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Utley, Brown Speak to Media

Pitchers and catchers arrived to Clearwater last week while position players have been filtering in in anticipating for the start of Spring Training proper. Two All-Stars spoke to the media yesterday while the GM told media he reached out to a third All-Star. Shortly after beginning his press conference with an accidental expletive asking if the cameras and voice recorders were rolling...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Utley comes to spring training with sore ankle

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is starting spring training with a sore right ankle and a sunny disposition on the outlook of his rebuilding team. Utley, entering his 13th year with the Phillies, sprained his ankle last month while taking infield work. He said Monday that the minor injury ''put a wrinkle'' in his offseason workout program,...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies second baseman Chase Utley drops four-letter "f" word, reveals sprained ankle

Your browser does not support iframes.; Chase Utley does not say much. But when he does speak, Utley appears to have an affinity for a certain "f" word. First were the mic'd Utley's response to boos in New York during the All-Star game at Yankee Stadium. Then came the World...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trading Odds for 2 Displeased Phillies

If you eliminate Chase Utley from the aging members of the Philadelphia Phillies, you have either unhappy professionals or past-their-prime stars. And the faithful show no patience for yesterday’s heroes. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week. Storyline features multiple stars and Red Alert highlights a specific player. Please, scroll down for this...
29 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...
December 30, 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

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

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

Philadelphia Phillies: Amaro wrong to blame injuries

In a Philadelphia Inquirer column by Bob Ford on Wednesday, Philadelphia Phillies’ general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. argued that in order for the Phillies to contend next season they need to stay healthy. Amaro said, “The team we fielded the last third of the season was not our club. That wasn’t the expectation when we started the season last year…For better or worse, we invested...
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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