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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 at 7:58 PM
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By Dash Treyhorn

Kratz Out 6-8 Weeks

Kratz Out 6-8 Weeks

The Phillies catcher is expected to be out for over a month. Read »

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:53 AM

Kratz to Have Surgery

Phillies catcher Erik Kratz has a medial meniscus tear in his left knee, which will require surgery. His recovery time will be known after the procedure.

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 8:06 AM

Kratz, Galvis Play Hero

Cliff Lee got picked off first, Erik Kratz tied the game with a homer and Freddy Galvis hit one of his own to cap a thrilling, 3-2, Phillies walk-off win.

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 6:18 PM
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By Dash Treyhorn

Phillies Walk It Off on Sunday

Phillies Walk It Off on Sunday

Erik Kratz and Freddy Galvis hit back to back homers to send the fans home happy on Sunday afternoon. Read »

Monday, Apr 22, 2013 at 8:53 AM

Clutch Hits Propel Phillies

Offensive inconsistency has hurt Charlie Manuel's club, but on Sunday, Ben Revere keyed a four-run eighth inning to give the Phillies a 7-3 win.

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Kratz Catches a Chance With Phillies

Erik Kratz has traveled a bumpy road on his way to the majors, but the catcher is making the most of his opportunity with the Phillies.

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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By Dash Treyhorn

What to Expect: Erik Kratz

What to Expect: Erik Kratz

Can the journeyman catcher step up again in 2013? Read »

Monday, Aug 6, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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By Dan Stamm

Phils Shut Down Chooch

Phils Shut Down Chooch

Foot injury forces Phils to place star catcher on DL. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Schneider Sent to DL, Kratz Recalled

The Phillies backup catching position is changing as Brian Schneider is shut down with an ankle sprain as Erik Kratz returns to the Phillies.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 6:20 PM
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By David Chang, Dan Stamm

Halladay Placed on DL

Halladay goes on the disabled list with a right latissimus dorsi strain. Read »

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Dash Treyhorn twitter.com/dashtreyhorn
Dash is a Phillies lifer who experienced his first televised game when he was two days old thanks to the kindly nursing staff in the maternity ward. His favorite sound is the voice of Harry Kalas, and he thinks that Cole Hamels' changeup belongs in The Smithsonian.
Will Brinson twitter.com/danstamm
Will Brinson covers baseball from coast-to-coast (literally) for NBC and is the senior NFL blogger at CBSSports.com. He's previously written for FanHouse, The Sporting News, Yahoo! Sports and myriad other publications.
Dan Stamm twitter.com/danstamm
Dan Stamm is a lifelong Phillies fan who's had access to season tickets his entire life (although they've never actually been in his name). He believes the Phillies look best in baby blue, and the best eats at CBP is the vegan heater cheesesteak.
Michelle O'Malley twitter.com/M_OMalley
Michelle is a a Phanatic-phobic lifelong Phillies fan transplanted in Virginia. She has the last 25 years worth of rosters memorized and an unexplainable amount of Marlon Anderson baseball cards in her collection.
Desi Relaford Desi played parts of five seasons for the Phillies -- mostly at shortstop -- after being acquired for Terry Mulholland in 1996. He would go on to play for seven MLB teams over 11 seasons. A utility infielder, he hit 40 more home runs and stole 81 more bases in the pros than most of you did.