Phillies Wall of Fame pitchers Steve Carlton and Curt Schilling.

Curt Schilling thinks politics cost him votes for the Hall of Fame

Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling may have been trending upward in this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame voting, but he remains on the waiting list for at least one more year. After missing the cut for a second straight season, Schilling seems to think the vote is all about politics. “The process isn’t flawed; […]

Aaron Harang

Phillies add Aaron Harang to starting rotation

The Phillies have added an arm to the starting rotation in 2015 to fill a spot behind Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee. Veteran right-handed pitcher Aaron Harang has been signed to a one-year contract valued at $5 million. The 36-year old pitcher is coming off a 12-12 season with a 3.57 ERA with the Atlanta […]

Salisbury: Phillies trade Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers

The Philadelphia Phillies are finalizing a deal to trade shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, reports Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly. Industry source says Rollins to Dodgers is done deal. — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN)

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Jamie Moyer leaving Phillies TV booth, now what?

After just one season in he booth alongside Tom McCarthy, former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer is retiring from his role as a Phillies broadcaster. Comcast Sportsnet issued a statement on Friday to announce Moyer’s decision. “At the end of the Phillies’ season, I gave the situation a great deal of thought, with my family in […]

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AL Wild Card: Small markets, big rewards

The Phillies are out of the postseason for the third straight season. It stinks, but baseball will go on and I will be paying attention. It gets started tonight with the American League Wild Card game, or the play-in game. The Kansas City Royals, in the postseason for the first time since 1985, host the […]

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Pennsylvania loves Pirates more than Phillies, says Reddit map maker

You may have seen one of those maps of the United States over the last month or so making the rounds with sports logos illustrating each state’s most loved or hated team in the NFL or college football. There is also one for baseball that is starting to make the rounds, showing which MLB team […]

Howard eyes a ball soon to land in the garden in left center at Citizens Bank Park against the Houston Astros. August 5, 2014. Getty Images.

A feel good night for Ryan Howard

Ryan Howard went from hero to goat, back to hero last night. A second-inning home run gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 lead over the visiting Houston Astros, but that was the only run the team would score until the 15th inning of the latest in a series of marathon games played by the Phillies […]

Ruben Amaro bad day

Ruben Amaro and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

It was not a great day for Ruben Amaro on Thursday. Perhaps the most important day of the season for a general manager flew by without any movement from the Phillies front office, Amaro opting to stand pat more so because he felt the other general managers were not playing the same game as he. […]

This Ruben Amaro comment on prospects says it all

“I think one of the most over-coveted elements of baseball are prospects. I don’t know how many prospects that have been dealt over the last several years have really come to bite people in the [rear end].”

– Ruben Amaro, July 31, 2014 [via MLB.com]

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Phillies should run a yard sale, but yard sales sell junk

The trade deadline is creeping up with time quickly running out. The Phillies, it seems, are running out of options that will show any signs of a brighter future. This is not good for a team that by all accounts should be in a perfect situation to be a seller. ESPN’s Buster Olney was told […]

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