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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
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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
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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 
Chase Utley, Roy Halladay
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.
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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.
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Javier Baez snaps out of funk as Cubs edge Dodgers to avoid sweep
We recap Wednesday's MLB playoff action, including the Cubs holding off the Dodgers for a 3-2 win to avoid the sweep.
The core of 2008 Phillies comes together in unique way
Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Charlie Manuel were all connected in a way Wednesday night.
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Yankees storm back to even ALCS; Dodgers on brink of World Series
The Yankees surged back from an early deficit for a 6-4 win over the Astros to tie the ALCS at two games apiece. That and more from Tuesday's MLB playoff action.
Fan wearing Utley jersey does the unbelievable on Dodgers' walk-off HR
A fan wearing a Chase Utley jersey caught Justin Turner's walk-off home run Sunday — and it's amazing for a few reasons.
Turner gives Dodgers commanding NLCS lead over Cubs with walk-off HR
Justin Turner hit a walk-off three-run homer as the Dodgers beat the Cubs, 4-1, Sunday night to take a 2-0 series lead in the NLCS.
MLB Playoffs: Altuve's dash lifts Verlander, Astros over Yanks in Game 2
The Astros took a 2-0 series lead over the Yankees on Carlos Correa's walk-off double in the ninth inning. 
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MLB Playoffs: Dallas Keuchel strikes out 10 as Astros win Game 1 of ALCS
Dallas Keuchel struck out 10 as the Astros notched a 2-1 win over the Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Phillies' shuffle continues as another coach moved to front office
With the Phillies' managerial search ongoing, bench coach Larry Bowa was named senior adviser to the general manager Friday. By Corey Seidman
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MLB Playoffs: Cubs hold off Nationals in Game 5 to keep title defense alive
The Cubs kept their title defense going with a wild 9-8 win over the Nationals in Game 5. The now advance to the NLCS for a showdown with the Dodgers.
Mickey Callaway, Cleveland Indians
Pitching coach draws managerial interest from Phillies
The Phillies have their eye on Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway for their managerial opening, according to a report.
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MLB Playoffs: Yankees win 3rd straight to finish improbable comeback
We recap Wednesday's MLB playoff action, including the Yankees finishing off their series comeback with a 5-2 win over the Indians to reach the ALCS.
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Phillies identify strong candidate for managerial opening
Phillies front-office executive Jorge Velandia had a lengthy interview Wednesday for the club's vacant manager's job, per sources. By Jim Salisbury
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Phils mailbag delivers answers about Ruben Amaro Jr. and potential trades
The 2018 middle infield, trade ideas and the Ruben Amaro Jr. rumor that sent Phillies fans into a frenzy highlight this mailbag. By Corey Seidman
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MLB Playoffs: Astros beat Red Sox, advance to ALCS
We recap Monday's MLB playoff action, including the Astros' 5-4 win over the Red Sox to reach their first ALCS.
MLB Playoffs: Red Sox, Yankees avoid elimination with ALDS Game 3 wins
Both the Red Sox and Yankees on Sunday avoided elimination with ALDS Game 3 wins over the Astros and Indians.
MLB Playoffs: Harper, Zimmerman HRs lift Nats past Cubs to even NLDS
Bryce Harper's two-run eight inning homer sparked a Washington comeback, and the Nationals tied the series at one game apiece. 
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MLB Playoffs: Indians rally past Yankees in 13 innings for 2-0 series lead
We recap Friday's MLB playoff action, including the Indians rallying back from a big deficit for a 9-8 win over the Yankees in 13 innings to take a 2-0 series lead.
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MLB Playoffs: Jose Altuve blasts 3 HRs as Astros cruise past Red Sox
We recap Thursday's MLB playoff action, including Jose Altuve putting on a show with three homers in the Astros' 8-2 Game 1 win over the Red Sox.
