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Phillies GM Explains Why Terrible Team Didn't Get Better

Phillies GM Explains Why Terrible Team Didn't Get Better

deadspin.com Updated 25 minutes ago
The trade deadline should have been the Phillies' day. They are bad, foundering, getting worse, weighted down by terrible contracts and not about to be bailed out by talent from the thin minor league system. But they have handful of good major leaguers,…
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  • Cliff Lee re-injures his pitching elbow, most likely done for t…

    Cliff Lee re-injures his pitching elbow, most likely done for the season

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    As it turns out, not making a single trade wasn't the worst thing to happen to the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. They also lost starting pitcher Cliff Lee to an elbow injury, mostly likely for the rest of the season. Lee had just returned from the …
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  • Amaro needs to get real

    Amaro needs to get real

    philly.com 7 hours ago
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. not a player when it comes to economics of the game.
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  • Byrd, Papelbon still Phillies

    Byrd, Papelbon still Phillies

    Marlon Byrd, Jonathan Papelbon say they believe the Phillies can contend in the future.
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  • Mets 11, Phillies 2: In Win Over Phillies, The Mets Continue To…

    Mets 11, Phillies 2: In Win Over Phillies, The Mets Continue To Show Growth

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Zack Wheeler’s impressive start on Wednesday wrapped up a 15-10 month for the Mets, who do not expect much movement ahead of Thursday’s nonwaiver trade deadline.
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  • Braves' focus is on the field as Deadline nears

    Braves' focus is on the field as Deadline nears

    MLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Like fans, many baseball players have spent the past few days keeping up with trade rumors involving Jon Lester and a significant portion of the Phillies' roster. But Freddie Freeman said he has not allowed himself to be consumed about what the Braves m…
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  • Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Philli…

    Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, a man whose profes

    deadspin.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    Joe Posnanski has a thorough and measured vivisection of Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, a man whose professional crime is being chronically incapable of cutting bait.Read more...
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  • Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline

    Hamels unlikely to be dealt prior to Deadline

    There have been numerous reports recently about Cole Hamels' availability, but sources told MLB.com that the Phillies have had no substantive talks with any team about their ace.
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  • A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

    A Mets Game, As Experienced By The Team Twitter Account

    deadspin.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    We rag on the Mets here a good amount—mostly because it's so much fun—but tonight, during a 6-0 loss to the Phillies, the team twitter account got in on the joke and had some fun. With a healthy dose of self awareness and self-loathing humor, the twitte…
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  • Mets 7, Phillies 1: Creeping Up on .500, Mets Appear to Be Avoi…

    Mets 7, Phillies 1: Creeping Up on .500, Mets Appear to Be Avoiding Any Major Roster Moves

    nytimes.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    The Mets scored an easy victory over the Phillies, aided by catcher Travis d’Arnaud’s three-run homer and another strong performance by starter Bartolo Colon.
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  • Travis d'Arnaud Homers, Mets Crush Phillies 7-1

    Travis d'Arnaud Homers, Mets Crush Phillies 7-1

    nytimes.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Travis d'Arnaud went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer, Bartolo Colon made his second straight strong start, and the New York Mets crushed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 on Monday night.
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  • Amaro working the phones for trade possibilities

    Amaro working the phones for trade possibilities

    MLB.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    The Phillies' front office has been frustrated lately with its lack of success on the trade market, but it is still trying to complete at least one deal before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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  • It's not easy being Ryan Howard

    It's not easy being Ryan Howard

    philly.com Jul 28 (4 days ago)
    Embattled Phillies star asks if critics,'Want to trade places?'
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  • Video - Mets Blow Out Phillies 00:31

    Mets Blow Out Phillies

    Jul 30
    Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda each homered in the Mets' 11-2 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Trade Or Don't Trade? 03:34

    SweetSpot TV: Trade Or Don't Trade?

    Jul 29
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield look at some of the hottest trade prospects before the trade deadline.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire 06:09

    SweetSpot TV: Rapid Fire

    Jul 29
    What kinds of trades do you want to see happen? Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield answer your tweets before the trade deadline.
  • Video - Mets Coast Past Phillies 00:45

    Mets Coast Past Phillies

    Jul 28
    The Mets tagged A.J. Burnett for seven earned runs over five innings en route to defeating the Phillies 7-1.

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