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  • Phillies win, but Manuel pulls Rollins from the game

     
    There's no doubt Charlie Manuel is unhappy with Jimmy Rollins. The Phillies manager pulled his shortstop after the lack of effort he displayed on the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning of their 3-2 win over the Mets......
  • Philling in: A recap of a late night at Citizens Bank Park

     
    On Wednesday night I attended the Phils-Reds game at Citizens Bank Park as a paying spectator. It was a good, crisp, fast-moving game. I was in my car by 10:20 and in my driveway by 11:40. At 11:40 on this night, a night when I was pinch-hitting for Mandy...
  • DON'T LOOK FOR MUCH MINOR LEAGUE ACTION FROM PHILLIES AT WINTER MEETINGS ...

     
    Baseball's winter meetings are getting underway in Nashville, and that's usually when minor league free agent signings start to be revealed. Don't look for a whole lot of action from the Phillies, however. With the young talent starting to rise through...
  • PHILLIES INVITE NINE TO SPRING TRAINING ...

     
    Former IronPigs Pete Orr, Andres Blanco and Michael Martinez are among nine players invited to the Phillies major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees. The complete list: Andres Blanco, INF – In 120 games for the IronPigs last season,...
  • Howard unlikely to move from clean-up spot in near future; Roster move made

     
    Ryan Howard's numbers are hardly that of a clean-up hitter, especially in the last five weeks. From May 8 to June 12, Howard hit .218 (22-for-101) with one home run in 111 plate appearances (29 games, 26 starts). His slugging......
  • 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......
  • Adams returns to the disabled list

     
    Another day, another Phillie lands on the disabled list. And this time, it's a return patient. Mike Adams was placed on the 15-day DL this afternoon with what the team says is biceps tendonitis. The Phillies set-up man already spent......
  • Defense hasn't rested for IronPigs in June

     
    The IronPigs currently own the International League's highest batting average in June, hitting .282. Their ERA of 4.01 for the month is sixth-best in the IL and has reduced their season's mark by nearly half-a-run to 4.4.73. But just as important to...
  • IRONPIGS NOTEBOOK UPDATE: Gillies, Castro back; both Mitchells gone for IronPigs

     
    A few weeks ago in Reading, Tyson Gillies said he hoped to have the opportunity to come back to Coca-Cola Park again this summer to do something about that .148 average by his name on the IronPigs stat sheet. The Phillies are giving him that chance....
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  • Amaro addresses left field situation and bench concerns

     
    During the media portion of the Phillies’ winter banquet at the Crowne Plaza in Wyomissing, Ruben Amaro Jr. made sure to specify that jobs can be won or lost in spring training, but in his mind he knows who the......
  • Could there be more going on with Utley?

     
    As fans, you all want to believe exactly what the Phillies are telling you. You're hoping and praying the reason Chase Utley has yet to appear in a spring training game is because they really are resting him as much......