1. Which Phillies Superstar Has the Best Chance of Dominant Bounce-Back Year?

    It's safe to say that the Philadelphia Phillies had a boatload of obstacles in their way during the 2012 season...

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  2. 5 Reasons the Philadelphia Phillies Would Be a Perfect Fit for Justin Upton

    As the offseason has progressed, the Philadelphia Phillies have done a pretty nice job of filling their needs...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies: Should They Trade from Bullpen Depth to Bolster Outfield?

    The Philadelphia Phillies have had a smaller-profile offseason but certainly not a quiet one. They have traded for Ben Revere and Michael Young to fill their respective center field and third base holes...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies' Biggest Winners and Losers of the Offseason So Far

    While the MLB offseason may still be in media res , it looks as though the Philadelphia Phillies ' offseason is winding down...

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  5. Roy Halladay and the Make-or-Break Players for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2013

    On the whole, it's been overstated that the Philadelphia Phillies had a sub-par 2012 season. The team's record of 81-81 at season's end was due to a number of factors, whether injury or performance-based...

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  6. Looking at the Philadelphia Phillies' Most Controversial Offseason Move

    Before Major League Baseball's winter meetings took place, the Philadelphia Phillies were without any major offseason moves to their name, which came as a big surprise given their tendency in years past for GM Ruben Amaro , Jr...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies: Dumbest Move of the 2012 Offseason Thus Far

    With the offseason now in full swing and the winter meetings having come and gone, the Philadelphia Phillies still have some work to do. They could use a veteran setup man, a starting pitcher and a corner outfielder (or two)...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Most Underpaid Players of the 2012 Season

    As the the baseball world is currently in Winter Meetings frenzy down in Nashville, Tennessee, the Philadelphia Phillies remain quiet on the transaction front...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Most Overpaid Players of the 2012 Season

    Now that the Major League Baseball offseason has finally had its kick start thanks to free-agent center fielder B.J. Upton signing a five-year, $75...

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  10. 4 Reasons Philadelphia Phillies Fans Hate the Atlanta Braves

    Expecting the New York Mets , were you? Not this time. When the average Philadelphia Phillies fan thinks of the baseball team they despise the most, the team that usually comes to mind if the New York Mets, and rightfully so...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Team Areas That Most Need to Be Addressed

    This offseason should be an intriguing one for the Philadelphia Phillies. They head into free agency following their first non-playoff season since 2006...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about almost 2 years ago 2,468 reads 10 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Could Another Trade with Toronto Blue Jays Be Lurking?

    Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro , Jr. and Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos have followed two very similar career paths...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about almost 2 years ago 9,344 reads 54 comments

  13. Predicting the Philadelphia Phillies' Lineup in 2 Years

    Entering an offseason with many question marks ahead, the Philadelphia Phillies have some holes to fill. They have a major outfield vacancy, specifically in center field. Their third base situation is also sketchy...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about almost 2 years ago 7,040 reads 34 comments

  14. Why the Phillies Will Find Their Way Back to the Top of the NL East in 2013

    It's been a year now since the Philadelphia Phillies have won their fifth consecutive NL East division title. And next year, should they win it again, the count starts over. 2012 was a year of change for the Phillies...

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  15. Free Agents the Philadelphia Phillies Should Pursue in the Offseason

    It's been a season of flux for the Philadelphia Phillies this year, to say the least. Last year, though eliminated in the NLDS by the St. Louis Cardinals , the Phillies were the best team in baseball with a 102-60 record...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about almost 2 years ago 3,227 reads 58 comments

  16. How Charlie Manuel Can Get the Most Out of the Young Phillies

    After losing two of three this past weekend to the Atlanta Braves , it's almost safe to say that the Philadelphia Phillies are out of the playoff picture...

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  17. 5 Keys to the Philadelphia Phillies' Insane Resurgence

    Maybe their chances are a bit slimmer after their four-game series loss against the Houston Astros this past weekend, but the Philadelphia Phillies —that series aside—have been as hot as anyone in baseball in the past month...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 2,408 reads 11 comments

  18. Why Darin Ruf's Emergence Could Mean the End of Ryan Howard with Phillies

    Before we begin here, ladies and gentlemen, let me emphasize that this article is most likely a complete stretch of any sort of reality we currently have. On that note.....

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 6,157 reads 101 comments

  19. Phillies Free Agency: Best Ways to Improve Bullpen Heading into Next Year

    Is there a slight chance of postseason glory for the Philadelphia Phillies ? Absolutely. But are the odds in their favor? Absolutely not...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 2,255 reads 32 comments

  20. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Prospects Who Can Play Way into Starting Role This Fall

    Now that it's practically safe to say the Philadelphia Phillies are out of any sort of playoff race, what may ensue between now and the end of the season is a series of positional tryouts, per se...

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  21. 5 Reasons Dealing Cliff Lee in a Waiver Deadline Deal Would Be Big Mistake

    As Cliff Lee took the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks , one thing was clear: the Phillies had not traded Lee to the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 1,508 reads 9 comments

  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Grading the Team's Deadline Moves

    The 2012 trade deadline has come to pass. For the Philadelphia Phillies , though, it could have gone better...

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  23. Hunter Pence: Philadelphia Phillies Trade Outfielder to San Francisco Giants

    The Philadelphia Phillies ' fire sale continues. After trading Shane Victorino just over an hour ago to the Los Angeles Dodgers , the San Francisco Giants have countered with a move of their own , acquiring Hunter Pence from the Phillies...

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  24. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Dodgers

    With roughly four hours remaining until the trade deadline, the Philadelphia Phillies have just sent center fielder Shane Victorino to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 2,198 reads 10 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Value Trades for the Phils to Consider at Deadline

    With the trade deadline just hours away, if deals are going to happen for the Philadelphia Phillies , they're going to happen today. The thought that the Phillies will sell surely wasn't one that came into fans' minds before the season...

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