Winners of seven of their last nine games, the Phillies open a Memorial Day weekend series against the Nationals on Friday night.
No, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard aren't exactly turning back the clock, but the two veterans are starting to warm up and so are the Phillies.
Despite falling to the Rockies on Thursday, 7-3, the Phils are playing much better baseball. But now a stiffer test awaits: the NL East-leading Nationals.


MLB Notes: Brewers' Smith banned 8 games over substances 1h Associated Press Comments (0)
Brewers reliever Will Smith has been suspended for eight games for having a foreign substance on his pitching arm during a game at Atlanta. Read More »
Tonight's lineup: Revere returns in tough matchup vs. Scherzer 1h Ian Wenik Comments (0)
The Phillies will be at full strength as they try to scratch a few runs together against Max Scherzer and the Nationals tonight. Read More »
Ryan Howard still capable of bringing sheer joy to young fan 5h Comments (0)
This may be the happiest Phillies fan you'll see all season. Read More »
Stroudsburg's Mike Nikorak a projected 1st-round MLB draft pick 5h Ron Burke Comments (0)
Mike Nikorak of Stroudsburg High School is close to his big-league dream, as the senior is a projected top-20 pick of the 2015 MLB draft. Read More »
Best of MLB: Bumgarner homers off Kershaw in Giants' win 17h Associated Press Comments (0)
Madison Bumgarner hit a homer off Clayton Kershaw and threw a gem on the mound in the Giants' 4-0 win over the Dodgers. That and more from Thursday's top MLB action. Read More »
Former Phillie Ryan Madson thriving after long road back to MLB 22h Dave Skretta Comments (1)
Former Phillies reliever Ryan Madson has completed a long recovery from Tommy John surgery by landing in the Royals' bullpen. Read More »
Instant Replay: Rockies 7, Phillies 3 22h Jim Salisbury Comments (4)
Ryan Howard homered again to tie Thursday's game in the fifth, but Jerome Williams' struggles continued in the Phillies' 7-3 loss to the Rockies. Read More »
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