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Phillies Caught With Binoculars, Deny Sign Stealing

League reprimands team for use in bullpen

(Newser) - A good-ol'-fashioned baseball feud is in the works after the Colorado Rockies busted a Philadelphia Phillies coach using binoculars in the bullpen. They complained he was trying to steal signs, and the league today reprimanded the club. The war of words is awesome. "Out of line" said Rockies manager... More »

Halladay, Lincecum Will Start MLB All-Star Game

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(Newser) - Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay were selected today as the starting pitchers for tomorrow night's All-Star game in St. Louis. Lincecum, last year's National League Cy Young Award winner, is 10-2 with a 2.33 ERA for the San Francisco Giants; he got the nod from NL manager Charlie Manuel.... More »

Philly Celebrates Phillies

Hundreds of thousands cram streets in honor of World Series champs

(Newser) - Hundreds of thousands lined the streets of Philadelphia this afternoon to celebrate the Phillies' World Series victory. Under clear, sunny skies, the city's famously ill-tempered fans were ebullient and well-behaved, the AP reports. “It's like Christmas came two months early,” manager Charlie Manuel said. Added pitcher Jamie Moyer,... More »

You're Missing Out on a Great Series

The teams in this match-up make it worth watching

(Newser) - Nobody's watching the World Series, and this year, writes Gene Wojciechowski for ESPN, everybody's missing out. Both the Rays and the Phillies came from behind to get here. They’re both managed by colorful characters: One wears a Mohawk, and the other would “rather swallow a wad of chaw.... More »

Phillies Edge Giants, 6-5

(Newser) - Pat Burrell had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 today for manager Charlie Manuel's 500th career victory. Shane Victorino had two hits and Carlos Ruiz homered for the Phillies. Philadelphia won in the bottom of the ninth when Geoff Jenkins... More »

J-Roll Fields NL MVP

Diminutive shortstop backed up swagger with hot hitting, Gold Glove defense

(Newser) - Jimmy Rollins, who helped fulfill his bold prediction of a playoff appearance for the long-suffering Phillies, squeaked by Colorado's Matt Holliday for the National League MVP award, reports MLB.com. At 353 voting points, his 17-point margin over the brawny Rockies slugger was the slimmest in 16 years. More »

Phillies Manager Assaults Reporter

Manuel physically restrained from attacking radio host

(Newser) - In a confrontation in his office, Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel blew up at radio host and long-time Manuel goad Howard Eskin and threatend to take him down. Later, in the Phillies clubhouse, two coaches physically restrained Manuel from making good on his threat.  Eskin had enraged the manager by... More »

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