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Archive: September, 2011

Galvis, May named Phillies top minor leaguers

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 1:05 PM
Shortstop Freddy Galvis and righthander Trevor May are the winners of the Paul Owens Award for the best player and pitcher, respectively, in the Phillies minor league system. The two players will receive their awards during a pregame presentation on Sept. 18 when the Phillies host the St. Louis Cardinals... Read more

Phils assistant GM Chuck LaMar resigns

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 9:44 PM
Some surprising news just came down via press release from the Phillies. Assistant general manager Chuck LaMar, who has overseen the farm system since Ruben Amaro Jr. took over as GM in late 2008, has resigned. “We appreciate the contributions Chuck has made to the organization over the past... Read more

Two Players of the Month worth watching

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 12:20 PM
Among the many press releases that land in the inbox each month is a dispatch that announces the Players of the Month from the Phillies' minor league organization. The awards are nice individual honors, but they have little relevance to the big picture. Today, though, the two players honored by the... Read more

Phillies formally file protest

Monday, September 5, 2011, 4:51 PM
The Phillies formally filed a protest today of yesterday's 14-inning loss to the Marlins. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said the basis of the protest is that the Phillies don't believe the replay rule was properly applied. "We felt like we had grounds to back Charlie’s protest, and we’ll... Read more

Phillies activate Blanton; Kendrick returns

Monday, September 5, 2011, 7:00 PM
The Phillies activated righthander Joe Blanton from the 60-day disabled list. Blanton had been on the DL since May 23 (retroactive to May 16) with right elbow inflammation. Blanton, 30, made one rehab appearance with Single A Lakewood on Sept. 2, pitching one scoreless inning without allowing a baserunner... Read more

The P Word

Friday, September 2, 2011, 7:06 PM
Even if Charlie Manuel was forced to give a public reading of Charlie Sheen's filmography, he might still find a way to avoid mentioning the word "platoon." So it should come as no surprise that he downplayed talk of such a situation in left field prior to last night's game, when John Mayberry Jr... Read more
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