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2010 MLB Playoffs: Phils Need to Play Small Ball

2010 has been called the Year of the Pitcher, as the league-wide batting average was as low as its been since 1992 and there were 5 no-hitters.  Well, if this was the Year of the Pitcher, then the NLCS will … Continue reading

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2010 MLB Playoffs: The San Francisco Giants

When the Phillies return to action on Saturday, for Game 1 of the NLCS, they’ll be taking a big step up in competition from the Reds to the Giants.  At the risk of beating a dead horse, you win with pitching … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Get It: The Reputation of Philly Fans

So, I was in St. Louis last week for a business trip.  Returning to my hotel room after a long day of site visits and business meetings, I did what any of us would do at that point, I flipped … Continue reading

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McNabb and Pat the Bat

-I still haven’t gotten around to laying out my take on Donovan McNabb and his time as an Eagle, but, in the meantime, The Onion,  as usual, has a hilarious take on it, with plenty of truth thrown in. -And … Continue reading

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Phillies Turn Down Potential Compensation for Burrell and Moyer

As the 6-year free agent arbitration deadline came and went at midnight last night, the Phillies officially chose not to make offers to four free agents, including two Type A free agents, Pat Burrell and Jamie Moyer (Rudy Seanez and … Continue reading

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On to the Series

Philadelphia Philles: 2008 National League Champions.  It’s a beautiful thing. As I watched the fairly easy Game 5 win, I was obviously excited, but I wasn’t completely appreciating the magnitude of this Phillie team’s accomplishment until my man Joe Buck started recounting … Continue reading

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…And DOWN the Stretch They Come!

OK, here we are, with 17 games to go and the Phillies need to start winning games immediately if they want a playoff berth.  Sound familiar?  Yes, it was at this exact point last year, with the Phillies down 7 … Continue reading

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Key Questions for the Phils

This week, Phillies players from all over the country and Latin America are packing their bags and heading to Florida for the start of Spring Training.  It’s always an exciting time because it signals the return of baseball and even … Continue reading

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