This is the August 24, 2012 news archive. View today's Phillies rumors and news.
Jayson Werth returns to Philadelphia (again)Updated Aug 24, 2012 Share Tweet
This should be fun: Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals are playing a weekend series in Philadelphia starting Friday night. The Nats are a whopping 19 1/2 games ahead of the Phillies in the NL East standings, which means Werth will finally have so…
Morse hit by pitch, exits with bruised right handUpdated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetNationals left fielder Michael Morse left in the first inning of Friday's game against the Phillies with a bruised right hand after he was hit by a pitch from Kyle Kendrick.Source: MLB.com
Miguel Cairo Fails To Make The Easiest Play EverUpdated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetAfter Juan Pierre led off the Phillies' half of the ninth with a single, it was pretty obvious Kevin Frandsen was going to try to bunt him over to second to put the winning run in scoring position. And once Frandsen got the bunt down and the ball rolled…Source: deadspin.com
David Murphy: Now, Aumont's audition begins in earnestUpdated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetTHIS CURRENT ERA of Phillies baseball began in earnest on the day Phillippe Aumont became a member of the organization. It was Dec. 16, 2009, a few weeks shy of his 21st birthday, when Ruben Amaro Jr. stunned the baseball world by trading for Roy Hallad…Source: philly.comShare TweetJohn Mayberry Jr. hit a walk-off single in the 11th inning to propel the Phillies to a 4-3 win over the Reds on Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park.Source: MLB.com