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  1. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro apologized to Ryan Howard

    Feb 22, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    Ruben Amaro made some negative comments about Ryan Howard in a radio appearance back in December. The Phillies’ GM has apologized to Howard for those comments.

  2. Ryan Howard is the Phillies’ first baseman … unless he isn’t

    Feb 18, 2015, 2:14 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    “Right now, unless he gets unseated, he’s the first baseman.”

  3. The Phillies are giving Cody Asche some work in the outfield

    Feb 2, 2015, 7:49 PM EDT

    Cody Asche AP

    The Phillies are trying to keep their options open with top prospect Maikel Franco in-house.

  4. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. says Ryan Howard is likely to be with the team in spring training

    Jan 17, 2015, 11:45 AM EDT

    Ryan Howard Getty

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. said in a radio interview back in December that they’d be better off without Ryan Howard. One month later, they still haven’t found any takers on the trade front.

  5. Ryan Howard can be traded to nine teams without his approval.

    Jan 6, 2015, 9:44 AM EDT

    Ryan Howard AP

    Emphasis on the “can.” Because a team actually wanting Howard is largely theoretical.

  6. Phillies GM told Ryan Howard they’d be better off “not with him but without him”

    Dec 20, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard Getty

    With the Phillies in the middle of a rebuilding effort, they are facing some tough (and long overdue) truths with their veteran players.

  7. Chase Utley wants to go down with Phillies’ sinking ship

    Dec 19, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Chase Utley AP

    Chase Utley plans to wear Phillies red until his contract runs out.

  8. Phillies tried to slip Ryan Howard into a Marlon Byrd trade with the Orioles

    Dec 13, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    Nice try, Phillies, but you can’t just dump Ryan Howard off on an unsuspecting team like that.

  9. Pat Gillick on Amaro: “Ruben didn’t all of a sudden get dumb”

    Dec 8, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Ruben Amaro

    Pat Gillick says he has Ruben Amaro’s back. Is it a vote of confidence or the dreaded vote of confidence?

  10. Billy Butler is gone, so the Royals are searching for a new designated hitter

    Nov 19, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Kansas City has already reached out to multiple replacement options.

  11. Ryan Howard has gone through a legal and financial drama with his family

    Nov 19, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    If you think Howard’s on-the-field struggles have been hard, imagine what it has been like off-the-field.

  12. Ruben Amaro is still unrealistic

    Nov 19, 2014, 6:36 AM EDT

    Ruben Amaro

    Shocker: the guy who was unable to determine the proper time to commence a tear-down and rebuild is not efficiently managing said tear-down and rebuild.

  13. Report: The Royals have had internal discussions about Ryan Howard

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:22 PM EDT

    Ryan Howard Getty

    The Royals have reportedly discussed Ryan Howard as a possibility to replace Billy Butler at DH.

  14. Phillies “have talked about” moving third baseman Cody Asche to the outfield

    Nov 6, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

    Cody Asche

    He’s hit .247 with 15 homers and a .697 OPS through 171 career games.

  15. The Phillies are working to trade Ryan Howard. Good luck with that!

    Nov 4, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    ryan howard getty

    Winters in which the Phillies try to convince people that the old band has one more hit song left in them seem to be a thing of the past.

  16. Phillies refute report that president David Montgomery was forced out

    Oct 3, 2014, 6:12 PM EDT

    David Montgomery

    A recent report indicated that Phillies president David Montgomery was being forced out. The Phillies refuted the report on Friday.

  17. Royals continue to confound baseball logic

    Oct 3, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

    Division Series - Kansas City Royals v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Game One

    How do the Royals keep doing this? After watching their Game 1 win in the ALDS, Joe Posnanski still isn’t sure.

  18. B.J., Justin Upton make history with homer, outfield assist each

    Sep 27, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Justin Upton

    Justin and B.J. Upton became the first pair of brother teammates since 1900 to each hit a home run and record an outfield assist in the same game.

  19. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 25, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers clinch the NL West behind another outstanding performance from Clayton Kershaw.

  20. The Phillies achieved a rare but ignominious feat on Saturday

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

    Is it really a good thing if one’s team is one of only two teams in the last 113 years to have four relatively old players accrue a significant amount of playing time?

  21. Money, money, money (and Bud Selig’s nirvana)

    Aug 26, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

    Bud Selig

    Here at the end of his tenure, baseball is closer to Selig’s nirvana than perhaps ever before.

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