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Mike Schmidt's and Jerry Remy's Comments Are Disappointing to Fans and the League

By Juan Jose Rodriguez, 2 years 2 months ago
Though different words were used and in somewhat different contexts, two men with close ties to MLB made distasteful and arguably racist remarks yesterday about the culture that so often is a point of pride in baseball.   In an interview Tuesday morning on WIP (94.1 FM, Philadelphia), Hall of Fame third baseman (and former Phillie) Mike Schmidt argued that the Phillies should not (and...

Philadelphia Phillies: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 5 months ago
Hope is building in Philadelphia.   The Phillies, who finished last season with an average age of 26.9, the second youngest in baseball, have brought a handful of young talent to the majors — and more is on the way. Evidence of a much-improved farm system was seen in November when the club added 11 prospects to its 40-man roster. No other team added more than eight. And two years...

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos

By Athlon Sports, 3 years 4 months ago
Brand recognition is important in today’s business climate and that includes professional sports. One critical component to a team’s identity is its logo. While fans certainly relate to the players, it’s the team’s logo that’s displayed prominently on the uniform and pretty much every piece of memorabilia or merchandise.   So when it comes to MLB, which teams...

The 5 Biggest MLB Trade Deadline Sellers

By Jake Rose, 4 years 1 month ago
With the MLB trade deadline just a little more than a week away, the hot stove is starting to heat up as teams are looking to make deals for an October run or to unload bad contracts for a better future. There are several teams that are ready to trade away big names and start planning for 2016 and beyond.  Related: 5 Teams That Will Be Buyers at the 2015 MLB Trade Deadline ...

Philadelphia Phillies Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

By Charlie Miller, 4 years 1 month ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the...

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday. Mackanin, the third base coach, took over after Ryne Sandberg resigned on Friday after 278 games as Philadelphia's manager. He was previously an interim manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds. The MLB-...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Braun went 4-for-5 and Aramis Ramirez drove in three runs as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Tuesday. Cole Hamels allowed two runs in seven innings for the Phillies and was set to pick up his first win of the month, but Ken Giles (3-2) came on in the eighth and lost the lead. Three straight two-out singles...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Lucroy snapped out of his slump with four hits on Monday, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a four-game series. Lucroy entered the game mired in a 3-for-23 slump, but a series with Philadelphia, the worst team in the majors and one he has hit well over his career, was just what he needed...

Phillies tab MacPhail as next team president

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday that longtime MLB executive Andy MacPhail will succeed Pat Gillick as team president at the conclusion of this season. MacPhail, 62, will serve as a special assistant to Gillick for the remainder of the season. "I'm going to do everything I can to take advantage of the experience and intellect of the man...

Milwaukee Brewers (29-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-50), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 4 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Baseball's worst will be on display for the next four games at Citizens Bank Park, as the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have the worst record in the majors at 27-50 and the Brewers are right behind at 29-48. Milwaukee will visit the Cincinnati Reds on its seven-game road trip and is coming off a series win over the...