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Phillies trade Pat Neshek to Rockies for three prospects
By Brandon Apter, SportsTalkPhilly.com Editor 
With the trade deadline five days away, the Philadelphia Phillies made their first deal. On Wednesday, after the 9-0 rout of the Astros at Citizens Bank Park, the Phils announced they had acquired three prospects from the Colorado Rockies for Nation…
Phillies Rumors: “Heavy Scouting” For Potential Neshek Trade
The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is closely approaching, and on all accounts the Phillies appear to be very active.   One name that is almost expected to move is reliever Pat Neshek.   In the American League East the New York Yankees have gotten a great deal of attention for the moves they have…
Phillies Should Not Anoint Hector Neris Closer…Yet
The Jeanmar Gomez of 2017 so far is not close to the Jeanmar Gomez of 2016.  In Gomez's three appearances over three innings he has allowed five earned runs.  The struggles have led Phillies manager Pete Mackanin to consider removing fGomez from the closer's role..…
Rule 5 Pick Milner Returned to Phillies
The Phillies found themselves with several unprotected prospects heading in the 2016 Rule 5 Draft.   The Phillies 40-man roster was full after adding 11 players and the Phillies simply had to risk that some promising young talent would be available to be claimed...
Are The Villanova Wildcats Failures This Season?
On Saturday the number one seed Villanova Wildcats were upset by number eight seed Wisconsin, ending their attempt to become the first Men's College Basketball team to repeat as NCAA Tournament Champions since the University of Florida accomplished that feat ten years ago...
Carroll: Philly Has Helped Me To Develop Into Better Player
Since Nolan Carroll came to the Philadelphia Eagles, he has started 28 Games and has compiled 111 Tackles, 24 Passes Defended, along with three Interceptions.  Carroll was playing under a one year contract in 2016 and is an Unrestricted Free Agent this offseason after turning 30 Years Old in Ja…
Phillies Trade Severino Gonzalez to the Miami Marlins
The Phillies made a minor trade on Tuesday afternoon.   Less than week after being designated for assignment by the Phillies to make room for newcomer Michael Saunders, the Phillies traded pitcher Severino Gonzalez to the Miami Marlins, the club announced...
Phillies Hire Former Twins GM Ryan
The Phillies continued adding administrative talent to the organization on Wednesday afternoon. The Phillies announced that they have hired former Twins general manager Terry Ryan.  Ryan will serve as a special assignment scout for the Phillies...
Phillies Name Matt Stairs Hitting Coach
The Phillies announced earlier this offseason that they were retaining all Major League coaches except Steve Henderson.   Henderson, who had been with the Phillies organization since 2010, served as the Major League hitting coach from the time Ryne Sandberg took the managerial helm th…

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