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The 5 Biggest MLB Trade Deadline Sellers

By Jake Rose, 1 year 11 months 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, 1 year 11 months 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, 1 year 12 months 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, 1 year 12 months 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...

Phillies tab MacPhail as next team president

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months 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, 1 year 12 months 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...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months 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 skipper Sandberg resigns

By The Sports Network, 2 years 18 hours ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has announced his resignation midway through his second full season as the struggling club's skipper. The Phillies currently own MLB's worst record at 26-48, which followed a 73-89 campaign and last-place finish in the National League East under Sandberg in 2014. "The accumulation of losses was something...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 2 years 18 hours ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Max Scherzer took aim at a 77-year-old record and came up four innings short. If ever there was a night when the stars aligned for a pitcher to match Johnny Vander Meer's back-to-back no-hitters, surely this was it. Six days after throwing his first career no-no -- and facing the worst team in the majors just hours after its manager resigned --...

Phillies' Manager Ryne Sandberg Resigns

By Josh Hamburger, 2 years 1 day ago
The Phillies have baseball’s worst record with no sign of improvement. And now they’ll be without Hall of Fame manager Ryne Sandberg. After replacing Charlie Manuel as the manager late in the 2013 season, he became the permanent manager later in the year. However, the team has struggled over his tenure, going 119-159, finishing in last place in his only full season. The...