1. Philadelphia Phillies: Ranking Their Scariest Potential Postseason Opponents

    With postseason schedules having been released yesterday, the stretch run of the MLB season is amongst us...

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  2. Phillies and Giants Brawl Shows Maturity of One Team, Immaturity of the Other

    Biased as I may be, I came away from last night's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants with even more respect for my hometown team of red and less for the defending world champions...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 3 years ago 173 reads 109 comments

  3. Roy Oswalt: Four Reasons a Healthy Return Could Mean a Phillies' World Series

    In a year of almost incomprehensible dominance from the Philadelphia Phillies ' starting rotation, each and every starter to toe the rubber has managed to perform at or near ace-like levels...

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  4. After Hunter Pence and Nnamdi Asomugha Moves, Philadelphia Fans Are Flying High

    Ah, the city of Philadelphia—home of the best cheese steaks you'll ever taste, the grumpiest fans you'll ever meet and the some of the worst teams you'll ever watch...

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  5. Umpire Jerry Meals May Have Blown the Call but Replay Isn't the Solution

    He was out. That was likely your initial reaction to last night's game-ending play in the 19th inning between the Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

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  6. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Trading for Carlos Beltran Isn't a Good Option

    Philadelphia has gone crazy, folks, and it's all Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt and Vance Worley's fault. Ruben Amaro's, too. Listening to the Philly masses lately you'd have thought the Phillies were struggling to keep above ...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 3 years ago 791 reads 4 comments

  7. Jim Thome: Deserving of Being Inducted into MLB's Hall of Fame?

    James Howard Thome, Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, Class of 2017. Or at least that's how it should go down. The year is arbitrary depending on how much longer he chooses to play...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 3 years ago 490 reads 6 comments

  8. Examing the Philadelphia Flyers' Shocking Offseason Moves

    Since around mid-afternoon on Thursday, June 24, nearly half of the Philadelphia Flyers ' game roster has been shown the door...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 3 years ago 2,296 reads 10 comments

  9. Philadelphia Flyers Sign Jaromir Jagr, Shake Up NHL World Again

    Once the free-agency floodgates opened today at noon ET, the Philadelphia Flyers , for the second time in as many weeks, took their place at the top of the headlines...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 3 years ago 1,668 reads 8 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers: Mike Richards, Jeff Carter Traded and What It Means

    Multiple sources have confirmed that the Philadelphia Flyers have traded two of their core players in separate deals, sending shock waves through the National Hockey League...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 3 years ago 1,313 reads 20 comments

  11. NFL Quarterbacks: Race Still a Factor, According to ESPN's Jemele Hill

    Is the headline above a bit of a stretch? An over-exaggeration of Jemele Hill's point in this ESPN article? Certainly...

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  12. Five Notes To Make of the Philadelphia Phillies' Opening Day Victory

    A tradition of Opening Day disappointment for the Philadelphia Phillies was nowhere to be found as perennial ace Roy Halladay took to the mound against the Washington Nationals Monday...

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  13. Evaluating the Phiadelphia Phillies' Offseason

    After falling just short of becoming the first National League team to repeat as World Series Champions since the 1976 Cincinnati Reds, the Philadelphia Phillies were left wondering what they were missing that would return them to the Promised Land...

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  14. Roy Halladay To Philadelphia, Cliff Lee To Seattle

    Sports Illustrated is reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jays. The Phillies are also said to have dealt Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners, who are included as a third team...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about over 4 years ago 881 reads 24 comments

  15. Tiger Woods' Public Scrutiny Having Little Effect On Positive Image

    Very rarely has Tiger Woods spoken at length about himself. For as popular a man as he is, very little was known about his personal life before the events that took place last weekend...

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  16. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Placido Polanco, Fill Hole at Third Base

    From 2002 to 2005, Placido Polanco was a consistent, dependable second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies. When Chase Utley burst onto the scene, Polanco was regulated to splitting time at third base...

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  17. Philadelphia Phillies Fans: Don't Worry About a Thing

    It took 162 games, a full season, for the Philadelphia Phillies to steal the National League East from the New York Mets in 2007. The next year, it took 161 games to do the same...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 5 years ago 318 reads 9 comments

  18. Philadelphia Phillies Look To Clinch NL East Title With Win Tonight

    On September 30, 2007, the Philadelphia Phillies began what has become one of their best three-year runs in franchise history. On that day, they defeated the Washington Nationals 6-1 to clinch the National League Eastern division crown...

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  19. Philadelphia Phillies Battling Injuries as Season Nears End

    Injuries are taking their toll on the Philadelphia Phillies, and at the worst possible time. After an examination on his left wrist by team doctors, Carlos Ruiz is the latest member of the team to miss time due to injury...

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  20. Brad Lidge Deserves Another Chance, But Not In 2009

    The air went out of the balloon Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, and it's not because of the Pirates' walk-off home run. PNC Park, rarely even half full, consisted of just as many Phillies fans as there were for the Pirates...

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  21. Brad Lidge Is Holding the Philadelphia Phillies Back

    The lone clip from today's Philadelphia Phillies game I witnessed was Jayson Werth's go-ahead home run. I relied on text message alerts to fill me in on the rest...

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  22. Truth Is, Bryce Harper's Path To The Major Leagues Is a Troubling One

    At the age of 16, Bryce Harper recently completed his sophomore year at Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. Shortly thereafter, Harper made a decision that will impact the remainder ...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies To Utilize Jamie Moyer As Long Reliever

    The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday that Jamie Moyer will make the transition to the bullpen due to the arrival of Pedro Martinez. Speculation on whether the Phillies would load themselves with a six-man rotation, send Moyer to the DL, or move J...

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  24. Phillies-Marlins: Jamie Moyer Heads to the Mound to Salvage Series

    The Florida Marlins trailed the Philadelphia Phillies by seven games entering their series this weekend. After the Marlins snuck out two marginal victories, their deficit has shrunk to five games...

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  25. Philadelphia Phillies' J.A. Happ to Remain in Starting Rotation

    After dropping five-of-six, the Philadelphia Phillies' division lead had dwindled down to a minuscule five games. Phillies enthusiasts began to question the integrity and legitimacy of the team's 21-7 record in July...

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