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Giants top Pirates thanks to wacky double play

Philly.com Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.
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Touch 'Em All: Rockies, Cubs go deep, very deep, into the night

Philly.com The Colorado Rockies and the Chicago Cubs, the two teams with the worst records in the National League, played a 16-inning, 6-hour, 27-minute marathon at Wrigley Field that began Tuesday night and...
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Phillies Minor League Report: Maikel Franco's home run snaps IronPigs' skid

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Here's how the Phillies' minor league teams fared on Wednesday, July 30.
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Quiet trade deadline for Phillies?

Philly.com It doesn’t look like the cellar-dwelling team will be able to begin rebuilding by today’s trade deadline.
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Phillies Notebook: Amaro mum as deadline approaches

Philly.com Phillies GM Ruben Amaro trying to make a few moves before today's non-waiver trade deadline.
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For Phillies' players, trade deadline not a big deal

Philly.com Team has little to offer for pitching help it so desperately needs.
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SF benefits from Pirates' blunder, ends skid at 6

Philly.com SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don't care how it happened, any break is welcome these days.
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Same old Phillies get throttled by Mets

Philly.com NEW YORK - The Phillies played baseball Wednesday for 3 hours, 28 minutes to produce an 11-2 loss to the Mets, a peek at what the final 54 games offer if this roster remains intact. That is an...
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Mets 11, Phillies 2

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — The Phillies lost to the Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field in New York on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
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Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

Philly.com CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.
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Nats end Marlins' six-game winning streak, 4-3

Philly.com MIAMI (AP) - As the Washington Nationals prepared to take the field with a three-run lead in the ninth, they braced themselves for another comeback bid by the feisty Miami Marlins.
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Maybe a contender will turn to Phils for pitching help

Philly.com NEW YORK - The Phillies waited Wednesday for the pitching market to settle. Boston dangled Jon Lester while Tampa Bay wavered on David Price's availability. Two consolation prizes - Cliff Lee and...
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Phillies hit trade deadline with few options

Philly.com NEW YORK - If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager.
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Phillies Minor League Report: Roman Quinn's four-hit game carries Threshers to win

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Here's how the Phillies' minor league teams fared on Tuesday, July 29.
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Kemp's 2 homers help Dodgers beat Braves 8-4

Philly.com LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 Tuesday night for...
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Phillies Notebook: Kendrick auditioning

Philly.com Kyle Kendrick will be a free agent after the season. He has to improve on a poor season to help his marketability.
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Hamels pitches a gem

Philly.com Cole Hamels tunes out trade talk and pitches the Phillies to a 6-0 victory over the Mets.
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Prime-time pitcher

Philly.com Phils’ Hamels shows he’s got game in win over Mets
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Ex-minor leaguer awarded 940G in bat attack

Philly.com Former major leaguer Jose Offerman’s lawyer says jury award contradicts verdict.
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Blog Articles

Phillies, Cardinals could find match for A.J. Burnett

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — One of the many consolation prizes, A.J. Burnett, could move after a Jon Lester trade is consummated. Both Pittsburgh and St. Louis have pitching needs; neither team appears on Burnett's no-trade...
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Phillies schedule private workout with Cuban outfield prospect

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — It is not surprising to see the Phillies, a team flush with money but no substantial minor-league talent, emerge as suitors for Rusney Castillo. The team will hold a private workout Tuesday with...
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Biddle back on the mound with GCL Phillies

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Bob Brookover) — Jesse Biddle remains on Reading’s temporary inactive list, but the 2010 first-round pick returned to the mound Saturday in Tampa, Fla.
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Howard back in the cleanup spot

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Bob Brookover) — After three days of watching Darin Ruf take his spot at first base, Ryan Howard is back in the Phillies lineup.
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Amaro "fully expects" Howard to be Phils First Baseman in 2015

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — On the third day of Ryan Howard's absence from the Phillies lineup, the man who awarded the former MVP a $125 million contract defended the struggling first baseman. He said Howard is just getting...
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Game 103: Howard sits again

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Marc Narducci) — Ryan Howard is out of the starting lineup for the third straight game
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The Cole Hamels decision, and how a modern baseball operation would help the Phillies make it

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — A follow up on yesterday's column urging Phillies regime change, specifically with regard to Cole Hamels.
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Jonathan Papelbon, subject of boos, offers a funny response

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Jonathan Papelbon said he would not mind remaining in Philadelphia. But it is not his preference. He is sure to hear boos again.
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Home-and-home with Boston highlights 2015 Phillies schedule

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Phillies will begin and end the 2015 season at Citizens Bank Park, and the schedule is highlighted by trips to both Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium.
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Ryan Howard benched for second straight game

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Ryan Howard has great career success vs. Tim Hudson, but he is not in the Phillies lineup that opposes Hudson on Thursday afternoon.
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Ryne Sandberg: 'It's important to see' Darin Ruf

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Ryne Sandberg would not say the word. The Phillies manager did everything but label the current situation at first base a platoon, but it was not hard to interpret his intentions.
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Struggling Howard sits, reflects on frustrating season

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — Darin Ruf arrived into the Phillies clubhouse late Tuesday afternoon. He was in the starting lineup in place of Ryan Howard a day later. It could become a trend, as Howard, finally healthy, has...
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Carlos Ruiz -- and Phillippe Aumont -- return to Phillies

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — A concussion, believed to be his second in five years, cost Carlos Ruiz 26 games. The Phillies catcher was activated from the disabled list Wednesday and will bat fifth.
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Bastardo's trade value rising

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — While Cliff Lee, Jonathan Papelbon, Chase Utley and Cole Hamels dominate most national trade rumors with the deadline approaching, the longest tenured reliever in the Phillies bullpen is probably...
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Darin Ruf returns as John Mayberry Jr. hits DL

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Darin Ruf returned Tuesday, 52 days after his demotion. He crashed into a wall at Coca Cola Stadium in Allentown in the first inning of his first minor-league game June 2. He fractured his left...
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