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Phillies Send Thompson, Goeddel to Minors
As the Phillies wind down 2017 Grapefruit League action, the club made a few moves on Friday.   Two players that made substantial contributions to the 2016 Phillies big league roster will head to the minor leagues.  The Phillies announced that outfielder Tyler Goeddel and pitcher…
Phillies Mailbag 3.0
We are just two weeks out from the opening of the 2017 season.  As we get closer to the Opening Day roster decisions, we take your questions about the Phillies.  We will talk about them Tuesday at 2:30 on 97.3 ESPN during the Sports Bash with Mike Gill
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Phillies Cut Injured Harrison, Eye Rule 5 Draft
When the Phillies traded pitchers Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman to the Texas Rangers, one player the Phillies got in return was not a prospect.  That was veteran starter Matt Harrison, who was battling injury.   Harrison pitched six innings on July 27, 2015...
Phillies Mailbag
It is time once again for a Phillies 97.3 ESPN Monday Mailbag.  We take your questions every Monday and then we talk about them during the Sports Bash with Mike Gill on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 p.m.   If you are not in South Jersey, you can listen online at 973espn...
Phillies Rumors: Texas Rangers Want Vince Velasquez
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is one week from today, and teams are actively making deals.   Word broke this afternoon that the Cubs were close to acquiring relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees.  Looking for upgrades is the Texas Rangers, with whom the Phi…
Phillies starter Vince Velasquez exits with injury
The Phillies got some bad news just two pitches into the game Wednesday afternoon.  Phillies starter Vince Velasquez  was only one batter into the game when something was not right.  Velasquez called for the trainer and departed the game immediately and was relieved by Brett…

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