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Phillies looking into ‘assistant GM-types’ on Yankees for GM job

The Yankees have a couple of  “assistant GM-types” that the Phillies might look into if they decide not to stick with interim GM Ned Rice for the 2021 season, Jon

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LISTEN: Matt Klentak is gone emergency Phillies podcast

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Matt Klentak is no longer the Phillies GM! It finally happened. The Philadelphia Phillies have officially moved on from Klentak as their team’s general manager.

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Phillies unlikely to fire GM Matt Klentak?

The Phillies hired Matt Klentak as their general manager before 2016. They were amid a four-year playoff drought then, and they haven’t gone to the postseason since. Even in 2020,

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Phillies’ Greg Bird tested positive for COVID-19

The Phillies signed Greg Bird to a minor league contract Sept. 15, but the first baseman tested positive for the coronavirus upon physical entry after that, Matt Breen of the Philadelphia

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Phillies prospect Adonis Medina expected to make MLB debut Sunday

The Phillies are set to promote prospect Adonis Medina to start Sunday afternoon’s game against the Blue Jays, manager Joe Girardi told reporters (including Meghan Montemurro of the Athletic). It

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Phillies sign Jonathan Lucroy, Greg Bird

The Phillies have signed catcher Jonathan Lucroy and first baseman Greg Bird to minor league contracts, Matt Gelb of The Athletic tweets. The two will report to the team’s alternate site. The Phillies

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Zack Wheeler could miss start on Monday after fingernail incident

Zack Wheeler might miss his scheduled start on Monday after he “ripped the nail bed from his middle finger,” writes The Athletic’s Matt Gelb. Interestingly, Wheeler has dealt with a

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Phillies Recall Connor Brogdon, Option Mauricio Llovera

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Phillies recalled right-hander Connor Brogdon from their alternate training site in Lehigh Valley today while optioning fellow righty Mauricio Llovera, the team announced. Published

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Player Pool Additions: Phillies, Brewers, Padres, Orioles

[unable to retrieve full-text content] We’ll track the latest additions to teams’ 60-man player pools in this post… The Phillies added lefty Jeff Singer to their pool, Matt Breen of

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Post-Deadline DFAs: Phillies, White Sox, Cubs

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Given the flurry of transactions around the deadline, a number of players have been designated for assignment. This is, of course, the natural consequence of

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Phillies’ David Robertson suffers setback, unlikely to pitch this season

Just under two weeks ago, rehabbing Phillies right-hander David Robertson was optimistic he’d return to the team’s bullpen sometime in September. That looks far less likely now, though, as Robertson suffered

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Watch: Phillies’ Jose Alvarez carted off after taking line drive to groin

Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jose Alvarez was carted off the field after taking a line drive to the groin in the bottom of the fifth inning of Thursday’s doubleheader opener

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Phillies reliever David Robertson hoping to return by September

It was almost exactly one year ago that David Robertson underwent Tommy John surgery, and the veteran reliever is now hoping to finally return to the mound sometime in September,

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Phillies Designate Edgar Garcia, Place Adam Haseley On Injured List

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Phillies announced Thursday that right-hander Edgar Garcia has been designated for assignment, while center fielder Adam Haseley has been placed on the 10-day injured

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Marlins Sign Brandon Leibrandt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Marlins have inked lefty Brandon Leibrandt, Craig Mish of Sports Grid reports on Twitter. He’ll join the organization’s 60-man player pool. There’s little doubt

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Free-agent LHP Francisco Liriano opts out of 2020 MLB season

Free-agent LHP Francisco Liriano has opted out of the 2020 season, according to MLB insider Robert Murray. Per Murray, the 36-year-old left “multiple guaranteed offers” on the table. Liriano is the 19th

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Report: Phillies visiting clubhouse worker tests positive for COVID-19

The Miami Marlins coronavirus outbreak is only getting worse.  A member of the Philadelphia Phillies visiting clubhouse staff reportedly has tested positive for the coronavirus, a source told The Associated

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J.T. Realmuto on extension talks: ‘Nothing’s happened thus far’

There hadn’t been much progress in extension talks between J.T. Realmuto and the Phillies as of two weeks ago, and the All-Star catcher’s latest update revealed that not much has

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Phillies grant Josh Harrison his release

The Phillies announced Tuesday evening that veteran infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison requested and was granted his release. He’s now a free agent and can sign with any club. Harrison, 32, was

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Who are those masked men? Clint Frazier, Didi Gregorius hit home runs

Some MLB players have decided to wear masks while playing on the field, and a few showed on Saturday that they can still deliver even while wearing the face covering.

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Scott Kingery cleared to join Phillies’ camp

Scott Kingery took part in the Phillies’ Summer Camp activities today, his first time taking the field since a positive COVID-19 diagnosis last month.  Kingery discussed his condition with Scott

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Extension talks between J.T. Realmuto, Phillies have not progressed

Extension talks between catcher J.T. Realmuto and the Phillies have not progressed much since the two sides held initial talks back in spring training, Realmuto himself said Thursday at Phillies

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Phillies GM Matt Klentak updates team’s COVID-19 situation

The Phillies were hit with several coronavirus cases relating to their Florida facility late last month. GM Matt Klentak updated the team’s situation Tuesday in comments to reporters including Matt

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‘Mitchie-Poo,’ ‘Nails’ and three crazy-long Phillies games in early July 1993

As the All-Star break approached, first-place Philadelphia hit a rough patch, losing five of six. In “The City of Brotherly Love,” of course, only one reaction was suitable when the

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Dreamland: 2020 Would-Have-Been MLB All-Star teams

Starters AMERICAN: Justin Verlander (Astros), José Berríos (Twins), Matthew Boyd (Tigers), Gerrit Cole (Yankees), Lucas Giolito (White Sox), Tyler Glasnow (Rays), Charlie Morton (Rays), Hyun-Jin Ryu (Blue Jays) Verlander and