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#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

Phillies Add Castro to Coaching Staff

November 8, 2019

The Phillies have named Juan Castro the major league infield coach, the club announced today. Castro, 47, spent the 2019 season as the Phillies’ minor league infield coordinator. Prior to his time with Philadelphia, Castro spent several years with the Los Angeles Dodgers as special assistant to the general manager,

Phillies hire Price as pitching coach

October 31, 2019

The Phillies have hired Bryan Price as pitching coach for the 2020 major league coaching staff, the club announced today. Price, 57, served as manager of the Cincinnati Reds for parts of five seasons (2014-18), posting a 279-387 (.419) record. Prior to his managerial stint with the Reds, he was

Phillies hire Girardi as manager

October 24, 2019

The Phillies have hired Joe Girardi as the 55th manager in franchise history, General Manager Matt Klentak announced today. Girardi received a three-year contract with a club option for 2023. Girardi, 55, has managed 11 seasons in the major leagues and has a career record of 988-794 (.554) with the

Phillies name Brian Barber director of amateur scouting

October 22, 2019

The Phillies have hired Brian Barber as the organization’s director of amateur scouting, the club announced today. Barber, 46, had spent the last 18 seasons (2002-19) with the New York Yankees where he was an area scout (2002-06), East Coast crosschecker (2007-09) and national crosschecker (2010-19). “We are very pleased

Phillies relieve Kapler of managerial duties

October 10, 2019

The Phillies have relieved Gabe Kapler of his duties as manager, the team announced today. Kapler has one year remaining on his current contract. In two seasons as Phillies manager, Kapler went 161-163 (.497). Phillies Managing Partner John Middleton said the following: “Several years ago, I promised our loyal fans

Phillies Alumni to Take Part in the Darren Daulton Foundation’s Golf Tournament on Monday, October 14

Registration now open at
October 3, 2019

The Darren Daulton Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be holding its 7th annual golf tournament at Huntingdon Valley Country Club in Huntingdon Valley, PA on Monday, October 14, 2019. Expected attendees this year are Jamie Moyer, Larry Bowa, Charlie Manuel, Mickey Morandini, Tommy Greene, Ricky Jordan, Larry

Top things to know for Phillies Fan Appreciation Weekend

Rhys Hoskins & Minor League players to be recognized on Roberto Clemente Day; Questlove & Philadelphia 76ers Mike Scott at the ballpark; Alum Dickie Noles to be honored with the Richie Ashburn & David Montgomery Special Achievement Award
September 26, 2019

This weekend, the Phillies will host the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park (September 27-29), during the final series of the 2019 season. Below are the top things to know. 1. Before Friday’s 7:05 p.m. game, Rhys Hoskins will be honored on-field as the club’s nominee for the 2019 MLB

Ballpark Buzz for Phillies vs. Red Sox weekend series, Sept. 14-15

September 13, 2019

The Boston Red Sox are in town during the final series of the Phillies homestand starting on Saturday, September 14, to Sunday, September 15. Here’s a look at some of the highlights: 1) Before Saturday’s 7:05 p.m. game, children battling pediatric cancer will be honored for their bravery during a

Bohm And Lindow named 2019 Paul Owens Award winners

September 12, 2019

The Phillies have selected infielder Alec Bohm and left-handed pitcher Ethan Lindow as the recipients of the 2019 Paul Owens Award, presented annually to the organization’s top minor league player and pitcher. Bohm, 23, batted .305 (145-475) with 30 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs, 80 RBI, 76 runs scored,

Toyota launches 'The Phans That Drive Us' sweepstakes

September 12, 2019

Toyota has announced plans to reward one lucky fan with the keys to a brand-new car. A long-time partner of the Phillies, Toyota has launched The Phans That Drive Us, an online, car-giveaway sweepstakes now underway at There is no cost to enter, with the final chance to participate

Mike Stauffer selected as 2019 Dallas Green Award winner

September 10, 2019

Phillies amateur scout Mike Stauffer has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Dallas Green Award, the club announced today. Stauffer, whose coverage includes Missouri, Louisiana, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, joined the Phillies in 2001 after spending time coaching at Iowa Western Community College and has been scouting

Patriot Day Salute, Eagles Ceremonial Pitch & More!

