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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....
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Yuniesky Betancourt had an option in his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies that if he was not going to make the 25 man roster, he would be notified by March 25 and could ask for his release. Betancourt was released after today’s Grapefruit League game against the Boston Red Sox at Bright House Field. The move is a mistake for the Phillies who will likely count on Freddy Galvis...
The key to a big inning, or producing scoring in general, is
balance in your lineup.
This past Sunday and Monday, Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie
Manuel rolled out two lineups that looked very similar and gave us all a prelude to what his starting lineup could potentially look like come April 1st.
On Sunday, the Phillies faced the Boston Red Sox. The lineup
PitchersPhillies veteran pitcher Roy Halladay has come to the realization that he’s got to reinvent himself as a Major League hurler. On Saturday he pitched against some minor leaguers and he was not even close to being impressive.
His fastball was between 85 and 89 miles per hour. He did reach 90mph on one pitch, but [...](Read more...)
The Philadelphia Phillies face the Rays as manager Charlie Manuel is trying to finalize the lineup. Should Ben Revere lead off or should it be Jimmy Rollins?
Let’s examine the local media covering the PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES. Newspaper- Philadelphia is a two newspaper town owned by one company. Both papers are housed within the same web site. The Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription required) and Philadelphia Daily News (subscription required) sports sections are merged online. Daily News beat writers David Murphy (Twitter) and...
Freddy Galvis homered and drove in three runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies over the Tampa Bay Rays 10-1 Tuesday.
Galvis, who hadn't played an inning in the outfield in six professional seasons, made his first start of spring training in left field, a position where the Phillies do not have a set opening-day starter. The 23-year-old Galvis, usually a shortstop, went 2 for...
With news breaking that the Phillies have opted against keeping Aaron Cook on the roster, one wonders whether the Mets would consider bringing him to Flushing.
There’s uncertainty surrounding Johan Santana’s availability, and now it looks like Shawn Marcum will begin the season on the disabled list. Are you comfortable with 40 percent of your rotation being Jeremy Hefner and...
Talk about streaming media: The Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league affiliate is set to debut what it calls a ''urinal gaming system'' at its ballpark in Allentown.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs tapped a British company to install the system in men's restrooms at Coca-Cola Park.
It consists of a video display mounted above each urinal. When a fan approaches...
Strong offensive performances from Freddy Galvis and Domonic Brown today led the Phillies to a 10-1 victory of the Tampa Bay Rays in Clearwater. Brown continues to bat like an All-Star and new outfielder Galvis hit like an outfielder to give the Phillies a win. Brown just continues to rake...
First there was the hunger games and now we have the pee games. In Pennsylvania located in the Lehigh Valley is the Class AAA affiliate for the Philadelphia Phillies, the IronPigs. They are adding a new interactive game at the ball park. It is called urinal gaming. Yep you heard me right! Games that need your urine.
When they open their season next month the video game….er I mean...