May 122011

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Phillies rally to beat Marlins

May 12

“Scoring across all of baseball is down, and Charlie Manuel is well aware of this fact. The Phillies manager scoffs at that excuse. As he sat in the visiting dugout at Sun Life Stadium before Wednesday’s 5-3, come-from-behind victory to win a series against Florida, he delivered an edict.

Schneider strains hamstring in win

May 12

“The sharp pain in Brian Schneider’s left hamstring hurt the most. He hobbled back to third base, a sure Phillies run erased from the scoreboard, and that hurt too.  “At that point, you’re not trying to get hurt,” Schneider said. “You want to score . . .”

Phillies’ Frandsen gets 50-game suspension

May 12

“Lehigh Valley second baseman Kevin Frandsen has been suspended for 50 games for a posiitive test under baseball’s minor league testing program.  In a statement, the commissioner’s office said he tested positive for Ritalinic Acid. The suspension is effective immediately.

First-place Phillies can afford patience

May 12 Camden Courier-Post:

“The sounding trumpet and stomping hoofs the Phillies hear coming over the hills is the cavalry. The Phils own the best record in the National League and they soon should be even better.  Help is on the way.

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