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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May 25, 2017

Phillies

Joseph delivers, Phillies snap five-game losing skid in extras

Like the manager he went to a World Series with eight years ago, Pete Mackanin tries to eliminate the negative and accentuate the positive nightly.

May 24, 2017

Phillies

Franco (benched for second straight game) keeping his head in right place

When you’re team has one win in the last 10 days, the fewest wins in all of baseball, a new spot at the bottom of the standings in baseball’s worst division, and you’ve watched them score three total runs in the last three games, you have to try just about everything as a manager.

May 24, 2017

Phillies

Lifeless, last place Phillies rocked by Colorado in 20th loss in last 24 games

There are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

May 23, 2017

Phillies

A sensible idea to inject life into floundering Phillies lineup

The beleaguered and bat-up bullpen has been an ongoing issue since the first week of the season. The counterparts in the rotation have had a bad go for the last month, too, not making it easier for the ‘pen pals to land in regular roles and get adequate rest.

May 23, 2017

Phillies

Rockie Horror Show: Blackmon blasts pair, Phillies move into last place

New Colorado Rockies infielder and long-time Washington Nationals player Ian Desmond sent out a curious tweet on Monday afternoon.

May 22, 2017

Phillies

For starters, the free-falling Phillies need more from their rotation

The Phillies have not won back-to-back games in nearly four weeks. While the National League East outside of Washington has been the baseball equivalent of a train wreck for every team, the Phils entered play a week before Memorial Day just one game ahead of the woeful Miami Marlins.

May 22, 2017

Phillies

Usual suspects strike again as Phillies fall for 18th time in last 22 games

Prior to Monday night’s game at Citizens Bank Park, the manager of the free-falling Phillies was asked if he considered benching an underperforming player to send a message or attempt to wake the said player’s slumbering bat.

May 19, 2017

Phillies

The Q&A ... with South Jersey native and MLB superstar Mike Trout

NEW YORK – The best player in baseball happens to play for a team that resides in Orange County, Calif., home to some of the best beaches in the country, a hockey team that’s two wins from a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, Disneyland, and near-perfect weather 365 days a year.

May 18, 2017

Phillies

Phillies Prospect Power Rankings, third edition

The minor league season is six weeks old and our last Phillies Prospect Power Rankings ran a month ago. It’s high time to update this list.

May 15, 2017

Phillies

#PhilsQuestions: You ask, we answer on Harper, Hoskins, relief for bullpen and more

The Phillies split a doubleheader on Sunday before hitting the road for Arlington, Texas, and Pittsburgh on their current nine-game road trip. There was some good this weekend and some bad, too.

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