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Mike Fontenot

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  • Manuel adamantly defends his eighth-inning decisions

     
    Even before Antonio Bastardo stepped on the mound, the outrage had started. It got worse with each passing moment. The boos began when Bastardo, on in relief of Cole Hamels, who was pulled after allowing one run on three hits......
  • IRONPIGS GET HELP FROM ATLANTIC LEAGUE ...

     
    After calling Hector Luna back to the Phillies today when Carlos Ruiz was placed on the disabled list, the Phillies signed catcher/first baseman Jake Fox out of the Atlantic League and sent him to the IronPigs. Fox was originally hitting fourth as the...
  • Another 'Pig gets the call; Manuel not talking about Pence; Bullpen comes through

     
    A shaky bullpen, which has been the focus the last three days, pitched three scoreless innings Friday. Antonio Bastardo faced the minimum in two innings and struck out three. Although he walked the first batter he face, he got a......
  • Halladay update, Thome on pinch hitting and why did Fontenot, not Orr, stay

     
    At least for now, the Phillies can breathe a sigh of relief. The second opinion, from Dr. Altchek, about Roy Halladay's lat strain, was in line with the pitcher's initial diagnosis. The plan to keep him from throwing for three......
  • Want more Phillies talk? Three chances coming up

     
    I've got three radio/TV/Web appearances coming up in the next two days. At 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, I'm jumping on WIP with Angelo Cataldi, Rhea Hughes and Co. Then at 5 p.m., I'll do a quick hit from the ball park......
  • MARTINEZ, ORR COULD BE HEADING DOWN TURNPIKE ...

     
    Michael Martinez's stay in an IronPigs uniform could be brief. Or, Pete Orr could be heading back down the Turnpke this morning. With yet another Phillie, infielder Freddy Galvis, heading to the disabled list with a lower back strain, either Martinez or...
  • Galvis leaves game hurt

     
    The injury situation may have just gotten worse. Freddy Galvis left the game in the middle of an at-bat in the fifth inning. He was running down the line after fouling off a pitch and was clearly in pain. He......
  • Frandsen, Kratz making most of their chances

    PHILADELPHIA — With a disabled list that has been overflowing with Phillies most of the season, the last thing you wanted was for Carlos Ruiz and Placido Polanco to join the list of visitors. Ruiz was among the league's top hitters when he went...
  • Phillies have stunk and here's why

    Phillies have stunk and here's why
    PHILADELPHIA — Fewer people are showing up for games, although the sellout streak is still technically intact. Sports talk radio shows are flooded with callers complaining about the lack of run production. And the time the general manager spends...
  • Charlie Manuel manages 900th career win

    Charlie Manuel manages 900th career win
    Jim Thome knows the routine. Hit a game-ending homer, circle the bases, get mobbed by teammates. It never gets old. Thome hit a pinch home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on...
  • Local MLB players take good with bad

    Local MLB players take good with bad
    The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) starting pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Just in case anyone is wondering, Estrada feels just fine. The Glendale Community College product...
  • IronPigs shine on midseason report card

    IronPigs shine on midseason report card
    Of the nine position players in IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg's Opening Night starting line-up, six are no longer with the team. Six players who were on the roster for that first game are now with the Phillies — Erik Kratz, Hector Luna, Jeremy...