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Thompson: "I'll be there alumni weekend."

Friday, July 23, 2010, 10:44 AM
If there are any hard feelings between Milt Thompson and the Phillies over his recent firing as the club's hitting coach, the veteran baseball man was not letting on. "I have nothing but praise for the Phillies and the organization," said Thompson, who was fired late Thursday night with... Read more

Phillies fire hitting coach

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 10:28 PM
After another disappointing offensive showing at Busch Stadium today, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said something had to be done to spark the lineup. After the team charter landed back in Philadelphia, that something turned out to be firing hitting coach Milt Thompson. He was replaced by Greg Gross... Read more

Phillies fill in rotation

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 6:07 PM
The Phillies have named their starters for Saturday and Sunday, and neither is a new name to the mix. According to pitching coach Rich Dubee, Kyle Kendrick is scheduled to start Saturday in his usual spot in the rotation against Colorado and ace Ubaldo Jimenez, and J.A. Happ is then scheduled to pitch... Read more

Rollins remains sixth

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 12:35 PM
Jimmy Rollins will hit sixth today for the Phillies against the St. Louis Cardinals. Rollins was dropped to sixth for last night's game. He went 1-for-4 and is now hitting .226. Before last night's game, manager Charlie Manuel said, "He knows what he's doing wrong. It's just a matter of correcting... Read more

Chat Phillies with Rich Hofmann

Thursday, July 22, 2010, 8:53 AM
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Oswalt says deal would have to 'work for both of us'

Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 6:14 PM
Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt was non-committal when asked today about whether he would waive his no-trade clause to come to the Phillies. He had asked the team in May to try to consider sending him to a contender. The Phillies and Astros are reportedly in trade talks that could bring Oswalt to the Phillies... Read more

Phillies change lineup

Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 3:11 PM
UPDATED: In other shuffling, Charlie Manuel has decided to move his lineup around for tonight's game, putting Placido Polanco in the leadoff spot and dropping Jimmy Rollins to sixth. Ben Francisco is in the lineup in leftfield and is batting third. Polanco 3B Victorino CF Francisco LF Howard 1B Werth... Read more

Happ destined for short flight to St. Louis?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 9:57 PM
J.A. Happ won't have far to fly if, as it looks, he will join the Phillies tomorrow in St. Louis. The 27-year-old lefthander was pulled after three innings from a Triple-A start in Indianapolis, where Lehigh Valley is playing the Pirates' affiliate tonight. If there was some question about Happ's next... Read more

Moyer leaves game with elbow strain

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 9:16 PM
Lefthander Jamie Moyer left tonight’s game against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium with what was described as a “left elbow strain.” No other details were immediately available. The 47-year-old gave up a pair of 2-out singles in the bottom of the first. With the Phillies batting... Read more

What's next for the Phillies' staff?

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 6:31 PM
In his latest video, Dave Murphy of the Daily News discusses why Kyle Kendrick was optioned, what Andrew Carpenter's role will be and what Ruben Amaro Jr. might do next. Read more
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