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7/27/2014 | Howard helps Phils to series win after wild week

Ryan Howard's wild week culminated Sunday in a 4-2 victory over Arizona at Citizens Bank Park, where he hit a two-run home run in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning on a controversial play at the plate to give the Phillies a rare series victory.

7/27/2014 | Overturned call at plate gives Phils go-ahead run

The Phillies scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their 4-2 win against the D-backs thanks to a reversal on a play at the plate that was deemed a violation of the obstruction rule.

7/27/2014 | Bastardo hits rough patch as Deadline nears

Nearly every contending team hopes to acquire bullpen help before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, which has made Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo a popular pitcher for weeks. But the past two nights have not helped his value.

7/26/2014 | D-backs win one challenge, lose another in Philly

The D-backs won and lost a pair of instant replay challenges in the ninth inning against the Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

7/26/2014 | Phils want Howard to be 'force' in return to lineup

After sitting the past three games for what Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg called a "mental break," first baseman Ryan Howard was back in the starting lineup on Saturday night.

7/26/2014 | MLBPipeline set to unveil new Top Prospects lists

The 2014 season is more than half over, and much has happened since released its Top 100 Prospects list in January. With change being inevitable, it's time for a new set of rankings. Fans can see just how much difference a few months make when the new Top 100 is unveiled on Sunday night. prospect expert Jim Callis breaks down the top 50 players during an hour-long special at 9 p.m. ET on MLB Network and

7/26/2014 | All eyes on Lee as Phillies let early lead slip

Cliff Lee went five innings and allowed three runs on Saturday night before Antonio Bastardo surrendered the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of Phillies' 10-6 loss against the D-backs at Citizens Bank Park.

7/26/2014 | Nuno, Hernandez to settle series in Philadelphia

Recently acquired D-backs lefty Vidal Nuno looks to rebound Sunday when he faces off against Phillies right-hander Roberto Hernandez in the rubber game at Citizens Bank Park.

7/25/2014 | Sandberg loses challenge on close play at first

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg lost a challenge in the ninth inning of Friday's 9-5 win over the D-backs at Citizens Bank Park.

7/25/2014 | Phillies ride early surge to win over D-backs

The Phillies scored five times in the first three innings and Kyle Kendrick submitted a solid bounce-back performance in a 9-5 win over the D-backs on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.

7/25/2014 | Sizemore reaches 1,000-hit milestone

Grady Sizemore chopped up a single up the middle in the first inning on Friday for his 1,000th career hit.

7/25/2014 | Rollins triggers $11 million vesting option for '15

Jimmy Rollins said he had not paid much attention to the $11 million countdown, but then again, he's a baseball player who already has made more than $80 million in his career.

7/25/2014 | Amaro reiterates confidence in Howard

General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Friday afternoon that he believes Ryan Howard still has a future with the Phillies.

7/25/2014 | Phils in holding pattern as Deadline approaches

The Phillies have countless players available before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but so far they have not found anybody willing to meet their asking price.

7/25/2014 | Lee aiming to shake off rust vs. D-backs

Cliff Lee will look to rebound from a shaky return to action after a two-month stint on the disabled list when the Phillies continue their series vs. Josh Collmenter and the D-backs on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

7/24/2014 | Papelbon content to remain in Phillies' bullpen

Jonathan Papelbon would like to be traded to a contender before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but the veteran closer said on Thursday that he likes the makeup of the Phillies' bullpen and wouldn't be disappointed if he's still with the club in August.

7/24/2014 | Giles latest success story from Yavapai College

Phillies reliever Ken Giles is among the Major League players who attended Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. The school, which is home to 1,800 full-time students, has produced 15 big leaguers.

7/24/2014 | Ryno mulling platoon at first with Howard, Ruf

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg benched Ryan Howard in favor of Darin Ruf for a second consecutive game on Thursday -- this time against Giants right-hander Tim Hudson -- and is considering a platoon system at first base.

7/24/2014 | Hamels in fine form with 10 K's to beat Giants

Cole Hamels fired eight sharp innings with 10 strikeouts, while Marlon Byrd and Chase Utley delivered RBI singles in the Phillies' 2-1 win over the Giants on Thursday.

7/24/2014 | Papelbon unconcerned by struggles, trades

Jonathan Papelbon made it crystal clear he wants to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but the past couple of games have not helped his cause.

7/23/2014 | Burnett superb vs. Giants, but Phillies fall late

With rumors swirling about where A.J. Burnett will be Aug. 1, the 37-year-old proved Wednesday that he could be a valuable addition to a team hopeful of making an October run. He went eight scoreless innings in a showcase performance before Jonathan Papelbon allowed three runs in the ninth inning of a 3-1 loss to the Giants.

7/23/2014 | Surging Hamels looks to halt Giants' roll

Cole Hamels will try to steer Philadelphia clear of a four-game sweep as it takes on the Giants at Citizens Bank Park in Thursday's series finale.Tim Hudson will serve as Hamels' counterpart.

7/23/2014 | Phillies to give others playing time over Howard

Ryan Howard is struggling through arguably the worst season of his career, following two injury-riddled seasons, and Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is ready to look at other options at first base, something unimaginable just a few years ago.

7/23/2014 | Phillies keeping tabs on Tigers prospects

Phillies scouts are pretty much everywhere these days, watching Minor League prospects from every team that might be a trade partner before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Phillies had a scout at Double- A Erie on Wednesday afternoon to watch Tigers right-hander Jake Thompson and possibly others.

7/23/2014 | Phils activate Ruiz from DL, recall Aumont

After Carlos Ruiz missed almost a month because of a concussion, the Phillies reinstated the catcher from the disabled list Wednesday. The Phillies also recalled right-hander Phillippe Aumont from Triple-A Lehigh Valley following Tuesday's 14-inning loss to the Giants.

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