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  • Reading's Jesse Biddle takes gem in stride ...

     
    Like most pitchers, Jesse Biddle has a routine he follows before his start. The last thing he does before leaving the bullpen is pitch to a simulated hitter, with a hitter standing by the plate and his catcher calling pitches. Last Monday night in...
  • How Betancourt's release affects the rest of the bench make-up

     
    Surely, it's wasn't because of a lack of production. Despite hitting .447 with 14 RBIs (tied for third on the team), three doubles and a home run, the Phillies released Yuniesky Betancourt after Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Red......
  • Sorry, no Good Shepherd rehab at CCP this week ...

     
    There will be no Good Shepherd Rehab appearance at Coca-Cola Park this weekend. Delmon Young joined the IronPigs on their road trip in Indianapolis, and many assumed the rehabbing outfielder would return to Allentown with the team from Louisville....
  • Phillies add an outfielder, designate another one for assigment

     
    Well, that didn't last long. The Phillies claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers today from the Cleveland Indians, Ruben Amaro Jr. announced, and in turn, had to make a move to make room for him on the 40-man roster. In......
  • Ruf hardly a given for the 25-man roster

     
    As high as Charlie Manuel was on Darin Ruf last season and coming into spring training, it's hard to imagine him making the team if he keeps playing the way he has so far this spring. After a monstrous year......
  • The Phillies choice for Friday will be ...

     
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Monday night in San Francisco that Roy Halladay's replacement, at least for the short term, would come from within the organization, although he will continue to work the phones in search of a veteran arm in...
  • Dallas Green to make appearance in Reading Friday ...

     
    One of the most select clubs in Philadelphia sports history is managers who have led the Phillies to a World Series title. One's still working. The other will be in Reading Friday night. Dallas Green, who led the 1980 Phillies to a World Series win over...
  • Amaro not happy with offense; Lannan won't be back in 15 days

     
    Maybe it was wishful thinking on John Lannan’s part. About an hour after Lannan told reporters he thought his trip to the disabled list would be limited to 15 days, manager Charlie Manuel and GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the......
  • COULD CINCINNATI OR DETROIT LURE SANDBERG FROM PHILLIES?...

     
    Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker is resting in a Chicago hospital room after an incident of irregular heartbeat. Detroit manager Jim Leyland is without a contract for the 2013 season. Why does/should this matter around here? Because those could be two...
  • Amaro addresses talk of Sandberg managing the Phillies

     
    If you already have your heart set on the Phillies naming Ryne Sandberg the club's 2014 manager, it's definitely not a done deal. "Obviously, that’s the sexy thing to think about," Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said during the......
  • Rollins declares a must-have for 2013

     
    In 2010 when the Giants won the World Series, the Phillies, coming off back-to-back World Series appearances, were supposed to be the ones representing the National League. Two years later, Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins watched San Francisco...
  • Frandsen, Phillies avoid salary arbitration

     
    No one knows how much playing time Kevin Frandsenwill get in 2013, but the Phillies made sure they let him know they value him. Frandsen, who started the 2012 season with a minor league contract before having his contract purchased......