Ryan Lawrence

RyanLawrence

Ryan Lawrence is the Phillies Writer for PhillyVoice.com. Ryan has been on the Phillies beat since 2008, first with the Delaware County Daily Times and then with the Philadelphia Daily News. Born in Philly and raised in South Jersey, Ryan began his writing career covering high school sports at the Camden Courier-Post. He is a graduate of Clemson University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. You can find him on Twitter @ryanlawrence21.

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September 21, 2017

Phillies

The Q&A with the guy who signed Rhys Hoskins (and three other Phillies rookies), Joey Davis

The 10-pitch at-bat with the game on the line (bases loaded, two outs) in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s Phillies-Dodgers game involved a pitcher offering up nothing but fastballs hovering in the high 90s and a rookie with that plate discipline of a veteran never giving in, fouling off four pitches.

September 21, 2017

Phillies

Wishlist: Five candidates for Phillies radio team in 2018 with 'L.A.' set for less time in booth

Say it ain’t so, L.A.

September 20, 2017

Phillies

Odubel Herrera on his ridiculous game-ending catch to preserve ridiculous week (so far) for Phillies

The impossible would be that the Phillies, who spent most of the summer as the worst team in baseball, would have chance to complete a four-game sweep against the Dodgers, a team that just a month ago was flirting with matching the 1908 Cubs and 2011 Mariners for the best regular season record in baseball history.

September 19, 2017

Phillies

Kingery knows 'anything can happen' over winter, is focused on winning a job next spring

Kingery knows 'anything can happen' over winter, is focused on winning a job next spring

September 18, 2017

Phillies

Most important win of 2017? Rookie-laden Phillies lineup beats baseball's best pitcher, team

The schedule said the mighty Los Angeles Dodgers were in town and the game notes said three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw was on tap to pitch, so manager Pete Mackanin continued to operate with the best intentions of the Phillies development in mind: he played the kids.

September 18, 2017

Phillies

With dreams of World Series dancing in his head, Utley says 'still a little awkward' to come to Philly

After chatting for a few minutes before pregame batting practice, Chase Utley turned to grab his glove when one last question was lobbed his way.

September 18, 2017

Phillies

Chase Utley is back in Philadelphia tonight and it could get 'weird' again

Cheer up, downtrodden Philadelphia sports fans. Your favorite pro athlete from the last quarter century (OK, perhaps he’s tied with Iverson and Dawkins) is back at the South Philadelphia Sports Complex today.

September 17, 2017

Phillies

West Chester product Joey Wendle's 'surreal' moment sinks Phillies

Wendle, a September call-up for the second straight season, hit a grand slam in the sixth inning of what was just his second major league start of the 2017 season to erase a deficit and lead the A’s to a 6-3 victory over the Phillies.

September 16, 2017

Phillies

The Cesar Hernandez conundrum: One of baseball's best leadoff hitters with an uncertain future with Phillies

On Thursday night, the Phillies hit more than 1,200 feet of home runs in the second inning, which ended with them holding a commanding 9-0 lead over the Miami Marlins.

September 14, 2017

Phillies

In second half, Phillies have provided fans with reason to believe in rebuild

At the conclusion of Wednesday night’s game at Citizens Bank Park, the following was still an unavoidable fact: the Philadelphia Phillies owned the worst record in baseball.

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