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Amaro: 'I have not had a very good year'

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:59 PM
The upside to losing nine of the last 11 games and finishing with the franchise’s worst record in 13 years, at least if there is such a thing, is that the Phillies will have the opportunity to add a premiere free agent this winter without losing much in the form of compensation, while also getting... Read more

Phillies part ways with pitching coach Rich Dubee

Monday, September 30, 2013, 10:48 AM
The Phillies have parted ways with pitching coach Rich Dubee, a move that does not come as a surprise given the change at manager. Like most managers, Ryne Sandberg will want to pick his own top lieutenants, although the decision not to renew Dubee's contract is the only change the Phillies have announced... Read more

Ruiz out of lineup in what could be his Phillies finale

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 1:06 PM
Phillies team president David Montgomery made his way through the visiting clubhouse at Turner Field on Sunday morning, sending well wishes to his players. He stopped and chatted with veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz for several minutes. He shook hands with Ruiz twice. It’s likely neither man wanted... Read more

Ryan Howard rejoins Phillies ... sort of

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 6:11 PM
Despite being limited to playing in half a season in each of the last two years, Ryan Howard brings a positive demeanor to the ballpark perhaps as often as his former manager, Charlie Manuel. Whether it's his easy smile or his or ability to infuse a joke into even the toughest of questions - or yes... Read more

Amaro still has an open door for Halladay return

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 5:42 PM
Baseball people rarely get the perfect ending, the proverbial riding into the sunset with their heads held high. Charlie Manuel was dismissed from Philadelphia with six weeks remaining in the season. Mariano Rivera's final year with the New York Yankees could very well end without one last dance through... Read more

Halladay comes out of game in first inning

Monday, September 23, 2013, 7:47 PM
Roy Halladay once pitched a perfect game at the Marlins old ballpark in Miami Gardens. He went on to pitch a no-hitter in the postseason that year. He won his second Cy Young Award that season. Three years later, Halladay may be facing the end of his Phililes career. And it would be difficult to... Read more

Video: Phillies take interim tag off Sandberg

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 11:55 PM
The Daily News' David Murphy reports from Citizens Bank Park after the Phillies named Ryne Sandberg manager prior to a 4-3 loss to the Mets in their home finale. Get the full High Cheese experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Sandberg named Phillies manager

Sunday, September 22, 2013, 12:42 PM
Ryne Sandberg was named the 52nd manager in Phillies history prior to the final home game of the 2013 season on Sunday. The 54-year-old Sandberg signed a three-year contract with a club option for 2017. Sandberg had spent the previous five weeks as the interim manager. He can move forward in the... Read more

Kyle Kendrick scratched with shoulder soreness

Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 5:49 PM
Kyle Kendrick has never missed a start in his major league career. He's never been on the disabled list - not in the major leagues or in the minor leagues, either. But the durable Kendrick has been battling shoulder soreness, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said on Tuesday, and he will not make his... Read more

Phillies' Chase Utley nominated for 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

Monday, September 16, 2013, 8:44 PM
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley was named the team's 2013 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, Major League Baseball and Chevrolet announced Monday. The annual award recognizes players who best represent the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship... Read more
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