1. VIDEO: Chase Utley Surprises Cancer-Stricken Phillies Fan on 'Ellen'

    Chase Utley's illustrious tenure with the Philadelphia Phillies has yielded a World Series championship and six All-Star appearances, providing ample explanation for why he's affectionately known as "The Man" in certain parts of Pennsylvania...

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  2. With Rollins Gone, Could Utley Go Too?

    SAN DIEGO - Near the end of last season, Jimmy Rollins was asked how far he thought the Phillies were from returning to greatness. "I have no idea," Rollins said. "It could be next year...

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  3. Hamels Wants to Play for a Contender

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  4. Phillies Tried to Slip Ryan Howard into a Marlon Byrd Trade with TheOrioles

    It was no secret that the Phillies were trying to move outfielder Marlon Byrd when front office personnel and the media descended upon San Diego earlier this week. The Phillies also tried, to no avail, to move first baseman Ryan Howard...

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  5. Phillies Notes: Phils Select Intriguing Outfield Prospect in Rule 5 Draft

    SAN DIEGO - The Phillies were an active participant in the annual Rule 5 draft even in years when they planned to contend for a division title...

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  6. Phillies Finally Setting a Course

    SAN DIEGO - For the first time in a few years, the Phillies departed the winter meetings looking as if they had a reasonable plan and the ability to execute it.....

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  7. Busy Week for Phillies, but Rebuild Just Starting

    SAN DIEGO -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. left the Winter Meetings on Thursday without a word.....

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  8. Report: Phillies Among Several Teams to Inquire About Cubs' Wood

    After spending $173 million on a pair of pitchers this week, the Chicago Cubs have a number of suitors should they want to trade Travis Wood...

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  9. Amaro: Family Lawsuit 'Had to Affect' Ryan Howard's Play

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. thinks the private legal battle between Ryan Howard and his immediate family during the 2014 season affected his play on the field.....

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  10. Are Dodgers Positioning for a Cole Hamels Mega-Deal?

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  11. With Teams Signing Starters, Cole Hamels Deal May Be Less Likely

    Heading into the Winter Meetings, Cole Hamels was Ruben Amaro Jr.'s top trade chip. He was a wanted man, and all that stood in the way of turning him into a handful of prospects was Amaro's evaluation of the potential return of a trade...

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  12. Rollins' Departure Momentous but Merciful

    THE FIRST instinct is to call it sad, but there is nothing sadder than what we would have witnessed next year if the players who ushered in the greatest era of Phillies baseball had been forced to endure its worst...

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  13. For Starters, Phillies Don't Have Many Options

    SAN DIEGO - A hint of nervousness creeps into Ryne Sandberg's voice whenever he talks about his team's starting pitching.....

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  14. Gonzalez an Option to Help Fill out Phillies' Rotation

    SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies are looking for starting pitching this offseason, a search that becomes increasingly important if they trade Cole Hamels.....

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  15. Sandberg: Phillies Would Require 'wow' Factor in Return for Cole Hamels

    SAN DIEGO — Need a top-of-the-rotation left-hander? Beyond Jon Lester, the obvious premium option on the market is Cole Hamels...

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  16. Ryan Howard Gains Full No-Trade Rights in Early May

    SAN DIEGO -- On Monday, Pat Gillick listed some of the challenges the Phillies face in making the trades they hope will reshape their roster...

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  17. Phillies Notes: Rollins and Utley staying put with Phils

    SAN DIEGO - The Phillies do not plan on contending in the immediate future, a sobering admission that does not bother Chase Utley nor Jimmy Rollins...

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  18. Gillick Talks Phillies' Rebuild, Support for Amaro

    SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies would love to reset their roster with the simple press of a button, but they have to invent that magic button first.....

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  19. Lee Starts Throwing Program, Should Be Ready for Spring

    SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies would have two aces to trade this offseason if Cliff Lee had a healthy left elbow.....

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  20. Phillies Have 'Good Dialogue' with Teams; Amaro Optimistic

    SAN DIEGO -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said he had three or four trades he could make Monday, if he wanted. He won't.....

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  21. “Strong Possibility” the Phillies Trade MarlonByrd

    Marlon Byrd has the ability to block a deal to four different teams thanks to a clause in his contract, but Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that there's a “strong possibility” the Phillies trade the 37-year-old outfielder...

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  22. Phillies Can 'Definitely' Win the NL East, Says Ben Revere

    Ben Revere has been on a pretty time-consuming public relations tour for the Phillies this offseason, showing up recently in the clubhouse for a Christmas-themed appearance.....

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  23. Dick Allen Shut out of Hall of Fame

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  24. Phils Searching for Fountain of Youth at Meetings

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  25. With Ankle Pain-Free, Revere Expects Healthy 2015

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