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MLB Playoffs: Diamondbacks outslug Rockies in NL wild-card game
The Diamondbacks hit a pair of homers and four triples to help hold off the Rockies for an 11-8 win in Wednesday night's NL wild-card game.
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MLB Playoffs: Yankees rally to beat Twins in AL wild-card game
The Yankees battled back from an early deficit for an 8-4 win over the Twins in the AL wild-card game and will now advance to face the Indians.
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MacPhail on Mackanin, new manager, pitch-framing, analytics, CBP renovations
Some of the most interesting tidbits from Phillies president Andy MacPhail during his 45-minute "State of the Organization" session Tuesday. By Corey Seidman
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Phillies sound more likely to trade for starting pitchers than sign them
Based on Andy MacPhail's comments Tuesday, the Phillies sound more likely to trade for a starting pitcher or two than sign them. By Corey Seidman
3 hot names emerge in Phillies' search for a new manager
GM Matt Klentak has not revealed any candidates in the Phillies' managerial search, but three hot names have already emerged. By Corey Seidman
Mickey Morandini, Philadelphia Phillies
Fan favorite Mickey Morandini hopes for a place on new Phillies manager's staff
Mickey Morandini has been with the Phillies 19 years and watched many of their young players bloom, so he hopes to have a role under the new skipper. By Jim Salisbury
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Rob's Raves: A classy, passionate weekend from Philly sports fans
Rob Ellis' rants are replaced with raves this week, including the impressive displays of passion from Eagles, Sixers and Phillies fans this weekend.
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With J.P. Crawford ready, Freddy Galvis' Phillies tenure appears to be over
Even after playing in all 162 games, Freddy Galvis' time with the Phillies felt like it had come to an end after Sunday's season finale. By Jim Salisbury
With touching sendoff, Phillies send Mackanin out with a day he'll never forget
From the pregame salute to the blowout win over the Mets, the Phillies sent Pete Mackanin off with a day he'll never forget. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies-Mets observations: A sweet sendoff for Pete Mackanin in season finale
In Pete Mackanin's final game as manager, Maikel Franco and Phillies shut out the Mets, 11-0, Sunday afternoon in their season finale. By Jim Salisbury
Today's lineup: Young guns on display in Pete Mackanin's finale
Sunday marks Pete Mackanin's final game as Phillies manager and he's put most of the Phils' younger players into the starting lineup.
Pete Mackanin
Pete Mackanin ‘proud’ of 49-year career ahead of Phillies’ managerial finale
On the way out, Pete Mackanin has no regrets about his tenure as Phillies manager or anything about his well-traveled 49-year career in baseball. By Mike Cranston
Morgan finally falters in Phillies' loss but remains confident in bullpen role
Adam Morgan finally cracked Saturday, allowing a three-run homer to Asdrubal Cabrera as the Phillies fell, 7-4, to the Mets in 11 innings. By Mike Cranston
Best of MLB: Red Sox clinch AL East, get Astros in ALDS
We recap Saturday's top MLB action, including the Boston Red Sox clinching the American League East. 
Phillies-Mets observations: Morgan finally bends, 3-game win streak ends in extras
Asdrubal Cabrera did the damage — off Adam Morgan — and the Phillies' three-game winning streak ended Saturday with a 7-4, extra-inning loss. By Mike Cranston
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Pete Mackanin can pursue managerial jobs in new role with Phillies
More details emerged Saturday of Pete Mackanin's new role with the Phillies, one that will permit him to seek other managerial options. By Mike Cranston
Tonight's lineup: J.P. Crawford bats second in penultimate game
After sitting on Friday, J.P. Crawford is back in the lineup and hitting second in the season's second-to-last game. By Noah Levick
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Phillies' coaching staff to become 'free agents' after season finale
With Pete Mackanin out as manager, the other members of the Phillies' coaching staff were informed they would be "free agents" after the season. By Jim Salisbury
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Best of MLB: Masahiro Tanaka strikes out 15 in Yankees' shutout
We recap Friday's top MLB action, including Masahiro Tanaka struck out 15 in the Yankees' 4-0 win over the Blue Jays.
