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  • 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......
  • Victorino's suspension reduced; Unusual lineup tonight

     
    --Shane Victorino's suspension was reduced by Major League Baseball from three games to two games, and it begins tonight. --Ryan Howard has a "really slight sprain" in his right hand, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said, and is not in tonight's......
  • Will the Phillies play Saturday afternoon?

     
    I'm not expecting the Phillies will get in Saturday's 1:05 game against the Marlins, even though GM Ruben Amaro Jr. emphasized that the last thing they want to do at this point in the season is postpone another they. They......
  • A RAINY DAY IN UPSTATE NEW YORK ...

     
    How important was the IronPigs' come-from-behind Sunday night? Well, they woke to a steady rain this morning, and the chance of rain on weaterh.com's hourly forecast dips below 70 percent just between 1 and 3 p.m., and then only to 40, 40 and 30 percent....
  • Updates on Rollins, Blanton, the weather and protest

     
    Some quick notes before Monday’s game…. --JIMMY ROLLINS UPDATE: Ruben Amaro Jr. said he doesn’t think his shortstop will come off the DL Tuesday, the first day he’s eligible too. “He’s doing well, and I think he’s...
  • SCHWIMER RETURNS, BUT CARPENTER GONE TO SAN DIEGO ...

     
    'At a time when most minor-league managers are losing players to September call-ups, the IronPigs' Ryne Sandberg welcomed back All-Star reliever Michael Schwimer on Friday. Schwimer was sent back to the IronPigs on Tuesday night to make room on the...
  • During meeting with Amaro on Tuesday, asst. GM LaMar resigns

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. got some surprising news Tuesday afternoon. During a meeting between him, assistant GMs Chuck LaMar and Benny Looper, LaMar resigned. The announcement to the media came in the middle of Tuesday's game. Amaro said he didn’t see......
  • Will head injury become a nightmare for Utley like it was for Morneau?

     
    A quick update on Chase Utley.... After getting hit in the head with a 91 mph sinker in the sixth inning Wednesday, he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the eighth because Charlie Manuel said he was having headaches.......
  • Phils make some roster moves

     
    The Phillies recalled outfielder Domonic Brown and right-hander Justin DeFratus and selected the contracts of catcher Erik Kratz, left-hander Joe Savery and outfielder Brandon Moss from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced during Friday'...
  • Howard getting an shot; Manuel has eyes for the Yankees

     
    The decision is in on Ryan Howard. The discomfort stemming from the bursitis in his left foot has increased to the point where he’ll need a cortisone shot Monday. “I think I’ll be down a couple of days because it......