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  • 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...
  • Report: Orioles, Phillies in 'preliminary' talks on trade involving right-hander A.J. Burnett

    The Orioles have been in trade talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring starting right-hander A.J. Burnett, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. "Phillies and Orioles have had very preliminary talks on a trade that would send A.J. Burnett to...
  • Does Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett fit with the Orioles at the trade deadline?

    Does Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett fit with the Orioles at the trade deadline?
    OAKLAND, Calif. — With the nonwaiver trade deadline around the corner, we have our latest rumor about veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett pitching for the Orioles. We had enough of those in the offseason before Burnett signed a one-year, $16 million...
  • Burnett: This is the reason I came here

    Burnett: This is the reason I came here
    The Phillies have won five games in a row for the second time this season and made up four games in the NL East this past week. There's a new feeling when you walk into the clubhouse. "I don't know if it's a fire, but there's something going on and...
  • More to Burnett signing than meets the eye?

     
    The Phillies were on quite a roller coaster yesterday and pitchers and catchers didn't even start workouts until today. First, news broke that Cole Hamels will miss the beginning of the season with tendinitis in his shoulder. A.J. Burnett (Photo......
  • Phillies signing of Burnett will likely have major impact on IronPigs rotation

     
    Wednesday's signing of A.J. Burnett to a one-year contract likely means either Jonathan Pettibone or Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez -- or both -- could be heading to Coca-Cola Park at the end of training camp. Burnett probably slides into the Phillies rotation...
  • Hamels suffers setback, Phillies need another starter

     
    Reports out of Clearwater Thursday morning were not good for Cole Hamels. Hamels, who announced at the beginning of spring training that he wouldn't be ready to start the season on time due to shoulder tendinitis, suffered a setback and is even further...