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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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Sincerely, Thank You Brad Lidge

Sincerely, Thank You Brad Lidge

The man who helped bring a World Series championship to Philadelphia in 2008 has moved on to the Washington Nationals signing a 1 year deal. Lidge was informed about 10 days ago that he wouldn’t

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Phillies Will Try To Reinvent Willis As A Reliever

Phillies Will Try To Reinvent Willis As A Reliever

The Phillies made a move to improve their bullpen depth on Tuesday, signing veteran Dontrelle Willis to one-year contract. The veteran was once considered a rising star after posting a 22-10 record with a 2.63

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A Phillies Fan With No Stomach For The World Series

A Phillies Fan With No Stomach For The World Series

It's funny how much things have changed around here now. If you were to tell me prior to the 2007 season that the Phillies were going to win five straight division tiltles, appear in two

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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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Is Phils’ Pitching Coach Rich Dubee Underrated?

Is Phils’ Pitching Coach Rich Dubee Underrated?

In theory, anybody could look good as a pitching coach when the starting rotation includes, Hamels, Halladay, Oswalt, and Lee. The “Four Aces” make Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee look expendable but the truth is

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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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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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Phillies Should Stop Handing the Ball To J.C. Romero

Phillies Should Stop Handing the Ball To J.C. Romero

If Charlie Manuel had left J.C. Romero in the game, the Phillies would have coughed up that lead and lost the game to the Chicago Cubs. Could Ruben Amaro Jr. do the right thing and

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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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