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  • Phillies Prescription

     
    Is there anything more depressing than watching this Phillies team stumble through loss after loss, going nowhere in the most dispiriting manner possible? They can't hit and they won't accept a walk, so there's never anyone on base. For that......
  • Former Phillie Schneider has no regrets about walking away from game

    As his kids played in the pool and took turns splashing whoever they could, Brian Schneider was armed with tongs and a giant spatula. As the Fourth of July grill master, the Northampton High School graduate, with a cold beer in hand, manned the steaks,...
  • Will Galvis make way for McDonald?

     
    In 2009, Freddy Galvis spent a week with the Gulf Coast League Phillies while rehabbing from a fractured right finger that interrupted his season at Clearwater. For five of his seven games, the slick-fielding shortstop's double-play partner was Cesar...
  • Five things Phils need to go right

    Every year during Charlie Manuel's tenure, the Phillies have posted a winning record in the second half. Overall from 2004 to 2012, his teams own a combined .602 winning percentage (397-263) after the All-Star break. With the way they played the last...
  • Phillies neither in, nor out

    The situation the Phillies are in isn't nearly as bad as it appears. It's hard to be down on a team that has won five of its last six series and is just 6 1/2 games out of first place in the National League East and 5 1/2 games out of the second wild...
  • Domonic Brown

     
    If you want some entertaining reading, go back to my blog post from Aug. 30, 2011, and especially the Comments, which were extensive. I was defending struggling young IronPigs outfielder Domonic Brown against boo-birds. As I wrote there, when Brown......
  • Manuel sits Utley; Lots of fuss over pitching prospect Jesse Biddle

     
    Alarms go off when Chase Utley isn’t in the lineup. When you consider his injury history, that’s expected. This time, though, there’s no reason to worry. Charlie Manuel said he was simply giving his second baseman a day to rest.......
  • Mayberry could be making things harder on Delmon Young

     
    If John Mayberry Jr. keeps this up, it’s going to make it harder and harder for Charlie Manuel and Ruben Amaro Jr. to dismiss him upon Delmon Young’s return, which is getting closer and closer. Mayberry, a former first-round draft......
  • Dubee mum on Halladay; Manuel sending a message?

     
    If you want to know what pitching coach Rich Dubee thinks about the progress Roy Halladay has made in his last two outings, good luck. When asked about the veteran right-hander, Dubee said emphatically multiple times that he was not......
  • The injury updates keep growing

     
    Sunday's game ended on a high note for the Phillies. The news that followed about players' health didn't. Ryan Howard did not play because of a sore left knee. He is having an MRI on Monday. "Yesterday is when it......
  • Ruiz pulled with hamstring injury after second inning

     
    At first, it looked like maybe it was just a charley horse. Carlos Ruiz didn’t get that lucky. The Phillies catcher limped as he headed to third base in the second inning on Freddy Galvis’ single. A trainer and manager......