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Erik Seybold
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While most of us have been asleep at night this week, the Phillies have been up and at 'em in Los Angeles. Taking the first two of four in Los Angeles, the Phillies will look to take the series win as they welcome back Cole Hamels (2013: 8-14, 3.60 ERA)... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies narrowly escaped a sweep at the hands of the Rockies yesterday afternoon. Backed by the big bat of Ryan Howard (4-for-5, 3 RBI), who was a double shy of the cycle (should have been a double...), and Jimmy Rollins (3-for-4, 2 RBI) - the Phillies were able to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Mike Jackson/@alrightmike/alrightmike.com) Well we were excited to see some baseball tonight. Cliff Lee (2-1, 5.50 ERA) and David Hale (0-0, 2.89 ERA) were set to square off in game two of this four game series, but Mother Nature has decided that will not happen tonight. A make up date... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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After coming into their first homestand of the season with a 3-3 record, the Phillies have exited their first series at home with a 3-6 record after falling to the Milwaukee Brewers three times in a row. With a looming chance that they will start the season with a 3-7... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Chase Utley led the Phillies offense yet again yesterday afternoon, foing 3-3 with a HR and two runs scored. Cliff Lee manned the mound well and was back to "normal". After allowing 8 ER in his first start of the year last Monday, Lee held the Cubbies scoreless through seven... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies won yesterday's game with a score of 7-2 thanks to home runs from Chase Utley and John Mayberry Jr. Utley drove in three runs while going 2-for-5 while Ben Revere and Domonic Brown both went 3-for-5. Roberto Hernandez went 5 1/3 innings in his Phillies regular season debut,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Someone has pounced on outfielder Bobby Abreu. Today, the Mets signed the 40-year old veteran to a minor league deal. Abreu, who was just cut by the Phillies last Wednesday, hit .244 in 41 AB this spring with his former Phillie team. The Phillies informed Abreu on Wednesday that he... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Philliedelphia.com/Steve Trapani) Happy Opening Day, everybody! The best day of the year is here. The grass is freshly-cut, the hot dogs are cooking on the rollers, the beer is on tap and the entire country is celebrating. Opening Day is upon us and we here at Philliedelphia are ready... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Yesterday we concluded our division winner predictions with the American and National League East. Today we will cover the "other teams" who make the playoffs by grant of a Wild Card. For the second year in a row now, the MLB will feature four (two per league) Wild Card teams... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Yesterday we brought you our writers' predictions for the American League and National League Central division teams. The day prior, we brought you the Western division teams. Today we will share with you our predictions with the Eastern divisions from both leagues. Andrew Shipotofsky: AL East: Rays (93-69) Red Sox... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Yesterday, our writers shared with you their predictions for the American and National League Western Division teams in 2014. With many different opinions and predictions, we bring you the American League and National League Central Division teams predictions. Andrew Gillen: AL Central: Tigers (95-67) Royals (91-71) White Sox (82-80) Indians... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The 2014 season begins next Sunday as the San Diego Padres host the Los Angeles Dodgers although Monday is officially Opening Day. We here at Philliedelphia.com will be giving you our predictions for this season's outcomes. For the next five days, stay tuned to see how our writers think this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies are coming off of a 6-0 victory against the New York Yankees last night. Led by back-to-back home runs from Ryan Howard and Marlon Byrd, the Phillies sent out Jeff Manship to the mound. Manship went four innings allowing five hits while striking out two. Today the Phillies... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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This morning, several beat writers reported that the Phillies have decided to release RHP Michael Stutes. The 27 year old has spent his entire eight-year career within the Phillies organization, accumlulating a 9-3 record along with a 4.03 ERA during four years in the majors. Stutes had a stand out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Matt Rappa/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies wound up losing to the Pirates yesterday 5-3 even with some offensive highlights. A.J. Burnett went 5 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits. Burnett struggled with command, allowing 6 walks against two strike outs. Backed by solo homers from Jimmy Rollins, Ryan... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Andrew Shipotofsky/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies tied the Red Sox yesterday after Cliff Lee tossed six innings of two-run ball. Allowing three hits, a single walk and striking out six batters, Lee improved his opponent average to .192 for the spring. Backed by a Tony Gwynn Jr. solo shot and a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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There is news around the organization this morning. Cole Hamels threw a bullpen session this morning and apparently it went well. The other news is that the Phillies made more roster cuts this today as they decided to reassign RHP Sean O'Sullivan, INF Maikel Franco, and OF Clete Thomas to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Before yesterday's game, Phillies outfielder Darin Ruf appeared to have strained his left oblique muscle during BP. This morning, Ruf underwent an MRI which showed that he has suffered a Grade 1/2 oblique strain. A grade 1/2 strain is nothing to be much concerned about long-term as long as there... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies played their final split sqaud games yesterday as they divided up and took on the Astros and Blue Jays, respectively. David Buchanan manned the hill for the Phils against the 'Stros, but was not able to keep his team from winning as they fell 3-1. Back in Clearwater,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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This morning, the Phillies announced that Freddy Galvis had been taken to the hospital due to a staph infection on his left leg. The SS had an abcess removed from his left knee earlier this week and an infection grew. Although Galvis' bat has not been the talk of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Frank Klose/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies were roughed up by the Blue Jays yesterday 11-6 after two days off of baseball. Roberto Hernandez was hit hard for seven earned runs on 11 hits in 3 2/3 innings yesterday. Ben Revere drove in three runs for the Phillies yesterday and Cody Asche... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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After a much needed day off yesterday, the Phillies are ready to get back to playing exhibition games until March 29th. Having not played baseball since Sunday (Monday's game against Baltimore was rained out), the Phillies will get their first game in in three days. Roberto Hernandez (1-0, 2.13 ERA)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies announced today that they have returned RHP Kevin Munson to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Munson, 25, was selected by the Phillies in the Rule 5 draft back in December. In his time with the Phillies this spring, Munson held runners in check, but allowed too many of them to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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NOTICE: TODAY'S GAME IS THREATENED BY T-STORMS AND SHOWERS. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR ANY FURTHER UPDATES. Yesterday was not a good day for the Phils as they were shut out by the Pirates 5-0. Sean O'Sullivan improved himself a bit, allowing two earned runs on four hits in four innings... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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(Photo: Andrew Shipotofsky/Philliedelphia.com) The Phillies have found some winning ways this past weekend, winning three of their last four games. Last night Cliff Lee was yet again solid for the Phils as they played the Red Sox under the lights in Fort Myers. Throwing five scoreless frames and allowing three... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2014 at Philliedelphia