1. Phillies Early Strength of Schedule Key to Success

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  2. Pitch Hits Asche in Hand; No Broken Bones

    The thud sounded as if ball hit helmet, but Cody Asche gripped his right hand and crumpled to the ground. Ryne Sandberg later said it sounded like a slap...

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  3. Burnett with his new batterymate

    A.J. Burnett had only arrived to camp to join his new team 2 weeks earlier, but he didn't want to waste any time going through the motions in his first spring start yesterday.....

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies Using Hooters Girls to Catch Foul Balls (GIF)

    The San Francisco Giants use retired 'Ball Dudes' and 'Ball Dudettes' (think folks in their 50′s and 60′s) to catch foul balls. Other teams use teenagers. Some even employ their own to perform the service...

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  5. Jonathan Papelbon Says He Dealt with a Hip Injury Last Season

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon had a bit of a down year last season, at least according to his standards. To hear it from him, a hip injury may have been at least partially to blame...

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  6. Martin Shut Down Three Weeks with Triceps and Shoulder Capsule Strains

    The Phillies ' rotation depth took a hit today, as Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that right-hander Ethan Martin has been shut down for three weeks due to triceps and shoulder capsule strains...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies: All the Initial Reports from Spring Training

    2013 was disappointing for the Philadelphia Phillies , and it is safe to say that I was not the only one waiting for Spring Training to get underway...

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  8. Kendrick Motivated by Free Agency

    CLEARWATER, Fla. - The cut fastball slipped from Kyle Kendrick's right hand. Carlos Ruiz leaped from his crouch to snare it...

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  9. Phillies' Lee not looking for another trade

    The following is a list of the 11 players acquired by three teams when they traded away Cliff Lee in the last 5 years.....

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  10. A year older, but same old Lee

    The link between the two men goes back to 2009, when the Phillies pursued each one at the trade deadline in an effort to win a second straight World Series.....

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  11. Amaro on Pitching Injuries: 'Anatomy Is Just Anatomy'

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has a simple explanation for the rash of shoulder injuries that has beset his organization.....

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies: A Position-by-Position Breakdown at Spring Training

    Spring training is upon us, and with it comes the annual talk of positional battles. Who will end up winning the job at a certain position? How close are the competitors to unseating the incumbent? No, this isn't a political race...

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  13. Debate: Predict Ryan Howard's Stat Line for 2014

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  14. Martin Leaves Game with Shoulder Pain

    Ethan Martin exited Thursday's game in Dunedin with right shoulder discomfort. Martin was visited by the Phillies coaching and training staff twice during the fifth inning of the exhibition game against the Blue Jays ...

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  15. The Phillies and Record-Setting (lack Of) Defensive Range

    As a team, the Phillies may have given away 60-100 more runs defensively than the average MLB team, just in terms of defensive range. That doesn't happen very often...

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  16. Likely Starter Hernandez Gets off to Rocky Start

    If Cole Hamels misses the beginning of the season, the Phillies might use a fifth starter to get through the first couple of weeks of April.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 13 reads 0 comments

  17. 4-Man Rotation for Phils Until Hamels Returns?

    If Hamels misses just two starts, the off-days work in the Phillies ' favor. They have a day off after their season-opening three-game series in Texas , which would allow opening ...

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  18. Moyer, Stairs Solid in Their Booth Debuts

    Of the few negatives I have discovered in my quarter of a century as a sports journalist is that the job has taken away some of the enjoyment I used to have when I just watched the games for fun...

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

  19. Adams Throws First Bullpen Session

    Last offseason, he was arguably the biggest acquisition the Phillies made. The team attempted to fix their lack of dependabilty in the eighth inning by signing Mike Adams, arguably ...

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  20. Adams Throws Bullpen, Is Cautiously Optimistic

    Reliever Mike Adams admitted to being nervous, even a little worried, before he took to the bullpen mound on a drizzly morning at Phillies camp Thursday...

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  21. Phillies Spring Training 2014: Daily Updates, Scores, News and Analysis

    The Philadelphia Phillies certainly aren't getting any younger. In fact, this offseason they managed to get older, adding 36-year-old Marlon Byrd and 37-year-old A.J...

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  22. Buchanan making a name for himself with Phillies

    You won't find David Buchanan's name on any of those Top Prospects lists that garner so much publicity this time of year. You won't find newspapers that update his every move...

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  23. Cole Hamels takes another positive step

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  24. Hamels' 1st BP Session Was 'Good...Better Than Expected'

    Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels, who's behind schedule due to earlier discomfort in his shoulder, was surprisingly enthused after throwing his first bullpen session of the spring on Wednesday...

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  25. Schmidt to Join Phillies' Sunday Telecasts

    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs were introduced on Monday as Comcast SportsNet's new color commentary team for Phillies television broadcasts.....

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