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Phillies Injury Update: Ben Revere sits with ankle soreness

The Philadelphia Phillies capped off a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers with a 9-1 victory on Thursday. The win improved the Phillies to 41-51 on the season. Rookie David Buchanan picked up his 5th win of the season. Ryan Howard had a home run and three RBI, while Jimmy Rollins added two hits and two RBI. Center fielder Ben Revere was not in the starting lineup due to ankle...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Marlon Byrd, Ben Revere available

It is no secret that before this last road trip the Philadelphia Phillies have struggled mightily against just about everyone all season long and that has caused many trade rumors to start circulating. General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has said that nobody on the team is untouchable, but some players are more available than others if and when the Phillies would decide to make a few...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Ben Revere Hits First Career Home Run In 1,466th At-Bat (Video)

To say that Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere does not hit for power would be the understatement of the century. Revere — who endeared himself to Boston fans in the wake of last year’s marathon — entered Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies with more than 1,450 career at-bats under his belt but not a single home run to his credit. That finally changed...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Ben Revere is not the answer

A few short seasons ago the Philadelphia Phillies’ center fielder could track down fly balls with ease, gun down runners for an out, and had quite a few memorable home runs.  Now, things could not be more different.  After the Phillies shipped off Shane Victorino in 2012, they acquired Ben Revere in hopes that they found their new center fielder, but Revere has failed to live...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Revere’s Catch of the Year Candidate

Ben Revere looked like a man on a mission last night. With a pair of highlight reel catches, Revere pulled out all the stops behind Cliff Lee. Before the game, he dedicated his play to the victims of the Boston tragedy, including a taping a simple message on his glove: Pray for Boston. For the benefit of those who missed it, here is Revere’s catch from last night, courtesy of MLB...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Outfielder Ben Revere Writes ‘Pray for Boston’ on Glove, Makes Incredible Catch (Video)

Ben Revere made arguably the catch of the year at Great American Ball Park on Monday, but that’s not what will endear him to fans in Boston. In the wake of the Boston Marathon explosions, the young Phillies outfielder attached a strip of tape with the words “Pray for Boston” to his glove when Philadelphia took on the Reds in Cincinnati. He then used that glove to rob Todd Frazier...
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ben Revere makes unbelievable catch

Phillies centerfielder Ben Revere robbed, absolutely robbed Reds 3rd baseman Todd Frazier in the bottom of the second inning tonight, going all out on a lined shot to center before going full extension to steal extra bases with an amazing, early candidate for play-of-the-year type grab. Revere then has the presence of mind to fire the ball back into first and double up Jay Bruce...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: Amaro’s new stockpile

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. TAL’S HANDY CAPS WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: My articles are designed to represent a baseball man’s thinking, the view from the dugout and the GM’s box. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects...
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies news: Suds or studs, retooling

The strategy formulated by the general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies was visible just before the trade for Michael Young.  How has he done so far in your humble opinion? TAL’S HANDY CAPS:  POLL   WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: This is my third poll, which will be honed over time, like my other postings. If you’re interested in checking out something different, my weekly storyline...
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies storyline: The GM’s next creative juggling

Michael Young is the 2nd domino to fall for the Philadelphia Phillies.  How will the remaining dollars be spent by Rube Amaro? TAL’S HANDY CAPS   WELCOME, NEWCOMERS: My articles are designed to represent a baseball-man’s thinking, the view from the dugout and the GM’s box.  Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on the radar, the stick-glove-or-power requirements...
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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