Major League Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
July 06, 2020 - 11:30 am
Trying to play a team sport in the middle of a global pandemic does with enough risk on its own. For new Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler and his wife, Dominique, add in the expected birth of their first child around the time the season begins. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
July 01, 2020 - 11:53 am
Because of the coronavirus, there's no minor league baseball this year. It’s not surprising. On Tuesday, Major League Baseball told Minor League Baseball that it won’t provide its affiliates with players for 2020. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm (80) hits a single against the Toronto Blue Jays during the second inning at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
June 29, 2020 - 12:23 pm
“Summer camp,” as the Phillies referred to their interrupted spring training on Twitter, is scheduled to get underway this week in South Philadelphia for what’s hoped to be the start of the 2020 regular season in late July. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi (25) walks to make a pitching change against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning at TD Ballpark.
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Dave Uram
June 25, 2020 - 10:53 am
If COVID-19 doesn’t overwhelm Major League Baseball, Phillies Manager Joe Girardi will finally manage a game in a Phillies uniform in about a month with an extremely unusual 60-game schedule, paired with an abundance of coronavirus protocols. Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar.
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Dave Uram
June 24, 2020 - 7:42 am
Assuming the coronavirus doesn’t delay things further, Phillies fans will be hearing the crack of the bat — through the radio and television — in about 30 days. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
June 23, 2020 - 11:29 am
Weeks of back-and-forth disagreements between Major League Baseball and its Players Association are over, for now, at least from a labor standpoint. MLB is going to implement a schedule of 60 games, according to the Associated Press, and Opening Day would likely be around the end of July. Read more...
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Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge and catcher Carlos Ruiz celebrate a World Series championship
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Dave Uram
June 22, 2020 - 2:40 pm
In 2008, a generation of Philadelphia sports fans didn’t know what a major sports championship felt like. Read more here.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 28: A baseball with MLB logo is seen at Citizens Bank Park before a game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies.
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Dave Uram
June 22, 2020 - 11:14 am
There’s still no resolution to the disagreement between Major League Baseball and the Players Association over how to conduct the coronavirus-delayed season, and it’s evident the virus is still the biggest obstacle. Read more here.
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Former Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr.
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Dave Uram
June 19, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Like everyone else, Former Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is disappointed by the continuing disagreement between Major League Baseball and the Players Association over how to conduct the 2020 coronavirus-delayed season. He says ]both sides should be focused on baseball fans right now...
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Reading Fightin Phils Father's Day catch
Reading Fightin Phils
Dave Uram
June 19, 2020 - 11:51 am
Their season may be interrupted, but the Reading Fightin Phils aren’t going to let the coronavirus stop them from hosting their annual Father’s Day catch at the ballpark. Read more here.
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