1. Top 10 MLB Prospects for 2011

    One of the most exciting parts of a baseball season is watching young dynamic players make an impact on the game...

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  2. Roy Halladay-Phillies: Trade Very Similar to Carlton Deal

    The Phillies’ recent trade for Roy Halladay has been the talk of the town. They acquired baseball’s premier pitcher. The only pitcher who could be better than Halladay right now would be Tim Lincecum...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about over 4 years ago 776 reads 13 comments

  3. Thanks, Cliff Lee: It Was Good While it Lasted

    Though it isn’t official yet, the Phillies have reportedly traded for Toronto Blue Jays’ ace Roy Halladay. The only con is that the Phillies likely have traded away ace Cliff Lee in the process...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about over 4 years ago 431 reads 2 comments

  4. Trade Cliff Lee For Roy Halladay? The Baseball Debate

    Roy Halladay has been the talk of the town recently in the baseball world. He’s on everybody’s Christmas list, but only one team will get him. The Phillies are the top contender to get him, but they will have to sacrifice some talent...

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  5. The 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame Election Predictions

    The 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame election is coming up and there is a lot of buzz surrounding this one. There are a few first year players on the ballot that will surely cause some commotion...

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  6. Roy Halladay Holds Key for Kyle Kendrick and Jamie Moyer's Future

    Last year, the Phillies had a battle for the fifth starter spot. It was mainly between Chan Ho Park, JA Happ, Kyle Kendrick, and Carlos Carrasco. Well things have changed...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about over 4 years ago 671 reads 3 comments

  7. Jamie Moyer: Future Hall Of Famer? Part Two

    To see Part One, click here . Jamie Moyer, 47, has been in baseball for almost 25 years. Before he was in drafted, he pitched for Souderton High School, which is very close to my house. He then went on to pitch for St...

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  8. Baseball Short Stories: Race To the Plate

    This is a short story I wrote in sixth grade. I thought I might as well post it on here for you to read: The stadium was filled with people. The Braves were playing the Mets to decide who would dominate the National League East...

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  9. Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, and Jimmy Rollins: Future Hall of Fame Candidates

    The Philadelphia Phillies have been fantastic over the last two years, repeating as National League Champs and winning the World Series in 2008. The main reason why they have done so well isn’t because of their pitching...

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  10. Baseball's Best: All-Decade Team

    Now that the first decade of the 21st century is coming to an end, it's a good time to look back at the great players of the decade. Many players have graced the diamond this decade, but only 14 will make the cut for the all-decade team...

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  11. Philadelphia Philles Mid-Offseason Review

    The Philadelphia Phillies have been getting it done so far this off-season. They've accomplished one of their main goals so far and have made a lot of small pickups along the way. So far, the Phillies have done a great job, though they can do better...

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  12. Jamie Moyer Out for Rest of the Season

    After leaving last night's game against the Houston Astros with an injury, it has been revealed that Jamie Moyer will be out for the rest of the season. The 46-year-old pitcher tore a groin after making a pitch last night...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 92 reads 2 comments

  13. A Glance at Greatness: The Milwaukee Brewers All-Time Team

    Team Name: Milwaukee Brewers Year Established: 1969 City: Milwaukee Previous Cities: Seattle (1969) Ballpark: Miller Park Previous Nicknames: Pilots (1969) League: National League Division: Central ...

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  14. 2009 MLB Award Predictions

    Every sports fan loves predictions. They help fuel the competitive fire throughout the sports world. So far, the 2009 baseball season has been a good one. Many players are having career years, or are having continued success from previous seasons...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 1,495 reads 14 comments

  15. Brad Lidge: Heart Attack Closer of the Year

    Well, the Phillies won another one last night, but not without ninth-inning drama. After Ryan Howard hit a solo home run to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth, Brad Lidge came in to close out the game...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  16. Can Jamie Moyer Find New Life in the Bullpen?

    As some of you know, Jamie Moyer is my favorite player. He has done so much during his career and has greatly contributed to the Phillies...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 117 reads 6 comments

  17. Five Reasons Why the Phillies Will Run Away with the Division

    The Phillies have played extremely well so far this year. Their lineup has been one of the most consistent in the league. Their rotation is turning around. And let’s face it, they have been hot...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 294 reads 6 comments

  18. The 5 Most Surprising Phillies This Year

    The Phillies have been hot so far this year, and they have a number of people to thank. Their bats have been extremely hot this year, and it is thanks to people we knew would do well...

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  19. The 5 Most Disappointing Phillies Players This Year

    The Phillies have been one of the best team in baseball this year, but there are always people who struggle. Many players struggled early on but turned around. And some are still struggling...

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  20. Philadelphia Phillies Favorites: Closers

    Closing is one of the most difficult jobs in sports. They come into a tight game and try to end it to get the victory. It’s usually only for one inning, but that inning could make or break a team...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 356 reads 2 comments

  21. Phillies Fans: Always Faithful

    Yesterday, I went to the Red Sox-Orioles game in Baltimore. It was my first time going to Camden Yards, and I had a fun time. I didn’t go because I’m a Red Sox fan or an Orioles fan...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 165 reads 4 comments

  22. A Glance at Greatness: The Los Angeles Dodgers All-Time Team

    Team Name: Los Angeles Dodgers Year Established: 1884 City: Los Angeles Previous Cities: Brooklyn (1884-1957) Ballpark: Dodger Stadium Previous Names: Atlantics (1884), Grays (1885-1887), ...

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  23. Schmitters Says: Unconfirmed 2003 MLB Steroid List Revealed

    The 2004 World Series was one of the most memorable in baseball history. It was between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox had an incredible postseason...

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  24. Hey Baseball! Get Ready For Another RED October!

    The Philadelphia Phillies have been hot recently. Everything has come together for them. At this time last year, the Phillies were in a struggle with the New York Mets for first place in the NL East division...

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  25. A Glance at Greatness: The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim All-Time Team

    Team Name: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Year Established: 1961 City: Los Angeles Ballpark: Angel Stadium of Anaheim Previous Nicknames: Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965), California Angels (1965-1996), ...

    Ryan Smith Written by Ryan Smith about almost 5 years ago 432 reads 1 comments