Phillies beat Dodgers behind grand slam
Phillies 3B Maikel Franco hit his first career grand slam in the 7th, and Domonic Brown added insurance with an RBI single in the 8th to get the Phils the 6-2 win at home. They're now 13-3 since the All-Star break. Box score
Maikel Franco hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning to spoil Jimmy Rollins' return to Philadelphia and lead the Phillies to a 6-2 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers
Phillies grab lead on Franco's slam
Maikel Franco greeted Dodgers reliever Joel Peralta with a grand slam in the 7th inning to give Philadelphia a 5-1 lead over L.A. Franco is the first Phillies rookie with a grand slam since Ryan Howard in 2005. Follow live
Rollins gets standing ovation in return
Jimmy Rollins led off the game for the Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park, but not before the former Phillie was given a lengthy ovation by the fans and his former teammates. Rollins, who struck out, spent the first 15 years of his career in Philadelphia. Follow live
Phils continue post-break resurgence
Philadelphia traded its best starter (Cole Hamels) and best finisher (Jonathan Papelbon) yet continues to play the majors' best ball during the second half. MLB Power Rankings
Phillies add a pair of Texas prospects
Right-handed pitcher Jake Thompson and outfielder Nick Williams are both headed to Philadelphia as part of the Cole Hamels trade. There is a lot to like about both prospects, writes Tommy Rancel. Top deadline prospects (Insider)
Phillies catcher will be worth the wait
The Phillies' new top prize is sidelined for the rest of 2015 with an ankle injury. With 80-grade power and an above-average arm, catcher Jorge Alfaro will be worth the wait when he finally returns. Top deadline prospects (Insider)
Jace Peterson had three hits, including a three-run home run, and Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
GM Amaro deals Hamels wisely
The Cole Hamels trade was costly on both ends, but the package Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. secured is stuffed with talent. Catcher Jorge Alfaro, in particular, could be an absolute force in years to come. GM deadline grades (Insider)
Phillies surging, Braves sliding
The NL East matchup features teams headed in different directions. Philadelphia has won 12 of 14 since the All-Star break, while Atlanta's losing streak has reached 6 games. Follow live
Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Final: Phillies 12, Braves 2
The Phillies scored a season-high in runs and moved to .500 on the year at home with their third win in a row and 12th victory in 14 games. Box score
Phillies continue rout in the 6th inning
Freddy Galvis' homer capped off another strong inning, as Philadelphia has scored 11 runs against the Braves over the last 3 frames. The Phillies' 12 runs tonight are the most they've scored this season. Follow live
Phillies prove to be effective salesmen
It's difficult to win as a seller at the deadline, but the Phillies found a way. They got quality value for players who needed to go and, most importantly, nailed the Cole Hamels trade. Michael Baumann gives Philly high marks. Grantland: Deadline winners, losers
MLB August trade candidates
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reminds you that Friday was the non-waiver trade deadline, meaning it's still possible to trade in August. At the top of Crasnick's candidate list: struggling Phillies 2B Chase Utley. Seven more possibilities
In today's notes, Buster Olney looks back at the trade flurry of the past week with some thoughts and relevant links on the primary teams involved.
Phillies improve farm system
Philly made smart financial decisions with the Jonathan Papelbon and Cole Hamels trades that will help the team to get better prospects for the future. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)
Baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is behind us, but there still could be more moves coming in August. Jerry Crasnick identifies players who could change teams this month.
Not every MLB trade deadline deal is of the earth-shattering variety. Here are several minor deals made Friday worthy of mention.
Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer and Ryan Howard drove in four runs, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Friday night.
Phillies put up 4-run 1st inning
Ryan Howard's bases-clearing double to deep right gave the Phils the first three runs, and Freddy Galvis' sac fly added another vs. the visiting Braves as Philadelphia leads 4-0 heading into the second. Follow live
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