1. Ruben Amaro, Jr. Proving to Be Tough Negotiator for Phillies

    It was just a couple of days after the Phillies' 2008 World Series win when it was announced that Ruben Amaro, Jr. would be the team's new general manager...

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  2. Can J.A. Happ Avoid Sophomore Slump in 2010?

    Take a glance at the statistics, and it would be easy to say Phillies left-hander J.A. Happ is primed for a disappointing 2010. Not many expected the 26-year-old rookie to go 12-4 with a 2...

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  3. Philadelphia Phillies' Top Ten Prospects: Numbers Five to One

    This is the second in a two-part series on the Philadelphia Phillies ' top ten prospects heading into 2010. 5. Phillippe Aumont Often times, we get an opportunity to discuss the fine athletes from our neighbors to the north in Canada...

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  4. Philadelphia Phillies' Top Ten Prospects 2010: Numbers Ten to Six

    This is the first in a two-part series on the Philadelphia Phillies' top ten prospects heading into 2010. In baseball, a lot can change in a short period of time...

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  5. PECOTA Looks Ahead to 2010 Philadelphia Phillies

    For any stathead or sabermetric fan, the annual release of Baseball Prospectus' PECOTA player projections brings a combination of joy, excitement, and maybe some hatred towards the system itself...

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  6. Will Philadelphia Phillies' Bullpen Include Second Southpaw?

    These guys are important. In the baseball world, they now have a nickname. To call someone a "LOOGY" may seem like an insult, but it has become a vital position to a team's bullpen this decade...

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  7. Appreciating the Philadelphia Phillies' Recent Victorious Run

    In a way, it was like getting a call from an old friend you hadn't seen in a few years. You don't really know what to make of it, and it may be a little awkward at first, or maybe even a little surprising...

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  8. The Wait Is Over: Danys Baez Signs With The Phillies

    Finally, the mystery is over. Eight days ago it was reported that the Phillies had come to terms with a bullpen pitcher, believed to be either Danys Baez or Mike MacDougal...

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  9. Why the Phillies Traded for Roy Halladay: Analyzing the Deal

    Now that the dust has settled, Roy Halladay is a Philadelphia Phillie. For a franchise that has started the likes of Jon Lieber, Kevin Millwood, and Robert Person on Opening Day, that previous sentence is a pleasant sight to the eyes of Phillies fans...

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  10. Pedro Martinez Rounding into Postseason Form for the Phillies

    For one night, you couldn't help yourself. You couldn't help, be it whether you were at Citizens Bank Park last night or in front of the television, hearken back to about a decade ago when Pedro Martinez made things look so easy...

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  11. Omar Minaya: The Most Unprofessional Executive In Baseball?

    Did that seriously just happen? Did Omar Minaya really just do that? And, did Adam Rubin just get accused of that? In an almost astonishing turn of events, the New York Mets managed to mess up a media move that seemed like it would have been a home run...

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  12. The Philadelphia 76ers' Summer League Debacle

    This was pathetic. This, my friends, was terrible. After five lackluster games and a handful of tepid performances, the Philadelphia 76ers left Summer League action in Orlando with an 0-5 record and very little to build on...

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  13. Will Kyle Drabek Become the Next Pinstriped Stud?

    For one day, the spotlight dimmed a bit. With Raul Ibanez spending a day in Reading, PA for a rehab assignment, Kyle Drabek had a little attention taken away from him yesterday...

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  14. Acquiring Chris Pronger Was Necessity For Flyers

    There is no question the Philadelphia Flyers had dreams of trading for Florida Panthers' defenseman Jay Bouwmeester. As an upcoming unrestricted free agent, Bouwmeester had been the talk of the town leading up to last Friday's NHL Draft...

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  15. For Derian Hatcher, Retirement Spells the End

    Derian Hatcher retired yesterday. It may not have been a big deal to many people, because it flew under the radar on a busy day in sports on Tuesday. It did, however, leave the sense that the Old School is leaving way to the New School on the ice...

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  16. Top 10 MLB Pitchers under 25

    With the 2009 MLB Draft quickly approaching, each team is looking for that stud arm to bolster their starting rotation (or bullpen) in the near future...

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  17. Ed Stefanski Has Tough Decisions Ahead

    When you lose a Game Six on your home court by 25 points, changes are bound to be made. The Orlando Magic did a heck of a job of leaving a sour taste in the mouths of 'Sixers fans, players, and personnel...

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  18. Injury a Risk For Young Pitchers In 2009

    Cole Hamels most likely won't be on the mound when Opening Night comes around next Sunday for the Philadelphia Phillies...

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  19. Martin Biron Hitting Stride at Right Time For Flyers

    Nobody will ever confuse Flyers goaltender Martin Biron for New Jersey Devils netminder Martin Brodeur. One is a sure-fire Hall of Famer and just won his record-breaking 552nd game last week...

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  20. Flyers Upgrade Ferocity at Deadline

    With just minutes to go until the 2009 NHL trade deadline, the players expecting to be moved were still on the trade table...

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  21. Could Bouwmeester Be in Philadelphia Flyers' Future?

    If it's trade deadline season in the NHL, there's a good chance Jay Bouwmeester's name is going to come up amongst the league's 30 general managers. With the March 4 deadline inching closer once more, this year is no different...

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