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What To Watch For When Boston Comes To Town

What To Watch For When Boston Comes To Town

There's a lot of adjectives and terms out there that can describe the Phillies' next series against the Boston Red Sox, a team that has gone from 2-10 to 45-32. But let's go with my

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Is David Herndon Becoming A Reliable Pitcher?

Is David Herndon Becoming A Reliable Pitcher?

A rule 5 draft pick in 2010, David Herndon spent the entire season on the Phillies’ major league roster, but was primarily used in a mop-up role. He appeared in 47 games in his rookie

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The Phillies Bullpen Has Been Critical To Their Success

The Phillies Bullpen Has Been Critical To Their Success

A concern about the Phillies before the season was the amount of depth in the bullpen. The team had lost a reliable reliever in Chad Durbin. They were forced to bring a pair of unreliable

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Contreras to the DL, Madson to take over closer duties

Contreras to the DL, Madson to take over closer duties

On a day filled with Philadelphia sports victories, we get some not-so-great news as the day comes to a close. After Roy Halladay tied a career high with 14 strikeouts as he pitched his behind

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Bastardo Becoming A Solid Lefty Out Of The Bullpen

Bastardo Becoming A Solid Lefty Out Of The Bullpen

J.C. Romero’s calf injury may have been a blessing in disguise. The injury to Romero forced Phillies manager Charlie Manuel to use Antonio Bastardo as his go to left hander out of the bull pen.

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Ease Off Joe Blanton, He’ll Be Just Fine

Ease Off Joe Blanton, He’ll Be Just Fine

For all the critics out there that are openly expressing their disapproval of Joe Blanton and his current standing on the team, have you not followed Blanton throughout his career? Blanton has, and will most

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Is It Time To Give Up On Joe Blanton?

Is It Time To Give Up On Joe Blanton?

Joe Blanton's performance in his two starts this season were terrible, and that's putting it nicely. Saturday's rain out gave Charlie Manuel the chance to skip Joe Blanton's spot in the rotation, yet Manuel elected

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Phillies Players Who Are Fighting For Roster Spots

Phillies Players Who Are Fighting For Roster Spots

With Spring Training underway, the Phillies have begun taking the first steps towards determining who will be on their 25 man Opening Day roster. The Phillies regular batting lineup and pitching rotation takes up 13

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Phillies To Look In-House For Relievers

No matter how you look at it, the Phillies rotation, on paper, is the best in the league. On the contrast, the bullpen is a work in progress. Unlike the starting rotation, which is filled

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Phillies Showing Interest In Rhodes & Feliciano

With J.C. Romero’s tenure in Philadelphia coming to a close, the Phillies will need to find someone to fill their vacant left-handed specialist position. As of now, the Phillies have four relievers signed (Lidge, Madson,

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