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Archive: October, 2010

Report: Charge against Gillies dropped

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 10:32 AM
According to a story in his hometown newspaper, authorities in Florida have dropped the cocaine possession charge against Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies. Gillies faced the charge after hs arrest on Aug. 20 for an incident that occurred on June 11 in Clearwater, where he had been rehabbing a hamstring... Read more

Game 3 start time pushed back

Saturday, October 9, 2010, 11:49 PM
The Yankees' sweep of the Twins in the American League Division Series means the Phillies-Reds game Sunday night has been pushed back an hour to an 8:07 p.m. start time. The game will be shown on TBS. Major League Baseball had announced the change was possible a few days ago, pending how many games... Read more

Manuel: 'It ain't goin' to happen, but it can happen'

Saturday, October 9, 2010, 5:27 PM
So, how daunting is the task in front of the Cincinnati Reds? Well, they have to beat the two-time defending National League champions in three consecutive games to advance and beat Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay and Roy Oswalt to do it. Said Charlie Manuel: "I think sometimes when you play, and... Read more

Pre-Game 2 Notes: Polanco, Rollins, Arroyo and more

Friday, October 8, 2010, 2:43 PM
A few quick pre-game notes: 1) Placido Polanco is back in the line-up after missing Game 1 with back soreness. Charlie Manuel said the trainers cleared Polanco to play. "I took it as he's just going to play the way he always has," Manuel said. Polanco's return prompted Manuel to return... Read more

Improving Polanco takes batting practice

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 2:46 PM
Placido Polanco took batting practice today during the Phillies' workout at Citizens Bank Park. Manager Charlie Manuel said he spoke with Polanco earlier in the day and Polanco told him that his sore back was feeling better. Polanco missed Game 1 after injuring his back Monday and not being able to... Read more

Placido Polanco will miss Game 1 with back soreness

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 1:09 PM
The Phillies just announced their lineup for Game 1 of the National League Division Series and there is an omission that is both surprising and notable: veteran third baseman Placido Polanco is not starting at third base. Instead, utility man Wilson Valdez is at third and hitting eighth. Polanco has... Read more

Phillies chat with Paul Hagen

Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 5:58 AM
Daily News baseball columnist Paul Hagen takes your questions ahead of Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Phillies and Reds in a live chat at 12 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE. Read more

Ruiz, Romero set; more game times

Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 1:08 PM
Catcher Carlos Ruiz and lefthanded reliever J.C. Romero are both good to go for the National League Division Series, manager Charlie Manuel said today. Both were injured in Sunday's regular season finale. Romero left the 8-7 loss to the Braves with stiffness in his lower back. Ruiz left after being... Read more

Worley not on NLDS roster

Sunday, October 3, 2010, 9:22 PM
Some tidbits from today's 8-7 loss to the Braves, which ultimately gave Atlanta the Wild Card and helped avoid a one-game playoff between them and the Padres, who lost to the Giants. -Vance Worley's solid performance in a win over the Braves on Saturday wasn't enough to win him a spot on the National... Read more

Playoff scenarios, plus Volquez to start for Reds in Game 1

Saturday, October 2, 2010, 7:30 PM
The Phillies' NLDS opponent is a lot more uncertain than it was just 24 hours ago, which means there is a chance that the Reds' naming of Edinson Volquez as their Game 1 starter could prove to be irrelevant (playoff scenarios below). But if the Phils' do end up playing the Reds, they'll face a guy... Read more
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