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Selig to become baseball commissioner emeritus

Philly.com NEW YORK (AP) - Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.
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Phillies' trade of Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers now official

Philly.com Jimmy Rollins spent more than 18 years in the Phillies organization, making a nine-day informal farewell feel appropriate. He officially became a Los Angeles Dodger on Friday, when the trade of...
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Baseball Notes: Report: Kemp trade is done

Philly.com Los Angeles and San Diego have signed off on the blockbuster deal that will send outfielder Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the Padres, sources told ESPN on Thursday night.
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Royals take risk on Medlen

Philly.com Medlen has had Tommy John surgery twice
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Rollins deal on hold as Dodgers try to finalize Kemp deal

Philly.com But Kemp has arthritis in both hips, holding up his trade to the Padres
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Reports: Rays trade Myers to San Diego

Philly.com THE SAN DIEGO Padres have acquired outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to multiple reports. Myers was the AL Rookie of the Year in 2013, when he hit .293 with 13 homers with 53...
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Phillies waiting on Dodgers to finalize Rollins deal

Philly.com The Phillies agreed more than a week ago to trade Jimmy Rollins to Los Angeles, and there are no indications that the deal is jeopardized despite a delayed official announcement.
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Baseball Notes: Yankees GM: A-Rod to be DH

Philly.com Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Alex Rodriguez's days as an everyday fielder are over and he hopes A-Rod will be New York's full-time designated hitter.
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Phillies' Top 10 Prospects

Philly.com Baseball America ranked the Phillies' top 10 prospects. 1   J.P. Crawford   SS    2   Aaron Nola   RHP   ...
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Phillies' top ten prospect lists starting to shift

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — Through trades and development, the Phillies have seen and will see new names among their top prospects.
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Baseball Notes: Cabrera, White Sox agree on 3-year deal

Philly.com The Chicago White Sox's stealth pursuit of free agent Melky Cabrera paid off when the former Blue Jays outfielder agreed to a three-year deal.
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Sy Berger, father of modern baseball card, dies

Philly.com NEW YORK (AP) - The father of the modern baseball trading card who designed the famed Topps versions in the 1950s has died. Sy Berger was 91.
  • 4 days ago

Baseball Notes: Red Sox fill out pitching rotation

Philly.com Just like that, the Boston Red Sox have a starting rotation again.One day after acquiring a pair of starters, the Red Sox picked up a third, rebuilding their starting rotation this offseason...
  • 5 days ago

Giving 'Em Fitz: As the buildings rise, the baseball falls

Philly.com As the concrete foundation of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center was being poured last week, the Phillies continued dismantling their own less-enduring underpinnings.
  • 5 days ago

Sports in Brief: Sir Gregorius, the pin-striped knight

Philly.com Derek Jeter earned five titles for the Yankees. His successor at shortstop already has one: Sir Didi Gregorius, proud member of Order of Orange-Nassau.
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Inside the Phillies: With Rollins gone, could Utley go too?

Philly.com SAN DIEGO - Near the end of last season, Jimmy Rollins was asked how far he thought the Phillies were from returning to greatness. "I have no idea," Rollins said. "It could be next...
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Lawsuit alleges discrimination at MLB headquarters

Philly.com NEW YORK (AP) - The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters said in a lawsuit on Thursday she has faced discrimination there for two decades.
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Rollins made indelible impact on youth players

Philly.com A baseball clinic at FDR Park, summer of 2009. A teenager went up to Jimmy Rollins and pointed out that he was almost as tall as the Phillies shortstop.
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Baseball Notes: A last-day flurry of deals

Philly.com Baseball's winter meetings in San Diego ended with an old-style spurt of swaps, with all-stars switching teams at a rapid pace and executives scrambling to fill roster voids.
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Blog Articles

Rollins officially headed to Hollywood

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — After a 10-day wait, the Jimmy Rollins trade became official on Friday morning. The former National League MVP is headed to the Dodgers in exchange for two pitching prospects.
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Charlie Manuel rejects Orioles overtures; could have increased presence with Phillies

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Charlie Manuel will not be Baltimore's hitting coach, and he is expected to have a visible presence at spring training with the Phillies.
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Cole Hamels hoping to play for team 'that wants to win'

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Cole Hamels wants to play for a winning team in 2015, and he understands if the Phillies must trade him.
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Padres pitching prospect Zach Eflin could go to Phillies in Jimmy Rollins trade

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The names of the two prospects the Phillies will receive from Los Angeles for Jimmy Rollins remain shrouded. Zach Eflin, a 20-year-old righthander going from the Padres to the Dodgers in the Matt...
  • 8 days ago
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Fire sale: Bastardo traded to Pittsburgh

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — The Phillies slow winter is over. Following reported deal that would send Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers, which is said to still be in the process of being finalized, the Phillies have traded lefthanded...
  • 8 days ago
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The misunderstood legacy of Jimmy Rollins

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Jimmy Rollins leaves the Phillies having left his imprint on the city of Philadelphia
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Reports: Rollins open to Dodgers

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — Aside from Cole Hamels, who would yield the most in return of a potential trade, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley could expedite the Phillies rebuilding process. Each would command prospects in...
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Hamels wants to win. Will it come in Boston?

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — Jon Lester's late-night announcement Tuesday that he was headed to the Chicago Cubs left the Red Sox without a No.1 starter. Is Hamels next up on their radar? Would Hamels be open to going to...
  • 9 days ago
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Boston, sans Jon Lester, has options beyond Cole Hamels

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Red Sox are smarting a day after Jon Lester signed with Chicago, but they have options beyond Cole Hamels.
  • 9 days ago
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Cody Asche to 'possibly' try first base and left field in spring training

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Phillies want to field a younger lineup. Two of their younger players, Maikel Franco and Cody Asche, both play third base. Asche may try first base and left field this spring.
  • 9 days ago
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The Mookie Betts Lesson: Why Phillies will finally adjust valuation of prospects

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Players in the post-steroid era became less and less productive after turning 30. Teams covet their prospects, who are young and cheap. Herein lies the problem for the Phillies, a team late to...
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Cole Hamels trade talks could gain focus by Tuesday

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Once Jon Lester signs -- a decision that could be made by Tuesday -- the Cole Hamels trade talk will intensify.
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Dick Allen shut out of Hall of Fame

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — Former Phillies great Dick Allen was up for election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. When the results were revealed on Monday, Allen came one vote shy of induction.
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Deals that make sense for Phillies

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Philly.com Sports) — Ahead of the Winter Meetings, the Inquirer’s Matt Gelb and CineSport’s Noah Coslov talk about the Phillies front office, the pursuit of Yasmany Tomas and one player that should be traded.
  • 16 days ago
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Moyer leaving, Comcast searching for replacement

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — After a year in the broadcast booth, former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer has informed Comcast SportsNet that he will not be returning for the 2015 season.
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