The Washington Post
Howard, Byrd lead Phillies to 7-2 win over Mets
Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered on his 37th birthday and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.
The Miami Herald
Colon's meltdown in 6th sends Mets to 7-2 loss
Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered on his 37th birthday and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated Colon and the New York Mets 7-2 Saturday night.
Byrd powers Phillies to win over Mets
Byrd homered against his former team on the day he turned 37, Ryan Howard drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 Saturday night.
Any Phils trades likely won't come until offseason
The Phillies seem unlikely to trade anybody before Sunday's midnight deadline to acquire players eligible for the postseason, unless there is an injury or an unexpected change of heart from an opposing general manager.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
That Balls Outta Here
Phillies sweep Nationals, win fourth straight
Aug 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is congratulated by second baseman Chase Utley after hitting a home run during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Buchanan, Brown voice displeasure with Sandberg's moves
There was a lot of frustration after the Phillies 6-5 loss in 12 innings to the St. Louis Cardinals and two players in a roundabout manner, questioned some strategy of manager Ryne Sandberg.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Phillies' bullpen shines in win over Mariners
Cole Hamels lingered in the on-deck circle Wednesday as Mariners reliever Tom Wilhelmsen tossed four intentional balls to Andres Blanco.
Giles' striking stuff
A ROLDIS CHAPMAN. Craig Kimbrel. Dellin Betances. That is the company that Ken Giles keeps.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Blanco helps Giants beat Phillies 6-5
Gregor Blanco hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Bastardo's future with Phillies is cloudy
There is no more appropriate cross section to illustrate Antonio Bastardo's maddening fluctuation than the previous eight days.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Washington Post
Angels rally in 6th for 7-2 win over Phillies
Kole Calhoun homered and had an RBI single during a seven-run sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels' struggling offense rebounded for a 7-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
The News Journal
Phillies reliver Ken Giles has 36 strikeouts in 24 innings with a 1.50 ERA.
Phillies bullpen could be strength for many seasons The bullpen has posted a 0.99 ERA over its last 27 2/3 innings Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1osVske Giles was a sophomore at Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona when he clocked a triple-digit heater, which had been a long-time goal of his.
August provides Pittsburgh Pirates with chance to solidify roster
In the absence of Gerrit Cole, among others, Vance Worley has stepped up when the team has need him most.
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s quest to unload vets before Aug. 31 seems doomed
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. hoped to deal a few high-priced veterans on his last-place team before baseball's July 31 trade deadline, got nothing done, then criticized colleagues running contending teams for not being aggressive enough.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Winnipeg Free Press
Duda snaps tie with 11th-inning single, gives Mets 2-1 win over Phillies
Lucas Duda singled home the go-ahead run with one out in the 11th inning to lead the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Mets outlast Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings as Lucas Duda bats in winning run
The evolution of Lucas Duda has been swift and powerful. In March he was no lock to even be a starting first baseman.
Mets beat Phillies, 2-1, in 11 innings
The last time the Mets squared off with Cole Hamels on July 29, Lucas Duda was not in the starting lineup, with Collins calling it a bad matchup.
5 Potential Post-Deadline Trade Targets For San Francisco Giants
The playoff hopeful-San Francisco Giants have been terrible since the first week of June, tumbling out of first place in the NL West after building an impressive 9.5-game lead over the LA Dodgers.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Phillies Notebook: Bastardo would welcome trade
TWO WEEKS ago, with the days leading up to baseball's non-waiver trade deadline winding down, Antonio Bastardo said he honestly hadn't given much thought to being traded and he wasn't worried about it one way or another.
The Morning Call
Bullpen turning things around after recent struggles
The Phillies walked-off with a 2-1 win in 15 innings early Wednesday morning and there's no way that would have been possible without their bullpen.