11:09 PM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014

Cole Hamels, sans restrictions, is ready

The Phillies will unveil their $144 million ace Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. Cole Hamels, who pitched in five minor league games — including three for single-A Clearwater — said he has zero restrictions after biceps tendinitis.

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philly.com 29 mins ago

Rockies 3, Phillies 1

The Phillies' offense sputtered once again Saturday. This time, during a 3-1 loss to the Rockies at Coors Field in Denver.
philly.com 2 hours ago

Ranking the Phillies' prospects, Nos. 11-25

This is the second installment of The Inquirer's Phillies Top 25 prospects. Some are long-range prospects, with six of the final 15 being 20 years old or younger.

Pettibone back with IronPigs, Rosenberg's days could be numbered

Jonathan Pettibone was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after Friday night's game in Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/) Allowing eight runs in four innings in a 12-1 loss never helps, but apparently Jonathan Pettibone's performance Friday night in Colorado didn't matter - he was going to be optioned to the Triple-A...
philly.com 20 hours ago

Rockies pound Pettibone, Phillies

DENVER - The waterfalls erupted beyond center field Friday night at Coors Field to signal a Rockies home run, and the Phillies bullpen did not budge. This was the second inning of a 12-1 Phillies embarrassment, the first test of a 10-game road trip, and Jonathan Pettibone was to endure this bludgeoning alone.
philly.com 21 hours ago

Phillies-Braves in June twin bill after rainout

Tuesday's rained-out game will now be the nightcap of a doubleheader on June 28.
philly.com 22 hours ago

Rockies 12, Phillies 1

The Phillies were held to two hits during a 12-1 pummeling at the hands of the Rockies at Coors Field in Denver.

After dismal start, Jonathan Pettibone demoted to minors

A demotion is never palatable, especially not after allowing eight runs in four innings, and that is what upset Jonathan Pettibone the most.
Express-Times 22 hours ago

Colorado Rockies crush Jonathan Pettibone, Philadelphia Phillies

Pettibone (0-1) went four innings and allowed eight runs on nine hits.
Express-Times Apr 18, 2014

Cole Hamels to return to Philadelphia Phillies next week, report says

Hamels missed almost all of spring training with shoulder tendinitis.

Cole Hamels expected to pitch Wednesday

There is still some internal debate whether to start Cole Hamels on Tuesday or Wednesday, but Ryne Sandberg believed Wednesday was best because that order places A.J. Burnett between Cliff Lee and Hamels, his two lefthanded starters.
philly.com Apr 18, 2014

Phillies reschedule Braves rainout for June 28 day-night twinbill

The Phillies-Braves game originally scheduled for April 15 has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 28 at 7:35 p.m., as part of a day-night doubleheader. All tickets for the April 15 game will be honored for entry into the June 28 game, beginning at 7:35 p.m.
philly.com Apr 18, 2014

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philly.com Apr 18, 2014

Phillies' Burnett may be getting a lift from hernia

The righthander A.J. Burnett said his inquinal hernia may be helping his control by preventing him from lengthening his stride.
philly.com Apr 18, 2014

Revere's sharp effort at the plate lifts Phillies over Braves

Game-winning hit completes his 3-for-4 afternoon as Phillies prevail, 1-0, in homestand finale.

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