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  • Phillies SS Rollins back in lineup after benching

    Phillies SS Rollins back in lineup after benching

    ESPN.com Updated Aug 31, 2012
    Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins apologized to manager Charlie Manuel and returned to the lineup Friday night, a day after the former NL MVP was benched in the middle of a game for failing to hustle.
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  • John Smallwood: Kendrick starting to look like a permanent memb…

    John Smallwood: Kendrick starting to look like a permanent member of rotation

    philly.com Aug 31, 2012
    CAN YOU TRUST Kyle Kendrick to be one of the guys in 2013? Barring an offseason trade, the Phillies will again headline their starting rotation with the trio of Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee.
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  • Sam Donnellon: Phillies' Juan Pierre prepares and plays like a …

    Sam Donnellon: Phillies' Juan Pierre prepares and plays like a pro

    philly.com Aug 31, 2012
    THE FIELD was empty save a coach, a groundskeeper and one small man scurrying about gathering baseballs. Juan Pierre had just pushed about two dozen balls from the batter's box to various coordinates of the infield, spraying them uniformly as if diagram…
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  • Video - Phillies Rally For Win In 10th 00:40

    Phillies Rally For Win In 10th

    Aug 31
    John Mayberry Jr.'s three-run homer in 10th lifts Phillies to 8-5 win over Braves.

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  • Amobi Okoye close to signing deal with Chicago Bears

    Aug 31
    Defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday morning, is finalizing a deal to sign with the Chicago Bears, a source confirmed.