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Archive: September, 2011

Carpenter claimed off waivers by San Diego

Friday, September 2, 2011, 6:12 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Needing to clear space on the 40-man roster, the Phillies attempted to slip Andrew Carpenter through waivers. But the righthander was claimed by the San Diego Padres. "Clearing some roster space, just in case," Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said. The move puts... Read more

Three questions for September

Friday, September 2, 2011, 3:27 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — With 87 wins, a team record in clear sight, and the postseason all but assured, Charlie Manuel was asked what he'd like to see his team accomplish in the final month. "Win some more," Manuel said. They will probably do that. The magic number is 21 to clinch the division... Read more

Game 133: Going for 41

Thursday, September 1, 2011, 11:07 AM
CINCINNATI — The last time the Phillies were 41 games over .500, they were in this city. It was Aug. 26, 1976. Jim Kaat started, Garry Maddox doubled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and Tug McGraw earned the win. Only twice in this franchise's 129-year history have the Phillies been... Read more
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