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Ruf, Utley lead Phillies' charge against Cubs

Ruf, Utley lead Phillies' charge against Cubs

MLB.com Updated Aug 6, 2013
Chase Utley tripled among his three hits and drove in two runs and Darin Ruf homered as the Phillies outslugged the visiting Cubs, 9-8, on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Right-hander Kyle Kendrick picked up the win.
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  • Brown activated from disabled list, Nix designated

    Brown activated from disabled list, Nix designated

    MLB.com Aug 6, 2013
    The Phillies on Tuesday afternoon activated Domonic Brown from the seven-day concussion disabled list and designated Laynce Nix for assignment.
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  • Phillies' Ryan Howard should get the rest of the season off

    Phillies' Ryan Howard should get the rest of the season off

    philly.com Aug 6, 2013
    Given his recent injury history, Ryan Howard needs rest of 2013 to finally get - and stay - healthy.
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  • Video - Phillies Hold Off Cubs 00:38

    Phillies Hold Off Cubs

    Aug 6
    The Cubs scored three runs in the top of the ninth but it wasn't enough as the Phillies held on for the 9-8 victory.