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6/26/2016 | Nola, Phillies seeking answers for struggles

Is there reason to be alarmed? Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola's career had gone almost perfectly since the organization selected him with the seventh overall pick in the 2014 Draft. But Nola has misfired wildly in his last four starts, including Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park

6/26/2016 | Morgan staying with Phillies as reliever

Adam Morgan is out of the Phillies' rotation, but he has landed in the bullpen. The Phillies announced after Sunday's 8-7 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park that they had activated right-hander Vince Velasquez from the 15-day disabled list. The Phillies optioned left-hander Elvis Araujo (1-1, 5.87 ERA in 27 appearances) to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make room for Velasquez on the 25-man roster.

6/26/2016 | Faria among top prospect performers Sunday

Rays No. 9 prospect Jacob Faria was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Sunday.

6/26/2016 | Giants walk off for NL-best 49th victory

Conor Gillaspie's one-out double broke a ninth-inning tie Sunday to lift the San Francisco Giants to an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The decision gave Giants manager Bruce Bochy his 800th career win, making him the franchise's fourth skipper to reach that level, and gave San Francisco its National League-high 49th victory.

6/26/2016 | Velasquez returns looking to contain D-backs' power

Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez rejoins the rotation for Monday's series opener against the D-backs at Chase Field. The Phillies are hopeful Velasquez can help the Phillies fare a little better against Arizona. The D-backs swept the Phillies in a four-game series from June 17-20 at Citizens Bank Park, scoring 22 runs and bashing 10 home runs.

6/26/2016 | Phillies not moving Herrera out of center field

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said nobody should read into Odubel Herrera taking fly balls in right field Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park. He said it's not a wakeup call. He said Herrera is not going anywhere.

6/26/2016 | Rupp gets to Bumgarner with huge homer

Whom Cameron Rupp crushed his two-run home run against in the seventh inning Saturday night in a 3-2 victory over the Giants at AT&T Park made it more impressive. Rupp mashed a 3-2 fastball to center field against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, who had not allowed more than three earned runs in a start since April 15.

6/26/2016 | Ramos creating optimism for late-inning work

Phillies rookie right-hander Edubray Ramos, a potential future closer, pitched a scoreless seventh inning Saturday night in a 3-2 victory over the Giants at AT&T Park.

6/25/2016 | Phillies best Bumgarner with 3-run 7th

Cameron Rupp's two-run homer off Madison Bumgarner capped a three-run seventh inning Saturday for the Philadelphia Phillies, who prevailed, 3-2, over the San Francisco Giants.

6/25/2016 | Pipeline preview: IronPigs' Thompson aims to blank Bulls

Phillies No. 2 prospect Jake Thompson looks to continue to pitch well for Triple-A Lehigh Valley against the Durham Bulls at 5:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.

6/25/2016 | Joseph's visit to SF brings career full circle

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph was ruled out of Thursday's game against the Minnesota Twins because of a cold. But, as Joseph noted before Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants, it was going to take much more than a minor illness to keep him from playing this weekend against the club that drafted him.

6/25/2016 | Ruiz's game-calling earns him playing time

Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp figures to be behind the plate in some capacity in 2017, but Carlos Ruiz, who is in the final year of his contract, is not going away silently. In fact, his game-calling prowess is pushing him back into the lineup.

6/25/2016 | Velasquez to return Monday, start vs. D-backs

Phillies manager Pete Mackanin announced before Saturday night's game against the Giants at AT&T Park that Vince Velasquez will pitch Monday night against the D-backs at Chase Field.

6/25/2016 | Cueto looking to find success against Phillies

Johnny Cueto has pitched at an All-Star rate throughout the season and has only seemed to improve as the season wears on. He's 6-0 with a 1.05 ERA in his last seven starts. He'll be on the mound Sunday as the San Francisco Giants look to finish the series on a winning note against Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies at AT&T Park.

6/25/2016 | No. 1 overall pick Moniak getting feet wet in GCL

Mickey Moniak spent several minutes signing autographs and posing for pictures Saturday morning at the Carpenter Complex. He was halfway to the clubhouse when he heard a voice behind him.

6/25/2016 | Eflin pitching his way into permanent starting gig

Phillies right-hander Zach Eflin locked up at least a few more starts in the big leagues on Friday night by allowing one unearned run in six innings against the Giants at AT&T Park.

6/25/2016 | Moncada among top prospect performers Friday

The milestones keep coming for Yoan Moncada. The No. 5 overall prospect connected on his first Double-A home run on Friday night as part of another multi-hit performance, but it wasn't enough to keep Portland from losing to Reading, 11-3. Moncada's homer, a solo shot in the fourth inning, was his fifth of the season.

6/25/2016 | Bumgarner leads streaking Giants vs. Phillies

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has been fantastic most of the season, but he has been particularly impressive the past few weeks as he heads into Saturday night's matchup with the Phillies in the second game of a three-game series at AT&T Park. After winning the series opener, the Giants have won 31 of their last 40 games, their best 40-game stretch since 1954, when they were the New York Giants.

6/25/2016 | Giants rally for best 40-game stretch since '54

The Giants are riding their best 40-game stretch in 62 years. The Phillies have lost 10 of their last 11. Though the clubs appear to be heading in opposite directions, they crossed paths in extremely entertaining fashion Friday night at AT&T Park.

6/25/2016 | Pipeline preview: Hoskins looks to extend homer streak

Phillies No. 19 prospect Rhys Hoskins will look to deep again for Double-A Reading against Portland at 6 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.

6/24/2016 | Phillies place Bailey on DL, recall Ramos

Phillies right-hander Andrew Bailey thought he might need only a day or two. It turns out he will get much more time than that to rest his strained left hamstring. The Phillies on Friday placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Thursday. They recalled right-hander Edubray Ramos from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to take his place.

6/24/2016 | Ramos' unlikely big league dream comes true

The Phillies promoted Edubray Ramos to the big leagues Friday, when they placed right-hander Andrew Bailey on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Ramos, 23, is one of the first names folks in the organization mentioned as a potential closer after the Phillies traded Ken Giles to the Astros in December.

6/24/2016 | Velasquez discusses possible innings limit

Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez offered some insight as to how he will be handled the rest of the season before Friday night's series opener against the Giants, saying he and his agent, Scott Boras, have discussed a possible innings limit.

6/24/2016 | Berrios, Judge among top prospect performers Thursday

Jose Berrios was absolutely dominant in Triple-A Rochester's 2-0 win over Columbus. Berrios (Twins' No. 1) is the No. 15 overall prospect, and after his electric outing, it's very clear why he's so highly regarded.

6/23/2016 | Veteran advice helps spark Galvis, Phils' bats

Before Tuesday's series opener against the Twins at Target Field, the Phillies' hitters gathered with Phillies hitting coach Steve Henderson to discuss the week's pitching matchups.

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