Cole Hamels coasted through seven strong innings against his hometown club as the Phillies beat the Padres, 5-2, on Wednesday.
The Phillies have a legitimate interest in Yasmani Tomas, the latest Cuban defector whose big bat could command nearly $100 million.
1wWe recap Tuesday's top MLB action, including the Tigers beating the Royals to pull into a tie atop the AL Central.
1wMaikel Franco and Freddy Galvis were key in the Phillies' 4-3 win over the Pirates on Tuesday and provided a glimmer of hope for the team's future.
1wThe Phillies got enough pitching and a clutch hit from Maikel Franco to claim a 4-3 win over the Pirates on Tuesday night.
1wA clarification and guidelines of the new home-plate collision rules were sent to all 30 MLB teams on Tuesday.
1wJimmy Rollins is day to day with a strained hamstring, which boosted Maikel Franco in the Phillies' lineup.
1wMaikel Franco will make his fifth start Tuesday night and his first at the top of the order, batting second for the Phils against Pirates RHP Edinson Volquez.
1wThe Phillies attempt to beat the Pirates for the first time this season in five tries on Tuesday night against a pitcher they've never hit.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.