Aaron Nola turned in his sharpest start of the season Thursday, hitting his spots and helping the Phillies pick up a needed win.
For the second straight game, the Phillies jumped out to a multi-run lead against the Cardinals. They held onto it Thursday. Behind 7 1/3 strong innings from Aaron Nola and a pair of solo homers from Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph, the Phillies topped the Cardinals, 5-1, to snap a five-game losing streak.
Playing for the second time in a week, the D-backs and Phillies start a four-game series on Friday night in Arizona. The D-backs earned a three-game sweep in Philadelphia last week, and they are starting a 10-game homestand at Chase Field, where they are 26-9 this season.
The Phillies promoted Hoby Milner and Cameron Perkins on Wednesday to replace Michael Saunders and Jeanmar Gomez, who were designated for assignment on Tuesday.
Before the Cardinals wrap up their six-game road trip and the Phillies head out to Arizona to begin a four-game set with the D-backs, Carlos Martinez and Aaron Nola will square off in an afternoon getaway game at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, marking the last meeting of these two clubs in the 2017 regular […]
Odubel Herrera running through Juan Samuel’s stop sign was just one of several miscues that cost the Phillies in a loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday.
Thank Tommy Pham and countless Phillies mistakes for the Cardinals’ 7-6 victory in 10 innings on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park.
Outfielder Adam Haseley, the Phillies’ top 2017 Draft pick, will begin his professional career in the very near future. Haseley has reached an agreement with the Phillies, the club announced on Wednesday. He will receive a bonus of $5.1 million, according to MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The recommended figure for the eighth overall pick is $4,780,400.
The Phillies finally reached the end of the line with Michael Saunders and Jeanmar Gomez. They announced Tuesday that they had designated the struggling veterans for assignment. If the Phillies cannot trade them within seven days they will be released. Outfielder Cameron Perkins and left-hander Hoby Milner had their contracts selected from Triple-A Lehigh Valley […]
Expect the Phillies’ top 2017 Draft pick, Adam Haseley, to begin his professional career in the near future. Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said Tuesday that Haseley — drafted in the first round and eighth overall — is expected to sign a contract before the end of the homestand, which concludes Thursday. An announcement could […]
Players of the Week: Lakewood first baseman Darick Hall and Lakewood pitchers Adonis Medina and JoJo Romero.
Although the Cardinals waited a few days to determine whether Michael Wacha would make his next start, manager Mike Matheny will send out the right-hander in the second game of a three-game series Wednesday to face a struggling Phillies lineup. Rookie Nick Pivetta, coming off a gem, will start for Philadelphia.