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Archive: July, 2013

Phillies Top 10 midseason prospects

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:03 PM
The Inquirer dropped its Top 25 prospects today, and I'm in agreement with most of it, with a a few minor exceptions. Here's my Top 10: 1. Maikel Franco, 3B: I suggested Aramis Ramirez as a comparison to one non-Phillies talent evaluator, who offered Edwin Encarnacion as the more accurate projection... Read more

Phillies fans thank you for the reminder, Sports Illustrated

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:38 PM
There are a number of different opinions you can have about the Phillies' handling of Jason Grilli -- here is Bob Brookover's, and here is mine -- and there are a number of different ways to substantiate most of those opinions. But the one thing you can't argue is that it is a hell of a sight to... Read more

Cliff Lee backs baseball's drug policy

Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 4:35 PM
For the 11th straight season, baseball commissioner Bud Selig was available for a Q&A session with members of the Baseball Writers Association of America on All-Star Tuesday. The most popular topic on the agenda with the commish was the ongoing investigation into the anti-aging clinic Biogenesis... Read more

Biddle out to show why he's the Phils top prospect

Sunday, July 14, 2013, 12:15 PM
Three years ago, Jesse Biddle was the Phillies first round pick (27th) overall in the draft. Three months ago, in his first month at Double-A Reading, struck on 16 of the 24 batters he faced in a win at Harrisburg. Biddle will represent the Phillies, along with third base prospect Maikel Franco, at... Read more

How the rotation turns

Friday, July 12, 2013, 5:24 PM
The Phillies have won 5 of the first 7 games on their current homestand. Although the offense has averaged 3.9 runs per game - an uptick in their production for the majority of the season's first three-plus months - the starting pitching has been instrumental in the success. From John Lannan to Cole... Read more

Video: Phillies gaining momentum before All-Star break

Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:32 AM
The Daily News' Ryan Lawrence reports from Citizens Bank Park after the Phillies beat the Nationals, 3-1. Kevin Frandsen hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh to lift Philadelphia. Read more

Amaro encouraged after Howard undergoes surgery

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 5:40 PM
If the Phillies continue their recent upward swing up the standings in the next month and play themselves into contention, they just might get a big bat back in the middle of their lineup for the home stretch. If they revert to playing as they have for most of the 2013 season, and slowly move in the... Read more

Aumont optioned back to Triple-A

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 5:08 PM
Two weeks ago, Phillippe Aumont arrived in the visiting clubhouse at Petco Park eager to put an early-season, minor league demotion behind him and fulfill his promise as a back-end-of-the-bullpen reliever. But Aumont, who has regular battles with corralling his command, found himself facing another... Read more

Phillies chat with David Murphy

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 1:24 AM
The Daily News' David Murphy takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and submit questions. Read more

Video: Brown Lifts Phillies Over Braves

Monday, July 8, 2013, 12:01 AM
The Philadelphia Daily News' David Murphy reports from Citizens Bank Park where the Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves, 7-3. Domonic Brown and Jonathan Pettibone spoke after the loss. Read more
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