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Past articles by Stephen:

Phillies Winter Caravan: Alec Bohm looks to build off strong ending to roller-coaster season

Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm, speaking at the annual Phillies Winter Caravan, recaps his roller-coaster season that ended with the Phillies two wins away from a World Series title. → Read More

Versatile L.V. native Matt McBride happy to return after special season with IronPigs

Career minor-leaguer Matt McBride, a Liberty High and Lehigh University product, had a memorable season back at home last year with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs — which included the birth of his daughter — and is glad to be returning to the organization this coming season. → Read More

Phillies make their pitch to Manny Machado

Coveted free agent infielder Manny Machado, who visited the White Sox and Yankees earlier this week, paid a visit to the Phillies on Thursday. → Read More

Game Box: Brewers pummel Phillies once again

The Milwaukee Brewers homered three times for the second straight game as they topped the Phillies 12-3 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. → Read More

Phillies take 3B Alec Bohm with third overall pick in MLB Draft

The Phillies took third baseman Alec Bohm out of Wichita State University with the third overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. → Read More

Toronto sweeps Lehigh Valley, eliminating Phantoms from AHL playoffs

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms host the Toronto Marlies at PPL Center in Game 4 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals. → Read More

As Lehigh Valley Phantoms march on, crowds shrink

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are coming home for three straight games starting Wednesday but how will attendance be? Despite going further in the AHL Calder Cup playoffs than they have since 2008, when they won it all, attendance has been dropping. → Read More

Game Box: Toronto needs OT to take 2-0 series lead over Phantoms

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are in Toronto for Game 2 of their AHL Eastern Conference Finals series against the Marlies. → Read More

Toronto grabs first game of Eastern Conference Finals against Phantoms

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms travel to Toronto to take on the Marlies in Game 1 of the AHL Eastern Conference Finals. → Read More

Trending on Twitter makes Phantoms' Alex Lyon's skin boil, but homemade brownies refueled 94-save performance

Phantoms goaltender Alex Lyon made 94 saves in Lehigh Valley's 2-1, five-overtime win over the Charlotte Checkers, which became the AHL's longest game in history. → Read More

Phillies' focus on pitching depth sets up strong rotation for Lehigh Valley IronPigs

The strength of the 2018 Lehigh Valley IronPigs is expected to be their starting rotation, which reflects the organizational emphasis on increasing starting pitching depth since Matt Klentak was hired as Philadelphia’s general manager. → Read More

IronPigs home sweet home for Liberty, Lehigh grad Matt McBride

Liberty High School and Lehigh University grad Matt McBride is having a homecoming of sorts in his 13th pro season. McBride, who signed a minor league deal with the Phillies this offseason, is beginning the year with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. → Read More

Phillies-Mets, Yankees-Rays snowed out

The Phillies and Mets game Monday night in New York was postponed due to snow. → Read More

'Scotty is good at everything': Versatility helped Kingery make Phillies Opening Day roster

Scott Kingery is primed for his major league debut now that the contract he signs guarantees he’ll be in the majors on Opening Day. The question is where will he play and how much playing time does the organization’s best minor league player in 2017 get? → Read More

Odubel Herrera not in Phillies Opening Day lineup versus Braves

Odubel Herrera will sit as he is not in the Philadelphia Phillies' Opening Day lineup against the Atlanta Braves. → Read More

Former GM Pat Gillick thinks Phils still a year away from contending

Baseball Hall of Famer Pat Gillick talked about meeting Roy Halladay and the Phillies rebuild. → Read More

Phillies' Jake Arrieta takes next step, breaking bats in simulated game

Jake Arrieta threw a simulated game for the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday morning at the team's Carpenter Complex. → Read More

Former Phillie Desi Relaford has thoughts on Philly fans, and they aren't good

Desi Relaford ripped Philadelphia fans on "The Jake Brown Show" podcast Wednesday. → Read More

Philadelphia sports riding momentum from Eagles Super Bowl win

Since the Eagles won the Super Bowl February 4, Philadelphia teams have really caught fire. The Sixers and Flyers went three weeks without losing in regulation. → Read More

Who is in spring training camp for Phillies as first full squad workouts begin Monday?

Here is a look at all the players currently in spring training camp for the Philadelphia Phillies as they hold their first full squad workout for 2018 Monday. → Read More