 3 to clear up arbitration cases
The Phils wrapped up potential salary arbitration cases by agreeing to one-year deals with Cesar Hernandez, Maikel Franco and Luis Garcia. By Jim Salisbury
JoJo Romero, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies have arms (and names) coming
JoJo Romero and others bring great arms (and names) to town this week for the Phillies' annual prospect education seminar. By Jim Salisbury
Cody Asche's former agent fired for filming showers
Jason Wood, who formerly represented ex-Phillie Cody Asche, has reportedly been fired from his agency for filming clients in his shower.
Kevin Frandsen, Kevin Stocker, Kevin Jordan, Philadelphia Phillies
3 Kevins join Phillies' broadcast team
Kevin Frandsen, Kevin Stocker and Kevin Jordan are joining the Phillies' radio broadcast team. By Jim Salisbury
Maikel Franco, Philadelphia Phillies
Late night of partying cost Maikel Franco
Maikel Franco's late night of partying resulted in a suspension from his Dominican winter league team.
Carlos Santana works out by making a car look like a rag doll
Fun fact: Carlos Santana's Instagram handle is @slamtana_41.
Phillies look a lot better than Mets, Marlins, Braves
Plenty of offseason to go, but as of early January, the Phillies look much better on paper than the Mets, Marlins and Braves. By Corey Seidman
Pedro Florimon, Philadelphia Phillies
Utility man heads list of Phillies' signings
The Phillies on Wednesday announced the signings of 10 players to minor-league contracts, headlined by utility man Pedro Florimon. By Jim Salisbury
Philly athletes you should follow on Instagram
As we dive into 2018 with Instagram growing more popular, we wanted to highlight a few Philly athletes fans will want to follow.
Top 10 Phillies storylines of 2017
Daydreaming about some midsummer baseball on a frigid final week of 2017? Let's relive the top 10 storylines of the Phillies' calendar year.
How Carlos Santana fits and where he hits
Carlos Santana could end up batting in a slot for the Phillies that he did not last season with Cleveland. By Jim Salisbury
Gary Jones, Chicago Cubs
Phillies add notable names to minor-league coaching staff
The Phillies continue to pluck away members of the Chicago Cubs' coaching staff, and they announced the return of a few notable names. By Corey Seidman
Phillies starting pitcher trade targets
After the first free-agent splash of the Matt Klentak era, the Phillies still have some work to do by adding young starting pitching. By Corey Seidman
Cole Hamels donates millions to charity
Cole Hamels is giving a tremendous donation to help the children of Missouri.
Now, Phils must trade for starting pitching
The Carlos Santana signing is a clear sign the Phillies' rebuild has been ramped up. Now, GM Matt Klentak needs to trade for pitching. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies make $60 million free-agent splash
The Phillies continued their busy Friday with a $60 million agreement for the powerful, patient Carlos Santana, a source confirmed. By Corey Seidman
Phillies trade Freddy Galvis for pitching prospect
The Phillies on Friday traded shortstop Freddy Galvis to the Padres for a 21-year-old pitching prospect. By Corey Seidman
Pat Neshek, Rhys Hoskins
Pat Neshek scares Rhys Hoskins fans
Pat Neshek isn't even officially reunited with the Phillies, but he had fans worried about their Rhys Hoskins jerseys on Thursday night. By Josh Ellis
Los Angeles Angels, MLB, Mike Trout
Phillies' chance to catch Trout may have shrunk
Phillies fans eager to see Mike Trout come here can't like what the Angels have done so far this offseason. By Rob Ellis
Phillies lose prospect but gain $ to sign more
The Phillies lost Carlos Tocci, a prospect they've liked for years, in Thursday's Rule 5 draft, but gained money to sign more. By Jim Salisbury
Matt Klentak, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies make pick and trade in Rule 5 draft
The Phillies were active in Thursday's Rule 5 draft, making a pick and promptly trading him. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Matt Klentak
After boosting 'pen, Phillies target different position
Following the addition of two relievers at the winter meetings, Matt Klentak and the Phillies will now shift their focus to starting pitching. By Jim Salisbury
Another stud traded away from NL East
The Marlins' fire sale continued Wednesday with the reported trade of CF Marcell Ozuna, who hit 37 homers last season.
Tommy Hunter, Tampa Bay Rays
Phils add another arm connected to MacPhail
The Phillies are finalizing a two-year deal with reliever Tommy Hunter, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jim Salisbury on Tuesday night.
Matt Klentak, Manny Machado
Maybe not Machado, but a young stud pitcher?
Matt Klentak pursuing Manny Machado this offseason seems less likely, but that doesn't mean the Phillies will stay quiet. By Jim Salisbury
Jake Arrieta ain't happening, Phillies fans
Despite a rumor this week, the Phillies are not going to be breaking the bank to sign Jake Arrieta. By Jim Salisbury 
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Nick Williams, Rhys Hoskins
Will eye on big-money talent change Phillies' plan?
