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  • 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......
  • Ryne Sandberg

     
    I won't defend a lot of Ruben Amaro's decisions as Phillies general manager over the past couple of years. But he made a really good move when he lifted Charlie Manuel as manager and replaced him with Ryne Sandberg. The......
  • Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements

    Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements
    Superstar athletes Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are calorie-dense and unhealthful – sending mixed messages about diet and health, researchers said. Of 512 brands...
  • Howard's DL stint could be longer than 15 days

     
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. talked Saturday of the need to think of Ryan Howard's health in the long term. That could be foreshadowing of a DL stint longer than 15 games for the slugging first baseman. Howard will......
  • 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......
  • Asche, Ruf, among players Phillies hope are building blocks

    It could be years before the Phillies have another player who attacks the game like Chase Utley or one who can drive the ball the way Ryan Howard has. And we all know relievers who throw the way Ryan Madson did when he was in Philadelphia's bullpen don'...
  • Now What?

     
    OK, so the Phillies have fought their way back to .500 just in time for the All-Star Break. Now what? Several of my recommendations from earlier in the season have been adopted, with Darin Ruff now manning first base and......
  • Michael Young addresses the trade rumors

     
    The speculation today has been that Michael Young will accept a trade only to Texas, where he spent his entire major league career prior to 2013. The Phillies third baseman, who confirmed he had a talk with general manager Ruben......
  • Sandberg's dues finally pay dividend

    Sandberg's dues finally pay dividend
    Ryne Sandberg always said he just wanted a chance to manage a big league club. He has that now, even if it isn't with the one team he most wanted to manage. Sandberg's No. 23 flies from the right-field flagpole at Wrigley Field. He would have loved to...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    Cabrera vs. Trout II In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...