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Even Without a Hit, C Wil Nieves Shows Why He Will Be A Capable Backup for Philadelphia Phillies

Wil Nieves, Philadelphia Phillies,

Despite going 0-for-4 in his first start for the Philadelphia Phillies, catcher Wil Nieves passed his first test as a starter. With starting catcher Carlos Ruiz getting a rest, Nieves called a 2-0  shutout for Cliff Lee at the Chicago […]

Domonic Brown Needs To Avoid Sophomore Jinx In Order For Philadelphia Phillies To Contend

Domonic Brown, Philadelphia Phillies,

Name recognition in the city of Philadelphia with so many pro great athletes is a difficult thing to establish, but fans of Domonic Brown and the Philadelphia Phillies found out how hard that was on Friday night. A local sportscaster […]

5 Ways Philadelphia Phillies Can Fix The Bullpen

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Philadelphia Phillies Must Cut Jonathan Papelbon

Jonathan Papelbon, Philadelphia Phillies,

Head coach Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles might have taught the Philadelphia Phillies a valuable lesson earlier this week. Breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes it has to be done. Kelly said goodbye to DeSean Jackson for […]

Philadelphia Phillies: Jimmy Rollins Needs To Heed Ryne Sandberg’s Hitting Advice

Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies,

It’s a small sample, but Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies so far appears to be the player Rollins wants to be and the one manager Ryne Sandberg does not want to see. The player Rollins wants to be is […]

When Freddy Galvis Returns, Saying Goodbye to Jayson Nix Will Not Be Hard to Do

Jayson Nix

A year ago, Jayson Nix was in the starting lineup for the New York Yankees on opening day and just missed that honor by one day for the Philadelphia Phillies. Despite getting a hit in his first at-bat for the […]

Philadelphia Phillies Might Have 1 of the Most Surprisingly Prolific Offenses in MLB

Marlon Byrd, Philadelphia Phillies,

The earliest inter-league game in major league history might or might not have supplied a view into the future for the Philadelphia Phillies, but consider this telling fact: The Phillies did not score 10 runs in a single game until […]

5 Surprises on Philadelphia Phillies’ Opening Day Roster

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Offensive Performance by Philadelphia Phillies Illustrates Why Ryne Sandberg Was Angry At Jimmy Rollins

Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies,

The Philadelphia Phillies closed out Spring Training by getting shut out three straight games, including one in Philadelphia. Since the final game of Spring Training was rained out, they will not get shut out a fourth-straight time before the opener […]

Outfield is One Thing to Like About 2014 Philadelphia Phillies

Ben Revere, Philadelphia Phillies,

Hate the Philadelphia Phillies overall team age, which only seems to be approaching a 40 median? Me, too. Love the team’s outfield? Ditto. In fact, it could be one of the best in baseball. The Phils have a guy who […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Give Ryan Howard One Month to Prove He Can Still Play Everyday

Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

One of the most alarming things about this spring for the Philadelphia Phillies is that the people who they are counting the most on are having subpar springs. One of those people is first baseman Ryan Howard, and despite his hefty […]