1. St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Wainwright Takes Lead in NL Cy Young Horserace

    In the pre-season it was Roy Halladay . For the first three months of the year it was Ubaldo Jimenez. Josh Johnson took over for a little while, but as of now there can be no doubt...

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  2. Crazy Eights: The Unsung Heroes Of The 2010 Philadelphia Phillies

    As a friend of mine said to me a couple of weeks ago, if there is anything the 2010 Philadelphia Phillies baseball season has taught us, it is that 162 games can make for a very long season...

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  3. Ryan Howard on the DL: What the Doctor Ordered...for Ruben Amaro?

    Sometimes during the course of a general manager's career, there are seasons where he does everything right and still can't win...

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  4. The Chicago Cubs and the 10 Craziest Box Scores Since 1950

    The Milwaukee Brewers obliterated the Chicago Cubs on Monday Night by a score of 18-1. During the course of the game both Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder collected five hits with ...

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  5. National League Playoff Picture Could Be a Lot Clearer by Friday Morning

    Every now and then the Major League Baseball schedule puts together one of those weeks. From time to time the schedule aligns in such a way that every game seems important—one ...

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  6. Behold the Amazing MLB Rookie Class of 2010

    Back in 2001, the first "article" I ever wrote about baseball was an amateurish ditty comparing the 2001 rookie class to a great rookie class of a generation ago, the 1986 rookie class...

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  7. The Bobby Abreu Trade and the Phillies: Four Years Later, No Regrets

    On the homemade page-of-the-day calendar that I made my wife as a Christmas present, today's page reads as follows: "On this date in 2006, Bobby Abreu was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the New York Yankees for, well, not much...

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  8. MLB Trade Deadline: Four Reasons Why Roy Oswalt Works for the Phillies

    Roy Oswalt is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. Breathe easy, Phillies fans; the Fightins now have arguably the top front three rotation in the National League East and must ...

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  9. MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies-Astros Deal Waiting on Roy Oswalt's Approval

    For the Philadelphia Phillies, are two Roys better than one? Multiple sources are reporting Thursday morning that the Phillies and Houston Astros have agreed to terms on a deal that will send Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia...

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  10. Domonic Brown and the Philadelphia Phillies: The Future is Now

    The Philadelphia Phillies have finally reached the breaking point. The Phillies of the present will no longer be able to try to make the playoffs without a little help from the Phillies of the future...

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  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Jayson Werth and Other Hot Rumors of the Day

    With Roy Halladay facing off against Edwin Jackson on Wednesday, the Philadelphia Phillies won't be the only major league baseball team with personnel at the game...

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  12. Silent but Deadly: Roy Halladay and 10 MLB Players Quietly On Fire

    Roy Halladay is having an amazing year, and he's been pretty special over the last month or so as well. In six starts, he has gone 3-2 with a remarkable 1.91 ERA while holding his opponents scoreless three times...

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  13. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Relievers the Philadelphia Phillies Must Try For

    The Philadelphia Phillies are currently riding a dramatic five-game winning streak, but you wouldn't know it if you looked at Brad Lidge's performances over the last couple of games...

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  14. 50 Worst Ideas in Sports History

    LeBron James has taken a considerable amount of flak for his lack of loyalty, lack of etiquette, and lack of tact in announcing to the world during a one hour primetime special that he was leaving Cleveland to sign with the Miami Heat...

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  15. NCAA Football: Jesse Jackson Was Right, He Just Had the Wrong Sport

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson made a big splash last week when he compared Cleveland Cavaliers' owner Dan Gilbert to a slave owner, saying that Gilbert had a slave-owner's mentality, and that Gilbert was angry because his slave, LeBron James, had escaped...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about almost 4 years ago 1,170 reads 26 comments

  16. Wake Me Up When September Ends: Phillies Seven Games Back in NL East

    On Saturday, September 12, 2007, the Philadelphia Phillies lost 12-0 to the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park to fall seven games behind the New York Mets in the NL East with 17 games to play...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about almost 4 years ago 1,054 reads 7 comments

  17. Alex Rodriguez and 600 Home Runs: Does He Have 162 More Left in Him?

    Either tonight, tomorrow, or at some point in the near future, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is going to swing his familiar swing the way he has 599 times before and become the seventh player ever to hit 600 major league home runs...

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  18. 2010 MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Locked In On Adam Dunn

    Multiple sources are now reporting that Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is locked in on Adam Dunn and putting everything he's got on the table in an attempt to land ...

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  19. Philadelphia Phillies 2010: There's Nothing Wrong With Losing

    All across Philadelphia this morning, Philadelphia Phillies fans are waking up to the reality that the hometown team has now dropped four out of five to begin the second half of the ...

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  20. 2010 MLB Hall of Fame Induction Weekend: The Standard Bearers

    We all know how the argument goes–in support of a worthy Hall of Fame candidate, we point to a lesser candidate already in the Hall, and hold them out as the minimum requirement for entrance into the Hall of Fame...

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  21. Pre-Season Top 25: Ranking College Football's Hottest Campuses

    The 2010 College Football season is nearly upon us, which means it is time to start thinking about pre-season polls, Heisman Trophies, the BCS, and bowl games all over again...

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  22. Top 25 Players Who Will Be the Key to Their Teams' Playoff Hopes

    Chase Utley has been out of the Philadelphia Phillies lineup since June 28th with a thumb ligament injury, and Utley will likely be out until the middle of August...

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  23. Ryan Howard: The Awakening of the Philadelphia Phillies' Sleeping Giant

    You questioned whether he was one of the top first basemen in the National League, let alone all of baseball...

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  24. Ubaldo Jimenez: A Better Candidate for the MVP Than for the Cy Young?

    It is a notion that dates back as far as Don Newcombe's 1956 season with the Brooklyn Dodgers: if a pitcher is the Most Valuable Player in his league, then he must be the best pitcher as well...

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  25. LeBron James Goes to Miami: 24 Most Loyal Players in Team Sports History

    With LeBron James's announcement that he is off to Miami to seek out greater fortunes with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and the Miami Heat, words like dedication and loyalty have been being bandied about quite a bit lately...

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