Ballpark Buzz for Phillies vs. Braves Series, 9/9-12
September 6, 2019

The Phillies are taking on the Atlanta Braves on Monday, September 9, to Thursday, September 12, at Citizens Bank Park. With only nine regular season home games remaining, fans can take advantage of a special deal for select Braves games with tickets starting at $9. Below are some of the

Simmons, Morales, Guthrie and Williams earn organizational honors for the month of August

September 6, 2019

Williamsport infielder Kendall Simmons, Lakewood right-hander Francisco Morales, Clearwater infielder Dalton Guthrie and Reading infielder/outfielder Luke Williams have been named Phillies Minor League Hitter, Pitcher and Co-Defenders of the Month, respectively, for August. The 19-year-old Simmons posted a .278/.398/.646 slash line, going 22-for-79 with two doubles, three triples, seven home

Announcing a New Way to Enjoy the Ballpark This Fall: Football Sunday Parties at Pass and Stow

September 5, 2019

Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies, is opening part of the ballpark to host new fan fun during Birds home games – no game ticket required! Football Sunday Parties at Pass and Stow are now being offered, a great new way to enjoy the festive game-day atmosphere in the

Labor Day weekend & ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball: Ballpark Buzz for Phillies-Mets Series, Aug. 30-Sept. 1

August 29, 2019

Division rival New York Mets are in town during the final series of the Phillies homestand starting on Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 1. Here’s a look at some of the highlights: 1.Friday’s 7:05 p.m. game features a pet toy and blanket drive, adoptable pets and more at the

Ballpark Buzz for Phillies-Pirates Series, 8/26-28

Philadelphia police and SWAT officers recognized on-field; Plus, ceremonial first pitches by two-time World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd, Philadelphia Eagles alum Jon Dorenbos & Smokey Bear
August 23, 2019

The Phillies are back at the ballpark to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, August 26. Here are some of the fan highlights surrounding this three-game series, August 26-28, at Citizens Bank Park:

  1. On Monday, come cheer on the Phillies as they kick off the series with a

2020 Phillies Spring Training Schedule Announced

Grapefruit League Home Opener on February 23; Yankees & Red Sox among teams coming to Spectrum Field
August 19, 2019

Earlier today, Major League Baseball announced the 2020 Phillies Spring Training schedule. The club will kick off Spring Training in Lakeland, Fla. against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, February 22, followed by their Grapefruit League home opener on Sunday, February 23, against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Spectrum Field in Clearwater,

Ballpark Buzz for Phillies vs. Padres Weekend Series, 8/16-18

August 15, 2019

On Friday, August 16, to Sunday, August 18, the Phillies take on the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park. Here’s a look at some of the fan fun surrounding this weekend series:

  1. Calling all Super Hero™ fans! MARVEL Super Hero™ Day is at Friday’s 7:05 p.m. game; fans

Phillies claim Hughes off waivers

August 15, 2019

The Phillies have claimed right-hander Jared Hughes off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds, the club announced today. Hughes, 34, was 3-4 with one save and a 4.10 ERA in 47 games for the Reds this year, including a 1.93 ERA in 26 road games. In 10 appearances against National League

Cardinals and Big League Impact announce All Win Campaign

A Push for the Playoffs That Raises Money for Charities in the Greater St. Louis Region
August 13, 2019

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 13, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals and pitcher Adam Wainwright have announced the All Win Campaign. The team, along with current players Adam Wainwright, Miles Mikolas, Michael Wacha, Matt Carpenter, Paul Goldschmidt, Andrew Miller, and fans from around the country are making a push for

Phillies make coaching change

August 13, 2019

The Phillies have relieved hitting coach John Mallee of his duties, the club announced today. Former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has been named the team’s hitting coach. Manuel, who currently works as senior advisor to the general manager, will assume the position for the remainder of the 2019 season. Previously,

O’Hoppe, Lindow and Stott earn organizational honors for the month of July

August 12, 2019

Williamsport catcher Logan O’Hoppe, Lakewood left-hander Ethan Lindow and Williamsport infielder Bryson Stott have been named Phillies Minor League Hitter, Pitcher and Defender of the Month, respectively, for July. The 19-year-old O’Hoppe posted a .343/.373/.743 slash line, going 24-for-70 with nine doubles, two triples, five home runs, 18 RBI and

2020 Phillies Season Schedule Announced

Home Opener on Thursday, April 2; Plus, interleague play to feature AL West teams including Los Angeles Angels, Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics
August 12, 2019

The Phillies 2020 season kicks off on Thursday, March 26, in Miami, Fla., with a series against the Marlins. One week later the Phillies will host the Milwaukee Brewers during their Home Opener on Thursday, April 2, 3:05 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park.

Aaron Nola vs. Cole Hamels! Diplo postgame concert and more

Highlights include Goya Latino Family Celebration, J.T. Realmuto Retro T-Shirt for kids, #TBT & Food Drive; plus, ceremonial pitches by Fortnite World Cup champion Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf & world champion boxer Danny Garcia
August 12, 2019

The Phillies are back at the ballpark to take on the Chicago Cubs. Here are some of the fan highlights surrounding this three-game series, August 13-15, at Citizens Bank Park:

  1. On Tuesday, August 13, come cheer on the Phillies as they kick off the series with a 7:05 p.m.