1. Why Philadelphia Phillies Should Start Tony Gwynn Jr. in Place of Ben Revere

    A week ago, Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere was sidelined with bruised ribs. Manager Ryne Sandberg made the decision to replace the speedy center fielder with another speed threat in T ony Gwynn Jr...

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  2. After Dismal Start, Jonathan Pettibone Demoted to Minors

    DENVER — A demotion is never palatable, especially not after allowing eight runs in four innings, and that is what upset Jonathan Pettibone the most...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies' Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The Philadelphia Phillies have started the 2014 season in a rather intriguing fashion. They stand at 7-8, and while they've shown flashes of brilliance, there have also been many moments of struggle...

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  4. Phillies, Rockies set for East-West showdown

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  5. Is Ryan Howard Figuring It Out?

    Howard's 8th inning walk on Thursday was the most important at-bat of the game, but his improved plate discipline has been going on all season. Is he starting to figure things out....

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  6. Brown Wants to Learn to Hit Before Thinking Power

    The most difficult part, according to Dom Brown, is restraint. There are times when he really wants to swing hard and try to hit home runs, but then catches himself.....

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  7. Phillies' Burnett may be getting a lift from hernia

    THE ONLY MOMENTS when A.J. Burnett appeared limited by his hernia occurred on the base paths. One was in the third inning, another in the sixth, both occasions featuring a gait that suggested soiled trousers...

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  8. Cole Hamels poised to return to rotation

    In the last 2 days, the Phillies have watched the two pitchers atop their rotation post two of the team's top pitching performances of the young season. Cole Hamels looks plenty ready to join the party...

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  9. Papelbon Fires Back at Velocity Critics

    PHILADELPHIA – According to PITCHf/x, Jonathan Papelbon's fastball topped out at 93 miles per hour Thursday, an encouraging sign for a closer who has struggled at times recently with location and velocity...

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  10. Debate: Who's Been Phils' Biggest Disappointment so Far?

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  11. Revere's 8th Inning Single Helps Phillies Avoid Sweep

    Ben Revere singled home Domonic Brown in the eighth inning for the only run of the afternoon, giving the Phillies a 1-0 win to narrowly avoid a sweep by the Atlanta Braves ...

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  12. Phillies' Lee Tips Hat to Conqueror in Pitchers' Duel

    CLIFF LEE likes to work quickly, so he made sure the conversation he had with Ryne Sandberg in the bottom of the eighth inning was a brief one...

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  13. Phillies Waste 13-Strike Gem from Cliff Lee in 1-0 Loss to Braves

    Leave it to a guy nicknamed after a polar bear to beat the chilly weather, Cliff Lee and the Phillies Thursday night.....

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  14. Burnett Aims to Power Through Injury in Finale

    Thursday will be the first day of the rest of Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett's season. The veteran announced Tuesday his decision to postpone surgery and pitch through the pain caused by an inguinal hernia...

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  15. Phils Have Belated Celebration for Robinson

    The Phillies celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park after Tuesday's game had to be postponed because of rain.....

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  16. Inside A.J. Burnett's Tricky Decision to Pitch with Hernia

    A sadly familiar and always unwelcome sight greeted the Phillies during A.J. Burnett's last start - a solemn pitcher leaving the mound with a trainer bowing his head...

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  17. Phillies' Giles striking, but not ready for prime time

    AGUY LIKE Kenny Giles can become a folk hero pretty quickly in the right situation. Part of it is his skill set: 100 mph fastball, 5-for-5 in save opportunities, 14 of 21 batters retired via strikeout...

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  18. Cole Hamels Likely to Pitch vs. Dodgers Next Week

    Cole Hamels could be just days away from making his 2014 debut, Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said.....

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  19. Phillies Set to Lose $24M This Year? Or More?

    If you've been to a Phillies home game so far this year or if you've watched one on television, you've probably noticed something that you haven't seen in a long time - big swaths of empty blue seats...

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  20. MLB Overturns Ryan Howard Error from April 9

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  21. Lee to take on Teheran after Robinson honored

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  22. Despite perceptions, Brown is behind only Utley in key stats

    IF YOU'D LIKE to take a random sampling of what goes through the mind of a Phillies fan on a night when a game is rained out, turn to Twitter.....

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  23. Will Adams help Phils' bullpen? Time to find out

    Mother Nature provided the Phillies with an extra day to heal the wounds of Monday night's harrowing 9-6 loss to the Atlanta Braves . The second game of the series was rained out Tuesday night (see story)...

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  24. Rosenberg Turns to 'Duck Dynasty' After Awful Outing

    B.J. Rosenberg retreated early Tuesday morning to his South Jersey residence, turned on the TV, and flipped to A&E. The channel aired two hours of Duck Dynasty repeats. "I stayed away from all the sports networks," Rosenberg said...

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  25. Game Postponed, Rotation Holds

    For the second time on the firts homestand of the Phillies season, a game has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Phillies- Braves game on tap for Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park has been postponed...

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