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  • Maclin expects to play against Chicago

    Maclin expects to play against Chicago
    Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin has missed some drills because of knee soreness, which he termed "not a big deal" and said wouldn't keep him from playing Friday against Chicago. Maclin said his recent knee issues aren't related to the torn...
  • 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' bullpen shining again

    Phillies' bullpen shining again
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies' bullpen has been on a roller coaster this year, having its fair share of peaks and valleys. Right now it's at the top of its game again, posting a 1.91 ERA in 15 games since Aug. 5. Its most recent performance...
  • Cliff Lee doesn't need surgery, just rest

    Cliff Lee doesn't need surgery, just rest
    It looked like Cliff Lee's season was done when he sustained a Grade 2 flexor pronator strain in Washington July 31 and a visit with orthopedist David Altchek in New York confirmed that thought. The news, however, is not as bad as it could be...
  • Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to Dodgers

    Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to Dodgers
    The Phillies traded one of their starting pitchers Thursday — but it wasn't A.J. Burnett, or Cole Hamels. Right-hander Roberto Hernandez, who was scheduled to start tonight against Houston, will head west to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for...
  • Phillies deal Hernandez to Dodgers; Lee doesn't need surgery

    Phillies deal Hernandez to Dodgers; Lee doesn't need surgery
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies dealt one of their starting pitchers to the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, it just wasn't the one that was rumored to be a fit for the west coast team before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Instead of shipping out...
  • What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?

    What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?
    The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
  • Phillies might not contend for a few years, Amaro says

    Phillies might not contend for a few years, Amaro says
    Many fans are questioning Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s decision to stand pat at the non-waiver trade deadline. The team has many "assets," as Amaro likes to call them, but none was moved. On Tuesday, Amaro told radio station WIP that the...
  • Lee placed on DL, who might take his spot?

     
    Cliff Lee was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday evening following an MRI on his left elbow. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images file photo) Earlier Tuesday, Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Cliff Lee had received an MRI on his elbow after dealing with...
  • Pessimism Growing

     
    I've been gathering with a small group of fellow Phillies fans for years to talk baseball. Our club is named for popular former Phils outfielder Johnny Callison, whose photo is set in the middle of the table each time we......
  • Selig talks Phillies, Montgomery and replay at Citizens Bank Park

     
    Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was at Citizens Bank Park Wednesday after accepting The Wistar Institue President's award earlier in the day in Philadelphia. The award recognizes a public figure who not only has confronted cancer, but has...