Found October 14, 2013 on PhilsBaseball:
Recap and stats from the final month of the season for the Phils

Ryne Sandberg and the Phillies lineup

A quick look at the Phillies lineup under Ryne Sandberg.

Will 2014 be reincarnation of 1993 Phillies?

Comparing the 1993 Phillies turnaround to the 2014 Phillies

Don't underestimate Ryne Sandberg's remarkable season and its impact on Phillies declining attendance

Sandberg's performance this year and its impact on Phillies attendance

Phillies Nation Player Review: Ethan Martin

“I think (the change was) just going out there and having fun again. It was one of the first times I have had fun out there since high school.” Ethan Marin on his successes after coming to the Phillies organization When I talked to Marin in April, the 6’2″ Georgian was calm and relaxed, well aware of the fact that he was one step away from the Big Leagues but also knowing...

Phillies Nation Is Looking For College Writers!

Fans of Phillies Nation, we want you! We’re looking for college students to join Phillies Nation as contributors to our fantastic website. Someone who… - Is currently enrolled as a communications or journalism major at a local college. - Is involved in student newspaper, magazine, radio, or TV program. - Has great knowledge in baseball, and specifically in the Philadelphia Phillies...

Phillies Nation Player Review: Jonathan Pettibone

Pettibone was fourth on the Phillies in starts and quality starts in 2013. There were four Phillies pitchers in 2013 to throw 100 or more innings. The three obvious answers are Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, and Kyle Kendrick. The fourth? Jonathan Pettibone. The 6’6″ Pettibone entered the 2013 season as a 22-year old who had success in Double-A Reading in 2012 (3.30 ERA in 19 starts...

Phillies Nation Player Review: Kyle Kendrick

Heading into 2013, Kyle Kendrick had spent the previous two seasons as a versatile swingman. In 2011 and 2012 combined, Kendrick posted a 3.61 ERA with 5.7 K/9 IP (career high) and 2.6 BB/9 IP (career low) with a 1.252 WHIP. Through eight starts, Kyle Kendrick posted a 2.47 ERA with a .231 BAA. It looked like the strides Kendrick had made in ’11 and ’12 were real and that he...

Phillies Nation Fantasy Baseball League Winners

Anyone who plays fantasy sports knows it takes a special type of dedication to play fantasy baseball. This season, the Phillies Nation League featured 12 divisions and over 100 participants from all over the country. The folks below not only played competitively throughout the entire grueling season, but they won their respective divisions. Rittenhouse Division – Ian, Schnauf –...

Jonathan Pettibone seeks good health in 2014

There were a handful of bright spots in the Phillies’ disappointing 2013 season: Domonic Brown had a strong first half on his way to the All-Star Game. Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels were stellar in the second half. Chase Utley managed to get his knee condition under control. Ben Revere put together 2 1/2 excellent months before his season ended with a broken ankle in mid-July. Carlos...

Storyline: Dosage of Youth Mirrors 1980′s Philadelphia Phillies

The 2014 auditions are visible in the clubhouse to the decision-makers of the Philadelphia Phillies, who, for example, can observe Cody Asche’s preparation. In other words, most of us only see the performances on the diamond. During spring training, the lid on that refuge may open a crack. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball...

Too soon? Analyzing Phillies 2014 Schedule

Too soon? Analyzing Phillies 2014 Schedule

Analyzing Asche, Ruf, and Hernandez

In the 12 games in September, Ryne Sandberg has penciled in the names Asche, Ruf, and Hernandez together 10 times. The Phillies have won 6 of those games with the three names I mentioned scoring 20 of the Phillies 50 runs (40%), knocking in 19 (38%), and accounting for 35 total runs (70%).  Are these three (along with Dom Brown) the core of the future? Are we witnessing stars before...

Prospect Profile: Travis d’Arnaud | C | NYM

Historyd’Arnaud could be a top offensive catcher as early as 2014.Travis d’Arnaud was a first round pick by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2007 draft, drafted straight out of high school. He was then involved in two deals for Cy Young winners, first going to TOR for Roy Halladay and then to NYM for R.A. Dickey.d’Arnaud has had a major problem with injuries in his career, only...

Former Phillies Manager Reveals Job Phillies Offered Him, Still Wants To Manage

We knew even upon his dismissal that the Phillies offered former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel a job; we were only left to figure out what job that might be. Many of us assumed he would be in an advisory role to General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. It appears now that...

Report: Phillies Tried to Acquire Stanton “At Least 10 Times”

Any team in the MLB would love to have Giancarlo Stanton. He’s athletic, has incredible power, and is only 23-years old. So it’s no surprise that the Philadelphia Phillies would ask the Marlins about him. Of course, the Phillies came into the season with Delmon Young being the starting right fielder, so that’s all the more reason for Fightins GM Ruben Amaro Jr. to inquire about...
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