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  • After five stolen bases Thursday, Manuel calls for his pitchers to hold runners on better

     
    Five stolen bases, all by the same guy, had Charlie Manuel shaking his head after Thursday's game. Jacoby Ellsbury stole second base in the second and fourth innings. Then in the sixth, he swiped second and third. In the eighth......
  • Brown had a game plan; Manuel on why Mayberry left on contact

     
    Pirates pitcher Jeff Lockewas foreign to most of the Phillies hitters. Not to Dom Brown, though. Brown had faced him in the minors several times and knew the lefty would be attacking the Phillies with fastballs. The knowledge, and experience,......
  • 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......
  • It's a first for Manuel since 2010

     
    For the first time since 2010, Charlie Manuel will write Chase Utley’s name on the lineup card for a spring game. The Phillies manager confirmed after Wednesday’s workouts that the second baseman will start Friday’s intrasquad game and...
  • At least one former teammate of Zambrano likes his chances with the Phillies

     
    After Chase Utley and Charlie Manuel made everyone laugh when they posed for a picture with The Wiggles during batting practice, assistant GM Scott Proefrock addressed a more pressing issue: a Phillies signing. The Phillies signed right-hander Carlos...
  • Intense rehab has Galvis raring to go

     
    The pain is no more, but Freddy Galvis’ workouts have forever changed. Doctors told him he needs intense therapy and treatments daily for his back that last for between an hour and an hour and a half. “After a while,......
  • Another new position for Galvis?

     
    Charlie Manuel said he’s thinking about trying Freddy Galvis at yet another new position. I absolutely think he should give it a try. “I’ve kind of thought about playing him [in center fielder], seeing how he could do,” Manuel...
  • A look at tonight's lineup might not be what you expected

     
    Baseball really is a game of firsts. On tonight's lineup card for the Phillies season opener against the Braves in Atlanta, manager Charlie Manuel wrote Jimmy Rollins' name in the No. 2 hole, something he hasn't done since he's had......
  • Phillies DFA Delmon Young. How will RF shape up now?

     
    The moment Darin Ruf's name appeared in the lineup as the Phillies starting right fielder earlier this week, I had a feeling this was a possibility --- the team designated Delmon Young for assignment to make room for outfielder Casper......
  • Utley rehab to start tonight

     
    Charlie Manuel won't have to wait much longer to have his starting eight all together again. The Phillies announced that Chase Utley will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Reading tonight. The second baseman, no stranger to the disabled list,......
  • This homestand could determine the fate of this group

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. insists he’s not yet determined if his team is going to be buyers or sellers. This homestand stands to be the difference maker. “It could be. It could be,” the general manager admitted. “I hope we’re adding......