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  • Amaro gives update on Lee's injury

     
    There's no timetable for Cliff Lee to return from the disabled list. (Kevin Mingora/The Morning Call file photo) Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. isn't concerned about Cliff Lee's elbow strain even if he can't return until July. Wait, what?...
  • 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...
  • Pettibone gets the call; Delmon Young plays Game 1 of rehab assignment

     
    The Phillies have decided to call up Jonathan Pettibone from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start tomorrow's series finale against the Pirates. The club will make a corresponding roster move soon, likely after tonight's game. Expect a reliever to be sent......
  • Amaro: Young will help us offensively 'if and when he comes' ...

     
    After Delmon Young was charged with two errors in his first rehab game in Clearwater, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. had a somewhat harsh review of the outfielder's defensive potential. "Obviously we want his bat but if he can't play defense...
  • Reading's Jesse Biddle takes gem in stride ...

     
    Like most pitchers, Jesse Biddle has a routine he follows before his start. The last thing he does before leaving the bullpen is pitch to a simulated hitter, with a hitter standing by the plate and his catcher calling pitches. Last Monday night in...
  • 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......
  • Amaro shopping, shuffling. You might see a familiar face at CBP soon

     
    In case the news is really bad after Ben Revere see a foot specialist Monday morning, Ruben Amaro Jr. has a plan in place that might work. If that one doesn’t look like it’s going to pan out, he’s going......
  • How Betancourt's release affects the rest of the bench make-up

     
    Surely, it's wasn't because of a lack of production. Despite hitting .447 with 14 RBIs (tied for third on the team), three doubles and a home run, the Phillies released Yuniesky Betancourt after Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Red......
  • Amaro assesses the 2013 club and explains why he didn't make any trades

     
    As Ruben Amaro Jr. took a seat in the Phillies dugout to talk about the deals he didn’t make before today’s 4 p.m. trade deadline, he actually seemed content with what had transpired. Much of the speculation surrounded Michael Young,......