9/2/2015 | Nola pitches better than line indicates vs. Mets
The line score shows that Phillies rookie Aaron Nola suffered the worst start of his nine-start career Wednesday night at Citi Field. He allowed nine hits, six runs and struck out four in just four innings in a 9-4 loss to the Mets. It was the shortest start of his career. It was the most runs he had allowed.
9/2/2015 | Brown leaves game with concussion concerns
Phillies right fielder Domonic Brown crashed and flipped head-over-heels over the short wall in right field in the second inning of Wednesday's 9-4 Phillies loss at Citi Field.
9/2/2015 | Phils have concerns about corner outfield spots
Phillies rookie Darnell Sweeney started in left field Wednesday night at Citi Field, the third time he has started at a different position since he joined the organization last month. He previously started at second base and center field, but seeing Sweeney in left for the first time and Domonic Brown leave the game with concussion concerns made one wonder about the Phillies' corner outfielders next season and beyond.
9/2/2015 | Franco still feeling pain in his left wrist
It sounded Monday like Phillies rookie Maikel Franco could be back at third base within the week. Then Franco, who broke his left wrist last month, took about 20 swings on Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field. "It was a problem," Franco said. "I felt something in my wrist. I don't know when I can come back."
9/2/2015 | Coming off red-hot August, Kelly faces Phillies
After a spectacular August, in which he went 6-0 with a 2.68 ERA, Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly looks to continue his dominance in Friday's series opener against the Phillies, who will counter with left-hander Adam Morgan.
9/2/2015 | Phillies Minor League review, Aug. 24-30
Phillies Minor League review, Aug. 24-30
9/2/2015 | Harvey, Tejada lead Mets to series win over Philly
Nine runs, 16 hits, a breezy victory in front of more than 32,000 fans at Citi Field -- this sort of thing has become almost routine for the Mets as they continue chugging toward their first National League East title since 2006.
9/1/2015 | Mackanin happy Phillies can knock off Mets
Phillies interim manager Pete Mackanin quipped Tuesday afternoon that he used a green marker to fill out the lineup card because, well, he needed to do something to change the Phillies' luck this season against the Mets. Maybe green is good.
9/1/2015 | Ruf taking advantage of chances he gets
Darin Ruf is no longer one of the kids on the Phillies' roster. He is 29, but for various reasons he has started only 145 games over the past four seasons. He joined the Phillies late in 2012, following a monstrous season with Double-A Reading. He has searched for a place to play ever since, playing a little left field, a little in first base and even some right field whenever the opportunity presented itself.
9/1/2015 | Top prospect Crawford headed to Arizona Fall League
One of the best prospects to come through the Phillies' system in over a decade will be joining six other Phillies' Minor Leaguers in the Arizona Fall League. Double-A Reading shortstop J.P. Crawford will play for the Glendale Desert Dogs. Crawford is the No. 5 prospect in baseball, according to MLBPipeline. He is the No. 1 prospect in the organization.
9/1/2015 | Phillies not in rush to discuss Amaro Jr.'s future
The Phillies have turned one of the weakest Minor League systems in baseball into arguably one of the best in a little less than nine months. Could it help bring back Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., whose contract expires after the season?
9/1/2015 | Fall League rosters packed with elite prospects
Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.
9/1/2015 | Harvey to go for win No. 12 as Mets face Phillies
The Mets and Phillies will finish up their three-game series on Wednesday night as New York sends Matt Harvey (11-7, 2.48 ERA) to the mound while Philadelphia counters with Aaron Nola (5-1, 3.26).
9/1/2015 | Ruf helps Phillies end 10-game skid vs. Mets
Still their most conspicuous weakness despite several trades to address it, the Mets' bullpen unraveled Tuesday in a 14-8 loss to the Phillies at Citi Field.
9/1/2015 | Eickhoff making case for 2016 rotation
Jerad Eickhoff could be an early favorite for the 2016 rotation. Eickhoff made his third big league start on Monday in a loss to the Mets and pitched a career-high seven innings, allowing four hits, three runs, two walks and striking out four.