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Phillies victimized by Verlander in loss to Tigers

Philly.com DETROIT - The fans at Comerica Park rose to their feet on Tuesday night as Justin Verlander stoically walked to the dugout, his glove held by the right hand that perplexed the Phillies for eight...
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Tommy Joseph's hard work paying off at first base

Philly.com DETROIT - Tommy Joseph dove to catch a ball during spring training and thought to himself, "OK, I can do this." The former catcher worked for hours each day on the back fields of the...
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Phillies lose to Tigers as Cabrera belts two homers

Philly.com DETROIT - The Phillies hoped that Miguel Cabrera's sore knee would keep him out of the lineup Monday night. Even a one-game absence by Detroit's slugging first baseman would be a welcome respite.
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Phillies' defense is strong, statistic shows

Philly.com DETROIT - The Phillies constructed their team last winter with a premium on defense. Manager Pete Mackanin focused the majority of his first spring training on drills that instructed fielding...
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Donnellon: Latin ballplayers give Phillies some much-needed flair

Philly.com THEY DON'T SCORE many runs. Sometimes they don't score any. They play awful one night, put you to sleep the next, make you say 'Wow' the day after.
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Robinson's contracts, at Constitution Center, appraised at $36 million

Philly.com The two aging contracts are unremarkable on first glance, devoid of flourishes and filled with the boilerplate restrictions that chained all baseball players to their teams in the Reserve Clause...
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Cameron Rupp's homer clocked at 108 mph

Philly.com Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp recorded 21 two-hit games before having the first three-hit performance of his career Sunday in a 5-0 win over the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park.
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Brookover: Phils could soar if Franco gets going

Philly.com Three hits and two runs in one inning qualifies as an outburst for the Phillies offense in 2016. That rare sequence occurred in the second and sixth innings Sunday on another wind-chilled May...
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Another hot bat might make it easier for Phils

Philly.com MAIKEL FRANCO used the word "energy" to describe what he saw out of his teammates Sunday afternoon. Even on a cool, gray day in a half-filled ballpark, the description was accurate.
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Phillies 5, Braves 0

Philly.com (Yong Kim) — The Phillies beat the Braves 5-0 at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
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Jerad Eickhoff and Phillies shut down Braves

Philly.com The winning pattern for Phillies righthander Jerad Eickhoff this year has been simple: Pitch seven scoreless innings and watch the bullpen finish matters.
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Phillies' Howard may sit Sunday against righthander

Philly.com Phillies manager Pete Mackanin insists he hasn't given up on platooning Ryan Howard, but it appears the struggling first baseman will be getting the day off on Sunday, even though the Atlanta...
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Phillies shut out by Braves

Philly.com For the second time this season, the Phillies were stymied by Atlanta Braves righthander Williams Perez, who gifted himself the best of birthday presents.
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Phillies fall to Braves as Nola allows two homers

Philly.com Tyler Goeddel leaped against the wall in left field, but he never had a chance. The home run - the second yielded by Aaron Nola on an uncharacteristic Friday night - landed in the first row of the...
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Phillies minor-league report

Philly.com Triple-A Lehigh Valley Zach Eflin, the youngest pitcher in the International League, is not showing his age in his first season at triple A. The 22-year-old righthander pitched seven shutout...
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Phillies prospect watch

Philly.com How are the Phillies' top 10 prospects, as ranked by MLB.com, faring in the minor leagues? (Weekly stats from May 13 to May 19.)
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Patience has been J.P. Crawford's calling card

Philly.com J.P. Crawford is usually right when it comes to the strike zone, Dusty Wathan said. If Crawford thinks a strike should have been called a ball, then the manager has a hard time disagreeing with...
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Inside the Phillies: Relievers' success shows there's no one way to build a bullpen

Philly.com It feels like forever ago when Pete Mackanin stared at the losing lineup card on the desk inside the visiting manager's office at Citi Field and lamented his broken bullpen. Everyone, the Phillies...
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Phillies again strike gold in Rule 5 draft

Philly.com First-pick fever has struck the Philadelphia sports scene. How can you not be excited about Tyler Goeddel? He's got it all - the arm (he ended a game with that weapon Saturday night against...
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Phillies' Mackanin managing to get most out of his players

Philly.com THERE WAS one out and the bases were loaded in the bottom of the ninth Sunday afternoon when Odubel Herrera came to the plate, the Phillies still trailing by five runs. David Lough had just worked...
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