Philadelphia Phillies - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Philadelphia Phillies Phillies beer vendor no longer shouting Brando-esqe Stella! PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A beer vendor at Philadelphia Phillies games no longer sounds like Marlon Brando in "A Streetcar Named Desire." Tom McGee tells KYW-TV ( ) that he has stopped yelling "Stella!" at the top of his lungs because stadium vendor Aramark is now having him sell Yuengling (YING'-ling) Lager. He used t... Mon, 15 May 2017 13:37:00 GMT 2017-05-15T13:37:00Z Harper gets big deal, hits HR in 9th, Nats beat Phils 6-4 WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper was money for the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Fresh from getting a big deal, Harper hit a game-ending home run with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Nationals over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4. Hours before the game, the Nationals announced they had reached agreement with Harper on a... Sun, 14 May 2017 03:55:00 GMT 2017-05-14T03:55:00Z Ryan Howard goes back to the minors hoping to extend career LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Ryan Howard was once one of baseball's most feared sluggers, an MVP and World Series champion, the toast of Philadelphia. So what's he doing here, in the sprawling suburbs of Atlanta, a minor leaguer at age 37, playing alongside a bunch of 20-somethings, enduring bus rides and sparse crowds? "There's more in th... Thu, 04 May 2017 19:56:00 GMT 2017-05-04T19:56:00Z LEADING OFF: Bruising Nats host battered Mets, Cubs-Red Sox A look at what's happening around the majors today: WASHINGTON CAPITALIZES Trea Turner and the Nationals clubbed their way through Coors Field this week, scoring 11 or more runs in three straight games for the first time since they were the Montreal Expos in 1986. Turner had a huge four-game series in Colorado, getti... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:34:00 GMT 2017-04-28T06:34:00Z Cespedes hits 3 HRs, Harvey leaves with cramp in Mets win PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes slowly circled the bases after each of his three homers, enjoying the results on a sweet night that began with an impressive power stroke in batting practice. Cespedes became the first Mets player to hit three homers in a game twice and New York went deep seven times to back Matt Harvey in a 14-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesd... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:51:00 GMT 2017-04-12T03:51:00Z Cespedes hits 3 homers in first 5 innings vs Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes has three homers in five innings against the Philadelphia Phillies. Cespedes fell down on a wild swing on the first pitch he saw, then hit a three-run homer to straightaway center field off Clay Buchholz in the first inning. He connected to deep left in the fourth off reliever Adam Morgan and drove another one way out to left ... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:20:00 GMT 2017-04-12T01:20:00Z Phils score 12 vs Nats, biggest 1st inning in team history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies scored 12 runs for the biggest first inning in team history, with Howie Kendrick delivering a triple and single in the burst against Washington on Saturday night. The Phillies combined nine hits and four walks against Jeremy Guthrie and reliever Enny Romero. The Phils didn't hit a home run in the inning, altho... Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:41:00 GMT 2017-04-09T00:41:00Z Judge: 2 athletes can pursue suit against Al Jazeera WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says two Major League Baseball players can go ahead with their lawsuit on claims that an Al Jazeera documentary defamed them by linking them to performance-enhancing drugs. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled Friday that the lawsuit by Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals and former Philadelphia Phillies player Ryan H... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:23:00 GMT 2017-03-31T20:23:00Z Bourjos, Gennett, Asher switch sides as opening day nears Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go Tuesday as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day. The Tampa Bay Rays added some depth by acquiring Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash or a player to be named. The 29-year-old Bourjos hit .251 with ... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:41:00 GMT 2017-03-29T02:41:00Z Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre. "I was a 20-game winner," he would joke, "it just took me five years to do it." Instead, it was in another role where the imposing, 6-foot-5 Green really made noise. "When you think of big, with that deep voice, that booming voice, he could... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:57:00 GMT 2017-03-23T15:57:00Z Christie calls Phillies fan bitter; mayor calls him a bully PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's mayor is coming to the city's defense against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The Republican governor this week declared that the Philadelphia Phillies "suck," that its fans are bitter and angry and that it's not safe for civilized people to go to their stadium. Mayor Jim Kenney, a Democrat, responded ... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:40:00 GMT 2017-02-17T17:40:00Z High hopes as always in first spring training workouts LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special. "I usually sleep pretty well. I woke up early today," the Detroit ace said Tuesday. "On one hand, you want to appreciate everything as much as you can. It's not such a whirlwind anymore — you kind of know what to expect. But in the same aspect, every day... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 03:28:00 GMT 2017-02-15T03:28:00Z Phillies have modest goals for 2017, optimistic about future PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The next step in the rebuilding process for the Philadelphia Phillies brings modest goals. After improving from 63 wins in 2015 to 71 in 2016, manager Pete Mackanin wants his players to aim for 81 this season. The team has had four straight losing seasons. "I don't want to set the goal too high because I want to be f... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:48:00 GMT 2017-02-09T17:48:00Z AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M, 1-year deal PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday because the Phillies had not announced the agreement. Saunders' deal was first reported by M... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:14:00 GMT 2017-01-16T21:14:00Z Red Sox trade pitcher Clay Buchholz to Phillies BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox kept adding starting pitchers, and Clay Buchholz kept getting bumped further down in the rotation. There was David Price last offseason and Drew Pomeranz mid-year. By the time Chris Sale was acquired from the Chicago White Sox at the winter meetings this month, Boston had seven starters to choose from — most of them more consistent than Buchholz, an... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:03:00 GMT 2016-12-20T20:03:00Z Herrera, Phillies agree to a $30.5 million, 5-year contract PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Odubel Herrera traded future money for guaranteed dollars. Philadelphia and Herrera agreed to a $30.5 million, five-year contract on Thursday, keeping the NL All-Star center fielder under the Phillies' control through 2023. Herrera has been the most consistent player on a rebuilding team the past two seasons. Herrera... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:00:00 GMT 2016-12-15T23:00:00Z Don't expect bullpen bingo from playoffs to become the norm OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ned Yost enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians' lights-out bullpen go to work in the playoffs because it was so familiar. "It was amazing to see — to watch games and kind of understand the feeling that other teams had against us," the Kansas City Royals manager said. Like the Royals on the way to the World Series ... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:02:00 GMT 2016-12-06T22:02:00Z Benoit, Phillies finalize $7.5 million, 1-year contract OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Reliever Joaquin Benoit and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized a $7.5 million, one-year contract, part of the team's efforts to rebuild its bullpen. "It's important in a bullpen to have different styles of pitchers, right?" Philadelphia general manager Matt Klentak said Tuesday at the winter meetings. "Ideally, you'd have some righties and some lefties... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:49:00 GMT 2016-12-06T21:49:00Z