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  • Phillies romp over Brewers, cap four-game sweep

    MILWAUKEE The Phillies played for 3 hours, 6 minutes Thursday, and it was a maddening brand of baseball because a four-game sweep of the Brewers, who own the National League's best record, does not mitigate the pain of a 41-51 team. That did not stop...
  • Phillies break loose late, complete sweep of Brewers

    MILWAUKEE The Philadelphia Phillies played Thursday for 3 hours, 6 minutes, and it was a maddening brand of baseball because a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers, who own the National League's best record, does not mitigate the pain of a 41-51 team....
  • What IronPigs might find spots in Phillies' reset?

    What IronPigs might find spots in Phillies' reset?
    If the Ruben Amaro Jr. presses the reset button soon, the Phillies will be looking for help from the farm system. … Today is the first day NBA teams can sign free agents, but so far none of the major names, including LeBron James and Carmelo...
  • Phillies offense wakes up in 9-7 victory over Brewers

    MILWAUKEE Four nights earlier, in their second stop on their current, three-city road trip, the Phillies gave up a four-spot in the first inning and never recovered. An offense that has scored three runs or fewer in 46 of their games this season went...
  • Giles entrenched as key member of Phillies' bullpen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH MILWAUKEE -- Ken Giles threw another scoreless inning Tuesday as the young right-hander continues to entrench himself as a key cog in the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen. Giles...
  • Young Giles entrenched as key member of Phillies' bullpen

    MILWAUKEE — Ken Giles threw another scoreless inning Tuesday as the young right-hander continues to entrench himself as a key cog in the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen. Giles has made 12 appearances since being summoned from Triple-A Lehigh...
  • Pushed by threats of changes, Phillies slip past Brewers

    MILWAUKEE The Philadelphia Phillies, a .206-hitting team in their previous 16 games (13 losses), practiced their batting Monday afternoon at Miller Park. The man who constructed a flawed team watched from the visiting dugout. Ruben Amaro Jr. ascended...
  • GM vows to make changes to stagnant offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH MILWAUKEE -- With losses in 13 of their last 16 games, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. wasn't about to mince words. "It's disappointing, particularly the offense," Amaro...
  • Bob Brookover: Amaro hits a rough road in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA Ruben Amaro Jr. became the dean of Philadelphia general managers when Paul Holmgren switched positions with the Flyers in May. Long before that, however, the Phillies' chief personnel man had become the most unpopular GM in the city, tagged...
  • Phillies' Byrd attractive trade piece

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Marlon Byrd's name is beginning to crop up in the trade rumors as the Phillies' season continues to deteriorate. The veteran right fielder hit his second home run...
  • Phillies seem to be in denial

    PHILADELPHIA The year was 1996. The first full season after baseball's debilitating strike. The Philadelphia Phillies, the last full 162-game season National League champions, sent out a roster of well-regarded thirtysomethings some holdovers from '93,...