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Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard only managed to smack 14 homers during an injury-shortened season in 2012. But the 33-year-old sure looks like he is up to his old ways this spring.Howard absolutely crushed a offering from Toronto's Brett Cecil during the fifth inning on Sunday to give the Phillies a lead. Howard's homer cleared the right field wall and the stadium
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On the radar it didn’t appear to be much of a trade for the Philadelphia Phillies after they acquired Art Charles. However, the piece they received for Mike Schwimer is a first baseman.
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As the Phillies Darin Ruf struggles in the early going of Spring Training (more poorly played balls than hits), the panic button needs not to be pressed. Domonic Brown who hit his third home run of the spring might be why Ruf finds himself in the minor’s when the season begins. Hitting is the main attraction of Ruf and he has not done much of it this spring, making his poor fielding...
Ryan Howard hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Brett Cecil that cleared the back fence and went out of Bright House Field, helping a Philadelphia Phillies' split squad beat the Toronto Blue Jays 13-5 Sunday.
Howard's fifth-inning drive put the Phillies ahead 6-4. After missing spring training and the first half of last season while recovering from a torn left Achilles tendon...
When Roy Halladay arrived in Philadelphia, he was a man of mystery, in a sense. Many understood he was the best pitcher in the game and had seen him play, albeit very little, as he was tucked away in the bowels of the AL East, tossing complete games left and right for a Blue Jays team that struggled to find average behind the Red Sox and Yankees, and more recently...
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown came into Spring Training 2013 with something to prove. After missing most of the last two years of Grapefruit League play and having two unimpressive stints at the major league level, Brown is looking to make his mark and land a starting job in the outfield. After a week of play, Brown looks like the prospect that scouts have been touting...
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies
Time: 1:05 pm
McKechnie Field– Bradenton, FL
Weather: 59, Clear
TV: No TV today. Only MLB Radio.
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John Lannan gets the start today for the Phils as they match up with the Bucs.
1. Revere – CF
2. Young – 3B
3. Utley – 2B
4. Howard – 1B
5. Ruf – LF
6. Brown – RF
7. Mayberry – DH
The tournament held every four years to crown the world champions of baseball is back. In the World Baseball Classic, a combined 16 national teams play in four separate pools to earn bids in future rounds, all with hopes of vying against the most elite teams in order to earn the top title in the sport. Team Japan has won the first two titles, with the inaugural WBC being held back...
Powerful Dominican third baseman Maikel Franco has shown great progress during his time as a pro. A highly touted player, Franco is an individual that Phils fans should be getting excited about as he climbs the developmental ladder.
Signed as an amateur free agent by the Phillies in 2010 at the age of 17, Franco would make his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Phillies...
The Phillies are headed just north of Clearwater Beach to Dunedin to take on The Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Cliff Lee takes the mound for the Phillies today. The Phillies will face former National League East foe and reigning National League Cy Young award winner R.A....