Found March 19, 2013 on Phillies Nation:
Kyle Kendrick gave up one unearned run and struck out three over six behind homers by Dom Brown and Ryan Howard as the Phils won 4-1 at Bright House Field over the Yankees. The Good Phillies pitching was superb today, with Kendrick, Mike Adams, Jonathan Papelbon, and Chad Durbin combining for a two-hitter against most of the Yankee regulars. Brown went 1-3 with a HR, bringing his triple-slash to .397/.465/.714. Brown’s .714 SLG in 63 AB leads all MLB players in Spring Training with 50 or more ABs and he leads all MLB players in Spring Training in ABs, hits, runs, and homers. Areas Of Opportunity Michael Young committed a throwing error. This was a good win, though.

Darin Ruf knocks a flyball over the fence

In Monday's 17-10 Braves win over the Phillies, Atlanta bashed four homers against Phillies pitching (while Philadelphia also added one of their own), but one of those homers came with a little help from Phillies left fielder Darin Ruf. In the bottom of the second inning, Freddie Freeman hit a fly ball to deep left field. Ruf, a converted first baseman, tracked the ball to...

Phils' Halladay expects to be ready

A slimmer Roy Halladay is optimistic he'll be ready when the season starts. Halladay said he lost about 10 pounds in two days because of a stomach virus but still expects to pitch during the Philadelphia Phillies' first series at Atlanta. Cole Hamels already was named Philadelphia's Opening Day starter, and Halladay is slated for the second game on April 3. ''...

Kendrick goes six strong; Brown, Howard homer in win

Domonic Brown hit his sixth home run of the spring in the Phillies' 4-1 win over the Yankees. For the first spring of his career, Kyle Kendrick doesn't have to focus on making the rotation. The Phillies' likely fourth starter continued to post positive results this spring with another strong...

Hooters ball girl nearly drilled by foul ball

One day...these Hooters ballgirls that the Phillies employ in spring training are going to have an epic video. Until then, we have yet another blooper vid. Here, she has no idea how to avoid a pop-up... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Darin Ruf must rebound for Phillies

One of the most talked about names for the Philadelphia Phillies is young outfielder Darin Ruf. The Phillies prospect had a breakout season in 2012 which ended with the young slugger on the major league roster in September. Fans were optimistic that Ruf could be the right handed power bat that the Phillies so desperately need, but a slow start to Spring Training 2013 has raised some...

Phillies Spring: As The Tummy Turns…

The 2013 Phillies Spring Training is turning in a soap opera of sorts. Strange things are afoot. A recent “trade” report may be the strangest of them all. According to a tweet from Jim Salisbury of and a short note in a article, the Phillies have literally given away a solid minor league pitcher to the Angels. Right-hander Michael Cisco averaged a 1.70 ERA...

After Disasterous Start, Rodrigo Lopez Sent to Phillies Minor League Camp

Only competing for an outside-chance-if-someone-gets-hurt spot on the Phillies roster, Rodrigo Lopez's prospects of making the team out of camp were bleak. Then he gave up eight runs yesterday in the 17-10 Braves-Phillies blowout. Today, Lopez has been reassigned to minor league camp, Jim Salisbury reports. The bullpen appears to...

2013 Spring Training Game Day: Phillies v. Yankees

New York Yankees vs Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm Bright House Field – Clearwater, FL Weather: 74, Cloudy TV: The Comcast Network, Home of Phillies Nation TV, and ESPN Follow Phillies Nation on Twitter The Phils lock horns with the Yankees for what feels like the 100th time this Spring. J-Rol rejoins the team after returning from the World Baseball Classic. Housekeeping...

Phils Plate Ten, Lose by Seven to Braves

In a barnburner of an exhibition game, the Phillies stuck nine runs to Kris Medlen in five innings but could never overcome the lead surrendered by Rodrigo Lopez and the Phils lost 17-10 in Orlando. The Good The Phillies offense has been running on all cylinders and today was no exception. Dom Brown drove a 1-2 Medlen pitch to deep right center in the fifth for a two run home run...

Is Domonic Brown Setting Fans Up For Disappointment?

Categories: BREAKING NEWS News PhilliesTags: Domonic BrownPhilliesDomonic Brown’s stat line this spring is astounding: a .397 average with 21 runs, 12 RBIs and six home runs in 22 games. His resurgence during Spring Training is proving to be one of the few bright spots surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies as the season quickly approaches. But is his sudden hitting outbreak...

Maybe having Hooters gals serve as ball girls isn’t such a good idea after all… (videos)

It probably seemed like a genius move in its inception to the Phillies: Instead of having kids — both young men and young women — who might have a decent chance of fielding a ball hit their way man the positions down the foul lines, why not plop some Hooters gals at those spots and see what happens? Of course, the eye candy aspect of having Hooters gals serve as ball girls cannot...
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