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  • 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...
  • Will Maikel Franco or Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez join the Phillies next month?

    Will Maikel Franco or Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez join the Phillies next month?
    As minor league seasons wrap up and major league rosters expand Sept. 1, the Phillies Director of Player Development, Joe Jordan, was on hand Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park to give some updates. He talked at length about prospects throughout the minor...
  • Ruben Amaro Jr. says Phillies could make a waiver deal this week, Ryne Sandberg has done a good job

    Ruben Amaro Jr. says Phillies could make a waiver deal this week, Ryne Sandberg has done a good job
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. stood pat at the non-waiver trade deadline and has only made one move since, but there's still time for more waiver action. "I think there still may be something that happens," said Amaro. "But who knows. A lot...
  • Amaro talks waiver deals, September callups before Phillies top Nationals

    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are all but eliminated from playoff contention with a little over a month to play but the rest of the season could still prove to be an interesting period for the club. There's just under a week left to make waiver...
  • Amaro: Phillies may not contend in 2015 or 2016

    Amaro: Phillies may not contend in 2015 or 2016
    PHILADELPHIA — After not making any moves at the non-waiver trade deadline July 31, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told radio host Angelo Cataldi on Tuesday morning that the Phillies may not be at the top of the standings for at least a...
  • 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...