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2016 Schedule
25-20, 3rd in NL East
Tigers smash three homers in the fifth (0:47)

BBEN: La resurrección de los Filis

Fernando Álvarez y Alex Cora hablan sobre la sorprendente temporada de los Filis, que parecen han encontrado su onda. Mirar

Lineup: Phillies (25-19) at Tigers (21-22)

  • 1. Odubel Herrera, CF (L)
  • 2. Cesar Hernandez, 2B (S)
  • 3. Maikel Franco, 3B (R)
  • 4. Ryan Howard, DH (L)
  • 5. Tommy Joseph, 1B (R)
  • 6. Cameron Rupp, C (R)
  • 7. Freddy Galvis, SS (S)
  • 8. Tyler Goeddel, LF (R)
  • 9. Peter Bourjos, RF (R)
  • SP: Vince Velasquez, RHP
  • Daily notes

Don't put Ryan Howard's bat in your lineup Tuesday (1:38)

Phillies suffer small dip in rankings

The Phillies have won nine of their last 15 games, but their opponents over that stretch have been the Braves, Marlins and Reds. They'll need to beat better teams to keep impressing our voters. Week 7 Power Rankings

Pitching is key to Phillies turnaround

Philadelphia shut out Atlanta 5-0 on Sunday, its MLB-leading seventh shutout this season. The Phils had seven shutouts all of last season, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

Rupp sneaks homer inside foul pole (0:30)
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Phillies biggest surprise of first quarter

When Philadelphia hit the 40-game mark, it was six games over .500 despite a minus-30 run differential. It's a completely different outcome from what this team was expected to accomplish. Stark: First-quarter awards

Stats & Info

Goeddel goes yard for the first time

Phillies rookie Tyler Goeddel blasted the first home run of his career off Marlins reliever Jose Urena on Wednesday. The solo shot traveled 418 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Philly is king of 2016 drafts

Barring the 76ers inexplicably trading the No. 1 overall draft pick that they were awarded Tuesday, ESPN Stats & Info reports that Philadelphia becomes the first city that will draft within the top two in three major sports in one calendar year.

  • Phillies: first on June 9
  • Eagles: second on April 28
  • 76ers: first on June 23

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Phillies are now tied for first place after beating the Marlins. They don't score many runs, but they're winning all the close games. Jeanmar Gomez has 16 saves -- closers can come from anywhere! -- and Hector Neris has been a dominant force in a setup role with 33 K's in 24 innings and a .125 average allowed. Hey, you never know ...

Phillies could have eyes on Puk

Keith Law's first attempt at projecting the first round of the MLB draft has the Phillies picking A.J. Puk from Florida. The LHP threw well on Saturday in front of a number of scouts, including three folks from Philadelphia. Keith Law's mock draft 1.0 (Insider)

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All K's, no innings for Vince Velasquez

Velasquez struck out 10 Marlins on Tuesday but only pitched five innings, making him the second Phillies pitcher since 1893 to accomplish that feat, per Elias Sports Bureau. Robert Person struck out 10 Cardinals in five innings in 2000.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23625th
On Base Percentage.29328th
Slugging Percentage.36328th
Earned Run Average3.709th
Quality Starts25Tied-8th

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