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Phils emboldened by Kapler's spring message
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Gabe Kapler’s first camp with the Phillies has been anything but ordinary. Sure, the bullpen sessions, batting practices and baserunning and bunting drills are there. But Camp Kapler has a decidedly different vibe than springs past.

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Patient Phils could be on cusp of greatness
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The Phillies made some major investments this winter, and not just in the bluetooth speakers that have made their clubhouse, their morning workouts and even the empty hallways of Spectrum Field consistent sources of musical accompaniment at the behest of rookie skipper Gabe Kapler. They signed Carlos Santana to a three-year, $60 million contract that […]

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Phils, Abad agree to Minor League deal
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Free-agent left-hander Fernando Abad and the Phillies have agreed on a Minor League contract, a source told MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. MLB Network insider Jon Heyman was first to report the agreement.

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Klentak: Phils to stay disciplined in FA market
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While Philadelphia general manager Matt Klentak said Thursday morning at Spectrum Field that the Phillies are pursuing a veteran starting pitcher, he said they are going to acquire that pitcher on their terms.

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Which Phils backup backstop will catch on?
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It is no secret that one of the most intriguing roster battles at Phillies camp is at catcher. Jorge Alfaro is a lock to make the team because he is out of options, leaving Cameron Rupp and Andrew Knapp to compete for the No. 2 job.

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Phils pursuing veteran starter to bolster rotation
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According to sources, the Phillies would like to bolster their rotation for the 2018 season by adding an experienced starter on a one- or two-year deal.

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Phils focus on big picture at annual meetings
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Quietly, the Phillies held their organizational meetings last week in Clearwater, Fla. The meetings typically happen shortly after the season so the club can map out the offseason. But because the Phillies have so many new faces in the front office and elsewhere — most notably a new manager and coaching staff — they pushed […]

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Phils announce changes at Citizens Bank Park
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The Phillies notified season-ticket holders in an email last week about changes coming this season to Citizens Bank Park.

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Phils announce upgrades to Citizens Bank Park
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The Phillies notified season-ticket holders in an email last week about changes coming this season to Citizens Bank Park.

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Report: Phils set to sign K-Rod to Minors deal
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Six-time All-Star reliever Francisco Rodriguez will get at least one more shot at the big leagues. MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reports that the Phillies have signed Rodriguez to a Minor League deal worth $2.5 million. The deal includes bonus incentives that could make Rodriguez’s contract worth up to $3.75 million.

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Thome's former Phils 'mates offer Hall congrats
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The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday that Jim Thome, who received votes on 89.8 percent of ballots cast, was elected into its 2018 Hall of Fame class. Thome’s former Phillies teammates, managers and more offered their congratulations.

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No. 7 SS prospect Crawford starting for Phils
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Yes, J.P. Crawford is going to be the Phillies’ shortstop on Opening Day. Yes, he is still considered a prospect. MLB Pipeline ranks Crawford as the No. 7 shortstop prospect in baseball and the Phils’ No. 4 prospect.

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