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.
1wLuis Garcia thrived at Triple A in winning the Paul Owens Award for top pitcher in the team's minor-league system. Now he's ready for another opportunity with the Phils.
1wFreddy Galvis remains in the Phillies' lineup a night after going 3 for 3 with a homer and three runs scored, but Maikel Franco is absent.
1wShortstop J.P. Crawford and reliever Luis Garcia were named Paul Owens Award winners, which go to the Phillies' top minor-league position player and pitcher.
1wIt's a matchup of redemption at Citizens Bank Park Tuesday night as previously left-for-dead pitchers Jerome Williams and Vance Worley square off.
1wSame category as Mike Schmidt and Scott Rolen? I'd take it.
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.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.