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Phillies Swept by Braves in Doubleheader

The Braves beat the Phillies 5-2 in game one and 8-0 in game two of a doubleheader at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, August 9, 2020.

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Phillies need to make Spencer Howard a permanent part of their pitching staff | Bob Brookover

Neither Vince Velasquez nor Howard was spectacular during the Phillies' doubleheader loss to Atlanta Sunday, but it is clear they both belong on a pitching staff that needs bullpen help.
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Phillies need to make Spencer Howard a permanent part of their pitching staff | Bob Brookover

Neither Vince Velasquez nor Howard was spectacular during the Phillies' doubleheader loss to Atlanta Sunday, but it is clear they both belong on a pitching staff that needs bullpen help.

Phillies’ offense coming up empty in clutch situations with runners in scoring position

Andrew McCutchen, Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery, in particular, have gotten off to poor starts, while more than half of the Phillies' runs have come via homers.

Phillies’ offense coming up empty in clutch situations with runners in scoring position

Andrew McCutchen, Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery, in particular, have gotten off to poor starts, while more than half of the Phillies' runs have come via homers.

Phillies swept by Braves in doubleheader as Spencer Howard gives up two homers in major-league debut

Atlanta scored five runs in a span of 16 pitches in the fifth inning of the opener.

Phillies swept by Braves in doubleheader as Spencer Howard gives up two homers in major-league debut

Atlanta scored five runs in a span of 16 pitches in the fifth inning of the opener.
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The Phillies blank the Braves 5-0

The Phillies beat the Braves 5-0 at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

Phillies’ Jake Arrieta looks sharp in 5-0 win over Braves

Arrieta threw 89 pitches and generated six swings-and-misses. It was Arrieta’s first scoreless start since 2018 and he looked sharper on Saturday night than he did anytime last season.

The Phillies are promoting Spencer Howard, but what about Alec Bohm?

“You would have to juggle some things,” manager Joe Girardi said. “When Alec comes up, you want him to play almost every day."

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Phillies’ bullpen blues could be eased by return of David Robertson and Ranger Suarez | Bob Brookover

It was clear the Phillies needed bullpen help long before this season started. Now, they must hope that David Robertson can return and be the pitcher he was for manager Joe Girardi in New York.

Phillies intend to call up top prospect Spencer Howard to make major-league debut Sunday, source says

Howard's first start represents as ballyhooed a debut for a homegrown Phillies pitcher since Aaron Nola in 2015 and perhaps even Cole Hamels in 2006.

Phillies’ Scott Kingery off to slow start after missing time with coronavirus

The coronavirus first took a toll on Kingery’s health, then it challenged his timing before Miami’s COVID-19 outbreak cost the Phillies a week’s worth of games.

Friday’s Phillies-Braves game postponed; doubleheader Sunday

The Phillies were postponed Friday night for the ninth time this season and they’ll make it up on Sunday by adding yet another seven-inning doubleheader to their schedule.

Yoga and meditation turned Spencer Howard from a college walk-on to the Phillies’ next big thing | Scott Lauber

Howard, who is expected to make his major-league debut with Sunday's start against Atlanta, maxes out on his fastball around 98 m.p.h.

Tommy Hunter on Phillies bullpen: Don’t push the red button | Extra Innings

The bullpen has struggled this season, but Hunter said the team will figure it out. The relievers provided some confidence in Thursday night's win.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone complained about Phillies fans’ air horn outside Citizens Bank Park

The Phandemic Krew — a group of diehards who have stood this season on 10th Street outside the gates to Ashburn Alley — was blaring an air horn just as the Yankees were throwing their pitches.

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The Phillies get past the Yankees 5-4

The Phillies beat the Yankees 5-4 at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, August 6, 2020

J.T. Realmuto supplies power, Hector Neris gets pivotal out to lift Phillies over Yankees

The catcher came up big again, and it held up thanks to Hector Neris' late-game strikeout of Aaron Judge.

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