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Phillies Prospect Scott Kingery Takes Ground Balls at Third Base

Rather frequently, Phillies fans have been calling for the promotion of second baseman Scott Kingery.   After hitting 18 home runs at Double-A Reading, Kingery headed to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and got right to work...

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Could Everyone On Phillies Roster Be Available For Trade?

With the MLB Trade Deadline just over four weeks away, many expect the Phillies to be active participants this year.  With a day off on Thursday, their record stands at 26-51 and GM Matt Klentak has plenty of decisions to make about the roster that will impact the present and future of the franchise...

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According to reports, Maikel Franco is “more than available” in a trade. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
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Report: Maikel Franco “More Than Available”

With the Phillies struggling through what could be one of the worst seasons in franchise history, all possibilities to help improve the team have to be explored. 

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Phillies Mailbag: Nola’s Health, Franco, Nationals

We are back with another Phillies mailbag.   We take your questions on Twitter each week and post them to Sports Talk Philly and 973espn...

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The Phillies were ready for some prospects last season
The Phillies were ready for some prospects last season
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Phillies Had Crawford and Williams Jerseys Ready in 2016

One of the more interesting memorabilia stands at Citizens Bank Park is the "Authentics Shop".   Fans can buy items from game use: baseballs, lineup cards, locker room nameplates and even some jerseys off of a player's back

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Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images
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When Will Franco’s Hitting Start Meeting Expectations?

The Phillies organization and their fans have been patiently waiting for Maikel Franco to develop into the slugger many scouts and analysts have projected him to be...

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Maikel Franco is hitting .210 this season. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Three Things to Look at During the Phillies’ 3-7 start

The Phillies enter the weekend after their 3-2 extra inning loss to Washington on Friday night, and not only are they already in last place in the NL East, they’ve now lost four games in a row.

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Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images
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What Are Expectations for Maikel Franco In 2017?

The 2016 season was one in which Maikel Franco did not meet expectations.  In a city whose fans had the privilege of seeing one of the greatest Third Basemen in Baseball history cement his Hall of Fame career, the Phillies fans watched Franco put up a ...

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What Are the Expectations for Phillies Young Hitters in 2017?

Heading into the 2017 Baseball season, the Phillies have three hitters entering their mid-20's who are expected to have major roles on the team...

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Phillies retained popular utility player Andres Blanco (Frank Klose/Sports Talk Philly)
Phillies retained popular utility player Andres Blanco (Frank Klose/Sports Talk Philly)
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Phillies Re-Sign Infielder Andres Blanco

The Phillies had a handful of free agents from their Major League roster this offseason.  One of them, Andres Blanco, has been invaluable to the club, giving the Phillies playing time at third base, shortstop, second base, first base, and even left field...

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