1. Could the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves Meet in the NLCS?

    Despite the 14-1 shellacking that the Phillies gave the Braves earlier on Sunday, I believe the first two games of the series are much more indicative of how evenly matched these two teams are...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 782 reads 6 comments

  2. Derek Jeter Gets 3,000th Hit: The 10 Most Memorable Home Runs of Jeter's Career

    In the third inning of Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays , Derek Jeter became one of two players to hit a home run on his 3,000th hit. Wade Boggs is the other. He's the 28th player to reach the elusive 3,000 hit club...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 1,013 reads 1 comments

  3. 2011 Home Run Derby: The 10 Best Home Run Derbies Ever

    Ryan Howard won the Home Run Derby in 2006 and again participated in 2007 and 2009. He's since stayed away because he claims that the derby disrupts his swing. I've continuously heard this from hitters, but my question is...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 601 reads 6 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Halladay, Lee, Hamels and the Best Starting Pitchers Ever

    In this golden era of Phillies baseball, starting pitching has taken precedence. If Philadelphia management can somehow find a way to extend Cole Hamels after 2012, the team will ...

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  5. Philadelphia Phillies: The 20 Most Beloved Players in Team History

    Before the start of the 2011 season, Jonathan Chang, a Facebook data scientist led a study of all the baseball fan bases in the country. In his findings, he found that Philadelphia Phillies fans were the most loyal...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 916 reads 88 comments

  6. With Roy Oswalt Injured Improving the Offense Became Even More Important

    Roy Oswalt 's been fighting lingering back issues all season long—he already spent some time on the disabled list earlier in the year with the same concerns...

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  7. MLB Trade Speculation: 4 Clever Deals That Could Help the Philadelphia Phillies

    In an interview with Jim Salisbury a few weeks ago for csnphilly.com, Ruben Amaro stated that the Phillies will not make a major move at the trade deadline. Charlie Manuel, on the other hand, has stated that he'd like to add a right-handed bat...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 7,365 reads 57 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 7 Right-Handed Outfield Platoon Trade Options

    No manager in Phillies history platooned his players like Gene Mauch. They called him the "Little General" because of his phenomenal attention to do detail...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies: 4 Benchwarmers the Phillies Should Take a Look at

    Just like Matt Stairs stated in his press conference after his moon shot in Game 4 of the 2008 NLCS, he was just looking to get his "ass hammered...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies: Just Another Birthday, Cliff Lee Leads Phils to 3-0 Win

    To the fans in my section chanting "Let's go Clifford," remember, his name is Clifton! Less than a month ago, some Phillies fans started to question the Cliff Lee signing...

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  11. MLB Power Rankings: Rating Charlie Manuel and the Managers in the Major Leagues

    We live in a society where we look at results. When a team is winning the manager is considered a good leader. When a team's losing, well, that manager might be headed for the unemployment line...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 1,568 reads 25 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: 4 Prospects the Phillies Should Hold onto at the Deadline

    The Phillies have been very active at the trade deadline the last couple of seasons. This has many fans speculating that Philadelphia will once again make a big move at the deadline...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 7,832 reads 14 comments

  13. Philadelphia Phillies: Charlie Manuel's Most Memorable Moments and Quotes

    His slang has a bit of a flair to it. His grammatical proficiency isn't the best. The annunciations of certain words can get a bit peculiar. But... Charlie Manuel wins baseball games...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 3,614 reads 4 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 10 Prospects to Get Excited About

    Some think it's still too early to call up Domonic Brown. My question: Why is calling him up a bad thing? To me, if he has all of the tools, he'll take this particular opportunity and run with it...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 9,259 reads 16 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Halladay Avoids Stretch of Infamy

    Before Roy Halladay’s first pitch of the game against Texas on Friday, Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler summed it up perfectly: “He’s pitched two straight complete-game losses; that’s gotta stop...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 726 reads 2 comments

  16. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 High Bust-Potential Prospects They Should Trade

    The MLB draft is a crapshoot. Every year each team drafts approximately 50 players. It's considered a success if six of those prospects wind up in the bigs. Year in and year out, the Phillies select a lot of developmental project players...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 6,721 reads 10 comments

  17. Philadelphia Phillies: Chase Utley, Roy Oswalt and Chooch Rehab in Clearwater

    As Chase Utley turned on a fastball in the fifth and deposited it out of Bright House Field, a big grin could be seen on countless Phillies fans around Philadelphia . He's getting there...

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  18. Philadelphia Phillies: The 10 Worst Teams in Franchise History

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have 18-consecutive losing seasons, an all-time mark. As unbearable and agonizing as this is for Pirates fans, the Philadelphia Phillies had a 31-year stretch from 1918-1948 that defied logic...

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  19. MLB Report Cards: Grading Cliff Lee and All of the Major Free Agent Acquisitions

    The recent MLB offseason captivated the entire baseball audience. Where would Cliff Lee go? How about Carl Crawford? Would Jayson Werth stay with Philly? We're a month into the season, some free agents have fared better than others...

    Adrian  Fedkiw Written by Adrian Fedkiw about over 3 years ago 1,707 reads 27 comments

  20. Philadelphia Phillies: Bin Laden's Death Brings Back Memories from 2001 Season

    Usually nothing gets in between the bitter rivalry of the Mets in Phillies , but last night, Osama Bin Laden's death was another prime example of why baseball is still just a game...

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  21. Philadelphia Phillies: Lenny Dykstra and the 8 Biggest Idiots in Team History

    In baseball, there are two types of idiots. You have the idiot who cheats on the field or in life and subsequently gets caught. Then we have the idiots we love...

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  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Curt Schilling and the 10 Worst Trades in Team History

    Pat Gillick orchestrated the 2008 Phillies to perfection. His key trades for guys like Joe Blanton, Jamie Moyer, Brad Lidge and Scott Eyre lead to the fulfillment of the ultimate goal...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Realistic Expectations for the "Aging" Lineup

    After 11 games of play, the Phillies are 8-3. Collectively, they've hit over .300 as a team—the only lineup in baseball to do so...

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  24. Philadelphia Phillies: Recapping the Atlanta Braves Series

    It's still early, but for the first time all season the Phillies finally saw some decent pitching. The Phils took a quick 3-0 lead in Game One, but Cliff Lee struggled while Tim Hudson settled down...

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  25. Philadelphia Phillies: Recapping the New York Mets Series

    I'll just ignore the 11-0 shellacking today. Halladay pitched extremely well. I have to show the Mets some love, though...

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