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No Relief In Sight For Phils’ Bullpen Woes

No Relief In Sight For Phils’ Bullpen Woes

For most of the 2012, a weak offense has been the main reason that the Philadelphia Phillies have spent the entire season in the basement of the National League East. This week however, the bats

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Blanton Shines In Phils’ 3-1 Victory

Blanton Shines In Phils’ 3-1 Victory

The Phillies won their second game in a row on Thursday, ousting the Miami Marlins 3-1. If tonight's game was any indication, the Phillies' starting rotation may be even better than advertised in 2012. Joe

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Phillies Fans Will Have To Face Up To The Truth

Phillies Fans Will Have To Face Up To The Truth

If the Phillies offensive struggles during spring training wasn’t enough of an indication as to what fans should expect from this season’s Fightins, then their 2.3 rpg in the Pirates season factored in by their

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Superb Pitching Anchors Phillies To Opening Day Victory

Superb Pitching Anchors Phillies To Opening Day Victory

It's all about the pitching. The Philadelphia Phillies’ championship hopes rest on the arms of their vaunted pitching staff with vast amounts of money invested in the starting rotation, and the closer. On Opening Day,

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Former Phillie, Ryan Madson To Miss Entire 2012 Season

Former Phillie, Ryan Madson To Miss Entire 2012 Season

The injury news out of Clearwater has been anything but good for the Phillies this spring, but it now appears things could have been a whole lot worse. As in “the season is over before

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Notes From Phillies’ 10-3 Loss To Houston

Notes From Phillies’ 10-3 Loss To Houston

The Phillies fell to the Houston Astros on Wednesday 10-3. The Philadelphia pitching staff was hit early and often, allowing all 10 runs within the first six innings. The offense was unable to generate a

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Phillies Bats need to be Clutch in 2012

Phillies Bats need to be Clutch in 2012

Spring training is officially underway in Clearwater and the Phillies enter 2012 eager to get the bad taste out of their mouths from the bitter end to the 2011 season. Pitchers and catchers have officially

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Phils Have Done Well So Far, But They’re Not Finished

Phils Have Done Well So Far, But They’re Not Finished

In recent years, the Phillies have spiced up the offseason by pulling off unexpected moves that have caught some fans off guard. Whether it was the Brad Lidge trade in 2007, the Roy Halladay/Cliff Lee

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Phillies Shock MLB & Sign Former Red Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon

Phillies Shock MLB & Sign Former Red Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon

So I am in my car writing an article about the comparison of Madson and Papelbon. I heard a rumor earlier in the day that the Phils were looking at both. I start walking back

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Phillies Sign Former Boston Closer Jonathan Papelbon

Phillies Sign Former Boston Closer Jonathan Papelbon

On Friday night, the Phillies made their first major move of the offseason, signing free agent closer Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year contract worth about $50 million. The 30-year old was 4-1 with a 2.94

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