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Ken Giles Shines While Waiting to Bec...

I guess Ruben Amaro couldn't grant Jonathan Papelbonhis wish after all. Other than Papelbon verbally making himself clear that he wanted to be trad...

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Phillies' Amaro could learn a little ...

The 4:00pm ET non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Thursday afternoon and Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr, just as last year, stood pat. This shou...

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Matt Tolbert joins Crosscutters coach...

Infielder Matt Tolbert saw the writing on the wall and decided to retire as a player, but step immediately into another role on the coaching staff ...

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Three trades the Phillies could and s...

The Phillies came into the month of July with a bunch of potential pieces of bait to entice other teams. They're stumbling toward the deadline havi...

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Will the Phillies Trade Cole Hamels?

The red hot Cole Hamelsis really the only Phillies bargaining chip come Thursday's trade deadline. Sure, the Phillies will be sellers, but how much...

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Cole Hamels is available; price remai...

They say everything has a price. For the Phillies, the priciest item is one Cole Hamels, who has been nothing short of Cy Young-esque in his last f...

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Ryan Howard might not make things eas...

The whole Ryan Howard "issue" points to the frustration level of the Phillies, among the players, the coaches and the front office. Throughout the ...

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Is this Phillippe Aumont's last chance?

Phillippe Aumont knows the trip between Lehigh Valley and Citizens Bank Park very well by now. He's traveled it - both ways - often throughout his ...

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Scouting IronPigs pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes

The Atlanta Braves drafted Jo-Jo Reyes in the second round of the 2003 Draft with the 43rd overall pick. The big left-hander underwent Tommy John s...

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Darin Ruf returns to the Phillies

Darin Ruf showed up for work at Coca-Cola Park Tuesday and was told to head for Philadelphia. Ruf, who has been swinging a hot bat for Lehigh Valle...

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Phillies Exploring All Options With R...

Let's be honest folks, Ryan Howard just is not cutting it anymore. I've been one of Ryan Howard's biggest defenders. Especially after his Achillesi...

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All Star Breakdown: The Intangibles

We all know about the 5 tools: running speed, arm strength, hitting for average, hitting for power, and fielding. These are all physical measuremen...

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Facts and Figures From a Horrible Phi...

And so ends a completely miserable first half for your Philadelphia Phillies. With a first half record of 42-53, the Phillies are in last place in ...

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The Pharm: Is Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez...

Could Phillies prospect Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez be a future bullpen piece? The Phillies roster could look completely different after the MLB trade ...

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Phillies have recalled OF Grady Sizemore

After finishing off a 4-game series sweep of the MilwaukeeBrewers, the Phillies have purchased the contract of veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore fr...

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Papelbon Wants to Play for a Contende...

Well, at least Papelbon and Amaro are on the same page! After recording his 22nd save last night for the Phillies, Papelbonwas asked by reporters (...

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Darin Ruf the Better Option than Ryan...

Oh Ruben, I wish I could have sat down with you back in 2010 and warned you not to give Ryan Howard a huge extension, or that protecting Dom Brown ...

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Ken Giles Proving He's the Real Deal

So far, Phillies recent call-up, Ken Giles (RHP), has been the real deal. After much hype and speculation, Giles is proving that he has the stuff o...

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Phillies make flurry of roster moves,...

The Phillies on Wednesday made a flurry of roster moves including placing struggling left fielder DomonicBrown on the paternity leave list. As a re...

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Phillies ink 3x All-Star OF Grady Siz...

The Phillies on Tuesday afternoon added some depth to their depleted outfield by signing veteran Grady Sizemore to a minor league contract.Sizemore...

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