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Two Phillies, Roy Halladay and Vance Worley, are finalists in the Players Choice Awards for 2011.

Poll: Rollins or Madson More Important?

It’s a simple question, but one without an easy answer. Which player is more important to the Phillies – Jimmy Rollins or Ryan Madson? Both are about to become free agents and both will test the waters to see what each can achieve on the open market.Some will say shortstop is the thinnest position in baseball; and Rollins keeps that position from being an issue for the Phillies...

Phillies Retain Entire Coaching Staff for 2012

The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to contracts on all six members of their coaching stuff under manager Charlie Manuel. The staff includes: Mick Billmeyer (bullpen), Rich Dubee (pitching), Greg Gross (hitting), Pete Mackanin (bench), Sam Perlozzo (first base) and Juan Samuel (third base), along with bullpen catcher Jesus Tiamo, will resume their respective positions. Charlie...

Occupy Broad Street Descends on Philly as Fans Wonder Where World Series Is

Phila-HELL-phia. Occupy Broad Street taking hold. PHILADELPHIA (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) Thousands of despondent and delusional Phillies fans have set up camp on Broad Street in South Philadelphia near Citizen’s Bank Park where they assumed the World Series would have started last night. “Where are they?” wondered Bobby Cofski, holding a sign that read “UNCEREMONIOUS...

Presenting Your Ryan Howard At A Food Store In A Motorized Scooter Photoshop Roundup

The above photo is of Ryan Howard, and it was taken at a suburban Philly Whole Foods on the day after the Phillies were knocked out of the National League playoffs by the Cardinals. The game ended with Howard recording the final out and tearing his Achilles in the process, which explains the scooter. The image is ripe for being photoshopped, which...

Dr. Strangeglove: There But For the Grace of God

I’ve been harping on how playoff baseball can hinge on luck, happenstance, and fractions of an inch for months now. It’s been roughly utility-neutral to us as Phillies fans in recent years (I hate to go all Jeremy Bentham on you guys, but that was the best way to put it), because while the Phillies, in 2011, lost in the first round of the playoffs despite probably being the best...

Hey, There is Still Baseball on TV!

It’s been two weeks since the Philadelphia Phillies were ousted from the 2011 postseason, when they were unceremoniously bounced by the St. Louis Cardinals, who are riding one of the greatest late season runs of the last decade.  Losing in the way that they did; that is, with Roy Halladay pitching one of the greatest games of his life and the offense – which never got enough...
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