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Archive: July, 2010

Breaking down the Phillies' loss

Thursday, July 8, 2010, 7:54 AM
A video recap of the Phillies' 7-5 loss to the Braves Wednesday night: Read more

Polanco improving with rest

Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 6:36 PM
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Injury roundup: Ruiz rehab begins Wednesday

Tuesday, July 6, 2010, 6:23 PM
And now your daily Phillies injury report: Catcher Carlos Ruiz met with concussion specialist Michael Collins in Pittsburgh and was cleared to begin a rehab assignment for triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday. Ruiz, who has been on the disabled list since June 19 with a concussion after being hit by... Read more

Amaro on trade deadline, Brown and more

Tuesday, July 6, 2010, 6:14 PM
Twenty-six days before the trading deadline, if Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. had his choice, he would acquire another pitcher over an infielder. "At the end of the day, our team should be able to handle the loss offensively of a couple of these guys," Amaro said. "... But... Read more

Happ optioned to triple A

Tuesday, July 6, 2010, 4:22 PM
J.A. Happ has been activated from the disabled list and optioned to triple-A Lehigh Valley. Happ will report Wednesday and throw a bullpen session for the IronPigs. It was an expected move, but still a shocking fall for Happ, who was the runner up for National League rookie of the year in 2009 and... Read more

Drabek throws no-no; Madson is close

Monday, July 5, 2010, 12:55 PM
Following up on a few newsy notes on this Fifth of July... Hey, Kyle Drabek threw a no-hitter. Remember him? Of course you do. Drabek was the best prospect the Phillies gave up in the Roy Halladay trade. So far, it appears that trade has worked out pretty well for both sides. Drabek threw 98 pitches... Read more

Utley wants to speed up his return

Monday, July 5, 2010, 6:02 PM
Chase Utley thinks eight weeks is too long. The Phillies' second baseman talked for the first time Monday since he suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb that required surgery four days ago in New York. Wearing a cast has on his right arm, Utley said he thinks he can be back sooner than the eight... Read more

Phillies have three All-Stars; Charlie's picks under scrutiny

Sunday, July 4, 2010, 1:37 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley are All-Stars for the Phillies. But much of the early talk following the announcement of the teams is centering around Charlie Manuel, who made 10 selections. Utley, on the disabled list with a torn ligament in his right thumb, will not play... Read more

Ransom joins Phillies

Saturday, July 3, 2010, 2:45 PM
PITTSBURGH -- The Phillies have selected the contract of infielder Cody Ransom from triple A and designated Brian Bocock for assignment. Ransom is expected to be at PNC Park in time for the game Saturday. The utility infielder was hitting .238 in 82 games with 16 home runs and 51 RBIs. Ransom, 34... Read more

Schneider's injury could complicate things

Friday, July 2, 2010, 1:21 PM
PITTSBURGH -- It was mentioned in Friday's game story, but I wanted to expand upon backup-turned-starting catcher Brian Schneider, who was injured in the second inning Thursday. Schneider came out after a foul tip glanced off his glove, but that wasn't what caused the injury. It just made it worse... Read more
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