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)

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Peterson, Teheran lead Braves past Phillies 6-2

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.

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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


Phillies hit 3 HRs in 12-2 win over Braves

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.

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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

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.

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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 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.

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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.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25214th
On Base Percentage.30325th
Slugging Percentage.37625th
Earned Run Average4.5929th
Quality Starts4129th


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