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  • Phillies bullpen a silver lining in lost season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- The 2014 season has been a dark one for the Philadelphia Phillies. The club is entombed in last place and headed for a third straight season of no postseason...
  • Giles continues to impress Phillies' brass

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Rookie reliever Ken Giles impressed the Philadelphia Phillies since he arrived from the minor leagues in June, but never more than he did in the eighth inning of...
  • Revere a 'sparkplug' atop batting order

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere has been derided as a singles hitter, as a guy who doesn't walk nearly enough to warrant hitting atop a lineup....
  • Phillies should play Ruf, but Sandberg is sending mixed messages

    Phillies should play Ruf, but Sandberg is sending mixed messages
    The Phillies headed into a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants on Friday night 14 games behind the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and 11 games out of a wild-card spot. Needing to leapfrog four teams to get to the top of...
  • Phillies Ruf on bench with righty pitching

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Darin Ruf is having a rough time getting playing time these days. Even though Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg had use of the designated hitter...
  • Ruf comes through in rare start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- When the Phillies called up Darin Ruf on July 22 and then gave the first baseman/outfielder back-to-back starts instead of a slumping Ryan Howard back on July 24-...
  • Phillies continue their success vs. NL West

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- If new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred asks each team for one suggestion before he formally takes office in January, there's no doubt what the Phillies would...
  • Taney Dragons are making Philly proud

    Taney Dragons are making Philly proud
    The Phillies are in last place and hemorrhaging losses. Ryan Howard is hitting .219; Jimmy Rollins, .239. Cliff Lee is hurt, and Cole Hamels wants out. Then, there is Taney. The Sixers are a rebuilding embarrassment. The Flyers just re-signed Kimmo...
  • Gonzalez finally gets to Triple-A, joins ever-changing IronPigs bullpen

     
    It is coming later rather than sooner, but Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez’s progress through the Phillies system continues. The 27-year-old Cuban native, who signed a three-year, $12 million contract last August, was promoted Friday from Double-A Reading...
  • Emotional Neris rewarded with a promotion

     
    IronPigs manager Dave Brundage called reliever Hector Neris into his office after Saturday’s night’s win over the Durham Bulls, then promptly took a shower. Neris was left to talk with pitching coach Ray Burris about mechanical things the...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Bill Shaikin ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Jon Lester’s last 204 starts with Red Sox: one shutout. Lester’s first two starts with A’s: one...