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Phillies-Mets observations: Long ball helps deliver 3rd straight win
Maikel Franco hit one of the Phillies' three home runs to help claim a 6-2 win over the Mets in Friday's series opener. By Jim Salisbury
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Klentak seeks a new voice, a new style, to lead Phillies' young roster
Matt Klentak appreciates what Pete Mackanin has done for the Phils, but the GM made it clear that the youthful club needs a new voice. By Jim Salisbury
Rupp, Hoskins among Phillies surprised Mackanin out as manager
The Phillies were surprised to hear that Pete Mackanin will not return as the club's manager for 2018. By Matt Cockayne
10 candidates who could replace Pete Mackanin as Phillies manager
With Pete Mackanin out as Phillies manager, here's a look at 10 men — including a few outside-the-box candidates — who could replace him. By Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman
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Pete Mackanin out as Phillies manager, will finish out 2017
Pete Mackanin is out as Phillies manager but will manage the final three games of the 2017 season. By Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman
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Phillies, Mets to play 2nd MLB Little League Classic Game next August
The Phillies and Mets will take part in the 2nd MLB Little League Classic Game in Williamsport next August.
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Best of MLB: Giancarlo Stanton homers twice to reach 59 in Marlins' win
We recap Thursday's top MLB action, including Giancarlo Stanton crushing a pair of home runs to reach 59 for the season in the Marlins' 7-1 win over the Braves.
Phillies farm director Joe Jordan: Jhailyn Ortiz has highest ceiling in system
On this week's "At The Yard" podcast, Phillies director of player development Joe Jordan had some interesting things to say about prospects Jhailyn Ortiz and Mickey Moniak.
At the Yard Podcast: Help is on the way
Phils director of player development Joe Jordan joined Jim Salisbury's podcast to discuss the success of the rookies and other prospects with high ceilings.
Nick Williams, Philadelphia Phillies
How Nick Williams finally learned the importance of hustling all the time
Phillies rookie Nick Williams vows to correct some flaws this offseason, but a lack of hustle is no longer one of them. By Jim Salisbury
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Phillies' relievers looking to 'make a name' with another scoreless effort
Hector Neris nailed down his 20th straight save as the Phillies' bullpen pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings during a 7-5 win over the Nationals. By Jim Salisbury
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Phillies-Nationals observations: Back half of lineup, 'pen do damage in win
The back half of the Phillies' lineup carried the load at the plate and the bullpen locked the game down again in a 7-5 win over the Nationals. By Jim Salisbury
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Best of MLB: Twins, Cubs clinch postseason berths
We recap Wednesday's top MLB action, including the Twins and Cubs both securing spots in the postseason.
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MLB Notes: Owners approve sale of Marlins to Derek Jeter's group
Major League Baseball's owners unanimously approved the sale of the Marlins to a group spearheaded by former star Derek Jeter. That and more from around the majors.
Pete Mackanin, Philadelphia Phillies
Mackanin's 2018 season wish? A 'stabilizer' at top of Phils' rotation
Pete Mackanin knows what he would like to see the Phillies add in the offseason — and that's a "stabilizer" atop the rotation. By Dalton Balthaser
Tonight's lineup: Hoskins at 1B, Williams draws back in final game vs. Nationals
Nick Williams re-enters the lineup after sitting on Tuesday, and Rhys Hoskins moves back to first base, bumping Tommy Joseph from the starting nine.
Aaron Judge, Chris Sale
Best of MLB: AL East race getting interesting between Yankees, Red Sox
The Yankees beat the Rays, 6-1, while the Red Sox lost to the Jays, 9-4, as the AL East race heats up. Here's a recap of Tuesday's action around baseball.
