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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rollins gets a bonus as Phillies outlast Diamondbacks

    The Phillies billed Friday's game at Citizens Bank Park against the Arizona Diamondbacks as Christmas in July, and the person getting the perfect stocking stuffer was shortstop Jimmy Rollins. With his second plate appearance in Friday's 9-5 win,...
  • Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland

    Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland
    NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup. Some believe that were it not...
  • 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...