Despite having interest in top-tier talent such as Baltimore's Manny Machado, the Phillies will still give their young core time to develop. By Jim Salisbury
Pat Neshek, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies to boost bullpen with a familiar face
The Phillies are nearing a multi-year deal to bring back All-Star reliever Pat Neshek, according to multiple sources Monday. By Jim Salisbury
Baltimore Orioles, MLB, Manny Machado
Phillies shouldn't trade top prospects for Manny Machado
The Orioles reportedly covet two top Phillies prospects, but don't expect the Phils to move them for Manny Machado. By Corey Seidman
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Pat Neshek
Why Phillies should reunite with Pat Neshek
The Phillies are looking for a veteran reliever and have discussed a reunion with Pat Neshek which would make a lot of sense. By Jim Salisbury
J.P. Crawford, Matt Klentak, Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies
5 things Phillies fans should track at winter meetings
As the winter meetings get underway, the Phillies' offseason is expected to pick up. Here are five things fans should track. By Jim Salisbury
Giancarlo Stanton
Giancarlo Stanton finally on the move?
One of the teams on Giancarlo Stanton's wishlist reportedly has a deal in place with the Marlins for the reigning NL MVP.
Shohei Ohtani picks a team
The Japanese star pitcher/hitter Shohei Ohtani made his highly-anticipated decision on Friday.
Miami Marlins, MLB, Giancarlo Stanton
Giants GM admits potential deal in place for slugger Stanton
We look at some news and notes from around the majors, including Giants GM Bobby Evans confirming the club has a potential trade in place for Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Rob Thomson, New York Yankees
Phillies hire bench coach, staff nearly complete
Only one vacancy remains on the Phillies' coaching staff after the hiring Tuesday of bench coach Rob Thomson. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies name pitching coach, make pitch to Ohtani
The Phillies named Rick Kranitz pitching coach as they get set to make a long-shot pitch to Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies shake up front office, scouting departments
The Phillies made a multitude of hires and promotions in the front office and scouting departments on Friday. By Jim Salisbury
Shohei Ohtani with the sick Phillies burn
Shohei Ohtani can't wait to come to Philadelphia. No, really. He said it.
Phillies name 2 ex-players club ambassadors
The Phillies announced Mickey Morandini and Dick Allen as new club ambassadors Thursday. By Jim Salisbury
Former Phillie Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez dies
Former Phillies reliever Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, 31, died Thursday in a reported car crash in Cuba.
Matt Klentak, Philadelphia Phillies
Phils positioned to poach rival’s freed prospects
The Phillies are in great position to make a run at the Braves' prospects that were recently declared free agents. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies rival hit hard by MLB sanctions
Major League Baseball came down on the Braves with heavy sanctions for rules violations committed by the team in the international player market.
Plenty to be thankful for in Philly sports
There are no rants this week. Rob Ellis is focused on all Philadelphia sports fans have to be thankful for this year.
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Matt Klentak
Phillies add 4 pitching prospects
The Phillies made a flurry of moves Monday, including adding four pitchers, parting with a notable arm and claiming an infielder. By Jim Salisbury
Investigation reveals new details into Roy Halladay's death
Federal aviation investigators released their preliminary report on Roy Halladay's fatal plane crash, shining light on what happened.
Gabe Kapler, Philadelphia Phillies
Kapler Gott an Angel to coach Phils
Gabe Kapler on Friday continued to add to his 2018 coaching staff by naming Jim Gott the Phillies' bullpen coach.
MLB names a pair of 1st-time MVPs
We look at some news and notes from around the majors, including Jose Altuve (AL) and Giancarlo Stanton (NL) walking away with the MVP awards.
Gabe Kapler enjoyed ice cream in truly bizarre fashion
The man loves ice cream. But he also loves looking good. That's a pickle.
Derek Jeter discusses Giancarlo Stanton trades
New Marlins CEO Derek Jeter confirmed that the team is indeed listening to trade offers for Giancarlo Stanton.
An emotional goodbye to Roy Halladay
A beautiful celebration of life was held Tuesday in memory of Roy Halladay — the ballplayer, friend and father who changed so many lives. By Jim Salisbury
Giancarlo Stanton, Matt Klentak
Are Phillies ready to flex 'payroll muscle?'