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Pete Mackanin on avoiding 100 losses not mattering for Phillies: 'I lied'
Pete Mackanin previously said 100 losses didn't matter, but he admitted that was false after the Phillies' 4-1 win to avoid the mark. By Jim Salisbury
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Phillies-Nationals observations: A strong effort ensures no 100-loss mark
Tommy Joseph and the Phillies controlled the Nats in a 4-1 win, which ensured the club won't reach the 100-loss mark on the year. By Jim Salisbury
Tonight's lineup: J.P. Crawford back at 3B; Bryce Harper returns for Nats
J.P. Crawford is back at third base for the Phils, while Bryce Harper returns for the Nationals as the two teams continue their series Tuesday. By Dalton Balthaser
Aaron Judge, New York Yankees
Best of MLB: Judge breaks McGwire's HR rookie record, Yankees top Royals
Aaron Judge broke Mark McGwire's record for homers by a rookie in the Yankees' 11-3 win over the Royals. Here's a recap of Monday's action around baseball.
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In final start of 2017, Nola establishes himself as Phils' best pitcher in loss
In likely his final start of 2017 on Monday night, Aaron Nola was his reliable self, but the Phillies' bats went silent in a 3-1 loss to the Nationals. By Mike Cranston
Freddy Galvis, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies-Nationals observations: Not enough offense to support Nola in loss
Aaron Nola struck out nine, but Freddy Galvis and the Phillies did little offensively in a 3-1 loss to the Nationals on Monday. By Mike Cranston
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Pete Mackanin: 'I still don't know if I'll be here next year'
Despite receiving a contract extension in May, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said Monday he's still unsure if he'll be back in 2018. By Mike Cranston
Tonight's Lineup: Joseph out, Hoskins back to 1B in opener vs. Nationals
Tommy Joseph's return to the lineup was only for one day, as he sits and Rhys Hoskins moves back to first in the series opener against Washington. By Noah Levick 
Adam Morgan
After fighting quitting fire, Adam Morgan one of Phils' most reliable relievers
When he was sent to Triple A, Adam Morgan thought about retiring and becoming a firefighter. Now, he's one of Pete Mackanin's most trusted arms.  By Jim Salisbury 
Best of MLB: D-backs clinch top wild card spot with walk-off win over Marlins
The Diamondbacks on Sunday clinched a wild card spot in the National League with a 3-2 walk-off win over the Marlins. That and more in Best of MLB.
After battling inconsistency, Nick Pivetta building toward strong finish to season
Nick Pivetta has been inconsistent in 2017, but he was able to string together his second straight strong start in the Phillies' 2-0 win over Braves Sunday. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies-Braves observations: Franco homers, Pivetta tosses gem in win
Maikel Franco homered and Nick Pivetta threw a gem as the Phillies shut out Atlanta, 2-0, Sunday in their final road game of the season. By Jim Salisbury
Today's Lineup: Tommy Joseph starts for first time since Wednesday
Tommy Joseph draws back into Pete Mackanin's starting lineup for the first time in four days this afternoon as the Phils finish up with the Braves in Atlanta.
After 'roller-coaster' few years, Alvarez solid as audition with Phils continues
Henderson Alvarez still doesn't know what his future holds, but Saturday night, he was solid in the Phillies' 4-2 loss in Atlanta. By Jim Salisbury
Best of MLB: A's Maxwell 1st player to kneel during anthem; Yanks clinch
The A's Bruce Maxwell became the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, and the Yankees clinched a playoff spot. That and more in Saturday's Best of MLB.
Phillies-Braves observations: Henderson Alvarez solid, but bullpen bends in loss
Luis Garcia gave up three runs as the Phillies' bullpen bent again in a 4-2 loss to the Braves, their third straight loss. By Jim Salisbury
Tonight's lineup: Herrera leads off as Hernandez sits
The Phillies sit Cesar Hernandez, who has struggled in his career against Braves starter Julio Teheran, in Saturday night's game. By Noah Levick 
Best of MLB: Cubs take control in NL Central with win over Brewers
The Cubs beat the Brewers in extras, 5-4, for the second straight game to extend their lead in the NL Central to five games. That and more in Friday's Best of MLB.
