The final deal is a seven-player trade between Houston and Philadelphia. The Houston Astros completed their trade for closer Ken Giles from the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, though the finalized transaction was larger than the originally reported one. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies added depth to their starting rotation on Saturday, acquiring right-hander Charlie Morton from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for minor league pitcher David Whitehead.
Closer Ken Giles has been traded from the Phillies to Houston Astros as part of a seven-player deal that sends former No. 1 overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia.
In a surprise twist to a deal that was reported earlier this week, the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies pulled a sleight of hand with 2013 No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel going to the Phillies as part of the Ken Giles trade. The...Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies addressed their starting rotation Saturday by acquiring pitcher Charlie Morton in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Phils announced that minor league pitcher David Whitehead was sent to Pittsburgh in exchange for the 32-year-old veteran. Show More Summary
A juror ran from the courtroom after seeing graphic photos of the injured gay couple who were beaten by a group of attackers on September 11, 2014 in Center City, Philadelphia. Among the group was alleged gay basher Kathryn Knott (above),...Show More Summary
CNN did a 180 in its coverage of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter attacking Donald Trump as an "asshole" on Tuesday over the presidential candidate's controversial proposal to ban Muslim immigration to the U.S. On Tuesday's OutFront,...Show More Summary
“When Gotham Chamber Opera closed this fall, it looked like one of the casualties would be the New York premiere of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, the ambitious new work it had co-commissioned with Opera Philadelphia …But thanks to fast work by Opera Philadelphia and the Apollo, which teamed up to save the production, New Yorkers will […]
In case you somehow hadn’t heard, LeSean McCoy is returning to Philadelphia this week with the Buffalo Bills for the first time since being traded by the Eagles this offseason. The game will be a big deal for McCoy for two reasons. It’s a chance to face the Eagles for the first time since head…
The Philadelphia Phillies did the wrong thing in trading Ken Giles. Read on for why!
In a deal that sent over closer Ken Giles to the Houston Astros, the Philadelphia Phillies acquired pitchers Vincent Velasquez, Brett Oberholtzer, a minor leaguer who is reportedly outfielder Derek Fisher and a fourth player on Wednesday,...Show More Summary
Seeking to strike while the closer iron is hot, the Philadelphia Phillies have traded right-handed pitcher Ken Giles to the Houston Astros. Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, via MLB.com's Todd Zolecki, first reported details of the deal between Philadelphia and Houston. Show More Summary
Police said the suspect was wanted for the fatal shooting of a man inside of a grocery store in west Philadelphia's Mantua neighborhood Nov. 10
The mayor of Philadelphia didn't mince words when asked about Donald Trump's recent remarks on Muslims. "He's an asshole," mayor Michael Nutter said at a press conference Tuesday in front of more than 30 faith leaders, including imams...Show More Summary
After a tense year of negotiations, the city of Philadelphia and one of its biggest corporate residents, Comcast, finally came to a new agreement over a cable franchise. The terms of the new 15-year contract are generally good news for Philadelphians, but now Comcast customers on the other side of the country are demanding that they get treated better, too.…
Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter slammed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling him “an ahole” during a news conference when asked about what he thought of the frontrunner’s remarks about Muslims. Nutter went on to say that the hotel magnate is taking “a page from the playbook of Hitler”. “He’s an ahole… I apologize reverends, people [...]
An employee at a Philly mosque stumbled upon a gruesome discovery Monday morning: a severed pig's head lying near the building's front door, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Per USA Today, surveillance video shows a red pickup truck cruising slowly by the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society building Sunday night, then making another...
Gee, I wonder who’s ginning up anti-Muslim rhetoric resulting in this kind of atrocity. Philadelphia police, the FBI, and the city’s Human Relations Commission launched investigations Monday after a worker at a North Philadelphia mosque found a severed pig’s head outside its door. Surveillance video outside the Al Aqsa Islamic Society, on Germantown Avenue near [...]
Pig’s Head Left Outside Philadelphia Mosque Being Investigated As A Hate Crime This is exactly the kind of hatefulness Donald Trump is stirring up with his intolerance toward Islam. A Philadelphia mosque has been targeted with a pretty despicable
The iconic postmodern home that Philly architect Robert Venturi designed and built for his mother Vanna in 1964 may soon be deemed historic. According to Plan Philly, the Philadelphia Historical Commission accepted a nomination to list the Vanna Venturi...