The Howard Update: Lookie, lookie, it’s the likely American League MVP and Rookie of the Year atop of The Howard standings. Both Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros have collected 5 Howards apiece. With only two games remaining in the 2015 regular season, it very well might end in a tie for this prestigious award.
The Howard & Veteran Stopgap Starting Pitchers
Three-plus years of travel and books couldn’t sever a lifetime’s bonds, so last June, lured by the Humpty Dumpty challenge of reassembling the Phillies, Andy MacPhail came back to the family business.
It’s time to discard the oldsters and let the kids learn how to play together and gel.
Phillies should embrace a full youth movement in 2016
Starting pitchers Alec Asher RHP Asher, 23, struggled in all but one of his first six major-league starts, and it would take a big spring for him to make next year’s starting rotation. It is likely he will begin 2016 as sorely needed depth atop the triple-A rotation.
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A look at the Phillies’ 40-man roster
Maikel Franco flew into Philadelphia on Thursday morning, arriving in time for the afternoon’s victory over the New York Mets. He will end his rookie season on the field and not on the disabled list.
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Franco rejoins Phils, expects to play this weekend
Pete Mackanin expected to be booed Thursday afternoon when he walked to the mound in the seventh inning of a 3-0 win over the New York Mets.
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Phillies sweep Mets before smallest Bank crowd ever
The righthander obtained in the Cole Hamels trade throws seven shutout innings, providing more hope for the future.
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Jerad Eickhoff cranks up another good one for Phillies
Pitcher Ricardo Pinto, catcher Andrew Knapp win Paul Owens Awards.
Darn Mets! Darn Reds! The Phillies will go into their final weekend series with a slim lead over the Cincinnati Reds for the worst record in baseball and the prize that come with it, the number one pick in the 2016 June Amateur Draft. After sweeping the Mets (a team they were 2-14 against this … Continue reading What? We Worry?
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