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2016 Schedule
35-45, 4th in NL East

Phillies show some fight in sweep of D-backs

Anthony Gargano and Jon Marks of 97.5 The Fanatic give the Phillies some credit for their sweep of Arizona but lament two outfielders former GM Ruben Amaro Jr. traded away.

Mikey Burton
5hDan Szymborski

Cubs, Dodgers top MLB Future Power Ranks

Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.

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12hJim Bowden

MLB trade deadline preview: Buyers and sellers

The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.

Oberholtzer gets the strikeout for Phillies' win (0:21)

Lineup: Phillies (34-45) at Diamondbacks (36-44)

  • 1. Odubel Herrera, CF (L)
  • 2. Peter Bourjos, RF (R)
  • 3. Cody Asche, LF (L)
  • 4. Maikel Franco, 3B (R)
  • 5. Tommy Joseph, 1B (R)
  • 6. Cameron Rupp, C (R)
  • 7. Freddy Galvis, SS (S)
  • 8. Cesar Hernandez, 2B (S)
  • 9. Zach Eflin, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Why isn't Crawford on Futures roster?

There's a reason J.P. Crawford, one of the game's top prospects, is being left out of the Futures Game in San Diego. Keith Law explains. Law: Futures roster reaction (Insider)

Lenny Dykstra: 'I like to win before the game starts or I don't play' (0:44)
Greinke leaves early with tight oblique in loss to Philadelphia (0:58)
Phillies win on bases-loaded walk (0:16)

Two to rep Phillies at Futures Game

Right-hander Ricardo Pinto will play for the World team while OF Dylan Cozens cracks the United States roster at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The duo ranked ninth and 18th, respectively, among Keith Law's top Phillies prospects this offseason.

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Velasquez return needed by Phillies

Vince Velasquez had a good outing against the D-backs in his first start since June 8. He struck out seven and walked nobody in five scoreless innings. With Aaron Nola struggling of late, this was a nice lift for the Phillies' rotation, David Schoenfield writes. Five things we learned Monday

At least the Phils can still shut 'em out

Monday's 8-0 win over the Diamondbacks marked the Phillies' MLB-leading ninth shutout this season, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

Phillies slide down to No. 27 in rankings

The Phillies are the worst in the league at getting on base (.284 OBP), and they're also giving up outs on the bases. They've been caught stealing 25 times, second in the league, and their stolen base success percentage is 56 percent, fourth-lowest in MLB. Power Rankings

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3dJerry Crasnick

Phils pitching prospect suffers serious eye injury

Phillies Class-A pitcher Matt Imhof suffered a potentially career-threatening eye injury in a freak training accident in the Florida State League late last week, his agent told ESPN.com.

Stats & Info

Astros led the way Saturday

Marwin Gonzalez' 451-foot beast marked the longest homer at Kauffman Stadium this season. Following just behind was teammate Jose Altuve and the Rangers' Ian Desmond. The Phillies' Cameron Rupp and Rockies' Tony Wolters round out the list for Saturday.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23826th
On Base Percentage.29130th
Slugging Percentage.38029th
Earned Run Average4.3718th
Quality Starts40Tied-10th

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