Philadelphia Phillies Need to Restock System

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With the exception of a couple of pitchers like first-round pick Aaron Nola, ninth-round pick Matt Hockenberry and last year’s first pick, shortstop J.J. Crawford, the Philadelphia Phillies have had pretty much nothing but bad news down on the farm […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Take A Page From Philadelphia Eagles’ Playbook

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A few days ago, Miss Delaware got stripped of her crown because she was “too old” at the advanced age of 24. That sounds harsh but, in reality, it’s pretty much the way the Philadelphia Eagles have been doing business […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Best Hope for Prospects at Trade Deadline is Marlon Byrd

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When the subject of coveted Philadelphia Phillies players comes up in scouting reports all over baseball, one name keeps popping up in Marlon Byrd. There is a good reason for that. Byrd, even though he is 36, is following his […]

CEO’s Comments About Rebuilding Show That Philadelphia Phillies Are Losing Touch With Reality

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It was the kind of comment that makes you pause and say, “Come again?” The latest from Philadelphia Phillies’ CEO David Montgomery is that he thinks a complete rebuild would have a negative impact on attendance. That’s a pretty scary […]

Split With Miami Marlins Means Sun Has Set On Playoff Hopes of Philadelphia Phillies

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Are the Philadelphia Phillies the team which survived a “Group of Death” road trip in Atlanta and St. Louis at 5-2 or the team that split a home series with the Miami Marlins? Neither, but that’s not bad because the […]

Grady Sizemore Acquisition by Philadelphia Phillies Puts Domonic Brown on Notice

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It’s about as honest as a press conference gets for a manager these days. Domonic Brown misplays a fly ball and turns what probably would have been a 2-0 win for the Philadelphia Phillies into a 5-3 loss on Wednesday […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Pray to Add Hitting At 2014 Trade Deadline

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By now, the problem has become so recurring that the only alarm is that the Philadelphia Phillies have done nothing about it. The Phillies have established the fact that they cannot hit in any manner that can be considered reliable, […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Cole Hamels Right About Being Squeezed By Umpires

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The late great Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas had a perfect way to describe it: “Right down the middle for a ball.” Every Phillies’ fan knew exactly what Harry The K meant. The call in question was a strike in […]

Is Five-Game Winning Streak Enough to Turn Philadelphia Phillies From Sellers Into Buyers?

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Even while not coming right out and saying it, the message from Ruben Amaro Jr. was that the Philadelphia Phillies were more than willing to sell than buy come the trade deadline. Is a five-game winning streak (and nine of […]

Now Is The Time for Cody Asche to Lock Down His Philadelphia Phillies Future

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Back from a stint on the DL, now would be the time for Cody Asche to prove he is the third baseman of the future for the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have a lot of long-term decisions over the next […]

Aaron Altherr’s Promotion Demonstrates How Far Philadelphia Phillies’ Farm System Has Fallen

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When Tony Gwynn Jr. went on bereavement leave after the death of his father, the Philadelphia Phillies looked around the farm system for an available outfield replacement. The best they could come up with was Aaron Altherr. Never heard of […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Not Be Fooled by Sweeping Atlanta Braves

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After sweeping the Atlanta Braves with a 10-5 win on Wednesday, fans of the Philadelphia Phillies have to be asking one question: “Is this Fool’s Gold?” There can only be one possible answer and that is yes. While sweeping the […]