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Polanco surgery update

Friday, October 29, 2010, 3:13 PM
Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco had surgery on his left elbow today performed by team physician Dr. Michael Ciccotti. "It went very well and we are fully expecting Placido to be 100 percent by spring training," general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said in a statement. "Dr. Ciccotti... Read more

Dobbs now a free agent

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 3:06 PM
Quick update here: The Phillies have made a few moves involving their 40-man roster. The headliner is probably Greg Dobbs becoming a free agent. The Phillies had the option of offering him arbitration, but instead removed him from the 40-man roster, at which point the veteran infielder elected to... Read more

Moyer, Dobbs elect free agency

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 2:54 PM
Greg Dobbs and Jamie Moyer have elected free agency, the Phillies announced. Moyer, who went 9-9 with a 4.84 ERA before suffering a season-ending elbow injury in late July, was a fixture in the rotation since the Phillies acquired him from the Mariners in August 2006. The 47-year-old Souderton native... Read more

Honors for Halladay, Ruiz

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 10:04 AM
The Phillies' Roy Halladay was named the National League Outstanding Pitcher today in the Players Choice Awards. The announcement was made by the Major League Baseball Players Association on ESPN Radio this morning. Halladay led all big-league pitchers in wins (21), shutouts (4), complete games (9)... Read more

Manuel on Werth, Contract, and the World Series

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 8:57 PM
If I had told you a year ago that you'd be watching Cliff Lee pitch in the World Series tonight, I'm sure you would have been ecstatic. Well, as Charlie Manuel likes to say: Funny game, this baseball. Manuel said a lot of other stuff today in an appearance on 610-WIP, where he appears on a weekly... Read more

Polanco to have surgery

Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 5:48 PM
Third baseman Placido Polanco will have surgery on his left elbow tomorrow and is expected to be ready for spring training, the Phillies said. Polanco will have bone fragments removed from the elbow and have the extensor tendon repaired. The surgery will be performed by team physician Dr. Michael... Read more

Romero becomes free agent as Phils decline option

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 4:28 PM
In an expected move, the Phillies have declined their $4.5 million option on J.C. Romero's contract, making the veteran lefty a free agent. Romero, who will be paid a $250,000 buyout, logged just 53 1/3 innings over the last two seasons after posting a 2.75 ERA in 59 innings in 2008. "No clue... Read more

Phillies chat with Marcus Hayes

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 5:56 AM
Marcus Hayes of the Daily News takes your questions about all the latest Phillies news in a live chat today at noon as part of the Hot Button. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Video: Ruben Amaro's season-ending press conference

Monday, October 25, 2010, 6:14 PM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. held his end-of-season press conerence Monday. He addressed the possibility of re-signing Jayson Werth and also building up a younger team. David Murphy reports from Citizens Bank Park. Read more

Werth: Phillies are on his list

Monday, October 25, 2010, 1:29 PM
Jayson Werth, who will be a free agent after the World Series, said the Phillies will be one of the teams in consideration for his services next season and he is willing to listen to any offer the ballclub would make. "I've obviously had the best time the last 4 years playing baseball with these... Read more
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