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Prospect Nation 2015: #20 Second baseman Jesmuel Valentin

Jesmuel Valentin, image- A product of last season’s post-trade deadline deadline that sent Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers, infielder Jesmuel Valentin has loads of potential and could be an eventual successor to six-time All-Star Chase Utley at second base for the Phillies. Selected with the 51st overall draft pick in 2012, Valentin was quickly a well-hyped prospect...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline: Molding the Third Phillies’ Core

With the trade of Jimmy Rollins, the Philadelphia Phillies recently shipped out the foremost member of the inner circle. Question: Who will be the first cornerstone for the next run of triumphant baseball in Philly? There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week. Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: Due Deliberateness. Welcome, Newcomers...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Radio host Chris Stigall apologizes for remarks about Phillies fan with cancer

Philadelphia Phillies infielder Chase Utley made a surprise appearance on “Ellen” earlier this week to meet a 23-year-old woman who is battling a rare form of cancer. Chris Stigall, a morning host on WPHT 1220 AM in Philadelphia, saw this as an opportunity to crack some jokes. Julie Kramer has been diagnosed with stage 4...Read More
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Radio host uses cancer-stricken fan meeting Chase Utley as comedic fodder (audio)

A Philadelphia radio host arguably may find himself in hot water — or at least a public relations nightmare — after cracking jokes at the expense of a Philadelphia Phillies with cancer who got the chance to meet Chase Utley during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Julie Kramer, a 23-year-old New Jersey native...Read More The post Radio host uses cancer-stricken...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Stigall Rips Into Chase Utley’s “Ellen” Appearance

In case you missed it, Julie Kramer, a 23 year old woman battling stage 4 synovial sarcoma appeared on “Ellen” this week for an interview the host was doing on inspiring women. Kramer, from Tabernacle, NJ and a big Phillies fan, was surprised with a nice amount of Phillies merchandise, given by Chase Utley himself. He also invited her to any Phillies game next season–including...
Via Phillies Nation
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Talk radio host jokes about Phillies fan with cancer featured on Ellen

We generally don’t dive too deep into the world of talk radio because quite frankly, it’s hazardous to our health. But in this situation, we felt like we had to make an exception. On Monday’s episode of Ellen, Phillies second baseman Chase Utley surprised a fan named Julie Kramer, who is fighting a battle with cancer. The segment was absolutely heartwarming, and could put...
Via Awful Announcing
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Utley surprises Phillies fan battling cancer on ‘Ellen’ (video)

Julie Kramer, a 23-year-old from Tabernacle, NJ, currently is battling Stage 4 synovial sarcoma. Her courageous fight against the disease caught the eye of Ellen DeGeneres courtesy of her friends beginning a “#JulieMeetsEllen” campaign on social media. Kramer was a guest on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Monday. Knowing that Kramer was a devoted Philadelphia...Read More The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies middle infield has more than just trade value

When you think of this generation of Philadelphia Phillies, which players come to mind? Probably two of them are Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins. Both players came up through the Phillies farm system and have been mainstays on the team ever since their Phillies debuts. ranked them as the third best double play duo in MLB history, showing just how dominant these two have...
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Redesigning the Phillies

From seeking the 18-year-old phenom to now prioritizing the polished college athlete, the Philadelphia Phillies are also currently targeting international talent–for instance, Yasmani Tomas. Basically, their money is on immediacy. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: Strategies, Past and Present...
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trade Rumors with Realistic Expectations for the Phillies

Long before the arrival of July 31, writers will predict Chase Utley’s departure from the Philadelphia Phillies to a new city with a pennant-race opportunity. But will that be just hype? TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Reading people is the answer to their decisions: past, present and future. Also...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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