10/8/2015 | Remembering Philly's 1915 World Series run
Philadelphia was the site of six of the first 12 World Series. Five involved the American League Philadelphia Athletics, who beat the Boston Braves in 1914. In 1915 the Series was played for the first time in the city's National League park, Baker Bowl, when the Phillies faced the Red Sox.
10/7/2015 | De Fratus among 7 outrighted by Phillies
The Phillies announced Wednesday they had outrighted the following players from the roster: right-hander Justin De Fratus, infielder Chase d'Arnaud, outfielder Jordan Danks, catcher Erik Kratz and left-handers Adam Loewen and Ken Roberts. Right-hander Jonathan Pettibone also was outrighted after being activated from the 60-day disabled list.
10/6/2015 | Altherr up for Esurance MLB Award
Phillies outfielder Aaron Altherr had one of the more unusual plays of the 2015 season when he hit an inside-the-park grand slam last month at Nationals Park. The play is nominated for an Esurance MLB Award in the Best Offensive Play category.
10/4/2015 | Phillies make changes to coaching staff
The first moves of the Phillies' offseason came shortly after they finished their 2015 season Sunday evening with a 7-2 win over the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
10/4/2015 | Ending season with win means a lot to Phillies
In the end, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said 100 losses mattered to him. He had said for weeks he paid no attention to the possibility the Phillies could lose 100 games for the first time since 1961. But after the Phillies finished their season Sunday evening with a 7-2 victory over the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park to finish 63-99 (.389), he said he is happy they avoided it.
10/4/2015 | Phillies ready to move forward after tough 2015
The 2015 Phillies finally pulled the curtain down on one of the longest seasons in recent memory Sunday with a 7-2 win over the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
10/4/2015 | Phillies name 2015 Ashburn Award winner
On most days James Rodriguez, a member of the Phillies ballpark operations department since 1989, does his job with little notice or recognition. That changed Sunday, at least for a few minutes, when Rodriguez was presented with the 2015 Richie Ashburn Special Achievement Award on the field before the season-ending game against the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
10/4/2015 | Phillies honor Ruiz for catching four no-hitters
Carlos Ruiz has made his mark in Phillies history, and the Phillies honored him Sunday for one of his greatest accomplishments.
10/4/2015 | Phillies interim GM discusses offseason plans
Phillies interim general manager Scott Proefrock and manager Pete Mackanin reemphasized a few points with reporters before Sunday's season finale against the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park:
10/4/2015 | Gordon goes for NL batting crown in season finale
Dee Gordon is in a razor-thin race with Washington's Bryce Harper for the National League batting title. Entering Sunday's season finale at Citizens Bank Park vs. the Phillies, Gordon is hitting .3306. Harper, meanwhile, is at .3307.
10/3/2015 | Back with a bang: Franco hits 14th HR in return
Maikel Franco pinch-hit in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park, a 7-6 loss. He started Game 2, hitting a home run in the fourth inning and singling to score a run in the sixth inning in a 5-2 loss. They were Franco's first games since Aug. 11, when he got hit by a pitch and broke his left wrist in Arizona.
10/3/2015 | Unsure of future, Harang finishes up 2015
The Phillies signed Aaron Harang to a one-year, $5 million contract in January because they needed a veteran pitcher to stabilize the rotation. Harang finished his season on Saturday evening in a 7-6 loss to the Marlins in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park. He allowed eight hits, four runs, one walk and one home run in 5 2/3 innings to finish his season 6-15 with a 4.86 ERA.
10/3/2015 | Howard won't play again in 2015
For weeks, the Phillies have said Ryan Howard could play again before the end of the season. Phillies manager Pete Mackanin finally said Saturday that is not going to happen.
10/2/2015 | Ruiz wants to return to Philadelphia in 2016
Carlos Ruiz has slowly watched the Phillies rebuild, piece by piece.
10/2/2015 | Rain sets up doubleheader for Marlins-Phillies
Unrelenting rain postponed the Marlins' series opener with the Phillies on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, beginning at 4:05 p.m. ET.
10/2/2015 | Marlins-Phillies postponed; twin bill Saturday
Tonight's scheduled game between the Phillies and Miami Marlins was cancelled due to rain and will be made up tomorrow, Saturday, October 3, as part of a single admission doubleheader which will begin at 4:05 p.m. All gates will open at 3:05 p.m.
10/1/2015 | Eickhoff impresses Phils in first taste of bigs
It is too early to be certain about the future, but if rookie Jerad Eickhoff pitches like this next season, the Phillies will feel even better about the trade that shipped Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman to Texas in July.
10/1/2015 | Mets' NLDS home-field chase stalls in Philly
Hanging onto home-field advantage is proving difficult for the Mets, who dropped a 3-0 game to the Phillies on Thursday as many of their regulars looked on from the dugout. Jerad Eickhoff struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings for Philadelphia.
10/1/2015 | Phils honor top Minors players Knapp, Pinto
Andrew Knapp sported one of the Eastern League's best mustaches this season. But he also played about as well as anybody, especially behind the plate. The Phillies honored Knapp and Ricardo Pinto on Thursday as Paul Owens Award winners for being the organization's Minor League Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year, respectively.
10/1/2015 | Franco activated, hopes to play in final series
If the weather cooperates, Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco is expected to play this weekend at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies announced Thursday morning that Franco has been activated from the 15-day disabled list. He had been on the DL since Aug. 12 because of a broken left wrist.
10/1/2015 | Nicolino, Harang duel as Phillies face Marlins
Based on what they saw at Marlins Park on Aug. 23, the Marlins are glad they won't be facing Aaron Nola again. Due to an innings limit, the Phillies have shut down their 22-year-old rookie, who was lined up to start Friday's series opener at Citizens Bank Park. Instead, Aaron Harang, the 37-year-old, gets the starting nod. The Marlins will be going with a promising rookie of their own, lefty Justin Nicolino, who is coming off an impressive win over the Braves, giving up one run in seven innings.
10/1/2015 | Mets call on Gilmartin in matinee against Phils
The Mets and Phillies hope to beat the rain Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. The teams bumped up their previously scheduled night game to 12:05 p.m. ET because of heavy rains in the forecast. The Mets are expected to make Thursday a bullpen game, with left-hander Sean Gilmartin getting the start. Jerad Eickhoff gets the call for the Phillies.
10/1/2015 | Rupp sparks rally after nearly getting hit in head
Cameron Rupp felt pretty good about the Phillies' victory over the Mets on Wednesday, considering he helped spark it. Mets reliever Hansel Robles threw a 2-2 fastball near Rupp's head in the sixth inning, which caused the benches to clear, before Rupp drew a walk to start a three-run rally that put the Phillies ahead.