Tag: Philadelphia Phillies

MLB trade rumors: Zack Greinke, Madison Bumgarner, Mike Minor all realistic Phillies trade targets

MLB trade rumors: Zack Greinke, Madison Bumgarner, Mike Minor all realistic Phillies trade targets originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Outwardly, the Phillies feel they have a good amount of starting pitching depth with Jerad Eickhoff, Cole Irvin, Vince Velasquez and Nick Pivetta all potential options as the Nos. 4 and 5 starters. But how confident can […]

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Cole Hamels requests a jersey patch that honors David Montgomery

Cole Hamels requests a jersey patch that honors David Montgomery originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com CHICAGO – When the City of Philadelphia dedicated a Roxborough ball field in David Montgomery’s honor in November, Cole Hamels was there. Montgomery’s passing earlier this month hit Hamels hard. Montgomery was Phillies club president when the pitcher was drafted by the […]

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Sandal saves girl from Bryce Harper’s 466-foot bomb

Sandal saves girl from Bryce Harper‘s 466-foot bomb originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Won’t someone think of the children?! Bryce Harper’s 466-foot home run to Ashburn Alley on Saturday actually struck a six-year-old girl named Sammi Teruso in the foot. “You hear a loud smash and she starts crying uncontrollably, which is really scary,” Sammi’s father, […]

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Bryce Harper back to feeling like Bryce Harper as Phillies head to the Midwest with something to prove

Bryce Harper back to feeling like Bryce Harper as Phillies head to the Midwest with something to prove originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com For a little while, all of those “What’s wrong with Bryce Harper?” pieces can be shelved.  Harper’s not on the verge of breaking out of his slump. He’s already broken out of it. […]

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Bryce Harper crushes 8th home run into Ashburn Alley at Citizens Bank Park

Bryce Harper crushes 8th home run into Ashburn Alley at Citizens Bank Park originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com When Bryce Harper signed his 13-year, $330 million deal, Phillies fans across the Delaware Valley envisioned the rightfielder crushing baseballs to ridiculous spots of Citizens Bank Park. Well, they witnessed it Saturday afternoon. In the first inning, Harper jumped […]

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Andrew McCutchen’s league-best eye and extra work making the Phillies a better team

Andrew McCutchen‘s league-best eye and extra work making the Phillies a better team originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com This was the Andrew McCutchen game.  The Phillies would not have snapped their three-game skid without his bat, his arm or his eye. McCutchen was on the field at Citizens Bank Park around 3 p.m. Friday doing extra […]

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Phillies manager Gabe Kapler says team understood that Bryce Harper comes with history of slumps

It’s pretty well-established at this point that Bryce Harper is having a rough start to his Philadelphia Phillies career. The 26-year-old is currently hitting .222/.363/.430 with an MLB-leading 60 strikeouts. As far his OBP goes, he’s still a well-above average player, but the Phillies paid their $330 million with the idea he’d be an anchor in the middle of […]

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Bryce Harper in a wicked slump, but Phillies don’t earn this satisfying win without his glove

Bryce Harper in a wicked slump, but Phillies don’t earn this satisfying win without his glove originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Bryce Harper has contributed more to the Phillies lately with his glove than his bat. What’s that saying, you can’t predict ball? Harper made a game-saving diving catch with the bases loaded and two outs […]

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Royals Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Phillies; It’s Homer Bailey Day!

Getty Starting pitcher Homer Bailey #21 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Kauffman Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. Homer Bailey takes the hill tonight at 8:15 PM ET when the Kansas City Royals host the Philadelphia Phillies, who […]

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Angry boos drown out cheers on an emotional night at the ballpark as Phillies give away lead vs. Nationals

Angry boos drown out cheers on an emotional night at the ballpark as Phillies give away lead vs. Nationals originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Maybe it was the simple fact that there was a big, sellout crowd in the ballpark for Jimmy Rollins’ retirement ceremony. Maybe it was because the rebuild is over, the stakes are […]

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Recently cut outfielders Matt Kemp, Gerardo Parra could boost Phillies’ bench

Recently cut outfielders Matt Kemp, Gerardo Parra could boost Phillies‘ bench originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com The Phillies’ bench has not been a strong suit early in the season. Sure, players like Phil Gosselin and Sean Rodriguez have filled in capably during the Phils’ early-season rash of injuries, but the team hasn’t gotten much from its […]

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