4/17/2014 | Papelbon putting rocky start to season in past
Jonathan Papelbon had seven blown save opportunities last season. So when he couldn't nail down the lead at Texas on April 2, retiring only one of the seven batters he faced, it caused some understandable concern.
4/17/2014 | Phillies, Rockies set for East-West showdown
The Phillies and Rockies will try to build on the momentum gained from Thursday's victories when they begin a weekend set at Coors Field, with Jonathan Pettibone and Tyler Chatwood squaring off in Friday's opener.
4/17/2014 | Phils ride Revere, Burnett past Braves
Ben Revere drove in the Phillies' first run since Monday in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday afternoon, and that was good enough for a 1-0 win over the Braves at Citizens Bank Park.
4/17/2014 | Sandberg showing flexibility with lineup
In his first full year as a big league manager, Ryne Sandberg has already proven he's not afraid to shake up his lineup.
4/17/2014 | Unsure, Sandberg challenges -- and wins
Major League Baseball's replay official in New York saw something even the Phillies couldn't be sure of Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
4/17/2014 | Howard turns 'day off' vs. lefty into positive
Ryan Howard was out of the Phillies' starting lineup for Thursday afternoon's series finale. It was the first time this season Howard hasn't started, but Ryne Sandberg was quick to caution against reading too much into the decision.
4/16/2014 | Burnett aims to power through injury in finale
Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett decided to postpone surgery for an inguinal hernia, and he pitches opposite Braves southpaw Alex Wood on Thursday at 1:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.
4/16/2014 | Phils have belated celebration for Robinson
The Phillies celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park after Tuesday's game had to be postponed because of rain.
4/16/2014 | Phils fall short despite Lee's complete-game effort
The Phillies were unable to hand Cliff Lee any run support as they fell, 1-0, Wednesday on a night in which both starters went the distance. Lee struck out 13 batters, but surrendered a home run.
4/16/2014 | Papelbon, bullpen shake off early struggles
Jonathan Papelbon said a key for the Phillies bullpen is to learn from their failures. As Philadelphia's veteran anchor, he is trying to teach the younger members of the 'pen to study their mistakes and "store it in the bank."
4/16/2014 | Hamels getting closer to rejoining rotation
Cole Hamels could return to the Phillies rotation next week, provided everything goes well with his scheduled Minor League rehab start on Thursday.
4/16/2014 | Dominant Giles still working on secondary pitches
Phillies' Minor League reliever Ken Giles is off to an impressive start with Double-A Reading, but the organization would like to see the hard-throwing right-hander improve his control of his secondary pitches before seriously considering him as a candidate to join the Major League bullpen.
4/15/2014 | Braves-Phils washed out by rain
The Phillies postponed Tuesday's game against the Braves at Citizens Bank Park because of rain.
4/15/2014 | Lee to take on Teheran after Robinson honored
After Tuesday's rainout, the Phillies plan to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday in a major celebration befitting the Hall of Fame trailblazer before Cliff Lee and the Braves' Julio Teheran take the mound at Citizens Bank Park.
4/14/2014 | Phillies' bullpen slammed in loss to Braves
The Phillies scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a one-run lead against the Braves, only to watch Jake Diekman load the bases with no outs in the ninth before he allowed a game-winning grand slam in a 9-6 loss.
4/14/2014 | Phillies vindicated on incorrect review call
The Phillies were on the wrong side of a review regarding Major League Baseball's new rule on home-plate collisions during Sunday's 4-3 victory over the Marlins, and the league informed manager Ryne Sandberg after the game that the call should have gone the other way.
4/14/2014 | Sandberg sticks with hot hand in Gwynn
Ryne Sandberg is sticking with the hot hand in center field and at the top of the lineup, which happens to be Tony Gwynn Jr. Gwynn made his fourth straight start on Monday in place of Ben Revere.
4/14/2014 | Despite hernia, Burnett plans to keep pitching
A.J. Burnett will need surgery at some point, but he plans to pitch the rest of the season with an inguinal hernia. He received a cortisone injection on Monday and is set to start on Wednesday.
4/14/2014 | Adams set to be activated off DL on Tuesday
Confident that his surgically repaired right shoulder is healed, Phillies reliever Mike Adams is set to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday.
4/13/2014 | Ervin eyes encore as hot-hitting Braves hit Philly
Braves right-hander Ervin Santana was literally in the zone during his first start in an Atlanta uniform, setting a Major League record by firing 20 consecutive strikes to begin the game against the Mets on Wednesday. Santana will try to keep that up Monday in his second career start at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
4/13/2014 | Utley's clutch clout caps Phillies' sweep of Fish
Chase Utley hit a game-winning solo home run to right field in the eighth inning against Marlins left-hander Mike Dunn to help the Phillies sweep the Marlins with a 4-3 win on Sunday and improve the team to 6-6. Utley is hitting .500 (20-for-40) with six doubles, three home runs, 10 RBIs, five walks and just two strikeouts this season.
4/13/2014 | Phillies lose challenge as umpires confirm call
Major League Baseball's new rule regarding home-plate collisions was at the center of a play in the bottom of the sixth inning on Sunday in a 4-3 victory over the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
4/13/2014 | Jackie Day to feature statue, Negro Leagues player
The Phillies have several things planned for Jackie Robinson Day on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
4/13/2014 | Burnett to have ultrasound on sore groin
A.J. Burnett should know Monday if he will make Wednesday's scheduled start against the Braves. Burnett will have an ultrasound in the morning to see if he just has a sore groin or possibly something worse.
4/13/2014 | De Fratus optioned as Phils call up fresh bullpen arm
One of the reasons the Phillies optioned right-hander Justin De Fratus to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday is because they needed a fresh arm in the bullpen following a busy weekend.
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