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July 3rd Associated Press PITTSBURGH – Ryan Howard picked up Philadelphia’s slumping offense by driving in three runs, Jimmy Rollins homered among his three hits and the Phillies shook off a three-game losing streak to rout the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-4 on Saturday night. Shane Victorino also had three hits, including a triple, and Pittsburgh shortstop [More…]

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by Justin Adkins Todd Zolecki is reporting The Phillies have called up infielder Cody Ransom and that they designated infielder Brian Bocock for assignment. Bocock had previously been called up due to the injuries to Chase Utley and Placido Polanco.  Ransom is considered a better option, but he himself had been bothered by a sore knee.  Apparently he’s healthy, so [More…]

Sources: Phillies interested in Lee

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Sources: Phillies interested in Lee

July 3 Foxsports.com “The Phillies’ obsession with Cliff Lee continues. The two-time defending National League champions again are interested in acquiring Lee, according to major-league sources. The more immediate need for the Phillies is an infielder; second baseman Chase Utley will be out eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn right-thumb ligament, and [More…]

Schneider won’t go on DL

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July 3 Philadelphia Inquirer  “Brian Schneider had his right thumb wrapped in a splint before Friday’s game, but it was actually a bit of good news for the walking wounded. It appears he won’t be the eighth current Phillie on the disabled list. The Phillies catcher, who is normally the backup but has been pressed [More…]

Pirates shut out reeling Phils, 2-0

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July 3 Philadelphia Inquirer “Before the Phillies came to PNC Park, Daniel McCutchen and Ross Ohlendorf had pitched a combined 78 2/3 innings this season without producing a victory for the last-place Pirates. In two days, each starter won his first game. And in two days, the Phillies have realized life without Chase Utley and [More…]

Manuel must make All-Star picks

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July 3 Wilmington News Journal  “Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said he’s consumed with his team’s play. But by Sunday at noon, Manuel will have to make some decisions that could be felt both in his clubhouse and in the World Series. As manager for the National League All-Star team, it is up to Manuel to [More…]

Gagne waives no-trade clause

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Gagne waives no-trade clause

July 3 Philadelphia Inquirer  “Left winger Simon Gagne’s days as a member of the Flyers could be numbered.Gagne, 30, the longest-tenured current Flyer, has waived his no-trade clause, an NHL source confirmed Friday night.The Flyers and Los Angeles have been talking about a deal, but the Kings have said they want to keep Jonathan Bernier [More…]

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Friday, July 2, 2010 Philadelpha Inquirer The travails of Michael Vick might seem minor compared to what Andy Reid has encountered during his USO tour, but the Eagles coach has been able to monitor the Virginia Beach shooting that has swept his quarterback into a maelstrom from Germany and Afghanistan. “I have spoken to Michael [More…]