The Philadelphia Phillies agreed on Wednesday to send former first-round pick Jesse Biddle to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for right-hander Yoervis Medina. Biddle, 24, underwent Tommy John surgery in October and will not pitch in the 2016 season. Show More Summary
After a 16-year MLB career with the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers at short stop, free agent Jimmy Rollins may have to switch positions if he wants to continue to be an everyday player. Continue for updates. Rollins Open to Move to Second Base Saturday, Jan. Show More Summary
Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals and Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies have filed defamation lawsuits against Al Jazeera over a documentary that claimed they, along with other athletes, allegedly received shipments of performance-enhancing drugs. In the report, Charles Sly, a former intern at an Indianapolis anti-aging company, says... More »
It turns out Peyton Manning is not the only athlete unhappy with being accused of using performance-enhancing drugs in a recent Al Jazeera report. On Tuesday, Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and Washington Nationals corner infielder Ryan Zimmerman announced they had each filed a defamation lawsuit against the news station. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Jan 5 - The Washington Nationals' Ryan Zimmerman and Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard sued the Al Jazeera America television network for defamation on Tuesday over a report that the Major League Baseball players used a performance-enhancing drug. The two suits, filed in U.S. Show More Summary
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has reportedly filed a defamation lawsuit against Al Jazeera America, according to Jim Salisbury of the CSNPhilly.com. Reuters also reported Tuesday that Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman is suing Al Jazeera as well. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
The MLB first basemen have filed the first of what could be several lawsuits against Al Jazeera for its report alleging steroid use by major athletes. Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies first basemen Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan...Show More Summary
Being blinded by the captivating sunset and completely overlooking the edge of the oncoming cliff leads to an obvious outcome. That is what happened to the Philadelphia Phillies over the last four seasons. Their front office, led by former general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Show More Summary
The Angels added some bullpen depth on Thursday by claiming A.J. Achter, a 27-year-old right-hander, off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies. The 6-foot-5, 205-pound Achter, who mixes a 90-mph fastball with a slider and changeup, has 5.18 earned-run average in 24 1/3 innings over 18 big-league...
The news was stunning, unexpected but completely understandable. The Houston Astros completed their trade with the Philadelphia Phillies to acquire closer Ken Giles, a flamethrower with huge upside and under club control for the next five seasons. Show More Summary
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.
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
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
Needing depth for their rebuilding roster in 2016, the Philadelphia Phillies claimed outfielder Peter Bourjos off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reported the move. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com...Show More Summary
As the Philadelphia Phillies continue to build toward their future, breakout reliever Ken Giles is drawing interest on the trade market heading into December's winter meetings. Continue for updates. Multiple Suitors Check on Giles Thursday, Nov. Show More Summary
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded the right-handed pitcher Jeremy Hellickson to the Philadelphia Phillies for the right-handed pitching prospect Sam McWilliams.