WATCH: Cespedes avoids serious injury despite being hit on hand

    The New York Mets appear to have avoided disaster. Slugger Yoenis Cespedes was hit on the hand during the top of the third inning of the team’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday and left the game. He went inside the clubhouse to be examined and undergo evaluation. Luckily the X-rays were negative, and the team said he just has a contusion on two fingers. Here is a…

September 30, 2015
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Phillies reschedule Thursday's game due to expected inclement weather

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies have moved up the start time for Thursday’s series finale against the 2015 National League East division champion New York Mets to 12:05 p.m. According to a team press release, the game was rescheduled, at the direction of Major League Baseball, due to ‘expected… Phillies reschedule Thursday's game due to expected inclement weather Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

September 30, 2015
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Tomorrow’s Phillies game to start at 12 p.m. due to Hurricane Joaquin

The Phillies announced Wednesday that Thursday’s game against the New York Mets will be moved up from  a 7 p.m. start, to a 12 p.m. start due to the threat of rain being brought by Hurricane Joaquin. Here’s the official announcement by the team via their Twitter profile: Start time for tomorrow’s scheduled game vs NYM has been moved to 12:05 pm. Please see attached for further info. pic.twitter.com/11T6yC5CCR —…

September 30, 2015
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Could Scott Proefrock be next in the Phillies organization to shed "interim" tag?

Scott Proefrock on a college media day. Photo: Philliedelphia/Matt Rappa Scott Proefrock has many years as an assistant general manager. Proefrock served in the role for the Tampa Bay (Devil) Rays from 1997 through 2005 and held the role with the Phillies from 2008 until September 10, when Ruben Amaro… Could Scott Proefrock be next in the Phillies organization to shed "interim" tag? Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

September 30, 2015
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Adam Loewen Wins, Time Is A Flat Circle

In the 5th inning of last night’s Phillies game, a chain of events set the stage for an event not seen in Major League Baseball since The Sopranos was appointment Sunday night viewing. A lineout sandwiched between two singles followed by an impressive strikeout of Yoenis Cespedes on three pitches brought the left-handed batter Lucas Duda to the plate with men on 1st and 2nd and two out to face…

September 30, 2015
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The Ethics of Tanking

During last night’s series opener against the New York Mets, a brief debate emerged on Twitter about the ethics of tanking. It’s no secret that the Phillies had no designs of being a winning team in 2015, and though no one involved with the team will openly admit it, every loss has been good for the Phillies as it has nudged them closer and closer to the first overall pick…

September 30, 2015
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Phillies break Colon and beat the Mets, finally

View image | gettyimages.com Phils beat Colon for first time in 2015 last night Kudos for the Phillies, last night, they beat Bartolo Colon and handed him his 13th loss of the year. That’s something that the Phillies couldn’t do for much of the regular season as the Phils have just won 3 games of 17 played against the Mets for the 2015 season. The Mets are now 6-2 against…

September 30, 2015
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100 Losses Still in Play for the Phillies

By Stephen Weber. The Philadelphia Phillies are probably counting down the days until their 2015 season comes to a close. A very long a grueling season combined with a bunch of losses isn’t exactly what an organization hopes to sign up for each season.  That being said, picked to finish dead last in the NL East by just about every analyst, and a GM who every Philly fan hates with…

September 29, 2015
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Franco to rejoin Phillies for final series

The Phillies will get Maikel Franco back in time for this weekend’s series in Philadelphia against the Miami Marlins, according to Daily News beat writer Ryan Lawrence. Maikel Franco set to rejoin Phillies on Thursday and be available to play this weekend. He’s been feeling better, obviously. — Ryan Lawrence (@ryanlawrence21) September 29, 2015 Franco has been sidelined with a broken wrist since Aug. 11. A return to the majors…

September 29, 2015
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Phillies kick off final homestand against Colon, NL East Champion Mets

After taking two out of three from the Nationals in the nation’s capitol over the weekend, the Phillies return home to Citizens Bank Park to finish out their 2015 season. Their final homestand begins tonight against the NL East Champion Mets, a team the Phillies have not had any success… Phillies kick off final homestand against Colon, NL East Champion Mets Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

September 29, 2015
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