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Archive: November, 2012

Rest nearing for Darin Ruf

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 12:13 PM
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The end is in sight for Darin Ruf. He could be home in Nebraska with his wife and celebrating Thanksgiving in their new house. The Venezuelan winter league runs through December but Ruf will not stay for it all. On Wednesday, he played in his 177th game of the season;... Read more

Boras: 'Professional' relationship with all teams

Thursday, November 8, 2012, 8:20 PM
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Last winter, Scott Boras accused the Phillies of backing away from an agreed-upon contract with Ryan Madson. This winter, the superagent represents Michael Bourn, one of the top outfielders on the market and certainly of interest to the Phillies. Bourn is also a potential... Read more

Brundage hired as Lehigh Valley manager

Thursday, November 1, 2012, 4:26 PM
The Phillies hired Dave Brundage Thursday to replace Ryne Sandberg as the manager at triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brundage, a Phillies fourth-round draft pick in 1986, had worked as a triple-A manager in the Atlanta Braves' system since 2007. "With Dave's success and experience at the triple-A level,... Read more
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