1. Blowing the Lid off of Lidge

    It is painful to think of what could have been this weekend. Tonight the Phillies could be going for their 10th straight win. They could be going for a four-game sweep of the team with the best record in baseball on the road...

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  2. Philadelphia Phillies on the Market for Pitching Help

    Overshadowed by their recent seven-game winning streak is the fact that the Philadelphia Phillies are on the market for a desperately needed starting pitcher...

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  3. Raul Ibanez vs. Pat… Pat… What Was That Guy's Name Again?

    I was wrong. I was so very wrong. I want to apologize for my mistake. When word started to spread that the Phillies had acquired Raul Ibanez I read all the on-line debates that started on message boards everywhere...

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  4. The Airing of Grievances, Cinco De Mayo Edition

    This week’s Airing of Grievances happens to fall on Cinqo de Mayo. If you are one of those angry drunks planning on heading out for a few pitchers of beer tonight and looking ...

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  5. Phillies Starters Struggling. Is It Time For A Change?

    Rich Dubee (left)... Maybe it's time for the pink slip? On Friday night against the New York Mets, Chan Ho Park continued his struggles in the 2009 season...

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  6. Phillies-Mets: Let the Fireworks Begin

    I can feel the excitement already. This weekend the New York Mets come to town to renew what has become a heated rivalry in the past few years with the Philadelphia Phillies...

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  7. Philadelphia Eagles Soar in NFL Draft

    The NFL draft has concluded. At the end of Day One, the Eagles left me cautiously optimistic. On one hand, they got what many considered to be a top 10 talent at pick No. 19 in Jeremy Maclin...

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  8. Eagles Add a Wide Receiver, Just the Wrong One

    The Eagles added a wide receiver on draft day. It just was not the receiver that Eagle fans wanted to see. Philly traded up to the 19th pick and selected Jeremy Maclin out of Missouri in the first round of the NFL Draft...

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  9. Eagles in Familiar Situation: Sheldon Brown Wants New Contract or Trade

    In a scenario that has become all too familiar for Philadelphia Eagles fans, yet another player is demanding a new contract. If he doesn’t get it, it is likely he will ask the organization for a trade...

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  10. Eagles Trade for Jason Peters: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    On Friday news broke that the Philadelphia Eagles and Buffalo Bills had come to terms on a trade that would send two-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters to the Eagles in return for one of ...

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  11. The Voice of Phillies Nation Goes Silent

    It is a sad day, not only for all Phillies fans, but for all the sports world. Harry Kalas, 73, passed away today. Kalas was the broadcast voice of the Philadelphia Phillies since 1971...

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  12. Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Gets Shelled: Why Is Anyone Surprised?

    Last night, Cole Hamels got hammered by the Colorado Rockies. And it wasn’t just a bad outing, it was terrible. How terrible? Look at his line of 3...

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