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4/16/2014 | Phils have belated celebration for Robinson

The Phillies celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park after Tuesday's game had to be postponed because of rain.


4/16/2014 | Phils fall short despite Lee's complete-game effort

The Phillies were unable to hand Cliff Lee any run support as they fell, 1-0, Wednesday on a night in which both starters went the distance. Lee struck out 13 batters, but surrendered a home run.


4/16/2014 | Papelbon, bullpen shake off early struggles

Jonathan Papelbon said a key for the Phillies bullpen is to learn from their failures. As Philadelphia's veteran anchor, he is trying to teach the younger members of the 'pen to study their mistakes and "store it in the bank."


4/16/2014 | Hamels getting closer to rejoining rotation

Cole Hamels could return to the Phillies rotation next week, provided everything goes well with his scheduled Minor League rehab start on Thursday.


4/16/2014 | Dominant Giles still working on secondary pitches

Phillies' Minor League reliever Ken Giles is off to an impressive start with Double-A Reading, but the organization would like to see the hard-throwing right-hander improve his control of his secondary pitches before seriously considering him as a candidate to join the Major League bullpen.


4/15/2014 | Braves-Phils washed out by rain

The Phillies postponed Tuesday's game against the Braves at Citizens Bank Park because of rain.


4/15/2014 | Lee to take on Teheran after Robinson honored

After Tuesday's rainout, the Phillies plan to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday in a major celebration befitting the Hall of Fame trailblazer before Cliff Lee and the Braves' Julio Teheran take the mound at Citizens Bank Park.


4/14/2014 | Phillies' bullpen slammed in loss to Braves

The Phillies scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a one-run lead against the Braves, only to watch Jake Diekman load the bases with no outs in the ninth before he allowed a game-winning grand slam in a 9-6 loss.


4/14/2014 | Phillies vindicated on incorrect review call

The Phillies were on the wrong side of a review regarding Major League Baseball's new rule on home-plate collisions during Sunday's 4-3 victory over the Marlins, and the league informed manager Ryne Sandberg after the game that the call should have gone the other way.


4/14/2014 | Sandberg sticks with hot hand in Gwynn

Ryne Sandberg is sticking with the hot hand in center field and at the top of the lineup, which happens to be Tony Gwynn Jr. Gwynn made his fourth straight start on Monday in place of Ben Revere.


4/14/2014 | Despite hernia, Burnett plans to keep pitching

A.J. Burnett will need surgery at some point, but he plans to pitch the rest of the season with an inguinal hernia. He received a cortisone injection on Monday and is set to start on Wednesday.


4/14/2014 | Adams set to be activated off DL on Tuesday

Confident that his surgically repaired right shoulder is healed, Phillies reliever Mike Adams is set to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday.


4/13/2014 | Ervin eyes encore as hot-hitting Braves hit Philly

Braves right-hander Ervin Santana was literally in the zone during his first start in an Atlanta uniform, setting a Major League record by firing 20 consecutive strikes to begin the game against the Mets on Wednesday. Santana will try to keep that up Monday in his second career start at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.


4/13/2014 | Utley's clutch clout caps Phillies' sweep of Fish

Chase Utley hit a game-winning solo home run to right field in the eighth inning against Marlins left-hander Mike Dunn to help the Phillies sweep the Marlins with a 4-3 win on Sunday and improve the team to 6-6. Utley is hitting .500 (20-for-40) with six doubles, three home runs, 10 RBIs, five walks and just two strikeouts this season.


4/13/2014 | Phillies lose challenge as umpires confirm call

Major League Baseball's new rule regarding home-plate collisions was at the center of a play in the bottom of the sixth inning on Sunday in a 4-3 victory over the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.


4/13/2014 | Jackie Day to feature statue, Negro Leagues player

The Phillies have several things planned for Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.


4/13/2014 | Burnett to have ultrasound on sore groin

A.J. Burnett should know Monday if he will make Wednesday's scheduled start against the Braves. Burnett will have an ultrasound in the morning to see if he just has a sore groin or possibly something worse.


4/13/2014 | De Fratus optioned as Phils call up fresh bullpen arm

One of the reasons the Phillies optioned right-hander Justin De Fratus to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday is because they needed a fresh arm in the bullpen following a busy weekend.


4/13/2014 | Marlins nemesis Kendrick goes for Phillies sweep

One starter is looking to keep things going, while the other is eager for a change. It will all unfold on Sunday afternoon in the series finale between the Marlins and Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Philadelphia's Kyle Kendrick has enjoyed great success against Miami. The right-hander is 12-2 with a 3.48 ERA lifetime against the Marlins, including 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in 2013.


4/12/2014 | Rollins lifts Phillies with walk-off homer in 10th

The Phillies have long stood by the motto that Jimmy Rollins is the straw that stirs the drink. On Saturday night, that was never more true. Rollins hit the second walk-off home run of his career as the Phillies beat the Marlins, 5-4, in 10 innings at Citizens Bank Park.


4/12/2014 | Hamels fans six in six sharp frames in rehab start

The best news of the day for the Phillies came out of Florida, as Cole Hamels allowed just one run on five hits over six innings in a rehab start with the Class A Clearwater Threshers against Lakeland on Saturday night. Hamels struck out six without a walk in his fourth outing of the spring.


4/12/2014 | Overturned call halts Marlins' rally, keeps Phils ahead

A fielder's-choice grounder that drove in two Marlins runs in the top of the second inning was overturned by replay review in the Phillies' 5-4, 10-inning win on Saturday night.


4/12/2014 | Burnett's status for next start uncertain

Less than 24 hours earlier, Burnett left Friday night's 6-3 win over Miami with a sore groin. Just how much of an issue this is remains to be seen, but Burnett was evaluated on Saturday and will be again on Sunday before a decision is made on his immediate future.


4/12/2014 | Phillies give Revere another day to rest ribs

For the second night in a row, the Phillies were without center fielder Ben Revere in their starting lineup. Manager Ryne Sandberg penciled in Tony Gwynn Jr. in his place with the hope that some rest can help Revere get through bruised ribs.


4/11/2014 | Pettibone debuts as Phils aim to secure series win

With Cole Hamels out, the Phillies are going with right-hander Jonathan Pettibone in his place. Pettibone makes his season debut on Saturday in the second of three games between the Phils and Marlins.




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