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PHILADELPHIA - JULY 13: Darin Ruf #18 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches his solo home run in the seventh inning during a game against the Chicago White Sox at Citizens Bank Park on July 13, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Phillies Hope To Find Room For Darin Ruf’s Powerful Bat

Darin Ruf is too good of a hitter not to play. The Phillies just need a place for him in the lineup.


Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out at the plate by catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants after attempting to score on a fielders choice hit by Michael Young #10 during the eighth inning in a MLB baseball game on August 1, 2013 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants defeated the Phillies 2-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giants Rally In 9th Against Papelbon, Beat Phils 2-1

Joaquin Arias and pinch-hitter Roger Kieschnick had RBI singles off Jonathan Papelbon in the top of the ninth inning, then Romo escaped a bases-loaded mess in the bottom half as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Thursday night.


Starting pitcher Chad Gaudin #57 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies on July 31, 2013. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Gaudin, Pill Lead Giants Over Phillies, 9-2

Chad Gaudin threw seven sharp innings, Brett Pill and Brandon Crawford hit homers, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a five-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.


Pat Burrell #9 of the San Francisco Giants looks back at catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies after Burrell flied out in the second inning in Game Two of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Citizens Bank Park on October 17, 2010. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Giants, Phillies Eye Passing Of Trade Deadline Ahead Of Game

At long last, the trade deadline will have passed by the time the Philadelphia Phillies host the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.


Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 3, 2013 in Cincinnati. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Zito Struggles On Road, Giants Lose To Phils, 7-3

Carlos Ruiz and Michael Young hit two-run homers to back John Lannan, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the SF Giants 7-3 Tuesday night.


Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 14, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Struggling Zito, Giants Head To Troubled Philly

Philadelphia tries to end an eight-game skid Tuesday night when it faces a struggling Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants.


World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 2

Bumgarner Looking For Run Support From Suddenly Streaking Giants

Madison Bumgarner isn’t getting much run support, but the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants usually win when he takes the ball.


Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants, Posey Quietly Continue Contract Extension Talks

The San Francisco Giants and reigning NL MVP Buster Posey have quietly begun talks about a new contract extension. A deal is not imminent, but talks are ongoing.


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Phillies’ Domonic Brown Needs Regular Role To Finally Prove Himself

If he reaches his potential, Domonic Brown could be a potential All-Star. He can offer power, speed, average, on-base percentage and above-average fielding.


The Hunter Pence bobblehead to be given away at Phildelphia's Citizens Bank Park. (MLB Advanced Media, L.P. )

Phillies Go Ahead With Hunter Pence Bobblehead Night Despite Giants Trade

Baseball fans will jam the ballpark Tuesday night to receive a Hunter Pence bobblehead, but it won’t be at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. It will be at Philadelphia’s Citizen’s Bank Park, where Pence played until the Phillies traded him to the Giants last month.