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Righthander Scott Mathieson has been released by the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing him to sign with a team in Asia.
Twice in the last two Phillies’ playoff games, a squirrel has run onto the field at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
KYW’s Matt Leon speaks with Jim McCormick, who covers the Phillies for PhillySportsDaily.com, about the matchup and what could happen in the rest of the series.
Game #1 will be Saturday at 5:07pm, at Citizens Bank Park.
As the Phillies head into the post-season, there is misery and despair in Boston, where Red Sox fans are trying to come to grips with their once mighty team’s epic late-season collapse.
After finishing second to the New York Yankees last season, the Phillies will finish this regular season with the highest attendance in Major League Baseball.
Savery gave up a hit in a scoreless appearance in the 7th inning — an inning Brad Lidge finished up, getting the two final outs.
Telford, Pa. native Erik Kratz on Friday got the call to serve as the Phillies’ third catcher for the remainder of the regular season.
The major league-leading Phillies won their 90th game and reduced their magic number for clinching their fifth straight NL East title to 14 games. They have won 90 games in four consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.
Freddy Galvis was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006 at the age of 16, and his offensive skills seem to be catching up with his good glovework.
Righthander Drew Carpenter had his best performance with the Phillies this season in yesterday’s 5-4 loss to the Padres.
Phillies’ broadcaster Tom McCarthy was on KYW Newsradio this morning to talk about the current status of the Phillies and where they’re headed.
The Phillies have activated reliever Brad Lidge off the 15-day disabled list and have designated Danys Baez for assignment.
Erik Kratz has logged more than 2,200 at-bats in minor league baseball since 2002, plus a brief time with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
With the big league club practically sold out for the season, Phillies marketing director Michael Harris says the team is airing new TV commercials promoting its minor league teams.