Cesar Hernandez had a nice night at the plate in Friday's loss to the Braves, reaching base four times and scoring the Phillies' lone run.
Vincent Velasquez pitched well in a losing effort against the Braves on Friday, allowing two runs on seven hits over his six frames.
Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reports that the Rangers and Phillies are "pretty deep" in trade talks involving right-hander Vincent Velasquez.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rangers are "all over" Vincent Velasquez, but a trade is "unlikely."
SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports that the Blue Jays are "considering many starting options," with Jeremy Hellickson, Rich Hill and the Rays' starters on their radar.
Aaron Altherr made his 2016 debut in style Thursday, finishing 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in the Phillies 7-5 win over the Braves.
Tommy Joseph hit a solo home run and scored twice in Thursday's win over the Braves.
Maikel Franco hit a three-run home run in Thursday's win over the Braves.
Jeanmar Gomez allowed a run on two hits and a walk but limited the damage Thursday, earning his 27th save against the Braves.
Aaron Nola started strong and held on to earn the win Thursday, allowing three runs on eight hits over five innings against the Braves.
Phillies activated OF Aaron Altherr from the 60-day disabled list.
Phillies placed OF Peter Bourjos on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder sprain.
Phillies C prospect Jorge Alfaro matched a season-high with four hits Wednesday in a win for Double-A Reading.
Zach Eflin surrendered seven earned runs over five innings Wednesday in a loss to the Mets.
Phillies LHP prospect Ranger Suarez completed a seven-inning no-hitter Tuesday in a win for Short-Season Williamsport.