Phillies Now Archive: August, 2013

Rough night for hurt, fined sluggers

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Miguel Cabrera had another arrow shot into him last night in the ninth inning of a 6-3 loss to the Twins. After swinging at the first pitch... Read more

Roy Halladay had some interesting things to say about Charlie Manuel's firing

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Roy Halladay was in Clearwater when the Phillies fired Charlie Manuel, so tonight was the first time anybody got a chance to ask him about... Read more

Hot As Chooch

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With four hits Sunday and two more Monday (including a homer), Carlos Ruiz is once again making the month of August his own. He is hitting... Read more

Robinson Cano turns Esmil Rogers pitch into 200th career home run

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Hey look, somebody on the Yankees can do something other than Alex Rodriguez. This afternoon, Robinson Cano quietly deposited a pitch hundreds... Read more

'Overrating' Charlie Manuel

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Shockingly, a ridiculous statement was made in Philadelphia sports media this morning: “Charlie Manuel is overrated.” Here’s... Read more

One lucky IronPigs fan will receive funeral tonight

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The night has finally arrived. Some fan will be plucked from the stands at Coca-Cola Park during a beautiful evening in Allentown and reminded... Read more

The appeal of hitting Bryce Harper

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Something about Bryce Harper makes teams want to throw the ball at him. Here was a brash, emotional young player wearing war paint, quickly... Read more

Sandberg wants to see improved approach from Rollins

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As you may have read in the Daily News today, Jimmy Rollins is in a pretty lenghty slump. How bad has it been? Since the All-Star break,... Read more

De Fratus, Diekman prosper in Phillies victory

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Jake Diekman froze. He looked around as home-plate umpire Jim Joyce instructed both Rockies runners to advance on a balk. The Phillies lefty... Read more

Solid Triple-A debut for Garner

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Perci Garner certainly benefited from a change of scenery. After struggling during his last four starts at high Single-A Clearwater, the 24-year-old... Read more