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  • Another new position for Galvis?

     
    Charlie Manuel said he’s thinking about trying Freddy Galvis at yet another new position. I absolutely think he should give it a try. “I’ve kind of thought about playing him [in center fielder], seeing how he could do,” Manuel...
  • Phillies call up infielder from Lehigh Valley

     
    Lots of people have wanted to see Kevin Frandsen get a chance with the Phillies. It's happening. I'm on vacation, but wanted to let you know that our IronPigs beat writer, Jeff Schuler (who got confirmation from Lehigh Valley manager......
  • Ruiz, Schierholtz nearing return; Frandsen not in starting lineup

     
    -As planned, Carlos Ruiztook batting practice on the field before Wednesday’s game for the first time since going on the DL on Aug. 3 with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. While the team was on a recent road trip,......
  • Polanco could start hitting soon, but could his role change when he returns?

     
    Placido Polanco is getting closer to returning, but what role he will play when he returns sounds like it’s still up in the air. “When he comes back, I definitely want to play him some,” manager Charlie Manuel said. I......
  • A plan for Polanco; Hamels honored; Ruiz making progress

     
    Placido Polanco was activated from the disabled list (lower back inflammation) and is in tonight’s starting lineup, but don’t get too used to that. Manager Charlie Manuel said he will likely start Kevin Frandsen tomorrow. Polanco said he...
  • UNEXPECTED DOWNPOUR WIPES OUT IRONPIGS GAME WITH TOLEDO ...

     
    It isn't often that Kurt Landes and his staff are caught unprepared. But it happened Monday night. "We really weren't expecting that rain at 6:45 [p.m.]," the IronPigs general manager said of the sudden cloudburst that ultimately led to the postponement...
  • Why Nix is starting in left field and a Polanco update

     
    Get used to seeing lineups that vary a lot. The latest has Laynce Nix starting in left field. Nix hasn’t started a game since July 31 when he was in the starting lineup as the Phillies right fielder. He has......
  • Could Utley playing third base really work?

     
    It’s a blast from the past. Ten years after the last time he played third base, Chase Utley confirmed that he took ground balls there early Wednesday afternoon. Utley played 123 games at third base for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red......
  • Polanco wants no part of DL, has sights set on Tuesday; Brown sits again

     
    It seems as though the idea of putting Placido Polanco on the disabled list has been tabled. Manager Charlie Manuel said before Saturday's game that having his third baseman return to the DL wasn't out of the question, but Polanco......
  • Brown, Manuel tell differing stories

     
    Good luck trying to figure out the story behind Dom Brown’s knee and how it related to why he left Tuesday’s game. Brown did not start Saturday or Sunday’s game because of discomfort in his left knee, but manager Charlie......
  • Phillies start making roster moves

     
    It didn't take long for the Phillies to start making adjustments to their roster. Just one day after the World Series ended, which marks the first day teams can decline or pick up options on players, the Phillies started doing......
  • 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......