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Pettibone's troubles at Coors Field continue

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 22:46
Phillies starter Jonathan Pettibone allowed nine hits, eight runs, two walks and one home run in four innings in a 12-1 loss to the Rockies.

Prospect Biddle shaves ERA with best start of season

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 21:05
After not making it out of the fourth inning in his last start, left-hander Jesse Biddle delivered his best start of the season Friday, leading Double-A Reading to a 6-2 victory against Harrisburg.

Hamels likely to face Dodgers on Wednesday

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:28
When Cole Hamels comes off the DL, he is most likely to start Wednesday against the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium because it would allow the Phillies to split up left-handers Cliff Lee and Hamels with right-hander A.J. Burnett.

Howard working on improving walk rate

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:28
Ryan Howard, who is hitting .231 with three home runs and seven RBIs, is averaging a walk every 6.20 plate appearances this season, which is the second-best rate of his career. He averaged a walk every 6.06 plate appearances since 2007, but had averaged a walk only every 10.29 plate appearances from 2010-13.

Phils finally get starting lineup on field together

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 18:28
Struggling third baseman Cody Asche also has had a few days off, including the previous two games. Asche entered Friday hitting .184 (7-for-38) with one home run and three RBIs.

Phils-Braves rainout rescheduled for June 28

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:07
Philadelphia and Atlanta had their game washed away by the poor weather on Tuesday, but they'll make it up as part of a day-night doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park on June 28.

Phillies, Rockies set for East-West showdown

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 20:18
The Phillies and Rockies will try to build on the momentum gained from Thursday's victories when they begin a weekend set at Coors Field, with Jonathan Pettibone and Tyler Chatwood squaring off in Friday's opener.

Hamels yields just one run in latest rehab start

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:47
If Thursday was left-hander Cole Hamels' final test before joining the Phillies, it would seem he passed with little difficulty.

Papelbon putting rocky start to season in past

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:22
Jonathan Papelbon had seven blown save opportunities last season. So when he couldn't nail down the lead at Texas on April 2, retiring only one of the seven batters he faced, it caused some understandable concern.

Phils ride Revere, Burnett past Braves

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:44
Ben Revere drove in the Phillies' first run since Monday in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday afternoon, and that was good enough for a 1-0 win over the Braves at Citizens Bank Park.

Phils win review, take Braves out of scoring position

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:39
Major League Baseball's replay official in New York saw something even the Phillies couldn't be sure of Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.

Howard gets day off against southpaw

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:02
Ryan Howard was out of the Phillies' lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale. It was the first time this season Howard hasn't started.

Sandberg showing flexibility with lineup

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:02
In his first full year as a big league manager, Ryne Sandberg has already proven he's not afraid to shake up his lineup.

Burnett aims to power through injury in series finale

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 22:05
Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett decided to postpone surgery for an inguinal hernia, and he pitches opposite Braves southpaw Alex Wood on Thursday at 1:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.

Phils fall short despite Lee's complete-game effort

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 21:30
The Phillies were unable to hand Cliff Lee any run support as they fell, 1-0, Wednesday on a night in which both starters went the distance. Lee struck out 13 batters, but surrendered a home run.

Phils have belated celebration for Robinson

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:45
The Phillies celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park after Tuesday's game had to be postponed because of rain.

Papelbon, bullpen shake off early struggles

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:19
Jonathan Papelbon said a key for the Phillies bullpen is to learn from their failures. As Philadelphia's veteran anchor, he is trying to teach the younger members of the 'pen to study their mistakes and "store it in the bank."

Hamels getting closer to rejoining rotation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:19
Cole Hamels could return to the Phillies rotation next week, provided everything goes well with his scheduled Minor League rehab start on Thursday.

Dominant Giles still working on secondary pitches

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:19
Phillies' Minor League reliever Ken Giles is off to an impressive start with Double-A Reading, but the organization would like to see the hard-throwing right-hander improve his control of his secondary pitches before seriously considering him as a candidate to join the Major League bullpen.

Lee to take on Teheran after Robinson honored

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:01
After Tuesday's rainout, the Phillies plan to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday in a major celebration befitting the Hall of Fame trailblazer before Cliff Lee and the Braves' Julio Teheran take the mound at Citizens Bank Park.