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A.J. Burnett

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  • Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies
    KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
  • Role players help Angels get past Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3

    Role players help Angels get past Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3
    KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 2-2, in the sixth, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave Luis Jimenez, a .167-hitting third baseman who was recalled from triple A on Monday, the green light on a 3-and-0 pitch from Phillies ace Cliff Lee. Jimenez ripped a...
  • Chances of Phillies' deadline overhaul slim

    NEW YORK — With the trade deadline approaching at 4 p.m. Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies as they are currently constructed may have taken the field for the last time Wednesday when they were routed by the New York Mets, 11-2, at Citi Field. But...
  • Aging players, bulky contracts force Phillies to stay silent at trade deadline

    By the time 4 p.m. rolled around Thursday, the Phillies were supposed to have traded a number of their players for prospects, beginning a rebuilding process that could take a number of years. Marlon Byrd, A.J. Burnett, Antonio Bastardo, Cliff Lee,...
  • Phillies announce post All-Star break rotation which includes Cliff Lee

    Phillies announce post All-Star break rotation which includes Cliff Lee
    Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced the team's post All-Star break rotation Sunday and it includes Cliff Lee. On Friday, Sandberg said the Phillies would wait until after the break to talk about scheduling with Lee since he is slated to make his...
  • Saturday night game: Nats beat Phils in 10

    By Jordan Hall, The Sports Xchange PHILADELPHIA - A marquee pitching matchup featuring Stephen Strasburg against Cole Hamels turned into a subplot on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park. Instead, it was Ryan Zimmerman stealing the headlines. The...
  • Lee to return to Phillies rotation during next homestand

    PHILADELPHIA — Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced the team's post All-Star break rotation Sunday and it includes Cliff Lee. On Friday, Sandberg said the Phillies would wait until after the break to talk about scheduling with Lee and mentioned...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half

    With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half
    As the Philadelphia Phillies begin the second half of the season — with a three-game series in Atlanta starting tonight — manager Ryne Sandberg is poised to look forward. He didn't want to dwell on the fact that the Phillies entered the All-...
  • SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?

    SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?
    Phillies manager Ryan Sandberg says he's "not pleased" with his team's 42-53 record, though he remains convinced of a momentum-turn somewhere. Still, the question remains: Should the Phillies be sellers? One report has the Phillies more open to trading...
  • Braves use two-out hits to edge Phillies 6-4

    Braves use two-out hits to edge Phillies 6-4
    ATLANTA — Right-hander Ervin Santana, supported by a string of two-out hits, won for the third time in four starts as the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-4 on Friday. Santana (8-6) pitched six innings and allowed four runs, three...