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  1. Freddy Galvis rejoins Phillies after staph infection

    Apr 11, 2014, 2:10 PM EST

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    Freddy Galvis is off the disabled list and back on the Phillies’ active roster after being sidelined since the middle of spring training with a staph infection in his knee.

  2. Jimmy Rollins remains out of the Phillies’ lineup after “miscommunication”

    Apr 4, 2014, 11:45 AM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jimmy Rollins was initially back in the Phillies’ lineup for today’s game after leaving the team for the birth of his child, but manager Ryne Sandberg just posted a new lineup with Jayson Nix starting in his place at shortstop.

  3. Jimmy Rollins leaves Phillies to be home for birth of child

    Apr 2, 2014, 4:53 PM EST

    Jimmy Rollins

    Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is out of the lineup tonight against the Rangers in Texas because he left the team and traveled back home to be with his wife for the birth of their child.

  4. Cole Hamels could rejoin Phillies by the end of the month

    Apr 2, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels threw three innings in a minor league intrasquad game Tuesday, with Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reporting that he tossed 44 pitches and allowed one run while striking out three.

  5. Phillies move Ryan Howard out of the cleanup spot for the first time since 2008

    Apr 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

    Atlanta Braves v Philadelphia Phillies

    Ryan Howard batted cleanup for the Phillies on Opening Day, going 2-for-5 with a walk (and three strikeouts) in a wild 14-10 win over the Rangers, but manager Ryne Sandberg is switching things up for Game 2 tonight.

  6. Bobby Abreu did not make the Phillies

    Mar 26, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

    Bobby Abreu

    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Phillies informed Bobby Abreu he will not be on the Opening Day roster, ending his comeback attempt with the team he played for from 1998-2006. Abreu hit .263 with 10 walks for a nifty .429 on-base percentage in 16 games this spring, showing that his eye at the…

  7. Kevin Frandsen leaves the Phillies for the Nationals

    Mar 26, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Kevin Frandsen AP

    OK, so this probably isn’t big enough news to add any fuel to the rivalry, but infielder Kevin Frandsen is signing with the Nationals after declining an assignment to the minors from the Phillies yesterday. Frandsen forfeited a $900,000 salary by turning down the Phillies’ attempt to move him to Triple-A after taking him off…

  8. Phillies release Lou Marson

    Mar 14, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

    Lou Marson Indians

    Instead of letting the backup catcher competition drag on until the end of spring training the Phillies have released Lou Marson, meaning Wil Nieves is in line to be starter Carlos Ruiz‘s understudy. Marson was originally drafted by the Phillies back in 2004 and came up through their farm system before being traded to the…

  9. Brandon Phillips: “How the [expletive] am I declining?”

    Mar 7, 2014, 2:44 PM EST

    Brandon Phillips

    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips isn’t talking to the Cincinnati media, but he’s willing to talk to the national media and willing to talk to the national media about why he’s not talking to the Cincinnati media. Case in point, this Phillips quote to Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com: I don’t have nothing to say to…

  10. The Phillies ratted out a draftee to the NCAA for negotiating with an agent

    Feb 20, 2014, 6:48 AM EST

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    This is surprising, likely unprecedented and truly pathetic. Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt reports that the Phillies turned in their fifth-round draft pick from 2013, Ben Wetzler, to the NCAA for negotiating with the team through an agent. Fitt surmises that the Phillies did so due to sour grapes over Wetzler deciding not to sign and instead returning…

  11. Brandon Phillips refuses to speak to the media

    Feb 19, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    Wild Card Game - Cincinnati Reds v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Brandon Phillips made headlines back in August for calling a local beat reporter a “fat mother******” (among other things) and now he’s decided to simply stop talking to the media altogether. John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Phillips “refused to speak to the media on the day position players reported to camp” and…

  12. A.J. Burnett turned down $12 million from Pirates for $16 million from Phillies

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has a follow-up to A.J. Burnett signing a one-year, $16 million deal with the Phillies, reporting that the free agent right-hander turned down a one-year, $12 million deal from the Pirates. At the beginning of the offseason Pittsburgh chose not to make Burnett a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer that would…

  13. Chad Gaudin failed physical exam, released by Phillies

    Feb 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    San Francisco Giants v Arizona Diamondbacks

    Chad Gaudin signed a minor-league deal with the Phillies three weeks ago, but he failed the physical exam and was released today. Gaudin would have earned $750,000 if he made the Opening Day roster out of spring training after throwing 97 innings with a 3.06 ERA for the Giants at age 30. However, he missed…

