How Did Jim Thome Trade With Chicago White Sox Shape Philadelphia Phillies’ Golden Age?
Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

With pitchers and catchers less than two weeks away from reporting to Clearwater, baseball season is on the immediate horizon. Two seasons ago, the Philadelphia Phillies were coming off of the best season in franchise history with 102 wins and […]

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Cliff Lee Philadelphia Phillies

It’s become a sad reality for the Philadelphia Phillies over the last few seasons. More often than desired, a starting pitcher’s solid outing has been spoiled by an offense that went cold. The two latest victims of this unfortunate trend […]

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Ken Giles, Philadelphia Phillies, Reading Phillies,

The back end of the bullpen isn’t a disaster waiting to happen for the Philadelphia Phillies. It has happened already. With the team getting disastrous results from guys like closer Jonathan Papelbon, Jake Diekman and B.J. Rosenberg, it probably is time […]

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Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies,

On the fifth anniversary of the passing of the most popular Philadelphia Phillies icon of his generation, the current most popular team icon Chase Utley hit a home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a tie and win […]

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Philadelphia Phillies, empty stadium,

If Philadelphia Phillies fans were electing a Governor of Pennsylvania and had to choose between two guys who did not want to spend money for, say, snow removal, the most likely result is that those voters would stay home. That’s how […]

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Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

So far the season of the Philadelphia Phillies has been an unmitigated disaster, but what might be more surprising is how the players are handling it. Losing two of three to the Texas Rangers in the first week and following […]

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Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

You don’t need to have binoculars to see something very peculiar about first baseman Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies this season. He’s limping. It might not be enough to keep him out of a game or a significant injury, […]

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The Philadelphia Phillies probably should be in a transition year. Gone are the days in which the Phillies ruled the roost in the National League East, appearing in back-to-back World Series and winning one. But some of those players still […]

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Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies‘ bullpen is off to a shaky start, but is starting to find consistency. Jonathan Papelbon is paid to be the trusty anchor at the backend of the clubs’ bullpen, but he has again struggled early on. With […]

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