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Freddy Galvis

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  • Abreu raises batting average, MAG's sore shoulder and where's Rollins?

     
    Bobby Abreu has a big day Heading into Wednesday’s game against Baltimore, Bobby Abreu was hitting just .150. The recently turned 40-year-old went 2-for-3, including a triple, with a run scored and a walk against the Orioles and has now raised his...
  • C.J. Wilson hopes tougher sanctions put 'padlock' on steroid era

    C.J. Wilson hopes tougher sanctions put 'padlock' on steroid era
    On the day baseball once again toughened its drug policy, Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson said he hoped the latest revisions might put a stop to the use of performance-enhancing drugs within the sport. "Hopefully, this is really a padlock that kind of closes...
  • Roster decisions in Philadelphia, minor leagues are jigsaw puzzles for little longer

    Roster decisions in Philadelphia, minor leagues are jigsaw puzzles for little longer
    Philadelphia's roster is like that 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle my grandmother and great-grandmother always had on their kitchen table: Finding those few pieces to bring it all together often was difficult. A couple of those pieces to the Phillies puzzle...
  • Gillies giving glimpses of potential with IronPigs

     
    With seven hits (in 14 at-bats) over his last four games, Tyson Gillies has raised his average 22 points to a season-high .219. Sent down to Reading after hitting only .154 in his first 19 games, he's hitting .291 in 37 games since his return (37-for-127)...
  • Young, McDonald get shipped off in trades

     
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Michael Young got traded. After all the talk leading up to the trade deadline, Young was traded to the Dodgers just minutes before midnight. Earlier in the day, John McDonald was......
  • Hernandez added to list of those competiting for outfield gigs

     
    Competition in the outfield continues to grow. Cesar Hernandez can officially be added to the list of “guys competing for a job." The 23-year-old had been a middle infielder his entire minor league career, but was thrown into center field......
  • 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......
  • Will Galvis make way for McDonald?

     
    In 2009, Freddy Galvis spent a week with the Gulf Coast League Phillies while rehabbing from a fractured right finger that interrupted his season at Clearwater. For five of his seven games, the slick-fielding shortstop's double-play partner was Cesar...
  • Decision looming about Betancourt

     
    Looks like Charlie Manuel wants to see what some of his left-handed hitters can do against a left-handed pitcher. Manuel has five left-handed hitters starting against Braves pitcher Paul Maholm. Jermaine Mitchell is playing center field and leading off;...
  • Papelbon patiently waiting his turn

     
    Even if the Phillies are losing, get ready to see Jonathan Papelbon take the mound. The closer hasn’t pitched since April 4, the last game in Atlanta. He wasn’t complaining and understands that getting into a game can be tricky......
  • Ruf scratched from line-up with hand injury ...

     
    Darin Ruf was pulled from the IronPigs line-up about 90 minutes before the start of Friday night's game with Norfolk, leading to speculation that the power-hitting left fielder might be heading to Washington to join the PHillies. Not so, according to...
  • Howard sitting with groin tightness; Ruiz hit by pitch on wrist

     
    At least so far it doesn’t appear to be anything serious. Ryan Howard is not in tonight’s starting lineup. Manager Charlie Manuel said his first baseman told him during Thursday’s game that his right groin was bothering him. Before...