One of the oldest franchises in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies have only one World Series title, but have featured some incredible players. Billy Hamilton, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Richie Ashburn, Pete Rose, Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Joe Morgan, Curt Schilling and Jim Thome have all played on the Phillies at one time or another. While the Phillies have underachieved for much of their history, all signs point to a Golden Age coming soon for the Fightin' Phils.
Philadelphia Phillies? Amaro Says He Won?t Part with His Best Trade Options
COMMENTARY | Philadelphia Phillies' general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. spoke to the media Friday night and essentially said he had no intention of trading any of his three best pitchers, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Jonathan Papelbon. In fact, he said it in a way that makes it pretty difficult to take back.Philadelphia Phillies vs. Nationals Live Blog: Instant Reaction and Analysis
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to complete a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals when the two teams meet tonight at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Philadelphia will look to Kyle Kendrick (6-4, 3.76 ERA) to bounce back after his last outing in Colorado , where he gave up 10 hits and seven runs in just over four innings pitched. Meanwhile, the Nationals place their hope for ...Utley goes to minors for rehab
Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Reading on Wednesday night.To Believe or Not to Believe in the Philadelphia Phillies
COMMENTARY | Entering a three-game series with the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, the Philadelphia Phillies were 31-33.Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee and the Curse of the 4-0 Lead
COMMENTARY | The Philadelphia Phillies had just climbed into second place in the National League East on June 7. They were coming off their fifth straight win and facing the pitching-deprived Milwaukee Brewers, who they took down in the first game of the four-game series the previous evening. With Cliff Lee heading to the hill to face little known and unproven Alfredo Figaro, the Phillies were ...Will the Philadelphia Phillies Ever See the Real Ryan Howard Again?
COMMENTARY | It will be seven years ago next month, but for the Philadelphia Phillies faithful it probably seems like only yesterday. Ryan Howard was cranking mammoth blast after mammoth blast out of PNC Park in Pittsburgh to win the 2006 All-Star Game Home Run Derby. He went on to hit a Phillies' team record 59 homers for that season and was voted National League Most Valuable Player.Nationals-Phillies Preview
While they own a lackluster record, the Philadelphia Phillies' play at home lately has provided some optimism.Philadelphia Phillies 2B Chase Utley to Rehab in Reading
READING, Pa. - Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will join the Reading Fightin Phils on Major League rehab assignment Wednesday when the team takes on the Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox), the club announced today.Team Report - PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Lee reiterates that he wants to winPhiladelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown and Kyle Kendrick Should Be All-Stars
COMMENTARY | Okay, anybody out there who actually expected the Philadelphia Phillies' Domonic Brown and Kyle Kendrick to be possible All-Stars this season, raise your hand.
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The Philadelphia Phillies were actually known as the Blue Jays in 1943 and 1944.
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