Keith Law projects the top five picks in the June 9th draft -- Phillies, Reds, Braves, Rockies, Brewers.
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Ben Zobrist hit a three-run homer, John Lackey pitched seven solid innings and the Chicago Cubs completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 7-2 victory Sunday.
Puk still looks like No. 1 pick
In his latest mock draft, Keith Law still has the Phillies selecting Florida left-hander A.J. Puk with the No. 1 overall pick. However, the Phils are still eyeing four other names. Law: Mock draft 2.0 (Insider)
Lineup: Phillies (26-23) at Cubs (33-14)
- 1. Odubel Herrera, CF (L)
- 2. Freddy Galvis, SS (S)
- 3. Andres Blanco, 2B (S)
- 4. Maikel Franco, 3B (R)
- 5. Tommy Joseph, 1B (R)
- 6. Cameron Rupp, C (R)
- 7. Tyler Goeddel, LF (R)
- 8. Vince Velasquez, RHP (S)
- 9. Peter Bourjos, RF (R) Daily notes
Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday.
Jorge Soler, David Ross and Kris Bryant hit long home runs to back Jon Lester and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Friday afternoon.
Odubel Herrera and Aaron Nola have played a huge role in putting the Phillies in contention early this season. But they might be pushing their luck.
Phillies a match for Jay Bruce?
Philadelphia is desperate for an upgrade on offense, which is why Jim Bowden sees the team making a run at either Bruce or the Braves' Nick Markakis if still in the hunt come the trade deadline. Top trade candidates, best fits (Insider)
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Sources say the Phillies have set up a private pre-draft workout Thursday with Delvin Perez, 17-yr-old shortstop from Puerto Rico. They have many names still in play for the first overall pick. One source says they're "struggling" with this huge decision.
Odubel Herrera and Peter Bourjos homered off Anibal Sanchez, and the Philadelphia Phillies salvaged the finale of their three-game series with Detroit, beating the Tigers 8-5 on Wednesday.
Ryan Howard has been a black hole in the Philadelphia Phillies' lineup this season. Given his age and declining production, it's time to let him go.
Justin Verlander struck out 10 in eight scoreless innings, and Francisco Rodriguez held on for his 400th save in the Detroit Tigers' 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Crawford takes No. 2 on prospect list
J.P. Crawford has controlled the strike zone at an unusual level for his age -- he'll play the entire season at 21 -- and earned a promotion to Triple-A last week. Law: Top 25 MLB prospects (Insider)
Lieberthal to rep Phillies at draft
Former Phillies C Mike Lieberthal will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Lieberthal spent 13 of his 14 years in the majors with Philadelphia, including All-Star seasons in 1999 and 2000.
Phillies manager Pete Mackanin removed Odubel Herrera from the team's 5-4 loss to the Tigers after the outfielder failed to run out a grounder in the seventh inning.
Miguel Cabrera hit two of Detroit's four solo homers, then scored on Victor Martinez's seventh-inning single to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.
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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
Jeremy Hellickson has been a pleasant surprise, but the Phillies may be willing to deal the right-hander as part of their rebuilding plan.
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.
Jerad Eickhoff pitched five-hit ball over seven innings to help the Philadelphia Phillies avoid a three-game sweep and beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday.
Phillies vs Nationals
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