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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:59:09 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said the team will call up "five to six" players from the minor leagues when rosters expand in September, although this number does not include rehabbing players. Decisions have been reached on which players will be promoted, although their identities were not revealed. The bulk of the additions are likely to occur Tuesday, Sept. 2, after the minor league seasons have ended.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:54:27 -0700
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:02:49 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies president and CEO David Montgomery is taking a leave of absence from the team as he undergoes cancer treatments. Former general manager Pat Gillick, who has served as a senior advisor to the club, will step in on a temporary basis.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:58:04 -0700
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:26:48 -0700
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:53:22 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP A.J. Burnett has indicated he may be amenable to sticking around past 2014 on the heels of his 12-strikeout performance Monday, Aug. 25. "My decision will come down to how I feel and what my family and I decide," said Burnett. "It's just one start, but to be able to go out and do that tonight makes you wonder."
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:59:15 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies 1B/OF Darin Ruf has managed an .893 OPS in 394 plate appearances since he made his debut Sept. 14, 2012. That is the highest of any Philadelphia player with as many plate appearances during the stretch.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:58:44 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Kyle Kendrick will face the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Aug. 27. He is 0-2 with a 6.39 ERA in two starts against the Nationals this season, and 5-10 with a 5.00 ERA in 24 career starts against Washington.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:57:49 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies 1B/OF John Mayberry Jr. (wrist) played his sixth minor-league rehab game for Triple-A Lehigh Valley Tuesday, Aug. 26. He has posted four hits in 18 at-bats with a home run in five games so far.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:21 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies P Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez might be among the players called up to the big club once rosters expand Monday, Sept. 1. Gonzalez moved to Triple-A Lehigh Valley this month and has posted a 1.93 ERA in 10 games with a mid-90s fastball. "Hopefully we'll have a chance to look at him in September," manager Ryne Sandberg said Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:23:41 -0700
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:12:46 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon nailed down his 32nd save in 34 attempts in the game Monday, Aug. 25, against the Washington Nationals. It was also his 318th career save, tying him with former New York Mets and Minnesota Twins RP Rick Aguilera for 18th on the all-time saves list.
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