Philadelphia Phillies

Phils, Mets to play in MLB Little League Classic
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The Phillies and Mets will play in the second Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pa., on Aug. 19, 2018.

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Moniak adjusting mechanics at instructs
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After seeing Mickey Moniak take some lumps, especially in the second half, the Phillies are working with a very willing student to alter some of his hitting mechanics.

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Phillies instructs: Brown returns to mound
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Aaron Brown’s career hadn’t been disastrous with the bat, finishing this season with a career .252/.316/.381 and spending two autumns in the Arizona Fall League. But with his progress seemingly stalled and with a .222 average over his first 28 games this year, the Phillies approached their former third-round pick about switching gears and giving […]

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Real deal? Phils have high hopes for Hoskins
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Ryan Howard. Darin Ruf. Rhys Hoskins. Three Phillies sluggers who began as a faraway train whistle from the lower reaches of the farm system, a whisper of promise. Who created a buzz of anticipation by putting up huge numbers at Double-A Reading. Who made a quick impact upon arrival in the big leagues. And that’s […]

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Mackanin: Phils need reliable starter for 2018
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Manager Pete Mackanin made a concerted effort late last season — and even late into the offseason — to say the Phillies needed to add at least a couple hitters to their 2017 lineup.

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Lively set to make final start of 2017 vs. Mets
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Matt Harvey starts for the Mets against Ben Lively and the Phillies to open the final series of the season at Citizens Bank Park on Friday.

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Hoskins, Crawford impressing with discipline
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If there’s one thing general manager Matt Klentak and the Phillies’ front office appreciate, it’s players that control the strike zone, be it pitchers or hitters. It’s impacted everything from roster construction to Draft tendencies to determining the correct time to call up prospects.

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Pair of 3-run rallies lifts Phillies over Nationals
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Since just after the All-Star break, the Phillies, who struggled mightily in the first half, have played .500 baseball. Their latest victory was a 7-5 win over the Nationals on Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park, securing a series victory.

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Ramos finding success with breaking pitches
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A very literal up-and-down season for Phillies reliever Edubray Ramos is ending on a high note, as apparent as ever in his perfect two-strikeout sixth inning in the Phillies’ 4-1 win over the Nationals on Tuesday.

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Rupp, offense back solid Thompson in win
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The Phillies spoiled Bryce Harper’s return from the disabled list, catapulted by a two-run double from Cameron Rupp that led them to a 4-1 victory over the Nationals on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.

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Leiter looks to slow down Nats in rubber game
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While Wednesday’s rubber game marks the end of the penultimate series for Philadelphia, the Nationals have much more on their plate with a likely National League Division Series duel with the Cubs looming.

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Mackanin unsure of future with Phillies
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Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said Monday that he has not been told if he will return next season. He hopes to hear soon.

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