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Continuing from our season preview of the Phillies earlier today...
Does this core group still have another World Series run left in them?
That's a very relevant question in regards to this Phillies team. It's a much older bunch of players, especially in comparison to the rest of the NL East. Of their five starters, the youngest are Kyle Kendrick and John Lannan, who are each 28. The youngest member of their starting infield is 33-year old Ryan Howard. The Phillies outfield is actually pretty young, as the only one of the six players in the mix for playing time in their 30s is 32-year old Laynce Nix.
But despite the relative old age of the team's roster, injuries and production might end up being more important this year to the team. Roy Halladay missed six weeks with a strained lat. Cliff Lee missed three weeks with a strained oblique. Mike Adams had offseason shoulder surgery to correct thoracic outlet syndrome. Delmon Young had offseason ankle surgery, an...
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Baseball overload is right around the corner. Beginning with Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener against the Astros, the Phillies will play 35 games in 36 days and all but three of those exhibition contests will be available to watch or listen to in the Philadelphia region and beyond.
The Comcast Network, Comcast Sportsnet, WPHT 1210 AM and MLB Network will team up to serve heavy...
Phillies spring training games start in just a few days, and taking a look at Phillies tickets prices for the 2013 season shows some interesting things. This might be hard to believe, but the average price of spring training tickets is higher than that of regular season tickets. According to Seat Crunch, the average price of Phillies spring training tickets is $107.80; almost ...
Adams Loads up a 4-seam Fastball during a Bullpen Session on February 14 in Clearwater.
The healed warriors are in camp for the Philadelphia Phillies, Roy Halladay is the most watched athlete of the three, and the red pinstripes move on from 2012 to 2013. The 8th-inning death trap has been slammed shut with arguably the best setup man in baseball. Two new outfielders have been acquired...
This one would come as a surprise, but crazier things have happened — maybe.
The Phillies are looking to trade for Giancarlo Stanton, according to Chris May of CBS Philly. It’s rare for a player to be traded during spring training, it’s also rare for a player of Stanton’s skill level to be traded at all and it’s even rarer for a player of Stanton’s ilk to be traded during...
Before everyone freaks out... let's look at this rationially. Here is the original source for this, WIP-FM's Anthony Gargano: To CBS-3 news anchor Chris May that became: I suppose it's possible that Giancarlo Stanton showed up to Marlins camp still pissed off about the Marlins many moves... ...and they're thinking...
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams.
After being written off by bloggers, mainstream writers, and most of the fanbase heading into 2013, the Philadelphia Phillies have reached the peak of the mountain once again, and are...
Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies do not need to look far to get coverage of their favorite baseball team. There are plenty of options to feed your appetite for Phillies coverage from the area's top media outlets. Heck, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer each have two reporters assigned to covering the Phillies once again this season.
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Looking to follow your favorite Philadelphia Phillies player on Twitter? Avoid the fake accounts!
Below I have put together a list of current Philadelphia Phillies players on Twitter. This list will be updated as needed, and feel free to keep this chart in check by sending any that are left out or inaccurate. Send a tweet to @Macho_Row or use the contact page to send any recommendations...
Fans, join us in welcoming Phillies 3rd base prospect Cody Asche aboard, as the 22-year-old will be taking time throughout the preseason to share his thoughts directly from big league spring training.
Selected in the 4th round of the 2010 amateur draft, Asche debuted that year, playing with the short-season Class A Williamsport Crosscutters. After an unimpressive debut campaign...
According to David Murphy of the Daily News , former Phillies starter, current Twins starter Vance Worley was traded on the worst day imaginable. After a workout on the elliptical, Worley returned a call from Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. in which he learned he was traded to Minnesota. Not...
Ben and Sam preview the Phillies` season with Paul Sporer, and Pete talks to CSNPhilly.com Phillies Insider Jim Salisbury (at 19:27).
ESPN will broadcast three Philadelphia Phillies spring training games as part of its programming schedule next month. The Phillies will be one of five teams with multiple appearances on the worldwide leader, and the games will also be available on ESPN's streaming outlet, Watch ESPN.
Former Phillies player John Kruk - a favorite of Macho Row of course - will be a part of...
Which Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher will have the best season in 2013?
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Utley will play in the Spring for the first time in three seasons. Photo: AP
For the first time in three years, Chase Utley will play second base for the Phillies in their five inning intersquad scrimmage on Friday and their Spring Opener on Saturday as first reported by Ryan Lawrence. According to Lawrence, Utley will start at second in both games and will rest Sunday. As normal...