Philadelphia Phillies Would Be Doing Cole Hamels A Favor By Trading Him To Native San Diego

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There’s not much point in a last-place team keeping an eight-win pitcher, and that’s the dilemma the Philadelphia Phillies found themselves in when visiting the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night. There are a number of possible landing spots in […]

Tony Gwynn Jr. Getting Start for Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres a Classy Move

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There have not been many highlights in a last-place season for the Philadelphia Phillies, but Tony Gwynn Jr. already has supplied two of them. Returning to the Phillies in June after his iconic Hall-of-Fame father of the same name died, […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Suspend Jonathan Papelbon For Rest Of 2014 Season

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Evidently, the only person who did not see Jonathan Papelbon making an obscene gesture to Philadelphia Phillies fans on Sunday was Papelbon. The closer had just blown his fourth save of the year, coming into the game with a 4-1 […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Convert Cody Asche to Second Base as Replacement for Chase Utley

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All throughout his minor-league career, Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Cody Asche has been compared to one player: Chase Utley. From Phillies minor-league managers to scouts, the comparison was made to be a compliment to Asche for the intensity and hustle […]

GM Ruben Amaro’s Stubborn Defense of Ryan Howard Makes Philadelphia Phillies’ Immediate Future Dismal

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At one point this season, it looked like the Philadelphia Phillies had had enough of Ryan Howard. Manager Ryne Sandberg had benched him for three straight games, and it appeared that the younger Darin Ruf was going to get a […]

Philadelphia Phillies Saying Goodbye to Kyle Kendrick Would Be Addition By Subtraction

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When the Philadelphia Phillies brought up pitcher Kyle Kendrick from Double-A ball in 2007, the pitcher won 10 games and lost four in what was his best season as a professional. Since then, though, Kendrick has done nothing but prove […]

Philadelphia Phillies: Domonic Brown Should Be the Odd Man Out of Outfield

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On the opening day of the NFL season, Philadelphia’s most high-profile Dallas Cowboys‘ fan was basking in the glow of hitting a home run on Saturday. It should be the last highlight ever for Domonic Brown in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform because […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Platoon Cody Asche and Maikel Franco at Third

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Long before the Philadelphia Phillies ever played a baseball game, King Solomon had a perfect solution for the dilemma the organization faces now at third base: Split the baby. Solomon is not the Phillies’ manager, Ryne Sandberg is, but Sandberg should […]

Ryan Howard Coming Up Small for Philadelphia Phillies in a Big Spot Against the New York Mets Not Surprising

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A certain New York sports talk radio personality has a trademark question he asks all of the time about high-profile athletes: “Can you trust him in a big spot?” Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies has supplied a rather emphatic […]

Philadelphia Phillies: Owner David Montgomery’s Leave of Absence Could Pave Way For Removal of GM Ruben Amaro Jr.

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Without much fanfare, the  Philadelphia Phillies released a statement earlier this week saying that current CEO and owner David Montgomery will step aside to take a leave of absence due to a health issue, and that his duties will be assumed […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Cole Hamels Right To Be Miffed After Quick Hook From Ryne Sandberg

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Without saying much, Cole Hamels said a lot after being pulled by Ryne Sandberg in a 4-3 win for the Philadelphia Phillies over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The highest-paid athlete in Philadelphia sports history and former World Series […]

Philadelphia Phillies Beating Washington Nationals Another Example of Too Little, Too Late

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So, the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals in a series and followed that up with two-straight wins over the Washington Nationals, the second coming on Tuesday night. Impressed? I did not think so. It’s a […]