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  • Home run derby kicks off All-Star festivities

    Home run derby kicks off All-Star festivities
    Many sluggers would rather sit than swing in the annual all-star home run derby which goes on tonight at Minneapolis' Target Field (7 p.m., ESPN) The All-Star game is Tuesday night… Brandon Moss has become an all-star with the Oakland A's, but...
  • With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half

    With changes looming, Sandberg needs to look further ahead than second half
    As the Philadelphia Phillies begin the second half of the season — with a three-game series in Atlanta starting tonight — manager Ryne Sandberg is poised to look forward. He didn't want to dwell on the fact that the Phillies entered the All-...
  • All eyes will be on Cliff Lee's first start in two months

    All eyes will be on Cliff Lee's first start in two months
    ATLANTA - The prize of the pitching market this July, David Price, plays for a team enjoying its best run of the season. There are no guarantees that Tampa Bay will deal Price, and that steers all focus toward Cliff Lee. He will pitch tonight for the...
  • Papelbon would waive no-trade clause to play for contender, Amaro not concerned

    Papelbon would waive no-trade clause to play for contender, Amaro not concerned
      Phillies reliever Jonathan Papelbon has been known for saying what's on his mind.   That was the case once again Wednesday when Papelbon spoke to beat reporters in Milwaukee.   While Chase Utley has made it clear he wants to stay in...
  • National League baseball preview

    National League baseball preview
    Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections. EAST DIVISION 1 l Washington 2013 l 86-76, second place Last year in playoffs l 2012 They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
  • Phillies 'High Hopes' hard to come by this spring

    Phillies 'High Hopes' hard to come by this spring
    My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday. Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
  • 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...
  • Phillies signing of Burnett will likely have major impact on IronPigs rotation

     
    Wednesday's signing of A.J. Burnett to a one-year contract likely means either Jonathan Pettibone or Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez -- or both -- could be heading to Coca-Cola Park at the end of training camp. Burnett probably slides into the Phillies rotation...
  • Daulton, Green, Luzinski among those participating in alumni day

     
    The Phillies are bringing back Dallas Green. No, they didn't sign him for pitching depth after Cole Hamels' most recent setback. Green's only coming back for one day and he’s just participating in alumni activities. Saturday Bright House Field...
  • NCAA rules on draft pick Wetzler, Phillies comment

     
    The Phillies finally commented on allegedly reporting one of last year’s draft picks, Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler, to the NCAA for negotiating with an agent. Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt first broke the story Tuesday night. The...
  • 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......