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Archive: November, 2011

LaMar joins Blue Jays

Friday, November 4, 2011, 4:04 PM
Former Phillies assistant general manager Chuck LaMar has been hired by the Toronto Blue Jays, according to MLB.com. LaMar, who parted ways with the Phillies in late September after four years with the organization, will be a special assignment scout for the Blue Jays with an emphasis on amateur scouting... Read more

A look at some rooks who could help 2012 Phillies

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 3:36 PM
We know this is the first day of free agency, but, as we pointed out earlier in the week, things tend to move at a snail's pace when players hit the open market. We'd love to report that the Phillies have offered Albert Pujols a bazillion, gazillion dollars to come to Philadelphia. Instead, we're... Read more

Cards want to talk to Sandberg, Cubs don't

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 3:19 PM
In a strange twist of events, it appears Ryne Sandberg will not return to Chicago, and instead, he could manage the Cubs' top rival in 2012. Sandberg, still under contract with the Phillies as their triple-A manager, will interview with the St. Louis Cardinals to replace the recently retired Tony... Read more

Lefty reliever should be on Amaro's to-do list

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 1:06 PM
Not sure where the acquisition of another left-handed reliever ranks on general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s list of things to do, but it should be on there somewhere. The Phillies went into the postseason with Antonio Bastardo as their only left-handed reliever and he was not considered a specialist... Read more
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