Jul 282010
 
Victorino to DL; Domonic Brown called up

by Justin Adkins It’s an exciting day for Phillies fans anxious to get their first look at their own super prospect.  Per Jim Salisbury, the Phillies have called up 5-tool outfielder Domonic Brown for tonight’s game and will immediately insert him into the starting lineup. This move is a direct result of the news that Shane Victorino will be [More…]

Phillies still in running for Oswalt

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Jul 282010
 
Phillies still in running for Oswalt

July 28 MLB.com “Jayson Werth was in the Phillies’ lineup on Tuesday, so there would be no erroneous reports he had been traded. But plenty of Trade Deadline intrigue remained in Philadelphia. The Phillies remain top contenders for Astros ace Roy Oswalt, although consummating a trade will be difficult before Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline. [More…]

Jul 282010
 
Victorino leaves game in 7th after straining a muscle in his left side

July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer “The 9-5 victory over Arizona on Tuesday night was the sort of game the Phillies would have lost a week ago. Their starter, Cole Hamels, lasted just five innings at Citizens Bank Park, meaning Charlie Manuel needed 12 outs from a depleted and ineffective bullpen. Twice in the middle innings, the [More…]

It’s time to think bullpen

 Posted by at 11:10 am
Jul 282010
 
It's time to think bullpen

July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford “There are two ways for a baseball team to improve its pitching – from the front end of the game and from the back. The hope is that, when you’re done, the talents of the starting rotation and those of the bullpen blend smoothly at some point beyond the [More…]

Trades could affect Domonic Brown

 Posted by at 11:05 am
Jul 282010
 
Trades could affect Domonic Brown

July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer “A National League scout said Tuesday night that Domonic Brown was definitely ready to play in the big leagues. The Phillies may have to decide Wednesday morning if they feel the same way. With centerfielder Shane Victorino sidelined Tuesday night by a strained muscle in his left side, the Phillies could [More…]

Phils rally to win 6th straight

 Posted by at 11:03 am
Jul 282010
 
Phils rally to win 6th straight

July 28 Camden Courier-Post “For the past few days, Phillies players have insisted they’re a team that can make it to the World Series without any major additions. For the past few weeks, the rumors have swirled about who might be coming and who is likely leaving. And yet, four days before the trading deadline, [More…]

Jul 282010
 
Phillies' Rollins sits out game with foot injury

July 28 Philadelphia Inquirer “After Monday’s win over Colorado, Jimmy Rollins limped to the Phillies’ clubhouse. He sat down at his locker but couldn’t go any farther. Reserve infielder Cody Ransom rolled Rollins on his chair into the trainer’s room for treatment. On Tuesday, Rollins could hobble into the trainer’s room. “That’s progress,” the shortstop [More…]

Eagles release LB Alex Hall

 Posted by at 10:38 am
Jul 282010
 
Eagles release LB Alex Hall

by Justin Adkins The Eagles have announced that LB Alex Hall has been released.  The team needed to make a move to clear roster space after the signing of 2nd-round pick FS Nate Allen. Hall had been acquired, along with 4th and 5th-round picks, from Cleveland in a trade for CB Sheldon Brown and LB Chris [More…]