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Youth and hope will abound at Phillies camp

Jake Thompson scanned the near-empty clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park last month and saw other Phillies prospects who, like him, may not return to that room in 2016. But Forget that. Thompson, traded for one of the greatest pitchers in Phillies history, visualized a new era.
Angels trade Featherston to Phillies

Angels trade Featherston to Phillies

The Angels traded infielder Taylor Featherston to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash considerations. Featherston had been designated for assignment last week to make space on the 40-man roster for lefty Christian...
philly.com Feb 9, 2016

Pete Mackanin's spring twist: Now he's manager

It was a dark day for Pete Mackanin. The Phillies had just finished a disappointing season with a .500 record, ending a run of five straight National League East titles.
philly.com Feb 8, 2016

Former Phillies outfielder Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

MIAMI (AP) - Major League Baseball player Delmon Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel.
Express-Times Feb 5, 2016

If Eagles don't start acting like the Sixers they could become the Phillies

It's not bad to keep your own players, they just better be the right ones.
philly.com Feb 4, 2016

Phillies invite alumni stars to spring training

The Phillies on Thursday said they have invited seven alumni to participate in spring training as guest instructors. Together, the players combined for 20 All-Star selections, 26 Gold Gloves, six Silver Slugger Awards and three MVP Awards, the team said.
Pirates acquire rehabbing lefty Jesse Biddle from Phillies

Pirates acquire rehabbing lefty Jesse Biddle from Phillies

The Pirates, a haven for pitchers who need repairs, added another reclamation project to their roster Wednesday by acquiring left-hander Jesse Biddle from the Philadelphia Phillies in return for right-handed starter Yoervis Medina, who was outrighted off the 40-man roster last week.
philly.com Jan 31, 2016

Biddle says he pitched through elbow pain

Jesse Biddle had just finished getting a haircut at his favorite barber shop in Mount Airy on Friday afternoon when a two-word text message from Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock popped up on his phone.
philly.com Jan 30, 2016

Ex-Phils ace speaks highly of a possible future one

About 60 kids clad in red T-shirts formed a line Saturday afternoon inside Maplezone Sports Institute to greet the ace of Phillies past. For two days this weekend, this sprawling complex in Garnet Valley hosted Cole Hamels, who posed for photos with each camper before one of three four-hour pitching clinics.
philly.com Jan 29, 2016

Biddle removed from Phillies' 40-man roster

Left-hander Jesse Biddle, a graduate of Germantown Friends School, was designated for assignment by the Phillies on Friday. The 24-year-old Biddle underwent Tommy John surgery in October after going 9-6 with a 4.95 ERA in 24 combined starts between double-A Reading and triple-A Lehigh Valley.
philly.com Jan 28, 2016

Phillies hire ex-Google analyst to head baseball research & development

The Phillies' latest front-office hire mixes a sports background with three years of experience at one of the world's technology giants.
philly.com Jan 27, 2016

Seeking signs of hope with Phillies

Andy MacPhail, the Phillies president, is telling everyone to be patient. The team didn't become the worst in the major leagues in just one season, and it will take more than just that to turn things around. This makes perfect sense.
philly.com Jan 22, 2016

Sad story of a storied pitcher

On Sept. 29, 1883, as the Phillies were ending their dreadful debut season with a 15-3 loss at North Philadelphia's Recreation Park, a city native who once was the National League's top pitcher was dying in a boarding house not far away.
philly.com Jan 20, 2016

phillies will have an all-new rotation this april

When the Phillies head for Cincinnati in April to start the season, one thing is all but certain: The starting rotation will consist of five pitchers who were not Phillies last April.
philly.com Jan 19, 2016

Mackanin: Howard will sit if he doesn't hit

In about a month, when Ryan Howard reports to Clearwater for his final spring training with the Phillies, another in a long series of uncomfortable conversations awaits him. If he wants to play, manager Pete Mackanin will tell Howard, he will have to hit better. Forget Howard's special place in franchise history and the fact that he will represent one-fourth of the entire Phillies payroll in 2016.

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