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Categories: BREAKING NEWS News Phillies PitchersTags: PhilliesRoy HalladayOne of the keys to the Phillies season will be the arm of Roy Halladay.  Is he still an ace or is he a star on his way down?  It was reported a year ago at spring training that his fastball and other hard stuff didn’t have the zip on it, which he had been [...](Read more...)

Philadelphia Phillies: 3 Up and 3 Down

Adams Loads up a 4-seam Fastball during a Bullpen Session on February 14 in Clearwater. The healed warriors are in camp for the Philadelphia Phillies, Roy Halladay is the most watched athlete of the three, and the red pinstripes move on from 2012 to 2013. The 8th-inning death trap has been slammed shut with arguably the best setup man in baseball. Two new outfielders have been acquired...

2013 Phillies Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Baseball overload is right around the corner.  Beginning with Saturday’s Grapefruit League opener against the Astros, the Phillies will play 35 games in 36 days and all but three of those exhibition contests will be available to watch or listen to in the Philadelphia region and beyond. The Comcast Network, Comcast Sportsnet, WPHT 1210 AM and MLB Network will team up to serve heavy...

Islanders broadcaster calls Philly Phanatic 'overrated, washed up hack'

MSG Network broadcaster Howie Rose called the Philly Phanatic an "overrated, washed up hack" during the first intermission of Monday's New York Islanders game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Rose's comments were prompted when cameras panned to Mr. Met, the New York Mets mascot, walking the aisles of Nassau Coliseum greeting young fans. Rose referenced a poll...

Report: Phillies ‘Actively Pursuing’ Trade for Giancarlo Stanton

This one would come as a surprise, but crazier things have happened — maybe. The Phillies are looking to trade for Giancarlo Stanton, according to Chris May of CBS Philly. It’s rare for a player to be traded during spring training, it’s also rare for a player of Stanton’s skill level to be traded at all and it’s even rarer for a player of Stanton’s ilk to be traded during...

You may say I'm a dreamer: 2013 Philadelphia Phillies

What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams. After being written off by bloggers, mainstream writers, and most of the fanbase heading into 2013, the Philadelphia Phillies have reached the peak of the mountain once again, and are...

CBS3 Anchor: The Phillies "Aggressively Pursuing" Giancarlo Stanton

Before everyone freaks out... let's look at this rationially. Here is the original source for this, WIP-FM's Anthony Gargano: To CBS-3 news anchor Chris May that became: I suppose it's possible that Giancarlo Stanton showed up to Marlins camp still pissed off about the Marlins many moves... ...and they're thinking...

Phillies beat reporters on Twitter

Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies do not need to look far to get coverage of their favorite baseball team. There are plenty of options to feed your appetite for Phillies coverage from the area's top media outlets. Heck, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer each have two reporters assigned to covering the Phillies once again this season. In the chart below...

2013 burning question: Philadelphia Phillies

Continuing from our season preview of the Phillies earlier today... Does this core group still have another World Series run left in them? That's a very relevant question in regards to this Phillies team. It's a much older bunch of players, especially in comparison to the rest of the NL East. Of their five starters, the youngest are Kyle Kendrick and John Lannan...

Phillies players on Twitter

Looking to follow your favorite Philadelphia Phillies player on Twitter? Avoid the fake accounts! Below I have put together a list of current Philadelphia Phillies players on Twitter. This list will be updated as needed, and feel free to keep this chart in check by sending any that are left out or inaccurate. Send a tweet to @Macho_Row or use the contact page to send any recommendations...

Prospect Nation 2013: #10 OF Carlos Tocci

Carlos Tocci- AP Photo Outfielder Carlos Tocci was signed by the Phillies for a reported signing bonus of $759,000 in the summer of 2011 on his 16th birthday. The native of Maracay, Venezuela participated in the Florida Instructional League that year, but made his official pro debut in 2012 as a member of the Gulf Coast League Phillies. Last season, Tocci posted a .278 average...

The Cody Chronicles: Prospect Asche Talks About Big League Camp

Fans, join us in welcoming Phillies 3rd base prospect Cody Asche aboard, as the 22-year-old will be taking time throughout the preseason to share his thoughts directly from big league spring training. Selected in the 4th round of the 2010 amateur draft, Asche debuted that year, playing with the short-season Class A Williamsport Crosscutters.  After an unimpressive debut campaign...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 144: 2013 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

Ben and Sam preview the Phillies` season with Paul Sporer, and Pete talks to Phillies Insider Jim Salisbury (at 19:27).

ESPN to air three Phillies spring training games

ESPN will broadcast three Philadelphia Phillies spring training games as part of its programming schedule next month. The Phillies will be one of five teams with multiple appearances on the worldwide leader, and the games will also be available on ESPN's streaming outlet, Watch ESPN. Former Phillies player John Kruk - a favorite of Macho Row of course - will be a part of...

Utley Will Start at 2B for Intersquad, Spring Opener

Utley will play in the Spring for the first time in three seasons. Photo: AP For the first time in three years, Chase Utley will play second base for the Phillies in their five inning intersquad scrimmage on Friday and their Spring Opener on Saturday as first reported by Ryan Lawrence. According to Lawrence, Utley will start at second in both games and will rest Sunday. As normal...
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