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  • Jun 23, 2020

    MLB will impose a 2020 season, wants to hear from players by 5 p.m. Tuesday

    Shortly after the MLB players association rejected the league’s latest return-to-play proposal, Major League Baseball announced its intention to impose a 2020 season. MLB’s 30 owners voted unanimously to implement a season but would not specify its length or other key details before hearing back from players. The league said it wants to know by 5 p.m. Tuesday whether the...

  • Jun 11, 2020

    2020 MLB draft: Phillies select ‘tantalizing' Oregon high school pitcher Mick Abel in first round

    The Phillies landed one of the most intriguing prospects in this year’s draft when they selected right-handed pitcher Mick Abel with the 15th pick on Wednesday night. Abel, 18, comes out of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon. He is 6-5 and 198 pounds with room to get stronger. Baseball America says Abel possesses “a tantalizing combination of present stuff,…

  • Jan 15, 2020

    Phillies remove Odubel Herrera from 40-man roster, claim Nick Martini from Reds

    The Phillies took a step toward cutting ties with outfielder Odubel Herrera when he was designated for assignment on Tuesday. The move immediately removes Herrera from the 40-man roster and makes room for outfielder Nick Martini, who was claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. The Phillies have seven days to decide a course of action with Herrera,…

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Former NL manager in play for Phillies pitching coach position

    The Phillies wanted an experienced manager and the same appears to be true of their open pitching coach position.  Former Reds manager and longtime big-league pitching coach Bryan Price has emerged as a strong candidate, according to multiple sources. Price turned down an offer to be the Arizona Diamondbacks’ pitching coach, leading some to wonder if he’s moving toward...

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Larry Rothschild a favorite for Phillies pitching coach job after being let go by Yankees

    On the day the Phillies are set to introduce Joe Girardi as their new manager, news out of New York could affect one of their next hires. Larry Rothschild is out as Yankees pitching coach after nine seasons in the role, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Rothschild instantly becomes a strong candidate for the Phillies pitching…

  • Oct 14, 2019

    Source: Phillies set to interview Dusty Baker, one of Bryce Harper's former managers

    The Phillies will interview Dusty Baker for their managerial opening later this week, a source confirmed. The news was first reported Sunday by the Chicago Tribune. Baker, 70, is currently a special advisor to the CEO for the San Francisco Giants. He has 22 years of managerial experience and is almost universally well-liked. He’s a player’s manager who is 227…

  • Oct 4, 2019

    Sources: Chris Young out as Phillies pitching coach

    In an expected move, Chris Young is out as Phillies pitching coach, according to sources. Young spent one season in the role. A year ago at this time, he was elevated from assistant pitching coach to pitching coach, replacing the well-liked Rick Kranitz. Kranitz was pushed out by manager Gabe Kapler and GM Matt Klentak. The move was made because…

  • Aug 1, 2019

    MLB trade deadline: Phillies acquire Corey Dickerson from Pirates

    Update: 3:44 p.m. The Phillies agreed to a deal with the Pirates shortly before Wednesday’s trade deadline to acquire corner outfielder Corey Dickerson, a legitimately good hitter who will help their lineup and will help their bench. The Phillies will send international signing money and a player to be named later to Pittsburgh. To make room for Dickerson on the...

  • Jun 4, 2019

    How badly is Andrew McCutchen hurt? Phillies hold their breath awaiting MRI

    SAN DIEGO — The reeling Phillies may have lost more than their fifth straight game Monday night. Andrew McCutchen, the team’s valuable leadoff man, went down with a left knee sprain on a base-running play in the first inning of the team’s 8-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. Some three hours later, McCutchen stood in front of his...

  • Jun 2, 2019

    Phillies deal with Mariners for outfielder Jay Bruce ‘is complete'

    Updated: June 2, 10:48 a.m. The Phillies, with their league-worst pinch-hitting situation, have completed a trade for Mariners outfielder Jay Bruce, NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury reports. We outlined earlier this week the Phillies’ need for an additional bench bat. Bruce gives them that, while also offering the ability to start games with Andrew McCutchen in center field. Bruce, 32, was…

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