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Klentak: 'Paramount' that Phils take advantage of int'l market

Along with collecting the No.1 pick in the amateur draft, finishing the 2015 season with baseball's worst record gives the Phillies the largest international signing pool. Klentak spoke of the importance to take advantage of that Wednesday.

Klentak: 'Paramount' that Phils take advantage of int'l market

Along with collecting the No.1 pick in the amateur draft, finishing the 2015 season with baseball's worst record gives the Phillies the largest international signing pool. Klentak spoke of the importance to take advantage of that Wednesday.

Phils will listen, but trading Giles 'not a goal'

Could Ken Giles be the next player on the move in the Phillies rebuild? A cbssports.com report said he was available. But Phils GM Matt Klentak said trading his rising young closer wasn't a priority.

Phils will listen, but trading Giles 'not a goal'

Could Ken Giles be the next player on the move in the Phillies rebuild? A cbssports.com report said he was available. But Phils GM Matt Klentak said trading his rising young closer wasn't a priority.

Alfaro, Knapp to stay at catcher... for now

Two of the top five Phillies prospects - Andrew Knapp and Jorge Alfaro - play the same position. New GM Matt Klentak was asked if either could move to a position other than catcher.

Alfaro, Knapp to stay at catcher... for now

Two of the top five Phillies prospects - Andrew Knapp and Jorge Alfaro - play the same position. New GM Matt Klentak was asked if either could move to a position other than catcher.
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Pitchers and catchers to report on Feb. 18

The Phillies released their spring training schedule on Tuesday. A new twist: The exhibition season ends with the first "Phillies Futures Series" in Reading and at Citizens Bank Park.

Phils officially cut ties with Cliff Lee

Cliff Lee became a free agent this week after the Phillies declined his $27.5 million option for 2016. Lee pitched in just 13 games since 2013.

Top prospect Crawford injures thumb in AFL play

J.P. Crawford is back home in California after suffering a thumb injury last week while with the Glendale Desert Dogs. He is finished with the AFL but won't need surgery.

Source: Klentak to be named Phils GM

Matt Klentak, long labeled the favorite for the job, will be named the Phillies general manager, according to a baseball source. The Boston Globe was the first to report the news early Saturday afternoon.

GM search reportedly down to three

The hiring of the new Phillies general manager could be imminent: team president Andy MacPhail is reportedly down to three finalists as the front office preps for next week's organizational meetings.

Brown removed from roster, can become free agent

Domonic Brown's Phillies career is likely coming to an end. The former All-Star outfielder was among four players outrighted off the 40-man roster on Monday.

Andy MacPhail officially taking over as Phillies president

Andy MacPhail is officially taking over as president of the Phillies today, the team announced this morning.

MacPhail takes over presidency; Gillick stays

Andy MacPhail will officially take over as Phillies team president today.

Franco still feels discomfort in wrist

Maikel Franco has been in Clearwater, Fla., for the last week, continuing his rehab from a left wrist injury. But after feeling discomfort during batting practice, it's unlikely that the rookie third baseman will return for the final 10 games on the Phillies schedule.

Herrera benched for 'pouting'

Manager Pete Mackanin leveled harsh criticism on rookie Odubel Herrera on Sunday, when he benched the center fielder for throwing his bat and not hustling after flying out in his second at-bat in a 2-1 loss in Atlanta.

Howard makes trip to ER for ailing knee

Ryan Howard took a one-hop throw off his knee in the seventh inning of Monday's game. He was removed from the game in the eighth inning. He made a late-night trip to the ER after he returned home.

Papelbon questions Phils desire to win

Jonathan Papelbon made his grand return to the Phillies on Monday, when the Washington Nationals came to town. He question his former organization's desire to win.

Amaro out as Phillies GM

The Phillies announced Thursday that team vice president and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is out. The search for his replacement begins immediately.