Ben Lively, Philadelphia Phillies
Lively, a fighter, can't recover from disastrous 1st inning in Phils' loss to Braves
Pete Mackanin loves the fighter in Ben Lively, but the Phils never had a shot Friday after the rookie's ugly first frame of a 7-2 loss to Atlanta. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies-Braves observations: Ben Lively ambushed in 1st inning of blowout loss
Ben Lively allowed six hits and five runs before recording his first out Friday as the Phillies lost big to the Braves, 7-2. By Jim Salisbury
Tonight's lineup: Phillies begin final road series with familiar lineup
The Phillies trot out a familiar lineup as they begin their final road series of the season tonight in Atlanta. By Tom Dougherty
Best of MLB: Indians pick up 27th win in last 28 games
The Indians continued their historic run by beating the Angels, 4-1. Here's a recap of Thursday's action around baseball.
Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies
Despite loss to Dodgers, Phillies show they can 'compete with the best'
Despite a 5-4 series finale loss to the Dodgers Thursday, Rhys Hoskins and the Phils left many feeling eager for 2018 after taking three of four. By Gordie Jones
Phillies-Dodgers observations: Phils lose, 5-4, fail to sweep MLB-best Dodgers
Jorge Alfaro and the Phillies failed to complete a four-game sweep of Chase Utley and the MLB-best Dodgers with a 5-4 loss Thursday. By Gordie Jones
The Phanatic got a date with a Dodgers reporter, spilled all over her
The Phillie Phanatic found himself a lovely date on Thursday but then went and fouled it up.
Today's lineup: Alfaro returns as Phils go for sweep of Dodgers
Catcher Jorge Alfaro returns to the lineup as the Phillies look to complete a sweep of the Dodgers. By Noah Levick
Altherr's clutch hits lead Phillies to another comeback win over MLB-best Dodgers
The Dodgers are close to clinching the NL West, but with a third straight win Wednesday, 7-5, the Phillies have delayed that celebration. By Jim Salisbury
Chris Sale, Giancarlo Stanton
Best of MLB: Red Sox's Sale reaches 300 Ks; Marlins' Stanton hits 56th HR
Chris Sale and Giancarlo Stanton both accomplished impressive feats on Wednesday. Here's a recap of the action around baseball.
Phillies-Dodgers observations: Aaron Altherr's big night powers 3rd straight win
Aaron Altherr's go-ahead, two-RBI single in the eighth inning powered the Phils to their third straight win over the Dodgers, 7-5, Wednesday. By Jim Salisbury
Pat Neshek, Philadelphia Phillies
Former Phillies reliever Pat Neshek angry with Zack Greinke over autograph fiasco
Former Phillies reliever Pat Neshek took to website message boards and Twitter to voice his displeasure with Zach Greinke not signing an autograph for him.
Joe Espada, New York Yankees
Young girl hospitalized by 105-mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium
Yankees third base coach Joe Espada reacts after a young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105-mph foul ball during Wednesday's game.
Tonight's lineup: Nick Williams, J.P. Crawford sit vs. lefty
Tommy Joseph gets a rare start, while Nick Williams and J.P. Crawford are out of the Phillies' lineup Wednesday vs. LHP Alex Wood. By Corey Seidman
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Phillies-Dodgers thoughts: Rhys Hoskins refuses to go into a slump
Rhys Hoskins looked headed for his first slump after going hitless against the A's. So, naturally, he's broken back out against elite pitching. By Corey Seidman
Scott Kingery punctuates breakout year with Minor League Gold Glove
Scott Kingery's extremely impressive 2017 season was capped off Wednesday with a Minor League Gold Glove Award. By Corey Seidman
A new nickname for Rhys Hoskins? Scott Kingery likes 'Big Burly'
Scott Kingery shares his thoughts on a nickname for everyone's favorite Phillie, Rhys Hoskins.
