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  • The Phillies choice for Friday will be ...

     
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Monday night in San Francisco that Roy Halladay's replacement, at least for the short term, would come from within the organization, although he will continue to work the phones in search of a veteran arm in...
  • Dallas Green to make appearance in Reading Friday ...

     
    One of the most select clubs in Philadelphia sports history is managers who have led the Phillies to a World Series title. One's still working. The other will be in Reading Friday night. Dallas Green, who led the 1980 Phillies to a World Series win over...
  • Amaro leaning toward buying now

     
    Predicting how and when things are going to happen regarding the trade deadline is about as difficult as predicting a few days in advance when a thunderstorm is going to hit. It hasn’t been easy lately. One thing seems almost......
  • Darin Ruf: Surprise, surprise

     
    Call it the surprise of the year for Darin Ruf. As Ruf was walking through the food room grabbing a drink this afternoon, he heard Juan Samuel call his name. “He told me I was playing right field and I......
  • Amaro not happy with offense; Lannan won't be back in 15 days

     
    Maybe it was wishful thinking on John Lannan’s part. About an hour after Lannan told reporters he thought his trip to the disabled list would be limited to 15 days, manager Charlie Manuel and GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the......
  • Amaro hopes Howard returns this year, but nothing is certain

     
    Maybe this is what Ryan Howard needs to get some of his power back. The Phillies first baseman has a medial meniscus tear in his left knee. Arthroscopic surgery will keep him out six to eight weeks. “I'm encouraged,” general......
  • Utley could be a Phillie for five more years

     
    So we were already pretty sure Chase Utley would be here for the next two years, and we thought the third year was a good possibility too. The Phillies finally officially announced the second baseman's contract extension, and surprised many......
  • Michael Young pulled from the lineup; Rollins not starting

     
    As soon as Michael Young was pulled from Thurdsay’s starting lineup and replaced by Kevin Frandsen at first base, the guesses were flying, especially after a report surfaced that he had cleared waivers. Was Young traded back to Texas? Did......
  • 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...