Phillies Press Releases
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mike Schmidt Doubles Comcast SportsNet Broadcasting Duties in 2015
Due to the success of "Sundays with Schmidt," Major League Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt will add Saturday home games to his broadcasting duties, announced Brian Monihan, Comcast SportsNet President and General Manager. Schmidt will join the broadcast team of Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs, Ben Davis and Gregg Murphy for 26 broadcasts in 2015, up from 13 games last season.
Phillies Second Annual Spring Training Alumni Day on Saturday
Fans should be on the lookout for familiar Phillies faces as they take a trip down memory lane. More than 40 former players will take to the field on Saturday, March 21 during the second annual Phillies Alumni Day festivities at Bright House Field prior to the Phillies vs Blue Jays 1:05 p.m. game.
Phillies Statement on Cliff Lee
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed Cliff Lee on the 60-day disabled list with a left forearm strain. This is the same injury that disabled Cliff twice in 2014. Cliff has now attempted to twice rehabilitate this injury without having surgery. While surgery has now been recommended, it would effectively put an end to his 2015 season as the rehabilitation from the surgery would run through the end of the season.
Plans announced for 100th anniversary salute of 1915 pennant
On the 100th anniversary of this historical event, the Phillies will pay homage to their first NL championship team with a special pre-game tribute on Thursday, April 9, prior to that night's 7:05 p.m. game against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park.
Citizens Bank Park to host the "Spartan Race" November 14
Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies, is hosting its third Spartan Race on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Spartan Race, the world's leading obstacle racing series, was voted Outside Magazine's "Best Obstacle Race.
2015 Phillies Baseball 101 tickets on sale March 11
The 2015 Phillies Baseball 101 Clinic & Luncheon for Women events will go on sale Wednesday, March 11, at 9:00 a.m. ONLY on www.phillies.com/baseball101
Zac Brown Band Coming to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, August 15
Zac Brown Band just announced a North American stadium tour this summer, including a stop in Philadelphia on Saturday, August 15 at Citizens Bank Park - home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Avett Brothers will be special guests on this date.
Tickets now on sale for Phillies "Inside Pass" event April 3
On Friday, April 3, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., the Phillies and Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce are hosting an "Inside Pass to the 2015 Phillies" event at Citizens Bank Park, where fans can get up close and personal with some of the Phillies players and coaches.
Inaugural Phillies Charities Bike Ride to take place May 17
On Sunday, May 17, at 7:00 a.m., join hundreds of cyclists for the inaugural Phillies Charities Bike Ride. This 25-mile ride through Philadelphia starts and ends at Citizens Bank Park.