Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies promote top prospect Crawford to Triple-A
mlbrealtalk.com

Top Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford has been promoted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

938
Like
Save
5 biggest reasons for Phillies' success
mlbrealtalk.com

Despite being outscored by 28 runs, Pete Mackanin’s club entered Thursday seven games above .500. How are they doing it?

658
Like
Save
Effective changeup becoming Hellickson's out pitch
mlbrealtalk.com

Had Maikel Franco not lost a foul pop in the gray Philadelphia skies, Jeremy Hellickson may have escaped the first inning unscathed.

451
Like
Save
Nola rides three-game winning streak into opener
mlbrealtalk.com

It was but a week ago the last time the Phillies took two of three at Turner Field, but there’s a different man leading the Braves for this three-game weekend set at Citizens Bank Park.

125
Like
Save
Hellickson settles down as Phils take series
mlbrealtalk.com

Jeremy Hellickson, changing speeds and overcoming a rough first inning, kept the Phillies in position to rally like they’ve done so often this season. Cameron Rupp’s two-run single was enough cushion for Philadelphia to claim a 4-2 win over the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.

746
Like
Save
Regular playing time just what Goeddel needed
mlbrealtalk.com

Pete Mackanin had exhausted all his options to extract any bit of offensive production from his corner outfield spots. Cedric Hunter had been optioned to Triple-A. Darin Ruf followed a few weeks later. So why not put some faith into the player taken No. 1 in this year’s Rule 5 Draft? Since May 4, Tyler […]

94
Like
Save
Joseph cleans up in third career game
mlbrealtalk.com

Less than 24 hours after receiving a standing ovation while standing on first base after his first big league hit, Tommy Joseph stepped on the bag again — but didn’t stay there very long. Joseph’s second-inning solo homer bounced off the left-field foul pole, and the 24-year-old first baseman trotted around the Citizens Bank Park […]

101
Like
Save
Phillies hope to see good Hellickson vs. Fish
mlbrealtalk.com

Wednesday’s matinee series finale between the Marlins and Phillies could go either way based on the pitching matchup. Tom Koehler and Jeremy Hellickson have combined for eight starts in which they’ve allowed two runs or fewer. But they’ve also combined to throw fewer than six innings while giving up at least four runs five times.

175
Like
Save
Velasquez leads Phillies' 17-K race vs. Marlins
mlbrealtalk.com

Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez set the tone, working out of a first-inning jam, and struck out 10 in five shutout innings. The bullpen kept the K’s coming, Phillies pitchers racking up 17 in a 3-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.

600
Like
Save
Eickhoff's quality start not enough in loss to Marlins
mlbrealtalk.com

Marcell Ozuna and Justin Bour each homered on Monday, and Adam Conley allowed one run in six innings as Miami defeated the Phillies, 5-3, at Citizens Bank Park.

293
Like
Save
Joseph collects first Major League hit vs. Marlins
mlbrealtalk.com

When Tommy Joseph got to first base in the sixth inning of the Phillies’ 5-3 loss to the Marlins on Monday night, he was greeted with a standing ovation from 28,348 faithful at Citizens Bank Park.

322
Like
Save
Veteran catcher Arencibia released by Phillies
mlbrealtalk.com

The Phillies have granted the release request of veteran catcher J.P. Arencibia. Arencibia, 30, signed a Minor League deal with the Phillies in December. He did not appear in a game for Philadelphia and was hitting .167 with one home run in 12 games for Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

105
Like
Save