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Archive: August, 2013

Halladay to make official rehab start, could be nearing return to rotation

Monday, August 12, 2013, 5:53 PM
There's at least a chance Roy Halladay could make his return to the Phillies rotation in less than two weeks. On Monday at Turner Field, Phils general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Halladay will begin an official rehab assignment when he starts a game for the Gulf Coast League Phillies on Thursday... Read more

Amaro: 'We're not perfect.'

Friday, August 9, 2013, 6:07 PM
Laynce Nix, a regular member of the Phillies bench in the last two seasons, was designated for assignment on Tuesday. Nix, a lefthanded-hitting outfielder in the second season of a two-year, $2.5 million contract, was basically the reason the Phils non-tendered Nate Schierholtz this winter. Delmon... Read more

Darin Ruf takes on right field

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 5:23 PM
Domonic Brown was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, nearly two weeks since suffering from concussion symptoms after diving for a ball in St. Louis. With Darin Ruf and Cody Asche on the roster, which shifted Michael Young from third to first, and Ruf from first to left, Brown moved to his... Read more

Phillies team president David Montgomery on Bastardo suspension

Monday, August 5, 2013, 3:09 PM
The Phillies sent out the following statement from team president David Montgomery after MLB officially announced Antonio Bastardo's 50-game suspension: “Obviously, the Phillies are very disappointed to learn of Antonio Bastardo's violation of Major League Baseball's Drug Program. We strongly... Read more

Bastardo accepts 50-game suspension for Biogenesis scandal

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:56 PM
Throughout Major League Baseball's investigation into Biogenesis, an anti-aging clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs, there were more than a handful of names clearly out there for the public to see: Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz. But, all along, there was also a list... Read more

Frustration mounting for Manuel, Phillies

Monday, August 5, 2013, 12:27 AM
Milt Thompson chatted with Jimmy Rollins on the field before Sunday night's game at Citizens Bank Park. It's been over three years since the Phils fired the former hitting coach in an effort to fix a slumbering offense. In case you haven't noticed, offense remains a problem. The Phillies have lost... Read more

Video: Curt Schilling in awe of the company he is

Saturday, August 3, 2013, 4:37 AM
Ryan Lawrence of the Daily News reports from Citizens Bank Park where Curt Schilling was inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame Get the full High Cheese experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Darren Daulton gets Alumni Weekend started at CBP

Friday, August 2, 2013, 6:27 PM
It's officially Alumni Weekend at Citizens Bank Park. Mike Schmidt will be here. Nearly all of the members of the colorful '93 NL Champions will be celebrated, too, 20 years after their magical season. Nothing that happens, however, will top Darren Daulton arriving in Philly. Daulton had brain... Read more

Papelbon blows game, doesn't think he's struggling

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 11:21 PM
Jonathan Papelbon has 2 1/2 years remaining on the largest contract ever rewarded to a reliever in the history of baseball. If he wants to avoid the venomous boos he was serenaded with while and after blowing a save on Thursday night, he might want to do at least one of two things: Pitch better and/or... Read more

Brown, Lee both close to returning to Phillies

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 5:44 PM
Cliff Lee dodged rain drops to throw a bullpen session. Domonic Brown swung a bat for the first time in a week. Although the Phillies are unlikely to play any meaningful games in the season's final two months, their two All-Stars are close to returning. Brown, on the 7-day DL after experiencing concussion... Read more
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