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  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Oswalt Acitvated From Disabled List; Worley Optioned to Lehigh Valley

    Oswalt Acitvated From Disabled List; Worley Optioned to Lehigh Valley
    Right-hander Roy Oswalt has been activated from the 15-day disabled list, Phillies Senior Vice President and General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today.  Oswalt was originally placed on the DL on May 6, retroactive to April 27, with lower back...
  • Phillies Re-Sign Rollins

    Phillies  Re-Sign Rollins
                Shortstop Jimmy Rollins – the longest-tenured professional athlete in Philadelphia – signed a three-year, $33 million contract with the Phillies, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today.  The...
  • Phils Fans get Season Tickets

    Phils Fans get Season Tickets
    Phillies General Manager, Ruben Amaro, Jr., delivered Phillies tickets to two very special fans.  Ray DiCressenzo, 91, and his wife Adele, 90, have been married for 70 years and the Phillies have been a big part of that relationship.  To show their...