1. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Players Who Did the Unexpected in 2013

    It has been a year of ups and, more accurately, downs for the Philadelphia Phillies , but all was not lost. And even though it isn't much, late season heroics and surprises have revealed the proverbial silver lining from the 2013 season...

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  2. Philadelphia Phillies: Predicting the 2014 Opening Day Lineup

    In his short tenure as manager, Ryne Sandberg has used a different lineup almost every night. For Sandberg , this is his chance to really learn the personalities, strengths and weaknesses of his players...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies: Latest Waiver Rumors on Jimmy Rollins, Michael Young

    After standing pat at the trading deadline, which surprised most, the Philadelphia Phillies looked poised to turn to the waiver wire as a way to unload some of their aging veteran talent...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Last Minute Buzz Ahead of the Deadline

    As the July 31st trade deadline is less than 48 hours away, the Philadelphia Phillies and GM Ruben Amaro have been making calls and listening to offers on just about every one of the team's top guys...

    Marilee Gallagher Written by Marilee Gallagher about 1 year ago 11,566 reads 2 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies: Hottest and Coldest Players Heading into the Second Half

    In the baseball season, it's not about how you start, but how you finish. And for the Philadelphia Phillies , this will be very important, as top-level performance in the second half ...

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  6. Philadelphia Phillies: Handing out 1st-Half Awards to Most Deserving Phillies

    Obviously, it has not been the best year for the Philadelphia Phillies . Currently they have a 40-45 record, which is good enough for just third in the NL East. They are 9.5 games back of the Atlanta Braves in the division and 8...

    Marilee Gallagher Written by Marilee Gallagher about 1 year ago 2,999 reads 11 comments

  7. Mets-Marlins and Blue Jays-Rangers Extra-Inning Marathons Finally End

    After a combined total of 11 hours, 53 minutes, 38 innings, 268 at-bats, 1,089 pitches and 65 different batters who came to the plate, the marathon games between both the Miami Marlins/NY ...

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  8. Texas Rangers MLB Draft Results: Scouting Profiles for 2013 Picks

    As the Texas Rangers currently sit atop the standings in the AL West, the team is once again showing why it is one of the best and most complete organizations in the league...

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  9. 2013 MLB Draft: 8 Position Players Philadelphia Phillies Should Target

    For the Philadelphia Phillies and all teams around baseball, the MLB amateur player draft, which takes place during the first week of June, is a chance for the team to really bolster ...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies: Handing Out First-Quarter Grades to the Players, Manager

    After a tough first month and a half of the baseball season, filled with both ups and downs, it is time to hand out the first-quarter grades for the Philadelphia Phillies pitchers, position players and the manager...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies: 7 Prospects Who Are Tearing It Up in the Minor Leagues

    After trading so many top talents to acquire Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Hunter Pence, among others, the Philadelphia Phillies may finally be starting to get back to having a serviceable farm system...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Players Who You Want Up Most with the Game on the Line

    Allow me to set the scene. It is Game 7 of the World Series and your team, let's say the Philadelphia Phillies, is down by just one run in the bottom of the ninth...

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  13. Philadelphia Phillies: Post-Spring Training Report Card for Top 8 Prospects

    While spring training is a way for teams and roster players to prepare for the upcoming season, it also gives prospects a chance to get experience at the big league camp and, in some instances, audition for a job with the major league club...

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  14. Philadelphia Phillies: 4 Toughest Decisions Remaining for the Team

    With April 1st and the start of the 2013 baseball season just a few short days away, the Philadelphia Phillies have checked off quite a few items on their offseason to-do list and ...

    Marilee Gallagher Written by Marilee Gallagher about over 1 year ago 2,320 reads 7 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies: 6 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    As two weeks of spring training have shown the Philadelphia Phillies , not every player invited to major league camp can be deemed as impressive and ready for the start of the 2013 season...

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  16. Philadelphia Phillies: 6 Players Who Will Disappoint the Team's Fans in 2013

    As a new baseball season begins, no player on the Philadelphia Phillies roster is in spring training, thinking or expecting, to disappoint the fans when the 2013 Opening Day rolls around...

    Marilee Gallagher Written by Marilee Gallagher about over 1 year ago 3,452 reads 18 comments

  17. Philadelphia Phillies: 10 Standout Stars from First Week of Spring Training

    For the Philadelphia Phillies , the first week of spring training provided a taste of what fans will see this season, a benchmark for which to judge rookies, realistic expectations ...

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  18. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 7 Storylines to Watch for at Start of Spring Training

    As the weather warms in Philadelphia signaling the ever impending start of spring, the city's baseball team has already taken to the field hurriedly preparing for the season's first spring training game...

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  19. Making the Case For, Against Each of Phillies' Big 3 Starting on Opening Day

    After a long, arduous and for the Philadelphia Phillies , somewhat confusing and disappointing offseason, the days until the first pitch of 2013 is thrown are finally winding down...

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  20. Philadelphia Phillies: Comparing the Current Lineup to the 1983 'Wheeze Kids'

    Let's go back a couple of years to remember a certain Philadelphia Phillies team that will always live in the minds and hearts of the fans...

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  21. Philadelphia Phillies: New Year's Resolutions That Ruben Amaro Must Make in 2013

    3...2...1... HAPPY NEW YEAR! Okay, so maybe the calendar hasn't technically turned the page from December to January, but it is never too early to think ahead. In fact, in sports, thinking ahead is how you get ahead...

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  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Predicting Roy Halladay's Year-End Stats in 2013

    A lot of things went wrong for the Philadelphia Phillies last year, not the least of which was the injury sustained by the ace of their staff, Roy Halladay ...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies: 8 Reasons Why Ben Revere Is Exactly the CF the Team Needs

    Ben Revere may not have been the center fielder that many Phillies fans wanted this offseason, but once you learn a little bit about him, it is clear that he is exactly the center fielder that this team needs...

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  24. Jimmy Rollins vs. Larry Bowa: Who Is the Best Shortstop in Phillies' History?

    In his 12 years in the majors, the entirety of which has been spent with the Philadelphia Phillies , shortstop Jimmy Rollins has put together a respectable and successful career...

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  25. Philadelphia Phillies Rumors: Pros and Cons of Acquiring Each Top Winter Target

    Ever since before the final pitch of the 2012 World Series was thrown, the hot stove of the Philadelphia Phillies has been burning brightly. Before the regular season even ended, the team had already been connected to top-notch free agents...

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