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Storyline: Plan A for the Phillies

What position player does the front office value the most on the Philadelphia Phillies aside from the obvious exception of Ryan Howard? There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: After The Final Out.  TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in...
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Three Phillies Go Under the Knife As The Offseason Begins

#453747524 / gettyimages.com The offseason has begun, and so will repairs of various ailments the Phillies players have. Three players are going to go under the knife this offseason, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports. Zolecki also updates us on pitcher Cliff Lee, who ended 2014 on the disabled list. Carlos...
Via Philliedelphia
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Phillies Injury Update: Cliff Lee, Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere

The Philadelphia Phillies have numerous questions this off season following a 73-89 record, last in the National League East. The Phillies were 23rd in the league in runs scored and 20th in ERA. Age and injuries have also taken their toll on the team that were one of the best in baseball from 2007 through 2011. On the injury front, there is good news on Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere...
Via MLB Injury News
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Phillies still like Dom Brown

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown had a horrible season in 2014. So bad that many Phillies fans want the organization to finally cut ties with him thinking he’ll never live up to the hype. I’m not in agreement with them as I still think there’s promise especially after his big 2013. One important man in the Phillies organization, interim president Pat Gillick...
Via My Sports Rumors
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Phillies Need To Give Cesar Hernandez A Shot

#451407284 / gettyimages.com The Phillies signed a young second baseman out of Venezuela at the young age of 16. While it feels like Hernandez has been in the Phillies system forever, he had to grow up while playing in the Phillies system. A very talented second baseman, Hernandez has been...
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Phillies announces return of all coaches

With a last-place finish in the National League East for the first time in 15 years, changes seem inevitable for the Phillies. But one area that may look very similar next year is the coaching staff. The Phillies announced Tuesday that all members of the coaching staff have been asked to return for next season. While the decision by general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and the front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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PN Interview: Cody Asche

This weekend, Phillies Nation was granted VIP Access to Sports Vault’s All Access program at the Philadelphia Sports Card Show and Convention. There, we were able to speak to a number of the guests which included many Phillies, past and present. For the next week, please check out our exclusive interviews and give our friends at Sports Vault a click for the best sports memorabilia...
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Phillies Ask Entire Coaching Staff to Return

The Phillies have asked the entire coaching staff to return for the 2015 season but have not yet offered them contracts, per CSN Philly. Manager Ryne Sandberg put together his coaching staff, including bench coach Larry Bowa, first base coach Juan Samuel, third base coach Pete Mackanin, pitching coach Bob McClure, bullpen coach Rod Nichols, hitting coach Steve Henderson, and assistant...
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Phillies Rumors: A.J. Burnett more likely to retire

It looks like the end for Philadelphia Phillie starting pitcher A.J. Burnett who has been reportedly very close to retiring from Major League Baseball.#485348707 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Phillies insider for Comcast Sportsnet Jim Salisbury on csnphilly.com:The question remains: Will Burnett cash in his $12.75 million player option and pitch for the Phillies...
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Phillies Rumors: Ryan Howard's future uncertain

Long time Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard could have possibly played his last game with the club this past Sunday after some recent speculation on the unknown clarity of his future with the organization.#102707395 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Comcast Sportsnet Phillies insider Jim Salisbury on csnphilly.com:Ryan Howard played in his 1,331st...
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TBS MLB talking heads do promo inspired by ‘Boom Goes the Dynamite’ (video)

Brian Collins may be one of the biggest sports-related celebrities of the Viral Video Age. The former Ball State University sports anchor became an Internet legend when footage of his incredibly awkward, highly amusing and comically inept debut broadcast surfaced. Collins apparently had no idea he would be filling in for the regular guy, who […] The post TBS MLB talking heads...
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5 Facts About Roy Halladay’s 2010 NLDS No Hitter (Infographic)

Pitched a gem that day. Remember the MLB division series will be televised on Fox Sports 1.
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Son of Phillies Owner John Middleton Speaks, Slams Fanbase For Lack Of Loyalty

The son of Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton took to Twitter to take to give a long rant about the state of the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans. It started perhaps because he was tired of answering questions about the team. This Middleton is a Hollywood producer, not the owner....
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PN Interview: Maikel Franco

