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Trade Talk Tracker: Phillies want to move Ryan Howard; Yanks la…

Trade Talk Tracker: Phillies want to move Ryan Howard; Yanks land another arm

yahoo.com Updated 6 hours ago
The Stew's Trade Talk Tracker follows the juiciest rumors in MLB until the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31. We'll give you the day's most important links about who may (or may not) be changing teams soon. DONE DEAL: The Yankees acquired lefty Chris…
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  • Madison Bumgarner Can Dominate Without You Even Noticing

    Madison Bumgarner Can Dominate Without You Even Noticing

    deadspin.com 8 hours ago
    Last night's game between the Giants and Phillies was interrupted by a rain delay in the 4th inning that lasted nearly an hour. Under normal circumstances, this would have been a good time to just abandon watching the game altogether, but Madison Bumgar…
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  • Hamels, Utley Lead Phils Over Giants 2-1

    Hamels, Utley Lead Phils Over Giants 2-1

    nytimes.com MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
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  • Pence's 3-RBI double sends Giants past Phils

    Pence's 3-RBI double sends Giants past Phils

    ESPN.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    Hunter Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
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  • It's Time Again To Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans In Extreme Slo…

    It's Time Again To Enjoy Miserable Phillies Fans In Extreme Slow Motion

    deadspin.com Jul 24 (yesterday)
    Jonathan Papelbon shit the bed again tonight, earning another loss and blowing his second game in as many days. A while back, we presented some Phillies fans watching the game slip away in extreme slow motion . You seemed to like it, so we did it again …
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  • First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    MLB.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    With the Giants having exhausted their bullpen, in terms of manpower and energy, Tim Lincecum stepped forward to record the final two outs and earn his first Major League save in Tuesday night's 9-6, 14-inning victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
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  • Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

    Crawford's big hit in 14th wins it for Giants

    MLB.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    Playing their longest game of the season, both in innings and in duration, the Giants outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-6, on Tuesday as Brandon Crawford's bases-loaded double sparked a tiebreaking, four-run rally in the 14th inning.
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  • No rush for Phillies to make trades

    No rush for Phillies to make trades

    philly.com Jul 23 (yesterday)
    History shows that the market could produce more value in the offseason.
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  • Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL

    Ruf returns to Phillies as Mayberry goes on DL

    MLB.com Jul 22 (2 days ago)
    After a short stint in the Majors earlier this year, Darin Ruf was granted another crack at big league action after the Phillies recalled him from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's game vs. the Giants.
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  • Cliff Lee passes gas to signal interview's end

    Cliff Lee passes gas to signal interview's end

    yahoo.com MLB.com philly.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. The best gas Cliff Lee displayed all night in his return to the Philadelphia Phillies rotation didn't materialize until he signed off from a postgame interview. In his first start since May 18 because of a sore elb…
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  • Cliff Lee Was Bad And Then Farted

    Cliff Lee Was Bad And Then Farted

    deadspin.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    The trade deadline is but nine days away, and one of the big names that's almost certainly on the market—if anyone wants him—is Phillies starter Cliff Lee. Lee made his return to the mound yesterday after more than two months on the DL, and everything w…
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  • Utley's loyalty defies logic

    Utley's loyalty defies logic

    philly.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    Chase Utley's willingness to stay with a rebuilding Phillies team over going to a contender is extraordinary.
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  • Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    Duvall, Kontos Help Giants Beat Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee's return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
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  • Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    Two reviews favor Phillies at Giants' expense

    MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    The Giants settled for one run in the second inning of Monday night's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies after a replay review confirmed that Michael Morse was legitimately tagged out at home plate. Another replay review was called for with…
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  • Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL

    Phillies activate Lee, Brignac, Nieves from DL

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    The Phillies have activated pitcher Cliff Lee, infielder Reid Brignac and catcher Wil Nieves from the disabled list.
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  • The Phillies Spent Their Rain Delay Playing Bullpen Bocce

    The Phillies Spent Their Rain Delay Playing Bullpen Bocce

    deadspin.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    The Phillies waited out a one-hour, 39-minute rain delay in Atlanta yesterday, and some bored souls out in the visitors' bullpen managed to pass the time with a few games of baseball bocce. God bless whoever invented the sphere.Read more...
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  • La Stella, Wood Lead Braves' Win Over Phillies

    La Stella, Wood Lead Braves' Win Over Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Trading Lee would hardly guarantee a big r…

    Inside the Phillies: Trading Lee would hardly guarantee a big return

    philly.com Jul 20 (5 days ago)
    ATLANTA - The last time the Phillies were pressured into trading Cliff Lee, they emerged with Phillippe Aumont, Tyson Gillies, and J.C. Ramirez. There is no such mandate to jettison Lee at this moment, not when the lefthander languished for two months w…
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  • Big night from offense moves Nats back into first

    Big night from offense moves Nats back into first

    MLB.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    The Nationals are back in a first-place tie with the Braves. Washington pounded the Brewers, 8-3, at Nationals Park on Saturday night while the Braves were edged by the Phillies, 2-1, at Turner Field.
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  • Hamels, Rollins Power Phillies Past Braves 2-1

    Hamels, Rollins Power Phillies Past Braves 2-1

    nytimes.com Jul 19 (5 days ago)
    Cole Hamels held the Braves to four hits through seven innings, Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 2-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Clutch two-out knocks lift Braves to open second half

    Clutch two-out knocks lift Braves to open second half

    MLB.com Jul 19 (6 days ago)
    In a tight race with the Nationals atop the NL East, the Braves opened up the second half playing postseason-minded baseball. Atlanta tallied nine two-out hits in a 6-4 win against the Phillies on Friday night at Turner Field.
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  • Video - Hamels Outduels Hudson 00:56

    Hamels Outduels Hudson

    Jul 24
    Cole Hamels struck out ten batters and surrendered only one run in the Phillies 2-1 win over the Giants.
  • Video - Pence's Three-Run Triple 00:21

    Pence's Three-Run Triple

    Jul 23
    The Giants' Hunter Pence belted a three-run triple to break open a scoreless game in the ninth inning and give San Francisco a 3-0 lead.
  • Video - Pence, Giants Top Phillies 00:32

    Pence, Giants Top Phillies

    Jul 23
    After a 59-minute rain delay in the fourth inning, Hunter Pence's bases-clearing double in the ninth lifted the Giants to a 3-1 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - Giants Win In Extras 01:03

    Giants Win In Extras

    Jul 22
    Brandon Crawford's bases-clearing double in the 14th inning gave the Giants the lead, and Tim Lincecum picked up his first career save as the Giants beat the Phillies 9-6.

Sports Columnists

  • Cavs still out front in Love talks, sources say

    Jul 25
    The Cleveland Cavaliers cannot officially trade Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23 but remain the closest thing to a front-runner in the trade sweepstakes for the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, according to sources close to the process.
  • Point guard Jameer Nelson signs with Dallas Mavericks

    Jul 24
    Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.
  • Sources: Wall added to U.S. World Cup camp

    Jul 24
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall has accepted USA Basketball's invitation to attend its training camp next week in Las Vegas, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Five Things I Think I Think: New York Giants

    Jul 24
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