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Ruf's blast picks up Hamels as Phillies sweep Braves

Ruf's blast picks up Hamels as Phillies sweep Braves

MLB.com Updated Sep 8, 2013
Darin Ruf hit a solo home run to right-center field in the eighth inning against Braves right-hander David Carpenter to give the Phillies the lead for good and make a winner of Cole Hamels on Sunday as the Phils swept Atlanta with a 3-2 win.
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  • Justin Upton and Chris Johnson get Phillie Phanatic with school…

    Justin Upton and Chris Johnson get Phillie Phanatic with schoolyard trick

    yahoo.com Sep 8, 2013
    The Phillie Phanatic is known for his on field hijinks and having fun at the expense of the Philadelphia Phillies opponents. It's not often, though, that an opponent attempts to strike back and actually gets one over on the Phanatic. Prior to their 6-5 …
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  • Inside the Phillies: Phillies should bring Ruiz back

    Inside the Phillies: Phillies should bring Ruiz back

    philly.com Sep 8, 2013
    Some players will hide it. (Jayson Werth declined to answer most questions about free agency until, one day, he asked an onlooker, "Where do you think I'll go?") It can consume others. (Shane Victorino started chatting about a five-year extens…
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    Sep 8
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    Sep 8
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