  14. So long, Pirates: A.J. Burnett signs with the Phillies

    Feb 12, 2014, 12:01 PM EST

    A.J. Burnett AP

    Just minutes after news that Cole Hamels could miss the beginning of the season due to a biceps injury the Phillies have made a big move for the rotation: Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that they’ve signed A.J. Burnett to a one-year contract. Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com says it’s worth $16 million. Burnett had two…

  15. Don’t expect A.J. Burnett to sign with the Phillies

    Feb 7, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

    A.J. Burnett

    Philadelphia has been mentioned as a potential landing spot for A.J. Burnett, but general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. indicated pretty strongly that the Phillies won’t be signing the free agent right-hander. Amaro naturally declined to comment specifically on Burnett, but told Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com: I don’t suspect we’ll be doing anything. I think we’ve…

  16. Phillies minor leaguer suspended for drug of abuse

    Jan 29, 2014, 1:13 PM EST

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    Christopher O’Hare, a left-hander who was the Phillies’ 23rd-round pick last year, has been suspended 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse. O’Hare made his pro debut last season and spent time at three different levels, but threw a grand total of just five innings in five appearances. He’ll sit…

  17. Phillies, Ben Revere avoid arbitration

    Jan 24, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

    Ben Revere, Tim Federowicz

    Center fielder Ben Revere and the Phillies have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $1.95 million deal. Revere had a terrible first month in Philadelphia after coming over in a trade from Minnesota, but then caught fire by hitting .347 in 65 games from May 1 until mid-July. Unfortunately that’s when his season ended thanks to…

  18. Jamie Moyer interviewed for the Phillies’ announcer gig

    Jan 23, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Brad Lidge pulled himself out of the running to replace Gary Matthews as the Phillies’ television analyst and now Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports that Jamie Moyer interviewed for the job. According to Zolecki the “top candidates” for the gig are Moyer, Mitch Williams, Mickey Morandini, and Kevin Stocker. Doug Glanville apparently removed himself from…

  19. Phillies, Antonio Bastardo avoid arbitration

    Jan 21, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Colorado Rockies

    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Phillies have avoided arbitration with reliever Antonio Bastardo by agreeing to a one-year, $2 million contract. Bastardo requested $2.5 million and the Phillies countered at $1.675 million, so they’re settling slightly below the midpoint. Bastardo’s season ended in early August when he received a 50-game suspension for Biogenesis…

  20. Phillies sign Chad Gaudin

    Jan 21, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

    Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    Philadelphia has signed right-hander Chad Gaudin to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. As of last night Gaudin was said to be deciding between a handful of teams. He has experience in the rotation and bullpen, throwing 97 innings with a 3.06 ERA and 88/40 K/BB ratio in a split role for…

  21. Charlie Manuel takes a job advising the Phillies and Ruben Amaro Jr.

    Jan 15, 2014, 1:33 PM EST

    Charlie Manuel, Ruben Amaro, Jr.

    As expected Charlie Manuel is staying in the Phillies organization after being let go as manager, with Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reporting that he’s accepted a position as a “senior advisor to the general manager.” Manuel had hoped to land another manager gig, but at age 70 that might be a tough sell despite the…

  22. Phillies sign Ronny Cedeno

    Jan 13, 2014, 1:13 PM EST

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    Journeyman infielder Ronny Cedeno has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Phillies, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Cedeno split last season between the Astros and Padres, hitting .242 with three homers and a .617 OPS in 89 games for a disappointing follow-up to a very solid 2012 season with the Mets. At age…

  23. Brad Lidge turns down chance to be Phillies’ announcer

    Jan 9, 2014, 11:11 AM EST

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    UPDATE: So much for that. Lidge told Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News that the Phillies reached out to him about joining the broadcast team but he turned them down because “the timing right now is tough.” ========== CSN Philly cleared the Phillies’ broadcast booth by letting go of both play-by-play man Chris Wheeler…

  24. Phillies interested in reunion with Ryan Madson

    Dec 24, 2013, 10:18 AM EST

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    Ryan Madson has signed two sizable contracts with two different teams since leaving Philadelphia as a free agent after the 2011 season, but he’s yet to throw a pitch in a big-league game because of elbow problems. And now he might be returning to the Phillies. Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Phillies are…

  25. Phillies sign Roberto Hernandez to one-year deal

    Dec 12, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

    Roberto Hernandez

    Philadelphia has signed right-hander Roberto Hernandez to a one-year contract, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. Hernandez–formerly Fausto Carmona before being busted for identity fraud–posted an ugly 4.89 ERA in 151 innings for the Rays this year while being bumped from the rotation. On one hand the Rays not being able to fix a pitcher…

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