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Phillies sit Howard for Ruf; platoon on the way?

Philly.com (T.J. Furman) — Ryne Sandberg would not say the word. He did everything but label the current situation at first base a platoon.
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Philly fans losing their sense of outrage

Philly.com Philadelphia fans used to be vocal in their displeasure of the city's pro teams; now, it seems they've grown complacent.
  • 15 hr 52 min ago

Ken Giles delivers in big spot in Phillies' 9-6 loss to Giants

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Adversity manifested Tuesday night for Ken Giles when his glove dulled a chopper into a slow roller, one that dribbled toward Chase Utley at second base. It hopped the lip of the outfield grass,...
  • 17 hr 6 min ago

Phillies Minor League Report: Jake Fox's two home runs, six RBI carry Reading to victory

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Here's how the Phillies' minor league teams fared on Tuesday, July 22.
  • 17 hr 26 min ago

DeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory

Philly.com SEATTLE (AP) - Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.
  • 19 hr ago

LaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

Philly.com DENVER (AP) - Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
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Phillies Notes: Ruf returns from minors

Philly.com The Phillies summoned Darin Ruf to the manager's office June 1. He was being optioned to triple-A Lehigh Valley because a taxed bullpen required another arm. Go to the minors for the mandatory 10...
  • 19 hr 20 min ago

Philly fans losing their sense of outrage

Philly.com Philadelphia fans used to be vocal in their displeasure of the city's pro teams; now, it seems they've grown complacent.
  • 19 hr 23 min ago

Bastardo could be Phillies' best trade chip

Philly.com Phillies have an abundance of lefthanded relief, which might make Antonio Bastardo the most likely to be dealt by deadline.
  • 20 hr 16 min ago

No rush for Phillies to make trades

Philly.com History shows that the market could produce more value in the offseason.
  • 20 hr 19 min ago

Giants 9, Phillies 6 (14 innings)

Philly.com (Ron Cortes) — The Phillies fell to the San Francisco Giants, 9-6, in 14 innings at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
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Philly fans losing their sense of outrage

Philly.com Philadelphia fans used to be vocal in their displeasure of the city's pro teams; now, it seems they've grown complacent.
  • 20 hr 49 min ago

Phillies fall to Giants, 9-6, in 14 innings

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Jeff Manship gave up four runs in the 14th inning and the Phillies fell to the San Francisco Giants, 9-6, at Citizens Bank Park.
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Solano, Marlins bully Mike Minor, beat Braves 6-5

Philly.com ATLANTA (AP) - Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves...
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Phillies Minor League Report: Jake Fox hits 11th home run in Reading's loss

Philly.com (Gerald Gaul) — Here's how the Phillies' minor league teams fared on Monday, July 21.
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Jones lifts Marlins past Braves 3-1 in 10

Philly.com ATLANTA (AP) - Garrett Jones drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
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Desmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies

Philly.com DENVER (AP) - The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago
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Seager, Ackley lead Mariners past Mets 5-2

Philly.com SEATTLE (AP) - Kyle Seager drove in two runs, Mike Zunino homered into the second deck at Safeco Field and Dustin Ackley stole a home run with a leaping catch at the wall in the Seattle Mariners'...
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Cliff Lee presents a huge dilemma for the Phillies

Philly.com Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has a roster full of complicated decisions staring him in the face as the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline approaches and one of them reappeared on the...
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Phillies' Lee rocked in return

Philly.com In his return from the DL, Cliff Lee allows a career-high-tying 12 hits in a 7-4 to the Giants.
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Blog Articles

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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Phillies to open 2015 vs. Red Sox

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Phillies will open the 2015 season April 6 at Citizens Bank Park against the Red Sox, according to an ESPNBoston.com report.
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Lee not concerned with trade rumors

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Marc Narducci) — Cliff Lee knows the drill and understands his name will continue to be part of trade rumors.
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What will the Phillies rotation look like next year? It's a scary thought

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Kyle Kendrick seems destined to depart. Roberto Hernandez and A.J. Burnett also seem unlikely to return. So who pitches?
  • 2 days ago
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While Orioles are interested, Pirates could be better fit for A.J. Burnett

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — For weeks, Burnett has been connected to Baltimore and Pittsburgh because they are logical destinations. Pittsburgh may be a better fit.
  • 3 days ago
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Sowing and Reaping: Huston Street, Jonathan Papelbon and the downside of certainty

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Huston Street landed a haul from the Angels. Jonathan Papelbon, signed the same offseason, might not land anything.
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Amid trade talk, Cliff Lee eager to return

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Cliff Lee does not want to hear about restrictions in his first start back from an elbow injury.
  • 5 days ago
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J.P. Crawford: His stock, his strikeouts, and his home runs

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Top prospect J.P. Crawford made a huge jump in Keith Law's midseason rankings. A look at his home runs and strikeouts since his promotion.
  • 6 days ago
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The market for Marlon Byrd

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Marlon Byrd figures to be one of the more attractive hitters available this trade season. What can the Phillies parlay him into?
  • 7 days ago
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Controversial rule preventing collisions will not be eliminated

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Joe Torre said the rule will not be eliminated after its one-year trial basis. There could be tweaks to it, Torre said during a Baseball Writers Association of America luncheon, but he believes...
  • 8 days ago
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Again, with feeling: Utley doesn't plan on leaving

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — The trade deadline is two weeks from Thursday. As an All-Star player on a last-place team, Chase Utley has been asked about his status and will be continued to be asked about his status. His...
  • 9 days ago
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Oakland All-Star Moss reflects on time with Phillies

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — Brandon Moss has a better OPS and more home runs than any member of the Phillies in 2014. In 2011, he was in their minor league system, but the Phillies never have him a chance at the big league...
  • 9 days ago
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