Jul 082010
 
Fans frustrate Victorino, seeking support

July 8  Todd Zolecki / MLB.com PHILADELPHIA — Shane Victorino is not alone with his frustrations. He heard it during Wednesday’s 7-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park, where a few fans chided him about his play. It bothered him enough that he brought it up in the clubhouse afterward. “Quick to forget what [More…]

Jul 082010
 
Ryan Madson activated from Disabled List, Zagurski sent to AAA

by Justin Adkins Per Todd Zolecki’s tweet, the Phillies have activated Ryan Madson from the Disabled List. To make room on the active roster, they have sent left hander Mike Zagurski back down to AAA. Madson had been out for over two months after breaking his toe when he kicked a bullpen chair after getting pulled [More…]

Jul 082010
 
RUMOR: Phillies are actively trying to trade Jayson Werth

by Justin Adkins Per Buster Olney’s Twitter feed, The Phillies are actively looking to trade outfielder Jayson Werth, supposedly looking for trade partners interested in acquiring the pending free agent. There is no mention of what the Phillies are looking for in return. The team would most likely use Werth in an effort to obtain more [More…]

610 WIP vs. 97.5 The Fanatic

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Jul 082010
 
610 WIP vs. 97.5 The Fanatic

phillymag.com Heavyweight 610 WIP and upstart 97.5 The Fanatic are waging a furious battle for the city’s obsessed sports-radio listeners, but the real action is going on off the air. Here, the behind-the-scenes story of how Angelo threatened to walk, what staffers honestly think about Eskin, and, for the first time, what really happened the [More…]

Jul 082010
 
Polanco in a hurry to return to action

July 8 Philadelphia Inquirer “A doctor told Placido Polanco he should start feeling better Tuesday. The Phillies third baseman, out since June 25 with left triceps tendinitis, is starting to believe. “I don’t know if you’ve ever been hurt,” he said Wednesday, “but there’s one day when you feel like you turn the corner. You [More…]

Manuel: Trades OK

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Jul 082010
 
Manuel: Trades OK

July 8 Camden Courier-Post   “With the July 31 no-waiver trade deadline growing closer each day, the questions about whom the Phillies could get, and whom the Phillies could trade away, keep coming. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. handled those questions during a Tuesday press conference. Wednesday afternoon, before the Phillies played the final game of [More…]

Flyers close to deal with Zherdev

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Jul 082010
 
Flyers close to deal with Zherdev

July 8 Philadelphia Daily News   “Nikolai Zherdev could be the Flyers’ latest off-the-wall acquisition this offseason. Yesterday, news services in Russia reported that the Flyers and Zherdev – a Ukrainian-born free agent who spent last season in Moscow – have come to an agreement to bring the skilled but aloof scorer back to the NHL. [More…]

Jul 082010
 

July 8 Philadelphia Daily News   “Eric Wellwood won’t admit that he is tired of the comparisons people make between him and his older brother, Kyle, who plays for the Vancouver Canucks. After all, it isn’t often that Eric – a Flyers draft pick in 2009 – is mentioned in a sentence without his brother being [More…]