1. 2011 MLB Trade Deadline: Why the Philadelphia Phillies Must Trade Vance Worley

    In the summer of 1987, the Atlanta Braves traded Doyle Alexander to the Detroit Tigers for a minor leaguer by the name of John Smoltz. In the short term, the trade worked out great for the Tigers, as Alexander went 9-0 with a 1...

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  2. Phillippe Aumont: Is He the Philadelphia Phillies Closer of the Future?

    In 2010, the crown jewel of the Cliff Lee trade with the Seattle Mariners was a wash. A disaster. A debacle. The player heralded as the next great Phillies power-pitcher went 3-11 with a 5...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about over 3 years ago 6,513 reads 18 comments

  3. Is Clearwater Thresher Sebastian Valle the Phillies' Catcher of the Future?

    The Philadelphia Phillies currently employ one of the finest catchers in Major League Baseball and though his offensive numbers have declined a bit in 2011, as the handler of ...

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  4. Power Ranking Each National League Team's Chances of Switching Leagues

    ESPN's Buster Olney has reported that as part of Major League Baseball's on-going labor talks, the proposition of realigning baseball into two 15 team divisions is now being seriously discussed...

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  5. Top 20 Most Awesome Old School Wrestling Outfits

    The world lost one of its great cultural icons this past month when Randy "Macho Man" Savage was tragically killed in an automobile accident...

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  6. MLB Free Agency: Why It Would Be Foolish for Any Team to Sign Albert Pujols

    After the 2011 season, one of the greatest players in the history of baseball will hit the open market and sell himself to the highest bidder. Reportedly, he will be looking for a 10-year contract...

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  7. 2011 Philadelphia Phillies: Why the Phillies Must Trade Raul Ibanez Today

    As Philadelphia sports fans, we often tend to shower our affection upon our local athletes in a way that fans from other cities see as, for lack of a crueler word, idiosyncratic...

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  8. 2011 MLB Season: Mark Prior and 6 Minor Leaguers Who Should Be on Your Radar

    For what it is worth, it was not Mark Prior who broke my heart after the 2003 season; it was Kerry Wood. Wood was the next Bob Feller, the next Nolan Ryan, the next Roger Clemens. Prior was a little harder to get a fix on...

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  9. Cliff Lee: Has He Been Worth the Price Ruben Amaro, Philadelphia Phillies Paid?

    At the end of the day, Cliff Lee may not have been worth it after all. I am pretty sure that Phillies fans would rather have him and lament his underperformance, than not have him and lament his success...

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  10. The NFL All-Arrest All-Pro Team

    As the NFL lockout and the threat of a shortened or even cancelled 2011 football season loom largely in the collective psyche of the NFL football fan, this startling statistic emerges , from NFL...

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  11. The 50 Hottest Women Wearing Baseball Jerseys

    April is gone, May is on its way out and June is upon us. That means Major League Baseball is in full swing, and...well.....

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  12. The 50 Best and Worst Bobbleheads in Sports

    Bobbleheads have become an indelible part of American sports culture and a ubiquitous feature in the ranks of game-day giveaways...

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  13. Philadelphia Eagles: Top 10 Offenses of All Time

    Perhaps one of the great tragedies of the 2011 NFL lockout would be the loss of what has the potential to be the greatest Philadelphia Eagles offense of all time...

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  14. Buster Posey Collision: Is It Time to Change the Rules to Protect Catchers?

    The baseball world has been abuzz for the balance of the week with discussion of the loss of San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey for the season after a devastating home-plate collision with Scott Cousins of the Florida Marlins ...

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  15. 25 Sports Hotties Who Clean Up Well

    There was a time when sports could be played, or even dominated, by goofy-looking people. Go look up Ernie Lombardi, Shoeless Joe Jackson and George Mikan if you do not believe me...

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  16. 2011 Seattle Mariners: Can the Streaky Mariners Make a Run in the AL West?

    Not too many people gave the Seattle Mariners much of a chance in the American League West division this season, and with good reason...

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  17. Philadelphia Phillies: Are the Phillies Looking to Trade Vance Worley?

    For as long as most Philadelphia fans can remember, the Phillies have been an offense-first, pitching-whenever team...

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  18. 2011 Chicago Cubs: Are Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney the Real Deal?

    What is it about Chicago Cubs prospects that always leaves us with an unsettled feeling in our stomachs, as though we’ve just spent a night partying wildly and, though we feel ...

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  19. Jose Bautista and Steroids: Is It Fair to Ask the Question?

    In 1990, a then known-only-to-his-parents Cecil Fielder returned from a season spent playing baseball in Japan and set the baseball world on fire...

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  20. Plaxico Burress: 4 Players Who Would Be Worse for the Philadelphia Eagles

    We do not know where it started, and we do not know who is responsible. All we know is this: The NFL rumor mill says the Philadelphia Eagles have become one of the leading ...

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  21. Chase Utley: Six Fun Facts from the Return of the Phillies Second Baseman

    Chase Utley made his triumphant return—and season debut—on Monday with the Philadelphia Phillies , and the gratification was instant. The Phillies's offense came alive, hitting early and often...

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  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Raul Ibanez and the Miserable Phillies Offense

    Phillies fans, we all know the drill—our veteran left fielder comes to the plate and the entire crowd bursts into a chorus of what sounds like boos...

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  23. Inter-League Play: Top 10 Players Who Played for the Rangers and the Phillies

    The Texas Rangers are in town to play the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend as Major League Baseball kicks off the first round of Inter-League Play...

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  24. Derek Jeter and 10 Future Hall of Famers for Whom the End Is Near

    It was easy to pretend that we thought he could still field his position as long as he was hitting. But now he is not hitting, and it is pretty hard to avoid the conclusion, top-to-bottom, that Derek Jeter 's days are numbered...

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  25. Roy Halladay and the Lackluster Pitchers of the 21st Century

    The second decade of the 21st Century has arrived, and there is something missing from baseball for the first time in a couple of generations...

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