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  • Ruf hardly a given for the 25-man roster

     
    As high as Charlie Manuel was on Darin Ruf last season and coming into spring training, it's hard to imagine him making the team if he keeps playing the way he has so far this spring. After a monstrous year......
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Hernandez gets audition in center field; a dramatic exit for Ruf

     
    Until this past week, Cesar Hernandez had played the outfield for just one inning in his professional career, in the 23rd game of his career on June 20, 2007. Then, the all-star second baseman made back-to-back starts for the IronPigs in center field last...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • This homestand could determine the fate of this group

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. insists he’s not yet determined if his team is going to be buyers or sellers. This homestand stands to be the difference maker. “It could be. It could be,” the general manager admitted. “I hope we’re adding......
  • 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...
  • Phillies sign Hamels to six year extension

    Phillies sign Hamels to six year extension
    Left-hander Cole Hamels has signed a six-year, $144 million contract extension with the Phillies, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today.  The extension takes Hamels through the 2018 season and includes a club/vesting...