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Archive: October, 2012

Sandberg promoted to Phillies staff

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 11:29 AM
Less than 48 hours ago, Charlie Manuel didn't sound like a man with a plan to overhaul his coaching staff. "I’m comfortable with the coaches," Manuel said before Tuesday's game in Washington. "I’m definitely not sending them a message that they didn’t do their job. I’m just... Read more

The Phillies were one of the big local TV losers in the majors this year

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 1:33 PM
This probably won't come as a surprise to the plethora of folks who found themselves erring on the side of doing something else besides watching the Phillies this summer, but Comcast Sports Net's local ratings suffered one of the sharpest plunges in the majors according to a story in the Sports Business... Read more

Philadelphia and Washington and the sociology of fandom

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7:53 AM
I just enjoyed a good chuckle because I just ran across a story about my Tuesday column that Dan Steinberg posted on DC Sports Bog, his fabulous general interest sports blog whose format I would love to see other newspapers replicate (cough, cough...hi Chuck!). I spent much of yesterday fending off... Read more

Ruf takes the fifth (spot in order)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 5:49 PM
The Phillies season will be over in about 24 hours. In the second to last game of 2012, Charlie Manuel is trotting out a lineup that doesn't include a single player from his Opening Day starting nine. It includes just one player who is a lock (barring health, of course) to be in the 2013 Opening Day... Read more
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