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Phillies to establish $1 million fund to support workers impacted by postponement of Major League Baseball games

March 18, 2020

Recognizing the stress that the Coronavirus crisis is causing everyone, the Phillies will establish a fund of $1 million to assist workers impacted by the postponement of Major League Baseball games. “During this period of uncertainty, the Phillies want to provide reassurance to our staff by making financial assistance available

Manny Trillo selected as 2020 Toyota Phillies Wall of Fame inductee

Plus, plans & commemorative giveaways revealed for 40th anniversary salute to 1980 World Champion Phillies during Toyota Phillies Alumni Weekend
March 7, 2020

The Phillies announced that Manny Trillo, a key member of the 1980 World Series champions and one of the top defensive infielders in team history, has been selected as the 2020 Toyota Phillies Wall of Fame inductee. Trillo will be inducted into the Wall of Fame on Saturday, August 8,

Phillies reveal what’s new at Spectrum Field for Spring Training games

February 21, 2020

There’s a reason why Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla. is rated among the top Spring Training ballpark destinations in the country. Earlier today, the Philadelphia Phillies revealed what’s new when it comes to fan fun surrounding Spring Training – all of which will be available starting with the team’s Grapefruit

Baseball’s back! Phillies single-game tickets on sale Wednesday

Also, pitchers and catchers to have first official workout in Spring Training
February 10, 2020

Get ready: Phillies baseball is returning to Philadelphia! On Wednesday, February 12, Phillies single game tickets for all 81 regular season home games at Citizens Bank Park will go on sale at 9:00 a.m. on phillies.com. Fans can also call the Phillies Ticket Services Line at 215-463-1000 or visit the

Phillies Announce 2020 Player Development Field Staff

February 7, 2020

The Phillies have finalized their player development field staff for the 2020 season, Josh Bonifay, director, player development, announced today. The field staff, which includes each affiliate’s coaches and the roving and support staffs, is as follows: Lehigh Valley (AAA) Gary Jones (manager) Aaron Fultz (pitching coach) Darryl Robinson (hitting

Phillies to retire No. 34 in honor of the late Roy Halladay on the 10th anniversary of Doc's perfect game

February 4, 2020

The late Roy Halladay is joining the list of all-time Phillies greats whose numbers are retired. On Friday, May 29, 2020, fans are invited to join the Phillies as they officially retire No. 34 on Roy Halladay Number Retirement Night at Citizens Bank Park prior to that evening’s 7:05 p.m.

Guns N' Roses to perform at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on July 8 and dominate new decade with larger-than-life global stadium tour

GNR will make history as first rock band to perform at LA’s SoFi Stadium; tickets for the North American dates on sale to the general public starting February 7th at LiveNation.com
February 3, 2020

Los Angeles, CA (February 3, 2020) – Today rock and roll legends Guns N’ Roses announced they will perform at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 8 as part of their epic 2020 worldwide stadium tour this summer. The powerhouse performers will bring their uninhibited signature sound and

Phillies announce Spring Training guest instructors

January 24, 2020

The Phillies have invited six alumni to participate in spring training as guest instructors, the club announced today. The group consists of members of the 1980 and 2008 World Champion teams, along with the 1993 National League champs. Manager Joe Girardi and his coaching staff will be assisted by Ryan

Phillies Announce Additional Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees

January 22, 2020

The Phillies have signed left-hander Francisco Liriano, right-hander Bud Norris, right-hander Drew Storen and infielder Neil Walker to minor league contracts with invitations to attend major league spring training as non-roster invitees.

  • Francisco Liriano, LHP – Liriano, 36, went 5-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 69 relief appearances with

Phillies #BackInTown for 2020 Winter Tour fan events, January 20-24

January 17, 2020

Starting on Monday, January 20, the Phillies are back in town to take part in a week of fan events, including player photo opportunities, Minor League banquets, a free RBI baseball clinic, community appearances and more. Among those scheduled to participate are Phillies manager Joe Girardi, first baseman Rhys Hoskins,

Phillies Claim Nick Martini Off Waivers; DFA Odúbel Herrera

January 14, 2020

The Phillies have claimed outfielder Nick Martini off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds, the club announced today. Martini, 29, played in 32 combined games last season between the Oakland Athletics and San Diego Padres and combined to hit .226 with a .330 on-base percentage. In 88 plate appearances against right-handers

McGraw back on the field in Philadelphia this summer

Tim McGraw with Luke Combs coming to Citizens Bank Park Saturday, September 12; Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 15 at 10AM!
January 13, 2020

Tim McGraw Citizens Bank Park Announce Video HERE! January 13, 2020 – Tim McGraw started the year off right by announcing his major HERE ON EARTH TOUR 2020, which will be making a stop at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, September 12th. McGraw is joining forces with reigning CMA Vocalist

