1. MLB Trade Rumors: How Does Matt Garza Trade Impact Cliff Lee?

    A trade involving one of the biggest targets on the 2013 trade market has come to pass. According to a multitude of reporters , Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza has been ...

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  2. The One Trade Deadline Deal Philadelphia Phillies Have to Make

    With just over a week to go before MLB 's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, teams that haven't already determined their stance for the coming week—either as a buyer or seller—are beginning to do just that...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies' Untouchable List at the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline

    While the baseball world is still in the midst of the All-Star break, the conclusion of the festivities means one thing: It's the peak of trading season...

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  4. Scouting Reports for Philadelphia Phillies Prospects in the 2013 Futures Game

    With the All-Star break soon to begin and the Home Run Derby set for July 15, the official halfway mark of the 2013 MLB season is upon us...

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  5. 5 Keys to the Phillies Sweeping Braves, Getting Back into NL East Race

    A belated happy Fourth of July to everyone, and, with that, to the Philadelphia Phillies as well. In their series finale against baseball's best team—the 52-32 Pittsburgh ...

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  6. Philadelphia Phillies' 2013 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    It's been a weird season for the Philadelphia Phillies . They've had their share of highs and lows, good times and bad times—an indication of just how inconsistent they have been...

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  7. Breaking Down Every Phillies' Odds of Being Moved at the Deadline

    40 days . That's how long the Philadelphia Phillies have before they have to decide whether to go for it all one last time or build anew...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Players Who Are Proving the Doubters Wrong

    For the critics who said that the Philadelphia Phillies would be an average to below-average team in 2013 before the season...well, you were right. The good news? The Phillies climbed above ...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies: Grades for Every Player in May

    It hasn't been the easiest of seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans alike to endure. At times when it's seemed that they're ready to climb over the hill that blocks ...

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  10. Phillies 2013 Mock Draft: Projecting Their Top 5 First-Round Targets

    With the 2013 MLB Draft right around the corner, the Philadelphia Phillies have likely narrowed their choices as to who they want to select with the 16th pick, their highest in the draft since 2002 when they drafted Cole Hamels with the 17th pick...

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  11. 5 Things We Learned About the Phillies Through the 1st Quarter of the Season

    The Philadelphia Phillies have had an interesting season thus far in 2013. The season has been riddled with ups and downs, from offensive resurgence of some players to injuries and depth issues concerning others...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Winners and Losers from 1st Month of Action

    With the the 2013 MLB season's first month of six practically in the books, the scope of contenders and pretenders is already starting to form. For some middling teams sitting around the ...

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  13. 5 Trades Philadelphia Phillies Should Already Be Thinking About

    The 2013 MLB season may still be in its preliminary stages, but it hasn't been kind to the Philadelphia Phillies so far...

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  14. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Pettibone, Will Make MLB Debut Against Pirates

    When Philadelphia Phillies ' fifth starting pitcher John Lannan hit the 15-day disabled list with a strained knee tendon, two questions came to mind...

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  15. Philadelphia Phillies Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

    The Philadelphia Phillies have struggled in the 2013 season so far. For the first six or seven games, the offense was on fire but the pitching staff was allowing too many runs, save for Cliff Lee ...

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  16. Philadelphia Phillies' Hottest Starts to the Season That Will Continue

    Thus far, the Philadelphia Phillies ' season has been loaded with disappointment. Roy Halladay hasn't found his niche after an equally rough spring training. Ryan Howard just hit his first home run of the season on Tuesday...

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  17. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Starters Most in Danger of Losing Their Spot in 2013

    Baseball is back. Phillies baseball is back. Although the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves on Opening Day behind Cole Hamels, there is still plenty of reason to be optimistic about the season...

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  18. Assembling Philadelphia Phillies' Best Starting Lineup After Spring Training

    Now that spring training has concluded, almost everything is locked in for the Philadelphia Phillies for Opening Day on Monday, April 1 . Almost everything...

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  19. Why Baseball Prospectus' Predictions for Philadelphia Phillies Are All Wrong

    Many experts and independent baseball blogs alike have the Philadelphia Phillies poised to finish in third place by the end of the upcoming season...

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  20. Predicting Philadelphia Phillies Starting Lineup Halfway Through Spring Training

    While spring training games still have a ways to go before Opening Day, spring training itself is just about at the halfway point now...

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  21. Latest Predictions for the Winner of Each Philadelphia Phillies Position Battle

    Baseball is back. The Philadelphia Phillies have played in just three games thus far in spring training, but already the scheme of things is starting to shape the roster for Opening Day...

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  22. 5 Reasons Phillies Fans Should Be Optimistic Heading into Spring Training

    Spring training has been underway for the Philadelphia Phillies for just over a week and already things have been exciting. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins still believes the Phillies can win the NL East...

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  23. 5 Things Philadelphia Phillies Need to Do Before Spring Training Games Start Up

    Now that MLB spring training is underway, the Philadelphia Phillies are just one of the league's 30 teams gearing up for the 2013 season. Phillies pitchers and catchers reported to the team's spring training complex in Clearwater, Fla...

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  24. Ranking the Most Trustworthy Arms in the Philadelphia Phillies Bullpen

    One of the Philadelphia Phillies' biggest weaknesses in 2012 was their lack of reliable bullpen depth. Behind newly-signed closer Jonathan Papelbon, the Phillies lacked a true veteran presence to anchor their younger pitchers...

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  25. Which Free Agent Signing Will Have Biggest Phillies Impact in 2013?

    Not too long ago, it seemed as though the Philadelphia Phillies ' offseason had drawn to a close. They had filled most of their needs, acquiring center fielder Ben Revere and third ...

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