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What Will We Learn About The Phils After These 33 Games In 31 Days?

What Will We Learn About The Phils After These 33 Games In 31 Days?

Mother Nature can be remorseless at times. Residents of the Delaware Valley know that all too well after the past few weeks. So do our local baseball heroes and their September schedule just got a

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Phillies Rally From Early Deficit To Sweep Dodgers

Phillies Rally From Early Deficit To Sweep Dodgers

It hasn’t happened very often, but every now and then the Phillies have turned back the clock this season and won a game by outhitting their opponents rather than outpitch them. Wednesday’s series finale against

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What Does Beltran To Giants Trade Mean To Phillies

What Does Beltran To Giants Trade Mean To Phillies

As July is reaching its end, time is running out for the Phillies to acquire a big name free-agent. In a perfect world, the Phils could have brought in Carlos Beltran from the Mets. Beltran

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Phillies Closer Congestion:  Who Deserves The Role

Phillies Closer Congestion: Who Deserves The Role

It's reminiscent of the 1930's comedy sketch, "Who's on First". But in this case, the question surrounds the ninth inning and the closer's role. So maybe it's more of a "Whose Inning Is It Anyway?"

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What The Phils Need To Do As They Make Their 2nd Half Run

What The Phils Need To Do As They Make Their 2nd Half Run

Somewhere underneath the thick July humidity you can feel that frosty bite of October air. After the San Francisco Giants stole the team’s chances at a third straight appearance in the World Series with a

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Danys Baez Continues To Disappoint

Danys Baez Continues To Disappoint

We all know that one person who cannot keep anything going in their life, whether it be a relationship or a job. Perhaps he or she is a close friend of yours, someone you see

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Phillies Lose Another Closer, Madson To The DL

Phillies Lose Another Closer, Madson To The DL

The Phillies revealed some bad news on Tuesday by placing Ryan Madson on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion in his right hand. The righthanded reliever had his pitching hand struck by a line

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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 Activated, Victorino Starts Rehab Assignment And Blanton Shut Down For 3-4 Weeks

Contreras Activated, Victorino Starts Rehab Assignment And Blanton Shut Down For 3-4 Weeks

There were a couple of news stories for the Philadelphia Phillies over the last day or so and I promise I was going to put them all up in individual posts, but for the fact

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Should The Closer’s Job Be Ryan Madson’s For Good?

Should The Closer’s Job Be Ryan Madson’s For Good?

When Ryan Madson has received opportunities to close games in his career, he has struggled in the role. While he would convert a save occasionally in his chances during the 2009 and 2010 seasons, the

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