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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor and doctoral student just blogging for a distraction from the rest of life
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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The Philadelphia Phillies have nobody excited about baseball in 2016. If you go five hours east, you’ll meet their Pennsylvanian cousins in Pittsburgh who are in playoff contention. If you go two hours north, you find the NL pennant contending New York Mets. However, if you stay in Philly, unfortunately... Continue reading
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The Phillies finally snapped their nine-game losing streak in a Thursday matinee in Minneapolis, Minnesota against the Twins. Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff tried to build on his recent success and translate it into team success. Eickhoff was aided by the offense of shortstop Freddy Galvis, who drove in five runs,... Continue reading
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An American League scout gives his take on Philadelphia Phillies pitching prospect Tom Eshelman. Continue reading
Our series on 2016 NHL Draft prospects continues with a look at Russian center/winger German Rubtsov. Continue reading
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Phillies mailbag addresses whether or not Maikel Franco could be sent to the minors, how well Pete Mackanin is doing, and the Phillies rotation. Continue reading
The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly may attempt to trade back into the top five of this year's NBA Draft. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Eagles have been without a championship since 1960. But as the Cleveland Cavaliers proved last night, even the most cursed teams and cities eventually taste glory. Continue reading
The Phillies added pitcher Severino Gonzalez to the Major League roster on Friday. Continue reading
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Ron Hextall's philosophy heading into the NHL Draft remains the same despite a greater need at the forward position. The Flyers will be taking the best player available in the first round. Continue reading
Making his 14th start of the season in the series finale against left-hander J.A. Happ and the Toronto Blue Jays (38-31), right-hander Aaron Nola struggled, allowing eight runs in just three-plus innings as the Philadelphia Phillies (30-37) fell to a season-high seven games under .500. Continue reading
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More on the Flyers buy out of R.J. Umberger, the retention of all three assistant coaches and a new expansion to the Voorhees practice facility. Continue reading
Phillies pitcher Alec Asher has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Continue reading
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Over the past couple of years, Philadelphia sports fans haven’t had too much to cheer about. The Eagles’ last postseason appearance was in 2013. The Flyers opened some eyes this year by tip-toeing into the playoffs, only to get bounced in the opening round. The Phillies, aside from their unprecedented... Continue reading
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The Flyers first move of the offseason was an expected one with the team officially buying out R.J. Umberger's contract on Thursday. Continue reading
A look at how the Eagles defensive linemen fit into Jim Schwartz's scheme. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Philadelphia 76ers President of Basketball Pperations Bryan Colangelo addressed the media on Monday after highly ranked prospect Brandon Ingram finished his workout with the team. Colangelo touched on a broad amount of important topics, including his thoughts on the Dario Saric situation, Joel Embiid's status for... Continue reading
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Phillies mailbag includes discussion of Maikel Franco's injury, Mickey Moniak's ceiling, and the Reading Fightin' Phils' offense. Continue reading
With the season over, this is a good place to evaluate where the Flyers stand against the rest of the league, or more specifically, how the Flyers rank as opposed to the Stanley Cup champions. Here's a look at all aspects of the Penguins and what made them the unmatched team to claim this season's title. Continue reading
A roundup of under-the-radar Eagles who impressed during last week's minicamp. Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Penguins claimed the Stanley Cup for the 2015-16 season with a 3-1 win in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies series finale against the Washington Nationals on June 12, 2016 is recapped. Continue reading
Former Philadelphia Phillies starter Cole Hamels reached a career milestone with the Texas Rangers Sunday afternoon. Continue reading
Sixers rumors: Dario Saric may not leave Turkey and join the 76ers in the 2016-2017 season. Continue reading
The NHL community, including several members of the Flyers family, react to the passing of hockey legend Gordie Howe. Continue reading
Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor reportedly is being accused of rape by an exotic dancer. Continue reading