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  • 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...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    Cabrera vs. Trout II In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
  • This is a Test Story

    This is a Test Story
    PHILDELPHIA — From the beginning, the Phillies knew this was a possibility. They were just hoping it wouldn't come to this. For now, it's just a 15-day disabled list stint for first baseman Ryan Howard, who has inflammation in his left knee. Being...
  • 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 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...
  • Sandberg continues to mix things up

     
    Ryne Sandberg has been the Phillies interim manager for 12 games. He's used 12 different batting orders (even when not including the pitcher). When the Phillies play their last game on Sept. 29 in Atlanta, I expect that by then......
  • Michael Young addresses the trade rumors

     
    The speculation today has been that Michael Young will accept a trade only to Texas, where he spent his entire major league career prior to 2013. The Phillies third baseman, who confirmed he had a talk with general manager Ruben......
  • 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......
  • Manuel to join Phillies Wall of Fame

     
    Nearly a year after he was fired as the Phillies manager, Charlie Manuel will be inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, Aug. 9, as part of Toyota Alumni Weekend festivities against the......