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  • KEEP AN EYE ON FAST-RISING ASCHE, MORGAN THIS SPRING ...

     
    Joe Jordan "expects" Cody Asche to begin the season back at Reading, not at Lehigh Valley. However, he's already learned to expect the unexpected from the 22-year-old third baseman. "If he starts at Double-A, that’s kind of what I’m expecting,...
  • Phillies, Bastardo come to terms for one-year deal

     
    And then there were none. The Phillies and left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo have agreed on a one-year, $1.4 million contract, assistant GM Scott Proefrock announced Friday. The contract includes award bonuses. Bastardo had been eligible for salary...
  • Phillies make changes to 25-man roster

     
    Phillies catchers seem to be coming and going these days. Carlos Ruiz was activated from the 15-day disabled list earlier today, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced. He's taking the spot of Northampton graduate Brian Schneider, who was placed on the......
  • If Victorino goes on the DL, could you be seeing lots more of Martinez?

     
    Before Wednesday's game, Ruben Amaro Jr. said Shane Victorino would not be having an MRI. After the game in which Victorino went to the plate as a pinch hitter in the eighth to attempt a sac bunt (which he got......
  • AMARO REVERSES COURSE -- BROWN SUMMONED

     
    UPDATE: Remember Thursday when Ruben Amaro Jr. maintained that Domonic Brown won't be the one to replace Shane Victorino when the center fielder went on the disabled list? Forget it. The club just announced that the highly regarded prospect has been...
  • Another roster move on the way

     
    Another roster move is just a day or two away. After throwing well in his rehab outing with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, right-hander Jose Contreras could be activated as early as Wednesday. Although being that he threw 20 pitches in two......
  • Lidge has elbow soreness

     
    Before Brad Lidge went to Clearwater for extended spring training, he was optimistic that he could return by the end of June. Now, that might not be the case. The Phillies closer, who has yet to throw a pitch this......
  • Rollins makes strong statement about the DL

     
    About 45 minutes after GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said it was possible that shortstop Jimmy Rollins could go on the DL, he had a message for everyone about his bruised knee. "If I went on the DL, it would be......
  • Amaro: Polanco has sports hernia

     
    Word broke in L.A. last night that Placido Polanco has a sports hernia. GM Ruben Amaro Jr.told writers in L.A. that the Phillies All-Star third baseman will receive an injection today and then will be re-evaluated Friday when the team......
  • Which two teams will play in the World Series? [Poll]

     
    With less than two months left before Major League Baseball's postseason, writers from around the Tribune Co. wonder which teams will represent the American League and National League in the World Series. Readers are encouraged to take part in the...
  • Polanco's pain has subsided, but hasn't gone away

     
    The Phillies and Placido Polanco are still playing the waiting game. After the pain of his sports hernia increased to a nine on a scale of 1-10 last weekend, the All-Star third baseman’s discomfort level decreased --- he said to......