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  • Phillies not bringing Rich Dubee back

     
    What has been speculated for weeks was made official this morning. The Phillies have opted not to renew the contract of pitching coach Rich Dubee. “Rich was a big part of a wonderful era here and in his nine years......
  • Great Sports Debate appearance

     
    The season finale of The Great Sports Debate airs this week, and I was a guest along with host John Clark and panelists Tony Bruno and Harry Mayes. We talk lots of Phillies in my two segments. Does the bullpen......
  • You don't have Mini-Mart to kick around anymore ...

     
    What, no more Mini-Mart? Apparently not. The much-maligned Michael Martinez signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates late last week, ending his three-year tenure with the Phillies that began when they plucked him in the 2010 Rule 5 draft...
  • Phillies demote Martinez, sign Bernadina

     
    Chances are you'll be glad the Phillies demoted Michael Martinez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. I can't imagine you'll be thrilled that it happened because the club needed to make room for Roger Bernadina. GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Wednesday that......
  • Deal with Cuban pitcher Gonzalez finally done

     
    It's a deal that was a long time in the making, but it's finally done and is costing the Phillies must less than what was originally being reported. Free agent right-handed pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, a native of Cuba, has......
  • Sandberg "ecstatic" to be taking over in Philadelphia

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t need to wait until the end of the season as many expected. The Phillies general manager had the man for the job right in front of him. Amaro announced before that the organization was lifting the......
  • A month after going on the DL, Utley is activated

     
    Now maybe everyone will get a better gauge of what the Phillies can do. After making two rehab starts with Double-A Reading, where he was 0-for-9, the club activated Chase Utley from the disabled list. He'd been out since May......
  • Bullpen woes only getting worse

     
    It seems like a never-ending quest for the Phillies in the last two years. A season after their eighth-inning debacles were all the talk, Ruben Amaro Jr. thought he had solidified how the set-up role would go. It hasn't worked......
  • 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...