Soon 'Take Me Out To The Ball Game" and through the Metal Detectors

#470931487 / gettyimages.com Soon going to a ballgame might be like this scene from an airport security line, what could be worse than this? Watching the play on the field by this year’s Phillies team could include this by the end of July Just announced, the Phillies will install metal detectors at the gates of entrances to Citizens Bank Park by late July in an effort to as they say,…

June 30, 2014
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Royals sign OF/DH Ibanez (The SportsXchange)

The Kansas City Royals signed veteran outfielder/designated hitter Raul Ibanez to a major league contract, the team announced Monday. Royals sign OF/DH Ibanez (The SportsXchange) Author: From Feed: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/phi/rss.xml Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2014
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Collier outrighted to Double-A Reading

The Phillies announced Monday that outfielder Zach Collier has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Double-A Reading. Collier outrighted to Double-A Reading Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2014
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Phils could opt for change as Deadline approaches

The calendar turns to July on Tuesday, when the Phillies open a 10-game road trip in Miami. Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline is July 31, which is 26 games later, and recent developments must have the Phils’ front office leaning heavily toward selling their most valuable assets in a move toward the future. Phils could opt for change as Deadline approaches Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by…

June 30, 2014
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Last-place Phillies going nowhere fast (The Associated Press)

With the losses piling up, the Philadelphia Phillies are moving closer to a major overhaul. The Phillies followed up a successful road trip with a dismal homestand that left them a season-worst eight games behind in the mediocre NL East. Unless things drastically change on a 10-game road trip that begins Tuesday night in Miami, the Phillies could be big sellers before the non-waiver trade deadline. ”The time has been…

June 30, 2014
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Crawford displays potential among experienced field

Crawford’s recent promotion to Class A Advanced Clearwater and the Futures Game assignment are clear signs of how highly the Phillies regard their shortstop of the future, no matter his age or experience. Crawford displays potential among experienced field Author: Adam Berry From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2014
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Roster Be Changin'

1. Ronny Cedeno was traded to Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league catcher Raywilly Gomez.  Cedeno played in 7 games, collecting 9 at bats, and no hits for the Phillies, so trading him for anything is an accomplishment. Gomez is a 24 year old, and is currently in Double A.  He’s a career .286/.736 hitter over 526 minor league games, with solid on base skills, but no power. 2. Luis Garcia…

June 30, 2014
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'If These Walls Could Talk' recalls Phils history

Larry Shenk has seen and heard it all. Now, he’s sharing some of those tales in a breezy read called “If These Walls Could Talk: Stories From the Philadelphia Phillies Dugout, Locker Room and Press Box.” 'If These Walls Could Talk' recalls Phils history Author: Paul Hagen From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2014
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Metal detectors to be tested at Citizens Bank Park

In anticipation of next season, when every fan will be screened for security purposes before entry into every Major League Baseball ballpark, metal detectors will be introduced as part of a pilot program beginning July 21 at Citizens Bank Park. Metal detectors to be tested at Citizens Bank Park Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2014
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Phillies First-Half Report Card

With the conclusion of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies reached the halfway point of the season. They stood 36-45, good for last place in the NL East and on pace for 90 losses. If they continue on their current path, 2014 will be their first 90-loss season since 2000, when they went 65-97. Obviously, things haven’t been going so well in Philadelphia this season, as expected….

June 30, 2014
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