Erik Kratz

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Phillies Place OF Revere On DL With Broken Foot

The Phillies have placed outfielder Ben Revere on the 15-day disabled list, one day after he broke his right foot by fouling a ball off of it.


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Surgery For Phillies Catcher Erik Kratz

Phillies catcher Erik Kratz will have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn medial meniscus.


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Phillies Place C Kratz On DL

The Phillies have placed catcher Erik Kratz on the 15-day disabled list with a left knee injury.


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Brown Homers Twice, Slugs Phillies Over Red Sox

Domonic Brown hit a pair of homers, Erik Kratz and Ryan Howard also had solo shots to back Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Wednesday night.


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Phillies Take Lead In 8th; Beat Nats 5-3

Domonic Brown homered and hit an RBI double as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 Saturday night.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 19: Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies runs the bases after hitting a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on May 19, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 3-2. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Galvis, Kratz Homer Off Chapman In 9th; Phils Win 3-2

Freddy Galvis and Erik Kratz helped rally the Phillies past the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Sunday afternoon.


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Kratz Goes Deep To Lead Phillies Past Cardinals

Erik Kratz hit a three-run home run to break the game open in the eighth inning and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.


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Can Roy Halladay Be Productive In 2013?

Vote: will Roy Halladay be a productive pitcher in 2013?


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Ruf Homers In 9th To Lift Phils, Then Sent Down

Darin Ruf launched a solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6, then walked off to the minor league camp.


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The Phillies Have To Consider Tommy Joseph At Catcher

Could the Phillies be considering Tommy Joseph instead of Erik Kratz at catcher?


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Erik Kratz Says Carlos Ruiz ‘Pushes Everybody’

Erik Kratz says that Carlos Ruiz is the engine that drives the Phillies.


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Kratz Gets Chance To Catch On With Phillies

Promoted to the major leagues last summer when injuries hit the Phillies, Erik Kratz impressed with his bat and glove enough to move ahead of recently retired Brian Schneider on the depth chart as the projected backup catcher this winter.



Phillies’ Lerud Savoring First Taste Of Big Leagues

Phillies’ catcher Steven Lerud is savoring his first taste of the big leagues.


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Utley And Kratz Homer, Halladay Impresses, Phillies Beat Reds

Phillies beat Reds 6-2 and win series.


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Erik Kratz Taking Full Advantage Of Long Awaited Shot In Bigs

Perhaps the best story to unfold from what has been a disappointing Phillies season has been the emergence of catcher Erik Kratz.