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Phillies Likely Made A Mistake Dumping Wilson Valdez And Ben Francisco

Trading Ben Francisco and Wilson Valdez might come back to haunt the Phillies


(Ben Francisco of the Phillies hits a three-run home run off Jaime Garcia of the St. Louis Cardinals during game three of the National League Division Series on October 4, 2011.  Credit:  Dilip Vishwanat/ Getty Images)

Phillies Acquire Philadelphia Native Frank Gailey for Ben Francisco

Outfielder Ben Francisco was sent north of the border, and in exchange the Phillies have acquired minor league lefthander Frank Gailey.


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Francisco’s Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals, Lead Series 2-1

Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel’s moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.


Howard’s 2-Run Single Lifts Phillies By Blue Jays

Ryan Howard hit a go-ahead two-run single in the ninth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied past the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Friday.


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Halladay, Rollins Lead Phillies Over Athletics

Roy Halladay pitched his NL-leading fifth complete game and Jimmy Rollins went 4 for 4, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.


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Phillies Get By A’s 1-0 As Worley Logs Another Strong Outing

Excuse the cap, which is sometimes slightly skewed to a side, and the funky Mohawk haircut and new-wave frames. Vance Worley has shown he can pitch in the majors. It’s too bad the Phillies have shown—at times—they can’t hit.


Francisco, Ibanez Go Deep As Phillies Top Rangers 3-2

Ben Francisco and Raul Ibanez homered, and Roy Halladay threw eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.


Halladay Shuts Down Mets As Phillies Win 2-1

Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help the Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.


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Halladay Dominant As Phillies Sweep Padres

Roy Halladay tied his career high with 14 strikeouts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Sunday, coming within one out of their third shutout during a four-game sweep.


Howard, Polanco Lead Phillies Past Mets 10-7

Ryan Howard tied a career high with four hits and fell a triple short of the cycle, Ben Francisco also homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 10-7 Wednesday night after wasting a 7-0 lead.


Phillies Sweep Astros

Roy Oswalt pitched six strong innings against his former team and Ryan Howard homered and drove in four runs to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a season-opening, three-game sweep with a 7-3 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.


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Victorino Injures Left Calf

Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino left Saturday’s game against Houston with soreness in his left calf.


Halladay Strong In Phillies Win Over Braves

Roy Halladay tuned up for his start on opening day with three scoreless innings and had a two-run single as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Sunday.


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Phillies Players, Staff Interviewed By WIP In Clearwater

Angelo Cataldi and The 610 WIP Morning Team were live in Clearwater, Florida on Thursday morning. Angelo and the crew were able to interview several members of the Phillies team and organization.



Surgery For Phillies’ Domonic Brown

The Philadelphia Phillies say rookie right fielder Domonic Brown is likely to have surgery on his broken right hand.