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  • Bullpen doing its part

     
    Phillies relievers may have been the weakest link earlier this season, but in the last three weeks, they're been doing more than their fair share. In the last 19 games (since July 20), the Phillies bullpen has posted a National......
  • Phillies win, but Manuel pulls Rollins from the game

     
    There's no doubt Charlie Manuel is unhappy with Jimmy Rollins. The Phillies manager pulled his shortstop after the lack of effort he displayed on the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning of their 3-2 win over the Mets......
  • Philling in: A recap of a late night at Citizens Bank Park

     
    On Wednesday night I attended the Phils-Reds game at Citizens Bank Park as a paying spectator. It was a good, crisp, fast-moving game. I was in my car by 10:20 and in my driveway by 11:40. At 11:40 on this night, a night when I was pinch-hitting for Mandy...
  • DON'T LOOK FOR MUCH MINOR LEAGUE ACTION FROM PHILLIES AT WINTER MEETINGS ...

     
    Baseball's winter meetings are getting underway in Nashville, and that's usually when minor league free agent signings start to be revealed. Don't look for a whole lot of action from the Phillies, however. With the young talent starting to rise through...
  • PHILLIES INVITE NINE TO SPRING TRAINING ...

     
    Former IronPigs Pete Orr, Andres Blanco and Michael Martinez are among nine players invited to the Phillies major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees. The complete list: Andres Blanco, INF – In 120 games for the IronPigs last season,...
  • Amaro gives Utley update

     
    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. finally acknowledged the obvious about Chase Utley. When asked if he would start the season on the disabled list, Amaro said, "I would think so. I haven't seen him on the field yet and we're......
  • UPDATED: What factors into Charlie's roster decisions?

     
    It’s getting down to the nitty gritty, and it won’t be long before some decisions have to be made. Manager Charlie Manuel said he expects to finalize the roster sometime after the Phillies final exhibition game against the Pirates on......
  • Predix for Opening Day lineup and 25-man roster

     
    With the Phillies final game in Clearwater slated for 1:05 this afternoon against the Astros, here are my thoughts on the 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup. 25-MAN ROSTER -Ryan Howard -Jimmy Rollins -Placido Polanco -Carlos Ruiz -Ben Francisco -Shane.....
  • Surprise, surprise ... Phillies finalize 25-man roster

     
    The Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster, Charlie Manuel announced today. The big announcement is that infielder Pete Orr made the team and had his contract purchased. Also, earlier in the day Manuel said Rule 5 draftee Michael Martinez had......
  • Phillies whip Astros, 7-3, to complete three-game, season-opening sweep

     
    So far. so good. Make that so far, so very good, for the 2011 Phillies. They completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, getting a three-run home run from Ryan Howard in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in a 7-3 win over...
  • Updated with pic; Opening Day starting lineup and some quick hitters

     
    Some quick tidbits before today's opener at Citizens Bank Park.... --Jimmy Rollins was sporting a terry cloth white Phillies robe with red pinstripes in the clubhouse this morning. It had a red Phillies "P" on the upper left side in......