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Danielle
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"I haven't envisioned ever leaving Philadelphia," Utley said during an interview today with Comcast Sports Net, "I feel like I'm wanted in Philly, I feel like the fans appreciate the way I play, I feel like the front office appreciates how I play." The Phillies' All-Star second baseman added that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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According to reports on Twitter from PhillyBurbs' Kevin Cooney, the Phillies and CSN are going to reach a 20-25 year deal starting at the end of 2015. Currently, CSN, WPHL, ESPN, NBC, and Fox are able to broadcast Phillies games, however, WPHL will be out of the picture starting in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Philliedelphia
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Cliff Lee took the mound this afternoon against Chris Rusin and the Cubs at Wrigley, looking for his 12th win of the season, and the Phillies' 63rd win. In the top of the second inning, the Phillies jumped out to a 1-0 lead after Kevin Frandsen launched his fifth homer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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(Philliedelphia/Frank Klose) Tyler Cloyd's third start of the season was one to forget. Cloyd, a Red Sox fan at heart, faced a franchise that he grew up with. However, they didn't give him an easy time. In the bottom of the first, Jacoby Ellsbury singled and was later brought home... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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(Philliedelphia/Danielle Wilson) Good news, the bullpen is about to get a little stronger. With Phillippe Aumont's recent struggles, he was sent down to AAA Lehigh Valley after tonight's ballgame, per Todd Zolecki. This season, Aumont is facing a 4.15 ERA, and has allowed six earned runs on 17 hits in... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies were looking to snap a four-game losing streak tonight, and that wouldn't be too difficult of a task with a sharp Roy Halladay on the mound. It didn't take very long for the Phillies to jump ahead of Jaime Garcia and the Cardinals. They scored five in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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After a three-game sweep from the Cincinnati Reds, the Phillies started a blank slate tonight at Citizens Bank Park against the Cardinals. Cole Hamels and Adam Wainwright squared off tonight. The Cardinals jumped ahead to a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth after Yadier Molina doubled to score... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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As if the Phillies' offensive struggles weren't noticeable enough, it was made clear tonight in Cincinnati. Mike Leake and John Lannan squared off tonight in what would be quite an ugly game. John Lannan would go only 1.2 innings tonight. Lannan got the hook after allowing six earned runs on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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In a continuation of last night's ballgame that was postponed due to rain, Phillippe Aumont took the hill in the bottom of the ninth against the Reds. Zack Cozart led off the inning with a single, followed by a walk to Joey Votto. Ben Revere misplayed a fly ball in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Courtesy Jim Salisbury of CSN Homer Bailey and Kyle Kendrick were nothing short of spectacular tonight. After an hour and twenty minute rain delay in Cincinnati, the two starters squared off, and the duel bagan. Much like last night's ballgame, the Phillies' offense was nowhere to be found. Through EIGHT... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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We had ourselves a pitcher's duel tonight on this Jackie Robinson Day in Cincinnati between Cliff Lee and Bronson Arroyo. (.Gif file courtesy of Eliot on Twitter) Lee, backed by some stellar offense in center field (and possibly the best play of the year), was dominating the Reds tonight. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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In the final game of this three-game series against the Marlins, Roy Halladay was able to settle down and dominate against Kevin Slowey and the Fish. The Phillies wouldn't put a run up on the board until the sixth inning when Ryan Howard doubled, and was brought home with an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Cole Hamels was looking to get out of his funk this evening against the lowly 1-9 Marlins. Jose Hernandez was coming off of a very strong outing and looked to keep his hot streak going. Through four innings, Hamels was working with a no-hitter. However, Adeiny Hechavarria ruined the bid... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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An ugly loss yesterday promised a brighter start in tonight's game with Cliff Lee on the mound against Dillon Gee and the Mets. After a scoreless first, the Phillies put up four runs in the bottom of the second. John Mayberry doubled to score Michael Young and Domonic Brown, both... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Not much is working in favor of the Phillies these days. After dropping the first two series of the season, Roy Halladay looked to get his first win of the year against Matt Harvey and the Mets tonight, but would see no such luck. Early on, Doc was struggling. In... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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A rubber match game on a Sunday afternoon brought about a battle between Cole Hamels and James Shields. The Phillies looked to take the series from the Royals, and it wouldn't be an easy task. The Phils looked hot in the bottom of the first after taking a 4-0 lead.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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John Lannan made his Phillies debut tonight at Citizens Bank Park against the Kansas City Royals. In game two of this series, Lannan looked sharp while the Phillies lineup seemed to be up to a whole lot of nothing. Through the first four innings of this game, John Lannan was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Today marked Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park, and it couldn't have gone much worse. In the bottom of the first, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard combined for three straight singles, Rollins was able to score on Howard's hit. 1-0 Phils. Domonic Brown led off the bottom of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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A chilly, rainy night in Atlanta turned out to be a dominant night for the Phillies in what would be their first win of the 2013 season. Cliff Lee took the mound against Kris Medlen for his first start of the year. The Phillies got the ball rolling first in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Happy Opening Night, Phillies fans! Cole Hamels was your Opening Night starter tonight for the first time in his career. Hamels faced Tim Hudson on the mound. Atlanta hopped ahead to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. With Jason Heyward on base, Freddie Freeman brought... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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The Phillies and Blue Jays squared off one more time this afternoon in the final game of spring training. Kyle Kendrick took the hill for his team with Josh Johnson on for Toronto. The Jays jumped ahead to an early lead in the top of the first after Jose Bautista... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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Photo courtesty of Monica on Twitter Cliff Lee made his final spring training start this evening at Citizens Bank Park. The Blue Jays are in town for two nights to wrap up this spring in an on-deck series. But of course, with an On-Deck series comes shananigans such as Cole... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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With one week left of spring training, the Phillies and Blue Jays squared off once again this afternoon in Dunedin. John Lannan took the hill, and did not have an easy outing. Lannan had no alibis for giving up a dozen. "Got my butt kicked. Gotta move on." Good plan.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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The rain and wind wouldn't stop this afternoon's ballgame in Clearwater against Shane Victorino and the Red Sox. Cliff Lee took the hill today in what was his second to last start of spring training. After a scoreless first, Cliff allowed a few runs to score in the top of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2013 at Philliedelphia
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A gorgeous day in Sarasota, Florida brought about an onslaught of hits and runs against the Baltimore Orioles. Aaron Cook started this afternoon's ballgame against Wei-Yin Chen. The Phils took an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. With Jimmy Rollins on base, Chase Utley launched his... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at Philliedelphia