Phillies GM Matt Klentak stressing patience in trying time

The Phillies were a dumpster fire this month but general manager Matt Klentak is continuing to stress patience with this struggling team. The Phillies are a complete and utter dumpster fire this month for lack of a better term. They are 6-21 as of the last game of the month and are on pace for […] Phillies GM Matt Klentak stressing patience in trying time – That Balls Outta Here…

May 31, 2017
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The Philadelphia Phillies are utterly, completely unwatchable – Section 215

Section 215 The Philadelphia Phillies are utterly, completely unwatchableSection 215It was in the bottom of the third inning against a hapless Miami Marlins team when I decided, for the time being, to give up on this putrid Philadelphia Phillies season. The Marlins had the bases loaded with no outs. Five runs had already crossed the … and more » The Philadelphia Phillies are utterly, completely unwatchable – Section 215 Author: From…

May 31, 2017
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Phillies outfielder Daniel Nava nearing return from disabled list

With two rehab appearances down and at least one more to go, Phillies outfielder Daniel Nava said he is feeling better since hurting his hamstring. Injuries have been hurting the Phillies all season as Vince Velasquez hit the disabled list Wednesday with an elbow strain. However, the same night Velasquez hurt his elbow, another Phillie was […] Phillies outfielder Daniel Nava nearing return from disabled list – That Balls Outta Here…

May 31, 2017
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Phillies recall Ricardo Pinto with Vince Velasquez ailing

Fans will see if the Phillies give Pinto a chance to start, or if he’s just a bullpen holdover More discouraging news comes across the wire for Phillies fans as Vince Velasquez heads to the disabled list with a right elbow flexor strain. Replacing Velasquez on the 25-man roster is Ricardo Pinto, a 23-year-old right-hander […] Phillies recall Ricardo Pinto with Vince Velasquez ailing – That Balls Outta Here –…

May 31, 2017
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Opinion: Best thing for Franco may be a demotion to Lehigh Valley

May 31, 2017

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin mentioned prior to Tuesday’s contest in Miami that the club is evaluating the possibility of sending Maikel Franco to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. The 24-year-old showed promise last season, swatting 25 homers to go along with 88 RBI RBI. This season, however, he’s been an utter disaster at the plate, stumbling to a .209/.268/.349 slash line with just six home runs and 28 RBI in 190 plate…

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End of month, minor league report

We’ve been waiting for this day as it is the end of May. Mercifully, for the Phillies. Last night’s 7–2 loss in Miami was costly as Vince Velasquez left with an elbow injury in the second inning after 19 pitches. A thin starting rotation got thinner. The quiet offense was quieter, two total hits. The loss dropped their May record to 6–21. Twice they have lost more than 21 this month:…

May 31, 2017
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Watch Astros-Twins on MLB Network – MLB.com

Watch Astros-Twins on MLB NetworkMLB.comTune in to MLB Network at 1 p.m. ET to see the Astros visit the Twins (or Phillies-Marlins). MLB Network. Related. Today’s schedule · Latest MLB Network video · Joshua tee: TOR smash hits 5th deck. The Blue Jays jacked three HRs in the fourth, but none … Watch Astros-Twins on MLB Network – MLB.com Author: From Feed: https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=Philadelphia+Phillies&output=rss Powered by WPeMatico

May 31, 2017
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Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna launch Marlins past Phillies – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna launch Marlins past PhilliesFOXSports.comPhiladelphia’s offensive highlight came from outfielder Howie Kendrick, who returned this week after missing 37 games because of an abdominal strain. He hit his first homer of the year to make the score 7-1. Dustin McGowan (2-0) replaced Nicolino and …Vince Velasquez leaves Phillies game with elbow injuryPhilly.comThree stories: Miami Marlins and Philadelphia PhilliesMarlin ManiacMarlins win battle of attrition against Phillies and set…

May 31, 2017
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Stanton, Ozuna launch Marlins past Phillies – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com Stanton, Ozuna launch Marlins past PhilliesFOXSports.comMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit his third homer since moving into the No. 2 spot in the batting order, a change that has revived the Miami Marlins, who won their third game in a row by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Tuesday night. Marcell …Vince Velasquez leaves Phillies game with elbow injuryPhilly.comThree stories: Miami Marlins and Philadelphia PhilliesMarlin ManiacMarlins win battle of…

May 30, 2017
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Phillies have discussed sending Maikel Franco to Triple A to work out of hitting funk – Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Phillies have discussed sending Maikel Franco to Triple A to work out of hitting funkComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaMIAMI — Maikel Franco, who opened the season hitting fourth in the Phillies‘ lineup, could be sent to Triple A if he doesn’t break out of his slump. “We’ve talked … Ben Lively is likely to take that spot and pitch Saturday against San Francisco in …Should the Phillies demote Maikel…

May 30, 2017
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