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  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Amaro "curious" about a possible double platoon

     
    If you thought you didn’t like the idea of a double platoon in right and left field this season, after listening to what Ruben Amaro Jr. told Mike Gill on 97.3 ESPN-FM radio on Tuesday, it doesn't sound like the......
  • MANUEL, AMARO JR. RETURNING TO IRONPIGS BANQUET ...

     
    Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have been added to the guest list for the 2013 Phillies Winter Banquet on Jan. 24 at teh Sands Events Center in Bethlehem. Assistant GM Benny Looper, director of player developmement...
  • Amaro talks Utley, Hamels, the bullpen and possible moves to come

     
    At the Phillies Winter Banquet in Reading yesterday after GM Ruben Amaro Jr.had addressed the breaking news about the acquisition of free agent outfielder Delmon Young, he touched upon several other pressing issues. 1. He likes the bullpen. "If Mike......
  • Phillies reportedly sign veteran to minor league deal

     
    It seems like a long shot, but a veteran face could make its way into the Phillies bullpen. According to multiple reports, the Phillies signed reliever Rodrigo Lopez to a minor league deal on Saturday. Jim Salisbury from CSNPhilly.com is......
  • KEEP AN EYE ON FAST-RISING ASCHE, MORGAN THIS SPRING ...

     
    Joe Jordan "expects" Cody Asche to begin the season back at Reading, not at Lehigh Valley. However, he's already learned to expect the unexpected from the 22-year-old third baseman. "If he starts at Double-A, that’s kind of what I’m expecting,...
  • Phillies, Bastardo come to terms for one-year deal

     
    And then there were none. The Phillies and left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo have agreed on a one-year, $1.4 million contract, assistant GM Scott Proefrock announced Friday. The contract includes award bonuses. Bastardo had been eligible for salary...
  • 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...
  • UPDATE: IRONPIGS GET BROWN'S BAT BACK ... BUT FOR HOW LONG?

     
    As epected, Dom Brown was activated off the disabled list and should be in the line-up tonight when the IronPigs begin a four-game series at Durham. The injury-plagued outfielder, who has missed 30 games since suffering a right knee sprain on June 14, was...