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First glimpse of Howards' financial setup was on HBO in 2007

Philly.com In the wake of Ryan Howard's lawsuits over his finances, it's interesting to look back at 'Real Sports' episode from 2007.
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Negro League pitcher may have had Cherokee blood

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — In the summer of 1917, the Hilldale Club, based in Darby, PA, was one of the most popular and successful all-black professional teams in the world of segregated baseball.
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Phillies make additions to 40-man roster

Philly.com Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan and Nefi Ogando are added to the roster.
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Phillies add Biddle to 40-man roster

Philly.com The Phillies added prospect Jesse Biddle to their 40-man roster Thursday, and Biddle's recent elbow trouble was diagnosed as mild tendinitis.
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Cuban prospect Yasmani Tomas to attend MLB Winter Meetings

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas will attend MLB's Winter Meetings in San Diego this December.
  • 3 days ago

MLB owners to vote on five-year contract to new commissioner Rob Manfred

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — MLB owners will offer a five-year contract to Rob Manfred, who will take over as commissioner in January.
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Will Howard be back with Phillies for 2015?

Philly.com The Phillies might be willing to eat dollars to move on to younger prospects.
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Howard's struggles linked to more than injuries

Philly.com It wasn't merely professional pressure to perform as Ryan Howard battled with his family over finances.
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Ryan Howard not only athlete with family feud issues

Philly.com There have been other players whose personal issues have played out in the public arena.
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Red Sox may be moving on from Cole Hamels

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — A Cole Hamels-to-the-Red Sox trade is unlikely as Boston has reportedly offered a deal to Jon Lester.
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Ryan Howard locked in family financial infighting

Philly.com Before Ryan Howard's twin brother sued him for $2.8 million; before his father, who helped manage the Phillies slugger's money, allegedly requested a $10 million separation payment; before Howard...
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The family legal fight over Ryan Howard's finances

Philly.com (Rich Hofmann) — It was late July when Ryan Howard pointedly asked a reporter if he wanted to trade places with him. The anguish in his tone was palpable. A former perennial MVP candidate, the slugger’s career was...
  • 4 days ago
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Phillies announce minor adjustments

Philly.com Among new hires is former World Series MVP Pat Borders, who will manage short-season Williamsport.
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Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

Philly.com ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie....
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Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

Philly.com MIAMI (AP) - The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.
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First big day of MLB hot stove action impacts NL East

Philly.com (Justin Klugh) — Somewhere along the line, somebody started equating kitchen appliances with Major League Baseball roster moves. And because of that, we now say things like "The 2014-15 MLB hot stove is heating...
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Baseball Notes: Mariners' Cano breaks his toe in Japan, is likely out 3-4 weeks

Philly.com Mariners star Robinson Cano is expected to miss three to four weeks after breaking a toe during the Major League Baseball All-Stars tour of Japan.
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Schoeneweis shouldering a different load

Philly.com In strictly baseball terms, Scott Schoeneweis has traveled a long and winding road since leaving Lenape High School.But that's not the half of it.
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Trout, AL's newest MVP, is just a kid

Philly.com Angels' Mike Trout is younger than all but one player who received points in the Rookie of the Year voting.
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Blog Articles

A 28-year-old Ryan Howard got an "allowance" from parents

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — On Wednesday, the sad details of the lawsuits lobbied back and forth between Ryan Howard and his family became public. In retrospect, a 2007 HBO Real Sports' profile piece on Howard, and the...
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Jesse Biddle has mild elbow tendinitis; will be added to 40-man roster

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Phillies will add prospect Jesse Biddle to their 40-man roster later Thursday, and Biddle's recent elbow trouble was diagnosed as mild tendinitis.
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Few changes for Phillies' minor-league development staff

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — Former catcher Pat Borders, hired to manage single-A Williamsport, is among the few changes to the Phillies' development staff for 2015.
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In thin catcher market, Carlos Ruiz is one trade option

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The first major free-agent domino fell Monday when Russell Martin signed with Toronto, a contract that forces other teams to pursue their needs at catcher through a trade. Could Carlos Ruiz be one...
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If not Kansas City, then where for Ryan Howard?

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — The Royals may have interest in Ryan Howard, and that interest might be overblown. The other options are slim.
  • 11 days ago

Amaro will listen, but Rollins, Utley expected to return in 2015

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — A report surfaced on Tuesday that the New York Mets called the Phillies about the availability of Jimmy Rollins. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said he expects Rollins and Utley, who each have...
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Biddle leaves winter ball team with sore elbow

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Bob Brookover) — PHOENIX -- Jesse Biddle's regular season in the Phillies' minor-league system was a disaster and now his offseason is off to a lousy start, too.
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Kansas City interested in Howard? Not so fast.

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — A baseball source knocked down a report that the Kansas City Royals had discussions about trading for Ryan Howard.
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Phillies meet with Yasmany Tomas' agent

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — The Phillies pursuit of Cuban free agent outfielder Yasmany Tomas continued on Monday, when the GM Meetings began in Phoenix. Tomas' agent, Jay Alou, met with Ruben Amaro Jr. at the meetings.
  • 13 days ago
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A trade fit for Dom Brown?

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — The Phillies are looking to add pitching this winter. Domonic Brown is a prime change-of-scenery candidate through a trade. Could Tampa be a potential landing spot for Brown?
  • 13 days ago
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Morrow, Masterson, Anderson heading potential pitching targets for Phillies

Philly.com: High Cheese (David Murphy) — Brandon Morrow is a name to watch as the Phillies attempt to cobble together a rotation for 2015.
  • 19 days ago
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Burnett declines $12.75 million option

Philly.com: High Cheese (Ryan Lawrence) — A.J. Burnett could have came back to the Phillies for a guaranteed $12.75 million for 2015. Instead, he's decided to become a free agent.
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All Phillies coaches will return in 2015

Philly.com: Phillies Zone (Matt Gelb) — The Phillies offered their entire coaching staff a chance to return for 2015, and all seven coaches have accepted.
  • 25 days ago
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