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

Utley on the move? (0:37)
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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

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)

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Crasnick: Players who could get traded in August

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.

Top sellers at trade deadline (4:34)
Franco's diving grab (0:13)
Galvis' fielding gem (0:12)
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MLB trade deadline odds and ends

Not every MLB trade deadline deal is of the earth-shattering variety. Here are several minor deals made Friday worthy of mention.

Phillies crush Braves (0:43)

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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Fantasy impact of trade deadline deals

Most of the big names who switched teams retain their value, but it's those under-the-radar players taking over spots left by the stars who gain, like Ken Giles becoming the Phillies' closer. Winners, losers (Insider)

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Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

Blue Jays get Ben Revere from Phillies (0:37)
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Blue Jays acquire speedy OF Revere from Phils

The Toronto Blue Jays added another piece to their revamped roster, acquiring speedy OF Ben Revere from the Philadelphia Phillies for a pair of minor league pitchers.


Ben Revere traded to Toronto

By adding Revere, the Blue Jays' powerful offense fills its only void: a true leadoff hitter. Revere has hit .298 with 24 steals as the Phillies' primary leadoff hitter this year.

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Cole Hamels to Rangers official

Texas and Philadelphia agreed to swap Hamels on Wednesday, and now it's official. Hamels and reliever Jake Diekman go to Texas for SP Matt Harrison, and five others Rangers including top catching prospect Jorge Alfaro.


Brown, Harang lead Phillies past Braves 4-1

Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.


Final: Phillies 4, Braves 1

Carlos Ruiz hit a 2-run single and the Phillies' bullpen tossed 4 scoreless innings to win for the 10th time in 12 games. Box score


Brandon Phillips tonight: 2 homers, 7 RBI

Phillips just clubbed his second shot of the evening to give the Reds a 14-2 lead over the Pirates. Oh, and Phillips' spot is guaranteed to bat at least once more. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25019th
On Base Percentage.30127th
Slugging Percentage.37227th
Earned Run Average4.6029th
Quality Starts4128th


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