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  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    Cabrera vs. Trout II In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
  • Best since the Vet: Bobby Abreu, Von Hayes top the list of top right fielders

    The date will live in infamy in my house: July 30, 2006. I sat with my wife, not yet the Phillies beat writer, in the Sunday season ticket location we've had since Citizens Bank Park opened two years earlier. The Phillies were in the midst of...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Why don't the Cubs make a push to get Joe Maddon from the Rays? I think he is, by far, the best manager in baseball and is personally worth 10 to 20 wins a year. He works mostly with young players in Tampa Bay, which obviously will be our core for the...
  • Michael Young addresses the trade rumors

     
    The speculation today has been that Michael Young will accept a trade only to Texas, where he spent his entire major league career prior to 2013. The Phillies third baseman, who confirmed he had a talk with general manager Ruben......
  • Amaro assesses the 2013 club and explains why he didn't make any trades

     
    As Ruben Amaro Jr. took a seat in the Phillies dugout to talk about the deals he didn’t make before today’s 4 p.m. trade deadline, he actually seemed content with what had transpired. Much of the speculation surrounded Michael Young,......
  • Manuel: Asche could play somewhere else

     
    Phillies manager Charlie Manuel, speaking a few minutes after the MLB Trade Deadline came and went, said third base prospect Cody Asche could get a chance to play the outfield --- a position Asche said he's never played before ---......
  • Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager

    Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager
    The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel. Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
  • Phillies fans never put the blame on Manuel

    Watching the press conference to announce the firing of Charlie Manuel on Friday afternoon, hundreds of Phillies fans were probably fighting back tears as much as Ruben Amaro Jr. Manuel was not only the winningest manager in team history, but probably...
  • With Brown nearing his return, what happens to the lineup?

     
    Tomorrow can’t come soon enough for Dom Brown. The Phillies left fielder, who has been on the disabled list since July 25 with a concussion, said he is going on a rehab assignment Monday and Tuesday, and could be back......
  • With Brown activated, Ruf prepping for yet another new position

     
    Charlie Manuel warned us this might happen. With the Phillies having activated Dom Brown from the 7-day (concussion) disabled list, Manuel has Darin Ruf starting in right field for tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs. To make room for Brown......
  • Darin Ruf: Surprise, surprise

     
    Call it the surprise of the year for Darin Ruf. As Ruf was walking through the food room grabbing a drink this afternoon, he heard Juan Samuel call his name. “He told me I was playing right field and I......