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Phillies Open 10-Game Trip In Colorado

The Phillies open a ten-game road trip on Friday night as they begin a weekend series in Colorado.

04/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 13: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies after defeating the Miami Marlins 4-3 at Citizens Bank Park on April 13, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giglio: Papelbon Is Right, Choose Results Over The Radar Gun

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is capable of causing a stir, both on and off the field. He did just that in the aftermath of Thursday afternoon’s victory over the Atlanta Braves by questioning the media’s obsession with his velocity.

04/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 17: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after earning a save against the Atlanta Braves on April 17, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Papelbon: “Why Do You Guys Care About Velo So Much, Man?”

Jonathan Papelbon got his fourth save in five opportunities on Thursday afternoon, in a 1-0 Phillies win over the Braves. The Phils avoided the sweep and improved to 7-8 on the season with the win.

04/18/2014

Reading Fightin’ Phils closer Ken Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin’ Phils)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says He Has To Think About Bringing Ken Giles Up Now

Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters

04/15/2014

Reading Fightin' Phils closer Eric Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin' Phils)

Reading Fightin’ Phils’ 100 Miles Per Hour Man, Ken Giles, Is Off To Hot Start

Reading FIghtin’ Phils closer Ken Giles is off to a hot start, and throwing over 100 MPH.

04/11/2014

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a solo home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giglio: Phillies Could Regret Missing Early Season Opportunities

The 2014 Philadelphia Phillies don’t have to play perfect baseball to stay on the outskirts of the National League postseason chase, but capitalizing on every small opportunity is imperative for a decent season at Citizens Bank Park.

04/11/2014

CLEARWATER, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies poses for a portrait on February 19, 2014 at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ryan Howard ‘We’ve Actually Played Very Well’

The Phillies allowed 25 runs on 38 hits, committing six errors, while getting swept in their first home series this week against the Milwaukee Brewers. They’re in the middle of their current four game losing streak, the Phillies have fallen to 3-6 and last place in the National League East.

04/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on August 26, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Phillies defeated the Mets 2-1.

Amaro: Phils Will ‘Sink And Swim’ With Papelbon

Ruben Amaro says the Phillies will sink or swim with Jonathan Papelbon.

04/08/2014

Citizens Bank Park on a soggy morning before the 2014 Home Opener. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Phillies To Play Home Opener Minus Fan Favorite Utley

For fans looking to see a lineup that featured fan favorite Chase Utley, they are going to be sorely disappointed. Hours before the game was set to start, Utley was sent home with the flu.

04/08/2014

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a solo home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ryne Sandberg: ‘Utley Sets A Good Tone For The Team’

When Jimmy Rollins said “who cares?” about Spring Training statistics, perhaps he was talking about Chase Utley.

04/07/2014

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Utley Leads Phillies Past Cubs In Wrigley Opener

Chase Utley hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Friday in the opener of Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary season.

04/04/2014

A.J. Burnett #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 1, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Phillies Look For Series Win In Texas Behind Kendrick

After splitting the first two game of their season-opening series down in Texas, the Phils will try to get out of the Lone Star State with a winning record as they battle the Rangers again on Wednesday night.

04/02/2014

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 28: Shortstop Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies rounds second base on his way to third after a two-base throwing error by pitcher Jordan Walden #52 of the Atlanta Braves (not pictured) during the game at Turner Field on September 28, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Jimmy Rollins Will Be In Phillies Opening Day Lineup

He didn’t fly with the team, but Jimmy Rollins will be in Texas and in the lineup for the Phillies Opening Day game against the Rangers.

03/31/2014

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies warms up before the start of a spring training game against the New York Yankees on March 13, 2014 at Bright House Field in Cleartwater, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Phils’ Core Deserves A Better Send Off Than This

The omens came the first day of Spring Training, when Phils’ ace Cole Hamels opened by announcing he had biceps tendinitis and was behind schedule. That was followed by the supposed rift between Jimmy Rollins and manager Ryne Sandberg, a collective team hitting slump, and then for good measure, throw in some MRSA, which Freddy Galvis contracted.

03/27/2014

Bobby Abreu #53 of the Philadelphia Phillies swings at a pitch in the sixth inning of a game againt the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium on March 20, 2014 in Kissimmee, Florida.  Philadelphia won the game 6-3.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Phillies Release Bobby Abreu

A day after the Phillies announced Bobby Abreu would not make the roster, they gave him his unconditional release to pursue other options around Major League Baseball.

03/27/2014

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