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  • Pipeline names Phillies' Prospects of the Year
    MLB Pipeline named Adam Haseley the Phillies' Minor League Hitting Prospect of the Year. Haseley is the organization's No. 4 prospect. MLB Pipeline also named Class A Clearwater left-hander David Parkinson the organization's Pitcher of the Year. He is the Phillies' No. 19 prospect.
  • Phils' greatest postseason moment: 2008 Series
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Here's what Phillies did in the AFL on Thursday
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • Top prospect Sanchez to miss AFL with injury
    The Phillies hoped Sixto Sanchez, their top prospect by MLB Pipeline, could make up for lost time in the Arizona Fall League, but he was recently set back due to problems with his collarbone and will not pitch again until Spring Training.
  • Inbox: Who are the Phillies' offseason targets?
    Beat reporter Todd Zolecki answers questions from fans about the Phillies' interest in Bryce Harper or Manny Machado in the latest Inbox.
  • Here are key FAQs about Phillies' offseason
    If the Phillies had not collapsed with a 17-34 finish, they could have been hosting the Dodgers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the 2018 National League Division Series at Citizens Bank Park. Instead, they are preparing for a highly anticipated offseason. Here is a look at a few frequently asked questions.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • Phillies' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Phillies have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Philly's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • MacPhail sees big picture: We made progress
    The Phillies are gearing up for a big offseason, but they are tempering expectations, mentioning a few times that the 2019-20 and 2020-21 free-agent classes are equally as impressive as the upcoming one. It is hard to imagine the Phillies not moving the needle this offseason. They have the payroll flexibility and organizational depth to reshape the roster in a significant way.
  • GM Klentak discusses Phillies' 2018 campaign
    Phillies general manager Matt Klentak offered his thoughts on the Phillies' 2018 season Monday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
  • Phils win finale, but changes could be looming
    The Phillies capped a fascinating and frustrating season Sunday afternoon with a victory over the Braves at Citizens Bank Park. Cesar Hernandez hit a leadoff home run, and Carlos Santana and Rhys Hoskins also knocked in runs. Philadelphia finished 80-82, which is a 14-game improvement from 2017. But the club is expected to pursue heavyweights in free agency this offseason. Meanwhile, the Braves, who were playing for home-field advantage in the National League Division Series, saw their hopes vanish when the Dodgers and Rockies both won.
  • Phillies' 5 questions heading into next season
    It should have felt like a nice step forward that the Phillies won 14 more games in 2018 than '17. But a two-month collapse in August and September spoiled the warm, fuzzy feelings for most Phillies fans and even some inside the organization. The Phillies now enter the 2018-19 offseason needing and expecting to make significant changes to upgrade a mediocre offense and a porous defense.
  • 2019 Draft order set: Phils have No. 14 pick
    Unlike in 2017, when the race for the No. 1 overall pick in the next year's Draft came down to a walk-off homer on the final day of the season, there was no such drama this summer. The Orioles, whose 115 losses were the fourth-most in modern big league history, clinched the top choice in 2019 with nine games remaining.
  • Wednesday's AFL roundup
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • McDaniel honored with renamed Ashburn award
    After 20 years of honoring someone who demonstrates the same qualities as the award's namesake, the Richie Ashburn Special Achievement Award added another Phillies legend to its official title to be renamed the Richie Ashburn & David Montgomery Special Achievement Award.
  • Nola ends brilliant '18 campaign with 8-K gem
    The Phillies' bats awoke in the seventh inning of Saturday night's 3-0 win over the Braves at Citizens Bank Park to back Aaron Nola's final gem of 2018 and avoid a 10-game losing streak. With seven scoreless frames of two-hit ball, Nola finished a remarkable season with a 2.37 ERA in 212 1/3 innings. Cesar Hernandez opened the scoring in the seventh inning with a bases-loaded single that plated Jose Bautista and Scott Kingery.
  • Could Phillies make a change in CF in 2019?
    The Phillies plan to make significant changes to their roster and processes before 2019. Maybe they could make a change in center field.
  • Phanatic introduces Gritty to Phillies fans
    Phanatic introduces Gritty to Phillies fans
  • Eickhoff K's 7 in a row in Phils' 9th straight loss
    Jerad Eickhoff's first start in 394 days was about all the Phillies had going for them Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. They logged just four hits while allowing 19 in a 10-2 loss to the Braves to drop their ninth straight game and ensure a losing record despite being 15 games over .500 on Aug. 5. Eickhoff, though, made the most of his return to the Phillies' rotation by striking out a franchise-record-tying seven straight Braves during his 3 1/3 innings on the mound.
  • Kapler meets with Phils' brass to discuss '18
    Gabe Kapler spent much of Friday at Citizens Bank Park in meetings with Phillies managing partner John Middleton, president Andy MacPhail, general manager Matt Klentak and others from the front office and coaching staff. The meetings served as a postmortem on a once promising season and a look ahead at ways to avoid another late-season collapse in 2019.
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