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Hoskins' epic at-bat finishes in heroics as Phillies knock off Dodgers again
Years from now, everyone will say they saw Rhys Hoskins' epic, tie-breaking at-bat that rallied the Phillies past the Dodgers, 6-2, Tuesday. By Jim Salisbury
Joe Maddon
Best of MLB: Cubs top Rays in Maddon's return to Tampa, push win streak to 7
Cubs manager Joe Maddon returned to Tampa for the first time in three years and his team pushed its win streak to seven with a 2-1 over the Rays. More in your MLB recap.
J.P. Crawford, Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies-Dodgers observations: Another thrilling rally past MLB leader
The Phils broke a late 2-2 tie with a Rhys Hoskins three-run double, capping another comeback over the Dodgers in a 6-2 win Tuesday. By Jim Salisbury
On deck? Phils' Scott Kingery, Tom Eshelman receive honors in future home
 Prized prospects Scott Kingery and Tom Eshelman soaked in Citizens Bank Park Tuesday as they were named the top prospects in the Phils' organization. By Jim Salisbury
A closer look at Nick Williams' surprising, impressive rookie season
A look at Nick Williams' impressive rookie year, the likelihood he sustains this production, a comparable player and his most surprising stat. By Corey Seidman
Tonight's lineup: Cesar Hernandez in, Maikel Franco out vs. Yu Darvish
Cesar Hernandez makes his return to the lineup while Maikel Franco gives way to J.P. Crawford at third base.
Phillies-Dodgers thoughts: Phils can make a statement tonight vs. Darvish
The Phillies got to Clayton Kershaw last night. If they can do the same tonight against Yu Darvish, that's saying something. Corey Seidman's thoughts.
Chase Utley: Not the biggest 'Silver Fox' fan, still open to being 'The Man'
Chase Utley talks about chasing another title with the Dodgers, returning to Philly again, and his sweet silver hair.
Best of MLB: Aaron Judge gets 44th home run as Yankees beat Twins
Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run of the season and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Monday night to increase their AL wild-card lead to five games.
Aaron Altherr, Philadelphia Phillies
Behind grand slam, Altherr, Phillies take down Kershaw, MLB-best Dodgers
Behind Aaron Altherr's grand slam, the Phils pulled off the unthinkable Monday by beating Clayton Kershaw and the MLB-best Dodgers, 4-3. By Jim Salisbury
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Phillies-Dodgers observations: Aaron Altherr's grand slam stuns Kershaw in win
Aaron Altherr did the unthinkable Monday, crushing a grand slam off Clayton Kershaw and leading the Phils to a 4-3 win over the Dodgers. By Jim Salisbury
Chase Utley, Los Angeles Dodgers
Still going, still winning, Utley returns to another ovation from Phillies fans
Chase Utley on Monday returned to Citizens Bank Park again, still loving the game and still eyeing another World Series. By Jim Salisbury
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Hoskins out of running for 2018 Rookie of the Year — and that's OK with him
Rhys Hoskins' eligibility for the 2018 Rookie of the Year officially ended Monday night, but the slugger is quite content being a major leaguer. By Jim Salisbury
Chase Utley
Watch: 'The Man' Chase Utley welcomed back by Phillies fans again
Chase Utley on Monday was back at Citizens Bank Park again, which is always a treat. By Jordan Hall
Tonight's lineup: Will Williams' success vs. lefties continue vs. Kershaw?
Nick Williams is hitting .299 with an .819 OPS against lefties this season, but he's never faced one quite like Clayton Kershaw. By Corey Seidman
Phillies-Dodgers thoughts: Kershaw, Darvish on tap for Phils' young bats
The Phillies' young hitters face their toughest test these next two nights: Clayton Kershaw and Yu Darvish. Pregame thoughts from Corey Seidman.
