1. Sandberg Names Cliff Lee Opening Day Starter

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  2. HOF Schmidt Recovering from Skin Cancer

    Mike Schmidt sat down at a picnic table beyond the left-field wall on a sunny morning at Bright House Field, then scooted over to seek the shade of some palm trees and a light tower...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 117 reads 0 comments

  3. John Mayberry Jr. Quietly Having Impressive Spring for Philadelphia Phillies

    The Philadelphia Phillies have struggled this spring. The biggest concern coming into 2014 is the same one that hindered the team the past few seasons—its offense. Philadelphia is currently hitting ...

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  4. Rollins 0 for 4 in Return; Pirates Beat Phils 6-5

    Jimmy Rollins was 0 for 4 in his return to Philadelphia's lineup after a three-game benching and NL MVP Andrew McCutchen hit his third home run of spring training in the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Friday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 89 reads 0 comments

  5. Phils' Gonzalez Felt 'Pinch' in Throwing Shoulder

    The reality is Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez had a small chance to make the Opening Day roster. He has not yet looked ready to compete at the big league level.....

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  6. Sandberg Sets the Tone with Rollins Benching

    So Ryne Sandberg, in his first spring training as the Phillies ' manager, has homed in on Jimmy Rollins as his first target to send a message.....

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  7. Hernandez perfect into 6th inning, leads Phillies

    Roberto Hernandez took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Ben Revere and Domonic Brown each had two hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat a New York Yankees split-squad 6-2 Thursday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 12 reads 0 comments

  8. Sandberg-Rollins soap opera may be least of Philadelphia Phillies' problems

    Ryne Sandberg vs. Jimmy Rollins is the main event, but as one former Phillies player said, "You could see that coming from a mile away.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  9. Phillies Release Lou Marson, Move 7 Others

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  10. Breakout Performances from Phillies' First Two Weeks of Spring Training

    It's already been a long spring for the Philadelphia Phillies , and it may be the start of an unbearably long season. While spring training usually isn't a full indication of the regular season to come, all games are taken into account by some measure..

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  11. Ryne Sandberg Already Picking the Wrong Battles as Philadelphia Phillies Manager

    Ryne Sandberg waited a very long time to become a major league manager. So you can understand that, finally having the chance to run a club from the beginning of a season, he would want to do things his way...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 3,971 reads 37 comments

  12. Sandberg Says Rollins' Rest Not Disciplinary

    Ryne Sandberg had a conversation with Jimmy Rollins prior to Thursday's game in Clearwater regarding comments the shortstop made in the Philadelphia Daily News on Tuesday regarding the Phillies offensive struggles this spring...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 71 reads 0 comments

  13. Hernandez Perfect into 6th Inning, Leads Phillies Past NYY

    Roberto Hernandez took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Ben Revere and Domonic Brown each had two hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat a New York Yankees split-squad 6-2 Thursday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 151 reads 0 comments

  14. Gonzalez Feeling Better, but Still Sidelined

    Two days after feeling shoulder soreness while playing long-toss, pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez said he was “feeling a lot better,” Thursday. Gonzalez hopes to be throwing again in a few days, but it's unclear when he will pitch again...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 51 reads 0 comments

  15. Jimmy Rollins: Ryne Sandberg Is 'Upset About Something'

    Jimmy Rollins' name was whited-out on the Phillies lineup card Tuesday morning. Someone in the clubhouse called to tell the shortstop not drive to Orlando for the day's game against Atlanta ...

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  16. Just the beginning: Hamels finally throws

    Ten days passed without Cole Hamels' throwing from a mound. Thirty-five pitches in a March 1 bullpen session felt like a thousand to Hamels...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 10 reads 0 comments

  17. Who Will Be the Fifth Starter? | Phillies Nation

    Cole Hamels took the mound Wednesday morning to throw a bullpen session to gauge how his shoulder is feeling. Because of Hamels' injury, there is a vacated spot in the Phillies ' rotation...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 27 reads 0 comments

  18. Jimmy Rollins on Ryne Sandberg: “Everyone Is Allowed to Have Their Opinion.

    Phillies spring training as off to a spectacular start. The offense is pretty awful. Pitchers are getting hurt. Jimmy Rollins is having one of his occasional spats with his manager about his perceived effort...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 36 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting the Outcome of Growing Jimmy Rollins vs. Ryne Sandberg Phillies Feud

    The Philadelphia Phillies have committed to a number of veterans over the past few years, opting to retain their in-house talent in hopes of making one last run at contention, rather than blowing things up and rebuilding like some believe they should.

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  20. Is Sandberg Sending Jimmy Rollins a Message?

    Is Ryne Sandberg sending Jimmy Rollins a little spring message? One has to wonder. Rollins is not listed in the Phillies ' starting lineup for Thursday's home game against the Yankees ...

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  21. Ruf Making His Case to Stay with Phillies

    There was no place for Darin Ruf in the Phillies ' starting lineup yesterday afternoon at Disney World. Domonic Brown started in left and Ryan Howard at first base, just as they'll be on Opening Day in less than 3 weeks...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 105 reads 0 comments

  22. Phillies Ready to Put Injuries to Rest

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  23. Pettibone, Adams Take Positive Steps in Recovery

    There was plenty of news from Camp Sore Shoulder on Wednesday. • Cole Hamels threw in the bullpen and was encouraged (see story)...

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  24. Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez Has Shoulder Soreness

    Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez ran along the outfield at the Carpenter Complex, but walked out of Bright House Field at 10:40 a.m on Wednesday. He was in street clothes and not headed to the Phillies exhibition game in Sarasota...

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  25. Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training Stock Watch: Who Is Rising, Falling

    Last week in this space my message was that the negative perception of the Phillies by the team's fans and the Philadelphia media probably was overblown ...

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