Matt Klentak and the Phillies have the "payroll muscle," but it sounds like they're not ready to flex it in the way of Giancarlo Stanton. By Jim Salisbury
Shohei Otani, Giancarlo Stanton, Freddy Galvis, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Miami Marlins
Giancarlo Stanton? Players to track during Phillies' offseason
Will the Phillies pursue Giancarlo Stanton or Japanese phenom Shohei Otani? Will Freddy Galvis be traded? A busy offseason awaits. By Jim Salisbury  
Baseball HOF should make exception for Halladay
Most, if not all of us, can agree Roy Halladay is a Hall of Famer. But the HOF should make an exception and induct him in 2018. By Dan Roche
J-Roll shares heartfelt remembrance of Halladay
Roy's teammate and longtime Phillie Jimmy Rollins posted his own thoughts on Doc to Instagram on Friday along with a celebratory image.
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Phillies unveil 3 members of Kapler's coaching staff
New Phillies manager Gabe Kapler unveiled the first three members of his coaching staff Friday. By Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman
Someone tried to steal from Halladay memorial
Believe it or not, someone actually tried to steal a jersey from the Roy Halladay memorial outside Citizens Bank Park.
Halladay family plans celebration of Roy's life
Roy Halladay's family released a statement on Thursday night remembering his life and announcing memorial details.
Radio host regrets Halladay comments
A Boston radio host mocked Roy Halladay's death and called the pitcher a "moron." Today, he apologized. 
Carson Wentz coming to Citizens Bank Park
Carson Wentz annnounced on Thursday that he will host a charity softball game in June at Citizens Bank Park. By Dave Zangaro 
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Utley shares stories in salute to Doc
You thought Chase Utley worked hard? When he met Roy Halladay, he was pushed to another level by the "once-in-a-lifetime player." By Jordan Hall
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Halladay's impact on Flyers' Laughton, Giroux
Scott Laughton and Claude Giroux on Wednesday offered their memories of Phillies legend Roy Halladay, who died Tuesday. By John Boruk
A look at all the Roy Halladay love
A collection of tweets showing just how much of an impact Roy Halladay made on the sports world.
Witnesses saw Halladay's plane doing 'bizarre dips'
TMZ Sports has obtained footage of what they say is Roy Halladay's plane flying prior to crash.
Roy Halladay’s true legacy was his perseverance
Doc worked harder, smarter and better than anyone we ever saw before.
Phillies fans pay tribute to Roy Halladay
Phillies fans paid tribute to Roy Halladay, who died Tuesday in a plane crash, by leaving roses, memorabilia, pictures and candles at Citizens Bank Park.
Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels
How Halladay changed Hamels forever
Roy Halladay helped Cole Hamels grow up as a baseball player ... but showed him so much more. By Jordan Hall
Remembering what mattered most to Halladay
Roy Halladay was all business on the mound. However, the side that stood out most was how he cared for other people. By Jim Salisbury
Freddy Galvis snubbed again
Despite excellent defensive statistics, Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis missed out on a Gold Glove, losing out to Brandon Crawford of the Giants. 
Roy Halladay, an All-Star in every way
In the wake of Roy Halladay's death, Phillies managing partner John Middleton and chairman David Montgomery shared their thoughts on the former ace.
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Former teammates remember Doc
"Words cannot describe what it feels like to lose a friend like Roy (Halladay)," Chase Utley said, echoing the sentiments of so many former teammates. By Corey Seidman
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Why Halladay's death hits so hard
You didn't have to know Roy Halladay personally to be devastated by Tuesday's news. That's how much of an impact he made in Philly. By Rob Ellis
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MLB players shaken by Halladay's tragic death
Former Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay has died in a plane crash. The baseball world reacted.
Remembering Roy Halladay (1977-2017)
Remembering Roy Halladay, who died Tuesday at the age of 40 after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico.
Roy Halladay
Roy Halladay dies in plane crash
Roy Halladay, an amateur pilot since retiring in 2013, died Tuesday in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico.
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A pair of Phillies become free agents
The Phillies on Monday made a handful of transactions with Zach Eflin, Jerad Eickhoff, Vince Velasquez, Pedro Florimon and Jesen Therrien.
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Phillies hire former major leaguer to front office
The Phillies added two new hires to the front offices as the team gravitates towards analytics.
Gabe Kapler is not a Philly Guy
Gabe Kapler looks like he's never eaten a cheesesteak in his life.
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Phils consulted MLB over Kapler controversy
Before hiring Gabe Kapler, Matt Klentak and the Phillies carefully investigated some controversy involving their new manager. By Jim Salisbury
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Kapler makes loud 'effing' statement to Phils
Gabe Kapler, polished and articulate, made clear Thursday he knows how to "bring that effing trophy back" to the Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Gabe Kapler addressed the coconut in the room
Phillies new manager Gabe Kapler was asked about his somewhat odd blog posts, including the infamous "coconut oil" post.
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Gabe Kapler has some pretty famous fans
Gabe Kapler made a lot of friends and contacts during his major-league career and plenty of them showed their support Thursday.
Sam Hinkie reacts to Astros' championship
Sam Hinkie reacts to the Houston Astros winning the World Series after years of ... tanking?