West Chester's Joey Wendle enjoys 'pretty surreal' grand slam vs. Phillies
Joey Wendle, who starred West Chester University, enjoyed a "pretty surreal" moment in the A's win over the Phillies on Sunday. By Mike Cranston
Best of MLB: Matthew Boyd falls an out short of no-hitter in Tigers' win over White Sox
Detroit's Matthew Boyd had his no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning on a double from Tim Anderson in the Tigers' win over the White Sox. That and more in Sunday's Best of MLB.
Rhys Hoskins scuffles (!?!) as Phillies drop series to Athletics
Rhys Hoskins (not pictured) went 0 for 5 with three strikeouts in the Phillies' 6-3 loss to the A's Sunday, capping a frustrating series. By Mike Cranston 
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Phillies-Athletics observations: Alvarez's debut, Hoskins hitless again in loss
Henderson Alvarez allowed four runs in his debut and Rhys Hoskins was hitless again as the Phillies lost, 6-3, to the A's on Sunday. By Mike Cranston
Hoby Milner
Hoby Milner's scoreless streak highlighting Philliies' improving bullpen
Lefty Hoby Milner has the longest scoreless streak for a Phils reliever in a decade and he's proof of a rapidly improving Phillies bullpen. By Mike Cranston
Today's Lineup: Aaron Altherr in clean-up spot; J.P. Crawford moves to 2-hole
Aaron Altherr moves is in the clean-up spot this afternoon for the Phillies vs. the A's, while J.P. Crawford hits in the second spot for the first time.
Jorge Alfaro impresses again, powers Phillies past Athletics in rain-soaked win
Jorge Alfaro's solid September continued Saturday night as the young catcher powered the Phillies to a 5-3, rain-soaked win over the A's. By Mike Cranston
Phillies-Athletics observations: Jorge Alfaro powers Phils to 4th win in 5 games
Jorge Alfaro's two-run sixth-inning homer propelled the Phillies to a 5-3, rain-soaked win Saturday night over the Athletics. By Mike Cranston
Austin Jackson, Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians
Best of MLB: Indians beat Royals, clinch 2nd straight AL Central title
Francisco Lindor had another big day as the Indians rebounded from their first loss in nearly a month to clinch the AL Central crown on Saturday.
Nick Pivetta, Athletics turn gloomy rain delay into ultimate staring contest
Nick Pivetta and some Athletics decided to have a little fun during Saturday night's rain delay by having a staring contest. By Mike Cranston
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Phillies' never-ending-search for pitching turns to reclamation project Alvarez
Henderson Alvarez will become the 31st player to pitch for the Phillies on Sunday, as Pete Mackanin shifts to a six-man rotation to close out the season. By Mike Cranston
Tonight's lineup: Tommy Joseph returns; J.P. Crawford at third
Tommy Joseph returns to the starting lineup for the Phillies for the first time since Sept. 7 in Game 2 of the series against the Oakland A's.
John Kruk gets lost in hotels on an 'almost nightly' basis on road trips
In the latest episode of the Krukcast podcast, John Kruk discusses life on the road with the Phillies' broadcast team and how he almost always gets lost in hotels on the road.
Phillies-Athletics thoughts: Facing a poor man's Rhys Hoskins
Rhys Hoskins and the Phillies face off with Matt Olson and the Athletics on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. By Steven Tydings
Daniel Mengden, Rhys Hoskins
Handlebar mustache and all, funky Mengden, A's shut down Hoskins, Phillies
With a handlebar mustache and funky delivery, Daniel Mengden threw a two-hitter Friday as Rhys Hoskins and the Phils fell to the A's, 4-0. By Mike Cranston
Best of MLB: Indians' win streak ends at 22 with loss to Royals
The Indians' AL-record 22-game win streak was snapped Friday with a 4-3 loss to the Royals.
