Philadelphia Phillies

Where the Phillies' Top 30 Prospects will start season
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With the 2016 season getting started, here’s a look at where the Mets’ Top 30 prospects are projected to start the season. Top prospect J.P. Crawford will start the year in Reading at Double-A.

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Thome named 2016 Phillies Wall of Fame inductee
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Former slugger Jim Thome will be inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame on Aug. 12, becoming the 38th member of the illustrious group.

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Inbox: How will Phils fare with 2016 bullpen?
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If the Phillies lost 99 games last season with a good bullpen, what is going to happen to them this season? Beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers that question and more in this edition of the Inbox.

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Phillies release veteran reliever Frieri
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The Phillies hoped Ernesto Frieri could help their bullpen this season, but that will not happen

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Phils' home opener lineup will be 'sentimental'
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Phillies manager Pete Mackanin revealed plans for a few of his players hours before the team’s Opening Day game on Monday at Great American Ball Park. Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz were in the starting lineup, and they are expected to be in the lineup next Monday against the Padres in the home opener at […]

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Nola gets second-game start vs. Finnegan, Reds
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The Phillies considered Aaron Nola as a potential Opening Day starter, but they opted to pitch him Wednesday night against Brandon Finnegan and the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

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Galvis' homer not enough as 'pen can't save opener
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Zack Cozart went 3-for-3 and delivered the tying run in the eighth before Joey Votto’s two-run single in the five-run inning lifted the Reds to a 6-2 Opening Day victory over the Phillies at Great American Ball Park.

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A question coming in, relief corps can't answer bell
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The Phillies entered the season concerned about their bullpen, and those concerns came to a head when three relievers allowed five runs in the eighth inning in the loss on Opening Day.

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Hellickson dazzles in Phils debut, K's Votto 3 times
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Jeremy Hellickson pitched so well Monday that many wondered why he did not pitch a little longer. They wondered even more after the Phillies’ bullpen allowed five runs in the eighth inning in a 6-2 loss to the Reds on Opening Day at Great American Ball Park.

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Glimpse of budding talent as Phils visit Reds
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The Phillies and Reds have fallen out of contention in recent years but are in the midst of significant rebuilds. There are many reasons to be optimistic about each club’s future, starting with an Opening Day contest in Cincinnati on Monday at 4:10 p.m. ET. Right-hander Jeremy Hellickson will get the start for the Phillies […]

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Win-win as Phils walk off, get peek at future
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Cesar Hernandez hit a walk-off single to lead the Phillies to a 6-5 victory over the Futures team, comprised of some of the organization’s best prospects, at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday. And the good news continued for the Phils, because if they’re looking for an outfielder at some point this season, Nick Williams did […]

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Phillies finalize Opening Day roster
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The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2016 regular season.

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