Houston Strong! Astros win 1st World Series title
Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, the Astros beat the Dodgers in Game 7 on Wednesday, 5-1, to capture the World Series.
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Dodgers' rally pushes dramatic World Series to deciding Game 7
The Dodgers came from behind for a 3-1 win over the Astros to force Game 7 in the World Series.
Chase Utley, Los Angeles Dodgers
Utley achieves crazy WS feat in most Chase Utley way
In perfectly fitting fashion, Chase Utley accomplished quite the World Series feat on Tuesday night. By Jordan Hall
Gabe Kapler
Gabe Kapler a boom-or-bust hire for Phillies
Gabe Kapler is a boom-or-bust hire for the Phillies, who avoided the status quo unlike in previous decades. By Casey Feeney
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Despite losing out to Kapler, Wathan 'all-in' with Phillies
Dusty Wathan was disappointed when he found out he wouldn't be the Phillies' manager but remains committed to their youth movement. By Jim Salisbury
Kapler enjoys whisky, working out, and trees
The Phillies new manager is certainly an interesting character. His lifestyle website is ... out there.
Joel Embiid goes nuts at wild World Series
Of course Joel Embiid was at one of the wildest World Series games of all time.
Are the baseballs juiced?
After the home run derby took over the World Series again, it's tough to deny that something is different about the baseballs.  
Astros outlast Dodgers in unforgettable slugfest
Seven homers, 5 hours, 17 minutes and a whole lot of fun. Alex Bregman and the Astros took a 3-2 World Series lead Sunday with a thrilling 13-12 win over the Dodgers in 10 innings.
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Phillies hire Gabe Kapler as manager
The Phillies on Monday announced the hiring of Gabe Kapler, Dodgers director of player development, as their next manager. By Jim Salisbury
Bellinger helps Dodgers even World Series
Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger got his first hits of the World Series, and they were clutch knocks in a Game 4 win in Houston. 
Gurriel suspended 5 games in 2018 for racist gesture
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced the Astros' Yuli Gurriel will be suspended the first five games of the 2018 season for his racist gesture. 
Astros start fast, top Dodgers for 2-1 World Series lead
Behind a four-run second-inning outburst, the Astros seized the advantage in the World Series with a 5-3 win over the Dodgers on Friday. 
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Source: Matt Stairs heads West for new coaching gig
Matt Stairs will be hired as the new hitting coach for the team with MLB's worst offense in 2017, per a source. By Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman
Joe Girardi fired by Yankees after 10 seasons as manager
After 10 seasons at the helm for his former team, Joe Girardi was fired by the New York Yankees.
This time, Galvis deserves his Gold
For the second straight year, Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis is a Rawlings Gold Glove finalist and this year, he has a better chance at winning. By Corey Seidman
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Sources: Phillies down to 2 finalists for manager
The Phillies, according to sources, have whittled down their list of potential managers to two finalists and one man getting a late look. By Jim Salisbury
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Astros get best of late HR derby to win Game 2, tie World Series
George Springer launched a two-run homer in the 11th inning as the Astros rallied for a wild 7-6 win over the Dodgers in 11 innings to tie the World Series at one game apiece.
John Farrell
Phils interview manager with big-market, WS pedigree
The Phillies' search for a new manager appears to be picking up as John Farrell is now in the mix, per a report Wednesday.
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Phils 'zeroing in' on best manager Crawford's ever had
The Phillies are reportedly "zeroing in" on Triple A manager Dusty Wathan for their opening. By Corey Seidman
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Dodgers prove Astros are no sweat in Game 1 of World Series
Clayton Kershaw dominated on the mound and Justin Turner broke a tie with a two-run blast to give the Dodgers a 3-1 win over the Astros in Game 1 of the World Series.
While Phils' search continues, Red Sox get their guy, and Mets appear to too
The Boston Red Sox announced their new manager, while reports indicate that the New York Mets have also hired a new skipper. 
Astros shut out Yankees in Game 7, advance to 1st World Series since 2005
Jose Altuve and the Astros beat the Yankees, 4-0, Saturday night in Game 7 of the ALCS to advance to Houston's first World Series since 2005, when it was in the NL.
Astros ride Verlander to force Game 7 in ALCS
Behind seven scoreless innings from Justin Verlander and a late offensive outburst, the Astros won Game 6 of the ALCS. 
MLB Notes: Nationals fire Baker after 2 NL East titles
Dusty Baker was fired as Nationals manager Friday after Washington failed to advance in the postseason for the second straight year. 
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Dodgers end Cubs' title defense with rout, reach 1st World Series since '88
The Dodgers got three homers from Enrique Hernandez and six solid innings from Clayton Kershaw for an 11-1 win over the Cubs to reach the World Series for the first time in 29 years.