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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July 27, 2017

Phillies

Where the new guys are headed, who's likely to join Phillies 'pen, and more MLB Trade Deadline talk

Two weeks and two days after representing the Phillies in the All-Star Game in Miami, Pat Neshek made the short trek down I-95 from Philadelphia to Washington on Thursday, where he’ll join his new Colorado Rockies teammates before they open a weekend series with the Nationals.

July 26, 2017

Phillies

Former Phillies top pitching prospect Thompson, like the two guys ranked ahead of him, learning from failure

When the Phillies made a somewhat surprising trade for Clay Buchholz in December, two of their top pitching prospects that showed flashes of success in brief big league auditions last summer moved back down the depth chart.

July 26, 2017

Phillies

MLB Trade Deadline: Phillies deal Pat Neshek to Rockies for a trio of prospects

Following one of their most impressive wins of the season – a 9-0 bludgeoning of the Houston Astros that included another stellar start from rising rotation star Aaron Nola – the Phillies moved their most obvious trade chip to a contender for three young minor league prospects.

July 26, 2017

Phillies

Sure, Odubel Herrera should keep his head screwed on more often, but let's back off the hate train a bit

For just over 90 seconds, Odubel Herrera stood in front of his locker stall in the home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park and fielded a handful of questions while simultaneously getting ready for batting practice.

July 25, 2017

Phillies

Baseball, music and puppies: Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp hosts 'Ruppapalooza'

Eight years ago, Cameron Rupp was a sophomore at the University of Texas, a rising college catching prospect, when he felt the need to add a sidekick.

July 25, 2017

Phillies

Odubel Herrera was pulled after pulling an Odubel Herrera. Again

Pete Mackanin plans to have another talk with enigmatic CF on Wednesday.

July 25, 2017

Phillies

The Phillies hoped to follow the Astros' (and Cubs') rebuilding blueprint. How's that going?

Maybe it was fitting that a homestand that coincides with the arrival of Major League Baseball’s trade deadline brought the Houston Astros to South Philly.

July 22, 2017

Phillies

Phillies activate Howie Kendrick, but they might not be as under-the-gun to deal him as you'd think

If you’re looking for a reason to come to Citizens Bank Park during the final two months of a season that’s likely to end with the Phillies finishing with baseball’s worst record for the second time in three years, you might want to pick a date when Aaron Nola is scheduled to pitch.

July 21, 2017

Phillies

MLB Trade Deadline: A deep dive into why 'that off-the-wall Giancarlo Stanton rumor' persists

The end of July is a tricky time of year for a baseball writer. At times you feel like the host of your own personal Mythbusters show as you weed through the never-ending cacophony of trade rumors blowing in to you from different directions everyday.

July 19, 2017

Phillies

Phillies Prospect Power Rankings, fifth edition

First off, an apology to the dozens of pitchers in the Phillies farm system worthy of attention. We see you, Franklyn Kilome, really, we do. You too, JoJo Romero, Adonis Medina, and the rest of those talented arms below Reading.

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