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Fantasy Update

May 19, 2017
KFFL
Philadelphia Phillies OF Michael Saunders is not in the starting lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates ...
Outside Pitch May 23, 2017

Philadelphia Phillies: Pete Mackanin benches Maikel Franco, Michael Saunders

With the Philadelphia Phillies in free fall and quickly becoming one of the worst teams in Major League Baseball, manager Pete Mackanin decided to send a message to his players Tuesday night. Mackanin benched third baseman Maikel Franco, as well as outfielder Michael Saunders for Tuesday’s home contest versus the Colorado Rockies. Franco, who has […] The post Philadelphia Phillies: Pete Mackanin benches Maikel Franco, Michael Saunders appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
CSN Philly May 23, 2017

Mackanin benches Maikel Franco and Michael Saunders as Howie Kendrick ramps up rehab

Having seen his team's offense produce just six hits and one run in the previous two games, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin benched Maikel Franco
philly.com May 23, 2017

Slumping Michael Saunders and Maikel Franco held out of Phillies lineup

Saunders is hitless in his last 13 at-bats and Franco is batting .221 with a .281 on-base percentage.
CSN Philly May 23, 2017

Tonight's Lineup: Sputtering Phillies sit Maikel Franco, Michael Saunders vs. Rockies

Losers of 18 of their last 22 games, the Phillies are desperate for a spark. And Pete Mackanin is hoping the bench can revive the Phils'
philly.com May 22, 2017

Phillies drop Michael Saunders in order, hoping to get him going

The rightfielder is now batting eighth. He began the game against Colorado hitting .232 this season.
CSN Philly May 22, 2017

Tonight's lineup: Michael Saunders dropped to eighth in order

Pete Mackanin is still searching for answers to the Phillies' offensive woes following Sunday afternoon's disheartening 1-0 loss in Pittsburgh during which the
KFFL May 19, 2017

Phillies | Michael Saunders not starting

Philadelphia Phillies OF Michael Saunders is not in the starting lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates ...
KFFL May 18, 2017

Phillies | Michael Saunders departs contest

Philadelphia Phillies OF Michael Saunders (groin) left the team's game Thursday, May 18, against the ...
CSN Philly May 9, 2017

Tonight's lineup: No Nelson Cruz or Carlos Ruiz for Mariners

The Phillies are going with their standard lineup Tuesday against deceptive Mariners left-hander Ariel Miranda.Michael Saunders stays in the lineup. He and Odubel Herrera are
philly.com Apr 27, 2017

Michael Saunders, Phillies slide past Marlins for sixth straight win

Michael Saunders made a smooth move to score the decisive run in the sixth inning.

Phillies Player News

  • 2

    Jeremy Hellickson

    Pete Mackanin maintains positive outlook even though Phillies now have worst record in majors

  • 2

    Maikel Franco

    Maikel Franco's benching continues as Howie Kendrick readies to play 3rd base in minors

  • 1

    Howie Kendrick

    Maikel Franco's benching continues as Howie Kendrick readies to play 3rd base in minors

  • 1

    Tommy Joseph

    Joseph leads Phillies over Rockies 2-1 in 11 innings (May 25, 2017)

  • 1

    Andrew Knapp

    Chatwood allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Rockies top Phillies 7-2

  • Aaron Nola

    Aaron Nola looks sharp; Phillies get blanked by Bucs

  • Aaron Altherr

    Aaron Altherr stayed positive even when his bat cooled off

  • Michael Saunders

    Rockies fall to Phillies in extras, 2-1

  • Odubel Herrera

    Phillies look to 'keep grinding' after latest rough loss to Rockies

  • Vince Velasquez

    Vince Velasquez must improve mental outlook, Phillies pitching coach says