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Our Worst Fear Is Coming True For The Phillies

Our Worst Fear Is Coming True For The Phillies

In 1998, the Atlanta Braves notched their 106th win of the season behind, arguably, the greatest pitching staff ever assembled: Tom Glavine (20 wins), Greg Maddux (18), Kevin Millwood (17), Denny Neagle (16) and John

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Phillies Are Trying To Fight Through The Injuries Right Now

Phillies Are Trying To Fight Through The Injuries Right Now

For those who don't know, the current Disabled List for the Philadelphia Phillies is getting pretty crowded -- almost enough players to field a basketball team and on the list: Chase Utley, Jose Contreras, Brad

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Should Lidge Still Be The Closer If Contreras Remains Effective?

Should Lidge Still Be The Closer If Contreras Remains Effective?

Jose Contreras has done a great job, so far filling in for Brad Lidge as the Phillies closer. Contreras is a perfect 4/4 in save opportunities, and has yet to allow a run this season.

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Who Said The Braves Are Better Than The Phillies?

Who Said The Braves Are Better Than The Phillies?

Last year, the Phillies finished with 97 wins and just missed making their third straight World Series. In the offseason, Ruben Amaro, Jr. compiled arguably the best pitching staff on paper in the history of

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Lidge Doesn’t Expect To Return Until Mid-Season

Lidge Doesn’t Expect To Return Until Mid-Season

I didn't feel good about Brad Lidge's chances of doing much this year, when he started ailing in spring training, but now I'm starting to wonder whether we're going to see him at all in

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Opening Day Showed Why It’s Important For The Starters To Go 7 Innings

Opening Day Showed Why It’s Important For The Starters To Go 7 Innings

Roy Halladay’s first start of the season wasn’t a bad one. He went six innings, gave up five hits, and allowed one run to score. However, Halladay’s pitch count quickly went over 100 pitches before

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Lidge Out For A Month, Contreras Is Closer And Francisco Wins Starting Job In Right

Lidge Out For A Month, Contreras Is Closer And Francisco Wins Starting Job In Right

We all had a sneaky suspension that Brad Lidge wasn't going to be available when the season started and we were right. Something didn't smell right. Now we find out he has a partially torn

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It’s Time For Ryan Madson To Flourish As A Closer

It’s Time For Ryan Madson To Flourish As A Closer

The Phillies announced on Friday that closer Brad Lidge would start the season on the disabled list because of pain in his shoulder. Lidge was not having an impressive spring to begin with, battling tendinitis

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Lidge Will Start Season On DL, So Who Should Be The Closer

Lidge Will Start Season On DL, So Who Should Be The Closer

It wasn't totally unexpected when the Phillies let be known yesterday that closer Brad Lidge would be on the Disabled List when the Phillies begin their season against the Houston Astros next Friday. That will

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Reliever Mike Stutes Is Making A Strong Push For The Phillies Bullpen

Reliever Mike Stutes Is Making A Strong Push For The Phillies Bullpen

There’s a new name on the Phillies radar. Relief pitcher Mike Stutes has done nothing but impress the Phillies throughout Spring Training, and is rising from being an unknown to a serious contender for a

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