1. Predicting Boom or Bust for All 25 Phillies Players Entering Opening Day

    It has been a long spring for the Philadelphia Phillies thanks to the World Baseball Classic, and this club certainly has the look of a team that is ready for Opening Day...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 4,051 reads 14 comments

  2. Full Update of Surprises, Busts and Injuries at Phillies Camp

    Spring training is all but history with less than a week remaining, but nary a fan will mourn its passing as Opening Day and a brand new season of Major League Baseball is right around the bend...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 1,837 reads 6 comments

  3. 7 Predictions for Domonic Brown's 2013 Phillies Season

    After he performed drastically below his level of potential and expectations in the first few, brief stints of his major league career, there was a general feeling that the Philadelphia Phillies had nearly given up on Domonic Brown...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 7,311 reads 19 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies Playing It Safe by Sending Darin Ruf to Triple-A

    Talk about a roller coaster ride of emotions. Shortly after hitting a walk-off home run against the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies made a somewhat-bold decision by sending ...

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  5. Ranking Each Phillies Prospect's Performance in Spring Training

    With a lot of aging veterans locked into positions for the upcoming season, the odds of any prospect in camp with the Philadelphia Phillies this spring actually making the Opening ...

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  6. Full Update of Surprises, Busts and Injuries at Philadelphia Phillies Camp

    Baseball is a sport where anything can happen and no time of the year epitomizes that more than spring training, where rookies, veterans and players who aren't even guaranteed a spot ...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies Under the Most Pressure the Rest of Spring Training

    At its core, spring training is a small sample size of players doing their best to shake off the rust in anticipation of the upcoming regular season, but it also carries all of the blessings and curses of a that sample size...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies' Biggest Winners & Losers Halfway Through Spring Training

    The Philadelphia Phillies have something to prove this season. This is a theme that has already begun during spring training, as most of their regulars are fighting to prove that ...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 5,415 reads 4 comments

  9. Updated 25-Man Phillies Roster Predictions Midway Through Spring Training

    At the midway point through spring training, the Philadelphia Phillies are a team with just as many questions as answers. That's not necessarily a bad thing...

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  10. Early Signs Ryan Howard, Roy Halladay Will Be the Stars of Old in 2013

    Something was missing last season. The Philadelphia Phillies spent the following offseason trying to figure out what it was, adding a setup man, a fifth starter, a center fielder and a third baseman...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 5,684 reads 10 comments

  11. Biggest Winners and Losers of Phillies' Second Week of Games

    The Philadelphia Phillies have a pitching staff built to contend. You can't win ballgames without giving those pitchers a lead, however, so the Phillies spent most of the offseason retooling their lineup, both in and out of house...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 2,127 reads 4 comments

  12. One Thing Every Phillies Player Needs to Fix Before Opening Day

    If there are kinks to be worked out in the game of baseball, you better fix them while the games do not count. For most players currently on this Philadelphia Phillies roster, that's the point of spring training...

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  13. 15 Dark Horses Who Could Win a Phillies Roster Spot on Opening Day

    As a veteran team, the Philadelphia Phillies don't have many openings on their 25-man roster this spring. Forecasting what the club will look like on Opening Day, barring injuries, isn't too much of a challenge...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 3,890 reads 7 comments

  14. Biggest Winners and Losers of Phillies' First Week of Games

    With just a week's worth of spring training games in the books. it is far too soon to formulate a realistic opinion of any one player. But it is never too soon for a player to make a good impression...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 7,016 reads 16 comments

  15. 25 Predictions for the Philadelphia Phillies in the Month of March

    Spring training is in full swing and the Philadelphia Phillies have enough storylines to make your eyes spin. There's everything from a simple position battle to whether potential starters can actually field their designated positions...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 3,134 reads 11 comments

  16. 8 Keys to Phillies Second Baseman Chase Utley Staying Healthy This Season

    Playing a grueling game like baseball at the professional level is no walk in the park. Playing baseball on a pair of chronically degenerating knees is something that would not be feasible for most athletes, but Chase Utley isn't like most athletes...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 1,852 reads 0 comments

  17. Key Factors That Will Determine Winners of Phillies' Outfield Position Battles

    For the first time in quite a while, the Philadelphia Phillies will begin Grapefruit League play with both corner outfield positions up for grabs. Just who wins those jobs, and what they'll entail, is one of a number of variables this spring...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 4,465 reads 4 comments

  18. Phillies Rewarding Their Homegrown Ace with Likely Opening Day Start

    Of the Philadelphia Phillies ' decorated "Big Three" starting pitchers, just one has accomplished the ultimate baseball goal of leading his team to a World Series title. His name is Cole Hamels ...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 3,396 reads 18 comments

  19. Odds of Every Notable Phillies Prospect in Camp Making the Roster

    When you're a prospect, cracking your club's Opening Day roster out of spring training is no simple task. Nowadays, clubs aren't concerned about the here and now with prospects; they're concerned about the future...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 2,904 reads 3 comments

  20. One Weakness of Each Phillies Player to Watch out for This Spring

    Throughout this spring, you will hear folks tell you that results don't matter in spring training, and to a certain extent, that is very true. It's a time of readiness and preparation and not elite competition between clubs at their best...

    Greg Pinto Written by Greg Pinto about over 1 year ago 1,608 reads 8 comments

  21. 15 Things to Watch in Phillies' First Week of Spring Training Games

    Baseball is back. It's time to forget about the snow and blistering cold and make way for thoughts of spring training...

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  22. Odds on Each Non-Roster Phillies Invitee Making the Team

    Spring training isn't a month to prepare for the upcoming season for everyone in camp. For some, it's a fight to make the club. It's a hard-fought battle to make sure that when the club heads north, their name is on the Opening Day roster...

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  23. Predictions for Phillies' Opening-Day 25-Man Roster Entering Spring Training

    Building a roster isn't easy. Sure, some decisions are easier than others. You'll take the All-Star over the career minor leaguer and not think twice about it. Players owed more guaranteed money often have a much better shot of making the team...

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  24. What Phillies Fans Have to Look Forward to Most in Spring Training

    Just when you thought that you couldn't be excited by a large, corporate truck, one rolls out of Citizens Bank Park loaded with baseball equipment headed for Clearwater, Florida ...

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  25. Ranking the Phillies' 25 Best Series on the 2013 Schedule

    The 2013 Major League Baseball season is going to be unlike any you've ever seen before. Sounds dramatic, but with the Houston Astros setting off on their voyage of the American League West, that's a fact...

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