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Phillies Agree to New TV Deal With Comcast

By Todd Zolecki The Phillies and Comcast SportsNet have struck a new TV contract. Sources said it is a 25-year deal and the Philadelphia Inquirer reported it is worth more than $2.5 billion, with the Phillies also acquiring an equity stake ...

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Phillies Make Hernandez Deal Official

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies finalized a one-year, $4.5 million contract with right-hander Roberto Hernandez on Wednesday. The deal, which includes performance and award bonuses, was announced by general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, went 6-13 with ...

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Halladay Retires from MLB as Blue Jay

By Gregor Chisholm, TORONTO – Roy Halladay has decided to officially step away from the game, but not before he signed one final contract with the Blue Jays. Toronto’s former ace is set to announce his retirement at 12:30 p.m. ET Monday ...

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Phils Trade Kratz for Reliever, Add C Nieves

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies used 27 pitchers last season, 25 if emergency appearances fromCasper Wells and John McDonald are ignored. The lesson: an organization can never have enough arms. The Phillies added another arm Tuesday night, when they announced they had acquired ...

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Phils Sign Frandsen, Offer Tenders to 4 Others

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies offered no true surprises before Monday’s 11:59 p.m. ET deadline to tender contracts to their players eligible for salary arbitration. They avoided arbitration with infielder Kevin Frandsen, agreeing to a one-year, $900,00 contract, which includes performance ...

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Phillies Name Bob McClure New Pitching Coach

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies have found their new pitching coach. More than seven weeks after the Phils told Rich Dubee he would not be back next season, they announced on Thursday afternoon that they have hired Bob McClure. “Bob ...

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Phillies Sign Utility Guy Brignac to Minor League Deal

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies on Tuesday announced they have signed infielder Reid Brignac to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training. Brignac, 27, hit a combined .185 with a .480 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in ...

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Wally Joyner Not Returning to Phillies

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies announced shortly after the 2013 season ended that Wally Joyner had decided he would not return as assistant hitting coach. They announced a little more than a week later he had changed his mind. But ...

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Phillies Resign Carlos Ruiz

By Todd Zolecki, The Phillies are betting big that Carlos Ruiz can remain a healthy and productive catcher the next three seasons. On Monday, a source confirmed multiple reports the Phillies and Ruiz have agreed to a three-year, $26 million deal. The ...

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