Found January 20, 2012 on Buzz On Broad:

Is there a nicer guy in baseball? Not to mention, he can flat out hit.

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Jim Thome Answers Fan Club Questions

Jim Thome sat down with Tom McCarthy recently and answered questions from the Phillies' fan club. Your browser does not support iframes.  Erik Seybold is a writer for Buzz On Broad. You can follow him on Twitter @ErikSeyboldPHI.

Phils Prospects Biddle, Valle Crack Top-10 Lists

A team that has stripped significant young talent four times since July 2009, the Phillies still have a handful of desirable prospects. According to’s draft and prospect expert Jonathan Mayo, the Phils currently have the ninth-best lefthanded pitching prospect and catching prospect.Hometown boy Jesse Biddle of Germantown Friends was the Phils’ lone pitching representative...

Shane Victorino to appear on Hawaii Five-O

Well isn't this cool. Phillies' center fielder Shane Victorino will be appearing on an upcoming episode of the CBS series Hawaii Five-O. Victorino is from Hawaii, so it is only natural that the Flyin' Hawaiian gets in on one of the hottest shows on television. There is no word on what role Victorino will play, nor when the episode will air. Hawaii Five-O star, Daniel...

Top Moment #8: Phillies Clinch NL East

Celebration never gets old (Photo by M. Kennedy)Continued Success! With a 9-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Phillies clinched the National League East for the fifth year in a row.Raul Ibanez smacked a grand slam and Roy Oswalt pitched a masterpiece to help the Phillies get to the champagne-popping moment.Unlike recent years, the Phillies clinched the NL East early.  There...

Have Cole Hamels and the Phillies already come to an understanding about his plans for the future?

Up to this point, Cole Hamels and Philadelphia Phillies have written the type of story that every team dreams about when drafting and developing young arms. A young lefthander, Hamels was selected with the 17th pick of the 2002 draft. He came up as a highly-touted prospect in 2006, matured into an ace for the 2008 World Series title team and continued growing in 2010 and 2011 by...

New Year's Resolutions: Cliff Lee

Every day this month, we here at Philthy Stuff will be counting down the New Year's resolutions of each member on the Phillies, and what they can do to guide this team back to October. Next up, Cliff Lee. When the news broke in the late hours of December 15, 2010 that Cliff was coming back to Philadelphia, the buzz in the city was palpable. Even if you were far removed from...

WSBGMs Archive Diving

On January 21st/22nd back in...2007 - we were mourning the loss of ex-Phillies pitching coach Vern Ruhle and celebrating the contract extension of Chase Utley.2008 - I had a premonition that this year might just be the Phillies year... "The Phils may have choked in the 2007 playoffs versus the Rockies, but in '08 I have much higher hopes! Hey, at least we're not the...

Rooting For The Old Man

But Does He Know Where The Rockies Play?Jamie Moyer signed a minor league deal with the Rockies this week. The 49 year old Moyer, who's coming off of Tommy John surgery, has to pass a physical.I don't know if any other team offered Moyer a deal, but taking a look at their current rotation options, I can see Moyer getting a shot, especially if the Rockies look at him as part...

MTR Baseball Beat

MTR Baseball Beat is hosted by Bill Zeltman and a variety of journalists. The show covers MLB with an emphasis on the Philadelphia Phillies. MTR Baseball Beat’s latest podcast is now available. You can listen on’s new 24/7 online radio station by clicking here, by subscribing to our Podcast in iTunes, (Search for or by clicking on the...

Phils whiffing against Father Time

CSN: There is no cure for Father Time, and it is ticking against the Phillies' chances at a second title more furiously than ever.

All-Time Indians: Hal Trosky

Name: Harold Arthur Trosky Sr. Position: First Base Tribe Time: 1933-1941 Number: 7 Accolades: Top 10 MVP (1934, 1936) DOB: 11/11/1912 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS ISOP Best Season (1936) 151 629 124 216 45 9 42 162 405 57 58 6 5 55% .382 ...
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