Phillies announce additional Spring Training non-roster invitees

January 13, 2020

The Phillies have extended invitations to the following 15 internal players to attend major league spring training:

  • Alec Bohm, INF – The 23-year-old won the 2019 Paul Owens Award as the best player in the Phillies minor league system after slashing .305/.378/.518 with 30 doubles, 21 home runs and

Registration now open for 2020 Phillies Charities 5K on March 28

Surprises in store for race participants! Register early as event sells out each year
January 7, 2020

It’s getting closer to baseball season – and the Phillies Charities 5K! Registration is now open on phillies.com/5k for the 10th annual Phillies Charities 5K to be held on Saturday, March 28 – five days prior to the team’s Home Opener. The USATF certified 3.1-mile run starts and ends at

Phillies finalize 2020 coaching staff

January 6, 2020

The Phillies have finalized their coaching staff for the 2020 season, the club announced today.

  • Bobby Meacham has been named a coaching assistant on manager Joe Girardi’s staff. Prior to joining the Phillies, Meacham spent three seasons (2017-19) managing triple-A Buffalo in Toronto’s organization and has been coaching or

Phillies announce Spring Training non-roster invitees

December 20, 2019

The Phillies have signed the following four players to minor league contracts with invitations to attend major league spring training as non-roster invitees:

  • Phil Gosselin, INF – The 31-year-old Gosselin played in 44 games for the Phillies in 2019, ranking sixth in the majors in hits (10) and tied

Phillies sign Didi Gregorius

December 13, 2019

The Phillies have signed shortstop Didi Gregorius to a one-year contract, the club announced today. Gregorius, 29, appeared in 82 games with the New York Yankees in 2019, batting .238 with 14 doubles, 16 home runs, 61 RBI and 47 runs scored. His 61 RBI were third-most in baseball among

Phillies sign Zack Wheeler

December 9, 2019

The Phillies have signed right-hander Zack Wheeler to a five-year contract, the club announced today. Wheeler, 29, made 31 starts for the New York Mets last season and went 11-8 with a 3.96 ERA and 195 strikeouts over 195.1 innings. Over the past two seasons, Wheeler has made 23 starts

The Stadium Tour Summer 2020: Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

December 4, 2019

The world’s most iconic and celebrated rock legends will hit the road together next summer for a coheadlining tour SO MASSIVE that it could only be held in America’s biggest stadiums. THE STADIUM TOUR featuring DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE, with POISON and JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS will hit select

Phillies Family to Honor Community Heroes at #GivingTuesday Holiday Party

Over $2 million awarded by Phillies Charities, Inc. to charitable organizations this year
December 2, 2019

WHAT: On Tuesday, December 3, local heroes will take center stage and be honored for their selfless work in the community at the Phillies Charities, Inc. #GivingTuesday Holiday Party. The event will salute 35 local charities and organizations who are transforming their communities, all of whom were selected to receive

Phillies Charities, Inc. Announces 2019 Grant Recipients to be Honored at #GivingTuesday Holiday Event on Dec. 3

November 26, 2019

Thirty-five organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and in areas near the Phillies minor league affiliates, are transforming their communities and as a result, are being awarded more than $525,000 in grants from Phillies Charities, Inc. so their charitable efforts can continue. All of these community heroes (listed below) will

Phillies Hire Dillon as Hitting Coach

November 21, 2019

The Phillies have hired Joe Dillon as hitting coach for the 2020 major league coaching staff, the club announced today. Dillon, 44, most recently served as assistant hitting coach of the Washington Nationals for the past two seasons (2018-19) under hitting coach Kevin Long. Prior to his time with the

Phillies add four to 40-man roster

Club acquires LHP Cristopher Sanchez from TB
November 20, 2019

The Phillies have selected the contracts of the following players to the 40-man roster, the club announced tonight: Garrett Cleavinger, LHP – The 25-year-old pitched for double-A Reading in 2019, posting a 3.66 ERA and averaging 14.46 SO/9.0 IP in 34 relief appearances. The Kansas native limited left-handed hitters to

Phillies seeking 2020 ballgirl candidates

Deadline to apply December 1
November 20, 2019

Here's your chance to be a Phillies Ballgirl! The Phillies are now accepting applications for the 2020 Phillies Ballgirl position. Those interested should email [email protected] no later than Sunday, December 1, 2019. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have interpersonal and public relations skills, a strong

#PhilliesHolidays are here! Fan shopping events to feature Major League Experiences, Tree Lighting with Phanta Claus, game-used items for gifts & more

November 14, 2019

The holidays are just around the corner – and that means plenty of free Phillies fun for the entire family at Citizens Bank Park. Find the most-up-to date schedule of events, along with a breakdown of major league experiences, holiday shopping deals, gifts (including game-used memorabilia and Six Game Ticket