1. 10 Things Phillies Must Still Figure out Before Opening Day

    With Opening Day just two weeks away, each major league team's roster is finally taking shape for the 2012 season. Many teams have made cuts already and more cuts are sure to come in order to even out the 25-man rosters...

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  2. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Scenarios: 5 Power Hitters They Should Pursue

    As spring training enters its eleventh day of games for the Philadelphia Phillies , one thing has become very clear: the Phils have nothing to worry about when it comes to starting pitching depth and speed options off the bench...

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  3. Who's the Real Timmy? Two MLB Players Impersonate the One and Only Tim Kurkjian

    Over the last week-and-a-half or so, ESPN's Tim Kurkjian has seen two Major League Baseball players imitate him in various interview situations on the network's Baseball Tonight show...

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  4. Predicting the Full-Season Stats of the Philadelphia Phillies Lineup

    Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pride and joy to announce that Phillies baseball is back. With their annual game against the Florida State Seminoles taking place on Wednesday ...

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  5. Roy Oswalt: Why Phillies Bringing Him Back Would Be Great Idea

    When the Philadelphia Phillies declined to exercise starting pitcher Roy Oswalt's $16 million mutual option on October 24, there was little surprise among fans...

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  6. Philadelphia Phillies: GM Ruben Amaro's 5 Savviest Minor Moves of the Offseason

    As pitchers and catchers prepare to report to spring training next week (thank goodness the wait is over), the hot stove simmers down and cools off. It's been a good, productive offseason for the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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  7. A-Rod and the 6 Players with the Most Meaningless Stats

    In baseball, you can judge a player's ability in two ways: by their actual playing in a game, or by statistics. While most may prefer to avoid the latter, stats are essential to baseball nonetheless...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies Free Agent News: 5 Available Players Who Fit Needs

    With the offseason gradually winding down and the beginning of spring training creeping closer and closer, many transactions around the league have been completed and most teams have a good sense of what their Opening Day rosters will look like...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies: How Long Can They Keep Halladay, Lee, Hamels Together?

    As the Philadelphia Phillies' offseason breaks into the new year and heads for the homestretch, the team has little left to accomplish...

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  10. J-Roll and the Most Fraught Contract Sagas in Phillies History

    The Philadelphia Phillies are one of baseball's oldest franchises, and with age comes more and more experience...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies Re-Sign Jimmy Rollins: Cole Hamels Extension Next?

    According to a multitude of reporters, the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to terms with shortstop Jimmy Rollins on a three-year, $33 million contract with a vesting option for a fourth year worth the same...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies to Sign Dontrelle Willis: Are They Going for a New Look?

    According to espn.com's Jerry Crasnick, the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to terms on a one-year, $1 million deal with pitcher Dontrelle Willis. The deal also contains incentives for performance bonuses...

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  13. 10 Most Estranged Players in Phillies History

    Throughout the history of the Philadelphia Phillies , a handful of players have enshrined themselves both in the Phillies' team record books and fans' hearts...

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  14. Philadelphia Phillies: How Much Does Albert Pujols Signing Affect Jimmy Rollins?

    The signing of Albert Pujols has come to pass. Yesterday, Pujols signed an incredible 10-year, $254 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ...

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  15. 10 Philadelphia Phillies Doomed to Regress in 2012

    With the Winter Meetings set to conclude today following the Rule 5 Draft, baseball fans are seeing more and more of what their teams' rosters will look like for next season...

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  16. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Potential Roadblocks in the Phillies' Offseason Plans

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. has quite a bit on his plate this offseason. Having already signed a veteran closer in Jonathan Papelbon, Amaro has one less obligation to worry about...

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  17. 5 Signs the Philadelphia Phillies Are the New New York Yankees

    Despite what may be said about the Philadelphia Phillies ' performance in the postseason the last few seasons, it is difficult to dispute that the Phillies have been one of baseball's hottest teams over the last five seasons or so...

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  18. Philadelphia Phillies: Ten Moves the Phillies Could Make to Get Younger

    Man, the Philadelphia Phillies ' players are getting old . In fact, the Phillies have the oldest team in the majors, with the average player on the team being 29.9 years old...

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  19. CC Sabathia and the Most Overblown Contract Sagas in MLB History

    As we settle into the offseason once again, we take a look at some of the big-name free agents available. All-Stars such as shortstop Jose Reyes, starting pitcher C.J...

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  20. 10 MLB Pitchers with the Best 'Late Movement'

    Baseball has had its moments over the years, and pitching, being a part of every moment, is always fun to watch. Different pitchers have pitches with different amounts of movement...

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  21. Phillies Trade/Free Agent News: 6 Tweaks to Make Them Even More Dominant

    Now that the pages have turned and the book has closed on the Philadelphia Phillies ' 2011 season, one that was supposed to lead them to a World Series title with their ace-studded ...

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  22. Jose Reyes and the Philadelphia Phillies: What It Would Mean and How it Works

    Throughout the history of the franchise, the Philadelphia Phillies have had many rivals. From the trans-state rivalry between the Pittsburgh Pirates to the more recent Atlanta ...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies: With Braves Sweep, Rivalry Now Even More Intense

    Say sayonara to the regular season and the same to the Atlanta Braves , Phillies fans. With the win on Wednesday night in what is being dubbed one of the best nights in baseball history, the Phillies achieved a few milestones...

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  24. MLB Playoff Predictions: Who the Phillies Match Up Best Against and Why

    The Philadelphia Phillies are NL East champions once again. Capturing their fifth consecutive NL East title a week ago Saturday has boosted the team's spirit and has given them even more determination to beat their franchise-record 101 wins...

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  25. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Ways Wrapping Up Division Early Could Doom Them

    For the Philadelphia Phillies , the goal for the season has been accomplished: to win their fifth straight NL East division title...

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