Andrew Knapp and Phillie Phanatic added to Phillies Caravan

Knapp and Phanatic will join Cozens and Pivetta on Tuesday, January 22nd

December 5, 2018 1:26 PM ET

Current Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp and the Phillie Phanatic will join current Phillies outfielder Dylan Cozens and pitcher Nick Pivetta for the Phillies Caravan on Tuesday, January 22nd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Dr. Richard Kratz will be crowned the 2019 King of Baseballtown. More special guests from the Phillies are expected to be announced at a later date.

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R-Phils Announce Staff Changes for 2019

Two new hires for the 2019 season

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November 29, 2018 10:48 AM ET

(Reading, PA) - The Reading Fightin Phils have announced two new hires that are effective immediately. R- Phils General Manager Scott Hunsicker made the announcements. The R-Phils have proudly hired from within their successful internship program.

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Hoffmaster named R-Phils Assistant General Manager

Hoffmaster was previously Executive Director of Operations

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November 20, 2018 10:26 AM ET

The Reading Fightin Phils, proud double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced that Matt Hoffmaster has been named Assistant General Manager. Hoffmaster was previously Executive Director of Operations. He will be entering his 14th season with the Fightin Phils.

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Pignetti named to Reading Eagle's 40 Under 40 Awards

Pignetti to receive county-wide award

November 13, 2018 11:17 AM ET

The Reading Fightin Phils have announced that Executive Director of Business Development Anthony Pignetti has been named to the Reading Eagle's 40 Under 40 Awards. The awards, sponsored by Penn State Health St. Joseph will recognize outstanding leaders in the Berks County region who are excelling in their organization through their leadership role.

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Fightins Receive 2018 John Henry Moss Community Service Award

Reading will receive this award for the first time in team history

October 30, 2018 12:48 PM ET

Minor League Baseball has announced the Reading Fightin Phils have received the 2018 John Henry Moss Community Service Award. They are the sixth-ever recipient of the award. The award was introduced in 2013 by Minor League Baseball in honor of John Henry Moss, who founded the South Atlantic League in 1959 and headed the circuit until 2007.

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FirstEnergy Stadium to host 12th Annual Eastern PA Toy Run

Event to benefit Toys for Toys and Children's Home of Reading

October 23, 2018 12:03 PM ET

FirstEnergy Stadium will welcome the 12th Annual Eastern PA Toy Run presented by Classic Harley-Davidson on Sunday, November 4th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Tompkins VIST Bank Plaza at FirstEnergy Stadium.

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Fightins Nominated for John Henry Moss Community Service Award

On behalf of the Eastern League, Reading is nominated for the Community Service Award

October 2, 2018 2:36 PM ET

The Eastern League has announced the Reading Fightin Phils have been nominated for the John Henry Moss Community Service Award for the second straight season.

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2018 Season ends in Trenton

Fightins season ends on a five-game losing streak

September 3, 2018 4:19 PM ET

The Reading Fightin Phils (64-73) season came to an end on Monday afternoon at ARM & HAMMER Park against the Trenton Thunder (79-61) as they lost 2-1. They finish the season with their worst record since 2013, when they finished the season at 62-80.

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Fightins shutout for second straight game

Reading managed just two hits

September 2, 2018 9:48 PM ET

(Trenton, NJ) - The Reading Fightin Phils (64-72) were shut out 3-0 by the Trenton Thunder (78-61) on Sunday night. With the win, the Thunder have clinched the Eastern Division title for the tenth time in their 25 year existence.

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Viza strong despite 3-0 loss to Thunder

Tyler Viza logged eight innings in 3-0 loss

September 1, 2018 9:43 PM ET

Tyler Viza (3-5) allowed three runs (one earned) in eight innings against the Trenton Thunder (77-61) on Saturday night. The Reading Fightin Phils (64-71) lost 3-0 despite Viza's strong pitching performance.

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