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Braves end losing streak with win over Philadelphia

...out what it was that you walk two guys after throwing strikes that much. That was inexcusable."Trailing 3-2, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was thrown out by left fielder Johnny Gomes while trying for a double. The call stood after a brief...
Former Phillies and Angels manager, All-Star and Braves executive Jim Fregosi dies at 71

...the 1993 World Series. Philadelphia was beaten by Toronto on Joe Carter's winning home run in Game 6.Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton called Fregosi "the best manager I've ever played for.""Our relationship was so special...
NL notebook

...lose his spot in the postseason rotation to John Smoltz if he's not able to make strides the rest of the season. PHILLIES: Catcher Carlos Ruiz missed his second consecutive start after spraining his left wrist Friday night.
MLB notebook

...spent most of spring training rehabbing. He has struggled this year, hitting .212 with five homers and 19 RBI. PHILLIES: Catcher Mike Lieberthal was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hip, the second time he has gone...
LaRoche calm on and off field

...somewhat awkwardly - when LaRoche was sidelined for five weeks after he broke his left collarbone in May barreling into Phillies catcher Mike Lieberthal trying to score on a fielder's choice. LaRoche splits time at first base with baseball's oldest...
Marlins squeak past Phillies

...Philadelphia 9-7 Thursday for another sweep of the Phillies in a game that featured a bench-clearing brawl. Phillies catcher Todd Pratt and Marlins shortstop Alex Gonzalez were ejected for starting a melee in the second inning after Brett...
Hall of Fame to induct Don Sutton on July 26

...His knees damaged by nine knee operations and his dream of a World Series ring realized, longtime Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton retired from baseball Friday. "I don't have as much control over my game as I once did," the...
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Atlanta Braves' bats go cold vs. Phillies after marathon

...pulled up to his knees, was dominant as he needed only 88 pitches."Perfect timing after last night's game," Phillies catcher Brian Schneider said. "Joe did great. He mixed up his pitches, he got ahead of a lot of hitters. ? It was a...
Ruiz steals the show for Phillies

...hit solo homers for the Reds, who have the National League's worst record (29-48). Ruiz became the first Phillies catcher in 25 years to steal home when he scored as part of a double steal in the second inning. Ruiz broke for home after...
Service honors Lidle, family

...pockets of sunny, blue skies - perfect flying weather. "I was one guy who would have gone up with him," said Phillies catcher Mike Lieberthal, whose plan to fly with Lidle during spring training never came off. Lidle's widow, Melanie...