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2006 Philadelphia Phillies
Major league affiliations
Location
2006 information
Owner(s) Bill Giles
General manager(s) Pat Gillick
Manager(s) Charlie Manuel
Local television WPSG\KYW-TV
CSN Philadelphia
Local radio WIP (AM)/WPHT
(Harry Kalas, Larry Andersen, Chris Wheeler, Scott Graham, John Kruk, Scott Franzke)
WDAS
(Bill Kulik, Danny Martinez)

The 2006 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 124th season in the history of the franchise. The Phillies finished in second place in the National League East, 12 games behind the New York Mets, and three games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Wild-Card race. The Phillies were managed by Charlie Manuel, as they played their home games at Citizens Bank Park. Phillies first-baseman Ryan Howard was the National League's Most Valuable Player for the 2006 season, and was the winner of the Century 21 Home Run Derby, held during the All-Star Break at Pittsburgh.

Contents

Offseason

  • November 25, 2005: Jim Thome was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies with cash to the Chicago White Sox for a player to be named later, Aaron Rowand, and Daniel Haigwood (minors). The Chicago White Sox sent Gio Gonzalez (minors) (December 8, 2005) to the Philadelphia Phillies to complete the trade.
  • March 1, 2006: Alex Gonzalez was signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.[1]

Regular season

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Season standings

NL East W L GB Pct.
New York Mets 97 65 .599
Philadelphia Phillies 85 77 12 .525
Atlanta Braves 79 83 18 .488
Florida Marlins 78 84 19 .481
Washington Nationals 71 91 26 .438

Transactions

  • May 21, 2006: Alex Gonzalez retired from the Philadelphia Phillies.[1]
  • July 28, 2006: David Bell was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Milwaukee Brewers for Wilfrido Laureano (minors). [2]
  • September 1, 2006: Randall Simon was purchased by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Texas Rangers. [3]

Roster

2006 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons International League John Russell
AA Reading Phillies Eastern League P. J. Forbes
A Clearwater Threshers Florida State League Greg Legg
A Lakewood BlueClaws South Atlantic League Dave Huppert
Short-Season A Batavia Muckdogs New York-Penn League Steve Roadcap
Rookie GCL Phillies Gulf Coast League Jim Morrison

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lakewood[4]

References

  1. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gonzaal01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bellda01.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/simonra01.shtml
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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