This weekend, Phillies Nation was granted VIP Access to Sports Vault’s All Access program at the Philadelphia Sports Card Show and Convention. There, we were able to speak to a number of the guests which included many Phillies, past and present. For the next week, please check out our exclusive interviews and give our friends at Sports Vault a click for the best sports memorabilia...
Via Phillies Nation
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AL East MVPs & Cy Youngs

The Phillies offseason has officially started, because they suck and aren't in the playoffs.  They were eliminated in March.  Anyway...to help pass the time, I'll be focusing mainly on the Phillies but also delving into all things baseball related.  So, without further ado, I bring to you the MVPs and Cy Youngs of the American League East.Baltimore Orioles:MVP - Adam Jones...
Via We Should Be GM's
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If A Team Takes Ryan Howard, The Phillies Might Need To Take Bad Contracts Back

#456222996 / gettyimages.com Much of the talk before the Phillies played Sunday's season finale against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park centered around whether or not Sunday's game would be Ryan Howard's last game as a Phillie. The fans seemed to wonder as much as well, as they gave...
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Grading the 2014 Season in Review

The season is over. At 73-89, the Phillies were exactly as bad as they were in 2013, except they finished a spot worse now. The future is bleak, and there is no good pathway forward. None of that matters right now though, because we want to look backwards. I want...
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5 little-known facts: Roy Halladay's 2010 postseason no-hitter (Infographic)

The teams are set, and now the games begin. The MLB postseason starts this week, with 8 of the 10 NLDS games to be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1. As we get ready for the 2014 playoffs, this week we are looking back on great MLB playoff moments from the recent past. Today's highlight: In his first career postseason appearance, Roy Halladay pitches a no-hitter for the Philadelphia...
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5 Things To Know About Roy Halladay’s Playoff No-Hitter

  The MLB Playoffs begin tomorrow (follow along on Fox Sports 1 for the MLB Division Series).  Today, we look back at Roy Halladay’s no-hitter against the Reds during the 2010 NLDS. Halladay’s no-hitter, the second ever in the MLB playoffs, would help the Phillies beat the Reds in 4-games, and eventually lead them to the World […] The post 5 Things To Know About Roy Halladay’s...
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Roy Halladay’s playoff no-hitter revisited

*****This is a sponsored post***** Roy Halladay retired after last season after a combination of injuries and age led his velocity to drop off significantly and his ERA to spike accordingly. It’s hard to believe it, but only two seasons prior he was an All-Star and second in NL Cy Young voting. Three years prior, […]
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Looking Back on Roy Halladay’s postseason no-hitter

The MLB playoffs are about to start and after a competitive finish to the season we finally have all the matchups for baseball’s big dance set. The divisional series will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, and to get you ready for October baseball we have been taking a look back at some of the best moments in MLB playoff history over the next few days. Today we’re remembering...
Via Rumors and Rants
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Remembering Roy Halladay’s 2010 Playoff No-Hitter

The MLB playoffs are about to start and after a competitive finish to the season we finally have all the matchups for baseball’s big dance set. The divisional series will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, and to get you ready for October baseball we have been taking a look back at some of the best moments in MLB playoff history over the next few days. Today we’re remembering Roy...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
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Infographic: Roy Halladay’s no-hitter in the 2010 National League Division Series

On Oct. 6, 2010, in his first postseason start, Roy Halladay accomplished something that only one other pitcher has done in Major League Baseball history: Throw a postseason no-hitter. Halladay led the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-0 Game 1 win in the 2010 National League Division Series, shutting down a Cincinnati Reds lineup left utterly […] The post Infographic: Roy Halladay’s...
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Looking back at Roy Halladay’s no-hitter

Jason Whitney With the 2014 MLB playoffs on the horizon (which will be televised on Fox Sports 1), we look back today on one of the greatest playoff pitching performances of all-time. Back in 2010, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitched a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in the NLDS. Previous to pitching for the Phillies, Halladay […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports...
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What Went Right, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies Edition

Here's what went right with the 2014 Phillies, as few as this list is: Cole Hamels- He might have been the least lucky pitcher in baseball, but he was really, really good. His opening month health scare not withstanding, his year was nearly perfect. Ken Giles- The young righty was...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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