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Archive: August, 2013

A crowded Phillies rotation?

Monday, August 19, 2013, 3:32 PM
The Phillies will make a change to their starting rotation Tuesday, and it figures to be the first of many alterations in the coming days. Tyler Cloyd will be recalled to start against Colorado. He replaces John Lannan, who could miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. Meanwhile, Roy... Read more

The First Step Out

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:40 PM
Other than the two men who had at least partial ownership of their teams — Connie Mack (Athletics) and Eddie Gottlieb (Warriors) — Charlie Manuel lasted longer in his job after winning a title than any head coach who won a major pro championship in Philadelphia. Here are those 10 coaches... Read more

Video: Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg notches first win

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:11 PM
The Daily News' Ryan Lawrence reports from Citizens Bank Park where the Phillies defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2. Ryne Sandberg, Darin Ruf and Cole Hamels spoke after the win. Get the full High Cheese experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Watch a Taekwondoist throw a slightly more accurate pitch than Phillippe Aumont

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:40 PM
A Taekwondoist and actress named Tae Mi threw out the first pitch of a baseball game in South Korea, and though it was off the plate, it did include some mid-air twirling, so at least there was an entertainment factor you don't get from watching a Phillies reliever do the same thing. Read more

Strasburg ejected for vengeance

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 10:19 AM
The Braves have had no shortage of instigation against the Nationals this year. The two teams sit atop the NL East at the moment, with the Nats a jarring 14.5 games lower. The lack of a threat to the Braves' dominance has not limited their throwing at Bryce Harper, however. Maybe they're bored... Read more

Charlie Manuel's greatest hits

Friday, August 16, 2013, 8:46 PM
We all miss Charlie Manuel already, but he's left us with no shortage of great moments throughout his nine-year career, both on the field and inside his mouth. A rite of passage as a Philadelphia sports figure: sparring with Howard Eskin. This is a classic, if only for the crystal... Read more

Photos: Charlie Manuel leaves Citizens Bank Park for the last time

Friday, August 16, 2013, 8:36 PM
I was browsing the wires after the announcement of Charlie Manuel's dismissal from the Phillies, and I found two photos that I wanted to share on here. You can share your thoughts on Manuel and his departure in the comments section below. The first picture was taken by one of our staff photographers... Read more

Live chat: Charlie Manuel out as Phillies manager

Friday, August 16, 2013, 1:41 PM
Charlie Manuel is out as manager of the Phillies, and Ryne Sandberg has replaced him. Join our live chat to share your thoughts on Manuel's departure. Click here if you're on a mobile device. Read more

Roll Call of Phillie-Killers

Thursday, August 15, 2013, 2:21 AM
The Braves took two of three games from the Phillies despite a 1-for-8 performance from catcher Brian McCann, who came into the series hitting .571 against the Phils this season. That is the same exact average that Tony Gywnn unfurled against them in 1994, the highest they’ve surrendered in... Read more

Phillies release Delmon Young

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 5:30 PM
ATLANTA — Less than a year ago, Delmon Young was crowned MVP of the American League Championship Series. Now, the former No. 1 overall pick is a hired gun at age 27. A contending team is likely to take a chance on his bat. The Phillies released Young on Wednesday after designating him for assignment... Read more
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