Category Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

For Phillies, it’s about the Chase

Brian McNally

You won’t find many prognosticators picking anyone other than the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League East this s… Continue reading

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The winter of Yankees’ discontent

Leon Saffelle

Free agent southpaw Cliff Lee’s signing with the Phillies actually has had quite a ripple effect — beyond the fact that it allows other free agent signings to happen.

The biggest… Continue reading

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Top 5: Pitching staffs in MLB history

Kevin Dunleavy

The 2011 Phillies’ rotation of Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels might have the stuff to rank with the best of all time. What will it take? Here are the standard… Continue reading

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Just waiting to see what else is lefty

Leon Saffelle

The intense marketing of pitcher Cliff Lee, the top free agent of the offseason, will now throw much of the major signings into limbo.

At least we can be thankful the Nationals ju… Continue reading

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Mining Entertainment From the End of the Season

The Phillies magic number is one.
Not that I care about the Phillies winning the division – actually, I care about the Phillies NOT winning the division – but here is a way that Nationals fans can glean a little satisfaction from the last six games.

The Nationals have to sweep the Phillies. Sounds like a tall [...] Continue reading

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Half a Loaf (plus some notes)

My love for baseball was formed when I was about eight or nine years old. I had a first baseman’s mitt (any idea how hard it was to find a first baseman’s mitt for your left hand in 1968?) and a bat, and baseball was pretty much all I did as a kid. And while [...] Continue reading

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