Aug 302010
 
Hamels, Sweeney end droughts as Phillies sweep Padres

August 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “As Mike Sweeney rounded first base Sunday, he pointed to Chad Durbin, who was sitting in the visitors’ bullpen down the right-field line. All of a sudden Cole Hamels had a bounty of run support (seriously), and the Phillies were on their way to a 5-0 win over the San Diego [More…]

Aug 302010
 
Eagles trade Charles Scott to Cardinals for CB Jorrick Calvin

August 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “The Eagles traded sixth round draft pick Charles Scott to the Cardinals for cornerback Jorrick Calvin, who was taken one spot later in April’s draft. Calvin, 5-foot-11, 184 pounds, had 76 tackles, two interceptions and nine pass break ups for Troy as a junior in 2008. He missed his senior season [More…]

Aug 302010
 
Eagles' Jamaal Jackson possible for opener

August 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “Jamaal Jackson delivered some of the snaps for the Eagles‘ first-team offense Sunday as coach Andy Reid tried to move his top center along, with evident hope that he might be ready by the Sept. 12 season opener. Reid said Jackson would not play in Thursday’s preseason finale against the New [More…]

Aug 302010
 
Lindley, Patterson could bolster cornerback spot

August 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “Trevard Lindley got an opportunity Friday night, and he took advantage of it. In a preseason game in which the Eagles‘ starters played for three quarters, Lindley, a fourth-round draft pick out of Kentucky who has played a reserve role at cornerback, played two series with the first team. On one, [More…]

Aug 302010
 
Eagles tight end Ingram drained, feels better

August 30 Philadelphia Daily News “Two-hundred-seventy milliliters of fluid in your left calf, arising from a problem in your left knee, is quite a bit to have sloshing around down there. Nine ounces. No wonder Cornelius Ingram’s left calf was about three times the size of his right last week, at the point when the [More…]

Decisions To Leave DL Can Be Dicey

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Aug 292010
 
Decisions To Leave DL Can Be Dicey

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Brookover “In a world that’s always in a rush, major-league baseball players are no different. In the last six weeks, Placido Polanco, Shane Victorino, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard have returned from the disabled list after short medical rehab assignments. It’s difficult to say exactly how long these things [More…]

Victorino Lifts Phils By Padres

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Aug 292010
 
Victorino Lifts Phils By Padres

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “Charlie Manuel is loyal – perhaps, some would argue, to a fault. Before Saturday’s 3-1 win over the Padres, Manuel considered benching Shane Victorino, 1 for his last 23 against righthanded pitching. But Victorino had decent success in limited at-bats vs. San Diego starter Jon Garland, so Manuel let him be. [More…]

Phils Fan Hit By Thrown Ball Speaks

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Aug 292010
 
Phils Fan Hit By Thrown Ball Speaks

August 29 Philadelphia Inquirer “The fan at Citizens Bank Park who was hit in the head by a baseball that led to the suspension of Washington centerfielder Nyjer Morgan this week said he was shocked when it happened. He said he was equally surprised to learn about Major League Baseball’s seven-game suspension of Morgan after [More…]