Taylor Featherston, who spent the entire 2015 season with the Angels despite being overmatched most of the time at the plate, was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash, the team announced on Wednesday. Featherston, who was designated for assignment last week, was...
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 »
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.
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.
The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired right-handed starter Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks for right-handed prospect Sam McWilliams, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. The Phillies finished with MLB’s worst record in large part due to pitching. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday acquired starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitcher Sam McWilliams. This is the first trade for new Phillies general manager Matt Klentak, who was hired by Philadelphia on Oct. Show More Summary
As a small child in rural northeast Louisiana, Timothy Smith had a baseball card on his wall: Tug McGraw, star pitcher for the New York Mets and later the Philadelphia Phillies. He was "a big fan" of the hard-throwing left-hander McGraw, the man who would famously go on to coin...
The Philadelphia Phillies’ search is over. They have announced that Matt Klentak, the Los Angeles Angels assistant general manager, has been hired as the teams new general manager and vice president. Matt Klentak, who is only 36, will be replacing Ruben Amaro Jr. Show More Summary