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Dodgers land Ruiz from Phillies

Dodgers land Ruiz from Phillies

MLB.com Updated 41 minutes ago
The Dodgers have acquired catcher Carlos Ruiz and cash considerations from the Phillies in exchange for catcher A.J. Ellis, Minor League pitcher Tommy Bergjans and a player to be named later or cash considerations.
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  • Catcher Swap: Phillies Send Carlos Ruiz to Dodgers for Ellis

    Catcher Swap: Phillies Send Carlos Ruiz to Dodgers for Ellis

    The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Carlos Ruiz from Philadelphia in a trade of backup catchers Thursday, getting a popular player with a world of postseason experience.
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  • Joseph, Hernandez Homer as Phillies Beat White Sox 5-3

    Joseph, Hernandez Homer as Phillies Beat White Sox 5-3

    nytimes.com 21 hours ago
    Battered in back-to-back games, the Phillies came out swinging this time.
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  • Hayes: Phillies' Galvis growing by leaps and grounders

    Hayes: Phillies' Galvis growing by leaps and grounders

    philly.com 21 hours ago
    'FIVE RIGHT at me. Five to the hole. Five in the shift. Then five backhand, going forward. Then five more straight."
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  • Rodon rolls on as White Sox pound Phillies

    Rodon rolls on as White Sox pound Phillies

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 24 (yesterday)
    Carlos Rodon went from May 23 to Aug. 11 without a victory, but factoring in his 6 2/3-inning shutout performance during a 9-1 trouncing of the Phillies on Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field, the White Sox hurler has gone four straight starts without …
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  • Phillies will scout Tebow, contract unlikely

    Phillies will scout Tebow, contract unlikely

    MLB.com Aug 23 (2 days ago)
    Do not expect another round of Tebowmania in Philadelphia. But, the Phillies will have a scout at former college football star Tim Tebow's workout Aug. 30 in Los Angeles.
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  • Garcia returns, Sox option fellow outfielder Coats

    Garcia returns, Sox option fellow outfielder Coats

    MLB.com Aug 23 (2 days ago)
    The White Sox activated right fielder Avisail Garcia from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday before their game against the Phillies at U.S. Cellular Field. Chicago optioned outfielder Jason Coats to Triple-A Charlotte in a corresponding move.
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  • Phillies fans showed class cheering for Utley

    Phillies fans showed class cheering for Utley

    philly.com Aug 22 (3 days ago)
    THE DATE was June 19, 2010. Jim Thome came to the plate in the top of the ninth as a 39-year-old pinch-hitter for his latest team, the Twins, trailing 9-4. The 45,254 in attendance at Citizens Bank Park that afternoon rose to their feet in unison, a lon…
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  • Ford: Hey, baseball, extend the nets now

    Ford: Hey, baseball, extend the nets now

    philly.com Aug 22 (3 days ago)
    Looking 50 years into the future at a Phillies home game, there will be many differences to note at Peco Nuclear Stadium. The virtual hot dogs. The digital, interactive scoreboards on the back of each seat. The Phanatic dressed like Elvis.
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  • Leake Strong, Cardinals Hit 4 Homers to Rout Phillies

    Leake Strong, Cardinals Hit 4 Homers to Rout Phillies

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 21 (4 days ago)
    Next to all of that St. Louis power, Mike Leake's single might've looked puny.
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  • The Cardinals Lost Their 57th Game

    The Cardinals Lost Their 57th Game

    deadspin.com Aug 21 (4 days ago)
    Phillies starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson turned in an respectable seven innings Saturday night as Philadelphia beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-2.Read more...
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  • Hellickson, Hernandez lead Phils over Cards

    Hellickson, Hernandez lead Phils over Cards

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 21 (5 days ago)
    The Cardinals needed two home runs Saturday against the Phillies to set a Major League record. But it was the Phillies who used a pair of solo shots to prevail in their 4-2 win at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Phils call up Burriss, option Featherston

    Phils call up Burriss, option Featherston

    MLB.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    Infielder Emmanuel Burriss rejoined the Phillies on Friday after the team optioned Taylor Featherston to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
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  • Howard likely to finish year with Phillies

    Howard likely to finish year with Phillies

    MLB.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    Chase Utley enjoyed an unforgettable homecoming this week at Citizens Bank Park, and the way Ryan Howard has played lately, he could receive an even warmer farewell in a few weeks, too.
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  • Sielski: Nick Williams' time has come; is he ready?

    Sielski: Nick Williams' time has come; is he ready?

    philly.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    This was mid-January, a freezing day in a freezing month, but already Nick Williams was thinking warm thoughts. The Phillies had brought him to Citizens Bank Park, with several other young players and prospects, for a tour of the place, and in walking t…
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  • Baseball: League Clears Howard, Zimmerman of Doping Wrongdoing

    Baseball: League Clears Howard, Zimmerman of Doping Wrongdoing

    nytimes.com yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman were cleared of wrongdoing in Major League Baseball's investigation into their possible use of performance-enhancing drugs, prompted by an Al Jazeera r…
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  • Surging Howard provides boost to Phils' lineup

    Surging Howard provides boost to Phils' lineup

    MLB.com Aug 19 (7 days ago)
    When Ryan Howard is swinging the bat well, it can "make a world of difference," Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said Thursday.
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  • Franco Has Go-Ahead HR to Lead Phillies Past Dodgers, 5-4

    Franco Has Go-Ahead HR to Lead Phillies Past Dodgers, 5-4

    nytimes.com Aug 18 (7 days ago)
    The key to Maikel Franco's success is not trying to do too much.
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  • Mighty Maikel: HR powers Phils over Dodgers

    Mighty Maikel: HR powers Phils over Dodgers

    MLB.com Aug 18 (7 days ago)
    For the second time in eight days, the Dodgers took a lead into the seventh inning, primed to complete a sweep of the Phillies, but left without one -- victims of the long ball. This time, Maikel Franco had the clutch hit, following in Freddy Galvis' fo…
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  • Video - Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee 02:33

    Phillies Temporarily Shut Down Lee

    Mar 8
    Jerry Crasnick breaks down the latest on Cliff Lee, who has been temporarily shut down by the Phillies after feeling renewed discomfort in his pitching elbow.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat 00:38

    A-Rod Singles In First At-Bat

    Mar 4
    Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez singled to left field in his first at-bat since he was suspended by the league for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Video - A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss 00:53

    A-Rod Singles In Yankees' Loss

    Mar 4
    Alex Rodriguez went 1-for-2 with a walk in his first baseball game in nearly 18 months as the Phillies beat the Yankees 3-1.
  • Video - Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball 01:31

    Hamels Focused On Playing Baseball

    Mar 3
    Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels talks to Britt McHenry about dealing with trade talk and how the team is in transition.