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It was still a charmed season for the oldest franchise in professional sports, and recognition should not be absent. The Phillies have six nominees (Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Vance Worley, Charlie Manuel, Ruben Amaro Jr. and Shane Victorino) for the 2011 Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards (GIBBYs).

Jimmy Rollins 50/50 to return?

Jimmy Rollins is a free agent and looking for a big contract. He told a fan his odds of returning to the Phillies are 50/50.

Exercised Options on Giambi, Dempster Affect Phils

Lots of options were picked up Saturday, and two may slightly impact the Phillies’ offseason plans.Ryan Dempster predictably exercised his $14 million player option to remain with the Cubs in 2012. It’s not as if the Phillies were eyeing Dempster, but his return to the Cubs means one less front-to-mid rotation starting pitcher will be on the free agent market. The list of...

About That Herndon Guy…

The 2011 Phillies Nation Player Reviews continue today, with David Herndon…Remember this?…And I think he just gave up another walk, followed by a home run, causing a profanity-laced meltdown in the infield. His mind is like Mr. Potato Head (or Señor Cara de Papa if you are speaking to Carlos Ruiz) when he gets into trouble, because, think about it–what happens when Mr. Potato...

Grieving the Phillies 2011 Season - Stage 5: Acceptance

With the final game of the 2011 World Series upon us tonight, it seems like an appropriate time to end the drama.  As Phillies fans, it has been a rough ride since our team took an early and unexpected exit from the playoffs. But not just fans have been on the mend, so have the players.  Some were on the mend in a very literal sense.  Ryan Howard got the stitches out from his...

Phillies Offseason Injury Updates

The Phillies have provided the following medical updates:·         First baseman Ryan Howard (ruptured left Achilles) had his stitches removed on October 25 and has progressed to partial weight bearing.  He has begun a rehabilitation program in Philadelphia.·         Third baseman Placido Polanco (sports hernia) had a follow-up exam with Dr. William Meyers on October...

WSBGMs Offseason Plans

What's a Phillies blogger to do until spring training starts? Of course there's the Hot Stove rumor mill, the comings and goings of players, and updates on current players' statuses. That's all the normal stuff you would expect to find on the other Phils blogs. That's not us. We do that...and MORE!WSBGMs Offseason Plans:*Fill in the Blanks (ex - Ryan Howard is...

Several Phillies on the mend

The Philadelphia Phillies announced updates on several injured players Friday, including first baseman Ryan Howard and pitcher Cole Hamels.

Phillies update status of players on the mend

The Phillies on Friday gave an update on the status of players who are rehabbing from injuries this offseason, including Ryan Howard, who had surgery earlier this month to repair a ruptured left Achilles.

Status of veterans Rollins and Madson key to 2011-2012 offseason, 2011 stat leaders

While putting behind their shocking defeat in the National League Division series to the eventual World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, The Philadelphia Phillies continue to build towards 2012. This team won the NL East for the 5th straight year and a 102 games overall while battling injuries to position players and pitchers all season. They [...]

Happy Halloween- Phillies Style

(Left-Right)Back Row: Charlies Manuel, Ruben Amaro, Bea Arthur, & Roy HalladayFront Row: Joe Blanton, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, & Vance WorleyWith 5 straight NL East Division championships heading into the 2012 season, a 6th will be on the line and the above cast of characters will play a large role in that expected success. You've got the fearless leader- Fuqua, smug...

10/29 (Cardinals!) Quickie

What an amazing World Series champion -- one of the most unique in baseball history. You don't have to be a Cardinals fan to appreciate what they did (or, more importantly, how they did it).They came back from 10+ games behind at the end of August. They played a big role in "Game 162." They beat Roy Halladay in an elimination game. They played in that unreal Game 6...
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