Daniel Mengden, Oakland A's
Phillies-Athletics observations: Offense quieted by Daniel Mengden in 2-hit shutout
After scoring 27 runs their last three games, the Phillies on Friday were held to two hits in a 4-0 loss to Daniel Mengden and the A's. By Mike Cranston
Phillies Notes: A's seek advice on Hoskins; Alvarez to start Sunday
Is there any way to keep Rhys Hoskins in the yard right now? A's manager Bob Melvin was looking for answers before Friday's game. By Mike Cranston
Tonight's lineup: Andrew Knapp returns; J.P. Crawford at shortstop
Andrew Knapp is behind the plate for the Phillies for the first time since Aug. 3 in tonight's series opener against the Oakland A's. By Corey Seidman
Rhys Hoskins gives college coach many thrills — and unexpected recruiting boost
Rhys Hoskins' unbelievable major-league introduction has been a thrill for his college coach Reggie Christiansen, who's already seen a recruiting boost. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies-Athletics thoughts: No longer the worst team in baseball
The Phillies hit .344 with 19 extra-base hits in their three-game sweep of the Marlins and now no longer own the majors' worst record. By Corey Seidman
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Rhys Hoskins — there's nothing he can't do — leads Phils' HR barrage
How crazy is it? In the Phils' 10-0 win Thursday over Miami, Rhys Hoskins hit another HR and was asked for autographs ... from teammates. By Jim Salisbury
Jay Bruce, Cleveland Indians
Best of MLB: Indians rally, extend AL-record win streak to 22 straight games
Jay Bruce and the Indians rallied for a 3-2 win over the Royals to push their win streak to 22. Here's a recap of Thursday's action around baseball.
J.P. Crawford, Rhys Hoskins, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies-Marlins observations: Guess what … Hoskins homers again in blowout win
Another day and another home run. Rhys Hoskins' historic start to his career continued Thursday in the Phillies' 10-0 blowout of the Marlins. By Jim Salisbury
Tonight's lineup: Phillies avoid Stanton, Ozuna, Yelich in series finale
All three of Miami's starting outfielders — also their three best hitters — are out of the lineup in tonight's series finale between the Phillies and Marlins. By Corey Seidman
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Forget growing arms and buying bats: Phillies now have to do the opposite
Should the Phils adjust their philosophy? The way they're set up now, "growing the arms and buying the bats" no longer makes sense. By Corey Seidman
Larry Andersen and Scott Franzke to call fewer games together in 2018
Phillies fans were dealt an early blow with the news that Larry Andersen will call fewer games with his pal Scott Franzke next season.
Phillies' promising signs for future on full display in rout of Marlins
As Pete Mackanin watched Aaron Nola and Rhys Hoskins dominate Miami in an 8-1 win, he was reminded of past great Phillies teams. By Jim Salisbury
Phillies-Marlins observations: Nola dominates, Hoskins homers again in win
Rhys Hoskins homered again and Aaron Nola struck out 11 as the youth powered the Phils to an 8-1 win Wednesday over the Marlins. By Jim Salisbury
Best of MLB: Indians set AL record with 21st straight win
The Indians on Wednesday won their 21st straight game, taking down the Tigers 5-3 to set an American League winning-streak record. That and more in Wednesday's Best of MLB.
A Hos-toric Debut: Rhys Hoskins' rookie season by the numbers
Rhys Hoskins' major-league career is off to a historic start. Let's take a long drive, deep dive into his numbers. By Rob Ellis
Tonight's lineup: Nick Williams and the 'alien' move up a spot
With right-hander Dan Straily on the mound for the Marlins, Rhys Hoskins and Nick Williams move up a spot in the Phillies' lineup.
Phillies-Marlins thoughts: A top NL offense since Rhys Hoskins' debut
Coming off a strange series opener, Rhys Hoskins and the Phillies look to clinch a season series win over the Marlins tonight. By Corey Seidman
Remembering the best sports video games of all-time
Here are your favorite sports video games of all-time in celebration of National Video Game Day.
The premature walk-off celebration left a mess for the grounds crew
The premature walk-off celebration that was overturned. It left a mess.