Posted February 27, 2013 on
In a way, Matt Tolbert feels like he’s starting all over. In a way, he is.
BEST OF MAXIM
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder is (inexplicably) fighting for a job this winter after the team signed veteran Delmon Young (who hasn't played in a spring game yet after offseason ankle surgery). Brown is having himself a solid spring so far, and on Tuesday, he hit his second homer of the preseason. This shot, a solo blast off of Zach Nuding of the Yankees, actually cleared...
Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies
Time: 1:05 pm
Brighthouse Field– Clearwater, FL
Weather: 72, Partly Cloudy
TV: The Comcast Network
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Cole Hamels will get the first crack at division rivals Atlanta today in Clearwater. Ethan Martin, Jonathan Pettibone, and Jake Diekman are scheduled to follow.
Line-up notes: Ben Revere is again leading off...
*Appears that the Phillies starting rotation is already numerically slotted into place- 1. Hamels, 2. Halladay, 3. Lee, 4. Kendrick, 5. Lannan.*Yuniesky Betancout and Ryan Howard, each batting .500, are swinging the hot sticks early on in camp.*Rule 5'er, Ender Inciarte, is carrying a 1.000 OBP, with 3 walks and 1 hit in 1 at bat.*The Phillies are 0-2-1 through the first few...
The lineup is initiated by the offensive catalyst of the Philadelphia Phillies, who, until now, has been Jimmy Rollins. Is there a changing of the guard on the immediate horizon?
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My articles are designed to represent a baseball man’s thinking, the view from the dugout and the GM’s box. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on...
Should Ben Revere or Jimmy Rollins be the Philadelphia Phillies leadoff hitter in 2013?
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Ryan Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
Howard put the Phillies ahead with an RBI double in the first against loser Paul Maholm. Howard, who didn't play until July last year while recovering from a torn left Achilles tendon...
Man or machine?
It’s up to you to tell us who should be part of the Phillies All-Time team. During the winter, we’ll unveil one position at a time for you to vote on. After all the votes are tallied, and all the position filled, we’ll release the results. Make your vote count!
Ed Delahanty (13 seasons): .348 avg, .942 OPS, 101 HR, 1466 RBI, 455 SB, 58.2 WAR
Del Ennis (11...
Billy the Philly Fan and Steve from My Two Cents rant about the Philadelphia Phillies 2013 roster, today’s game from Bright House Field, the team’s defense, lineup, and more!
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Note: Today's game may be subject to suspension due to inclimate weather. The Phillies have lost two and tied in one of the Grapefruit League games they have played in so far. Despite their 10-1 loss yesterday, Cliff Lee was strong as he threw 2 innings of ball while yielding...
Don’t miss the Philly Baseball Beat tonight from 7-9pm on MTRRadio.com. Bill Zeltman and Steve from My Two Cents break down the Philadelphia Phillies 2013 team, review Spring Training hits and misses, and give you the latest on your favorite team.
Join in the discussion as they talk about who should lead off for the team, their concerns about the team’s defense, and more.