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Pitcher Cole Hamels #35 delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning in a MLB baseball game on September 20, 2013 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Hamels Set For 2014 Debut As Phils Look For Fourth Straight W

The Phillies are back at .500 with a record of 10-10 and on Wednesday night they will continue their series in Los Angeles, looking for a fourth straight win.

04/23/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates his two run homerun with Carlos Ruiz #51 for a 4-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Porter: Phillies Pessimism Has Gone Too Far

That’s it. I’ve had enough. The pessimism surrounding the Phillies has gone too fa

04/22/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Jimmy Rollins #11 and Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Phillies Are “Contenders”

Through 19 games, the Phillies are 9-10 and have been somewhat inconsistent, showing flashes of excellence, as well as signs of weakness.

04/22/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 25: Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 25, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Ryne Sandberg Says Cole Hamels Will Have No Restrictions On Wednesday Night

The Phillies salvaged their first of three straight west-coast series’ against the Rockies on Sunday, with a 10-9 win which took four hours and eight minutes, avoiding a sweep in Colorado

04/21/2014

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Phillies Open 10-Game Trip In Colorado

The Phillies open a ten-game road trip on Friday night as they begin a weekend series in Colorado.

04/18/2014

Jonathan Papelbon (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giglio: Papelbon Is Right, Choose Results Over The Radar Gun

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon is capable of causing a stir, both on and off the field. He did just that in the aftermath of Thursday afternoon’s victory over the Atlanta Braves by questioning the media’s obsession with his velocity.

04/18/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 17: Closer Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after earning a save against the Atlanta Braves on April 17, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Papelbon: “Why Do You Guys Care About Velo So Much, Man?”

Jonathan Papelbon got his fourth save in five opportunities on Thursday afternoon, in a 1-0 Phillies win over the Braves. The Phils avoided the sweep and improved to 7-8 on the season with the win.

04/18/2014

Reading Fightin’ Phils closer Ken Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin’ Phils)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says He Has To Think About Bringing Ken Giles Up Now

Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters

04/15/2014

Reading Fightin' Phils closer Eric Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin' Phils)

Reading Fightin’ Phils’ 100 Miles Per Hour Man, Ken Giles, Is Off To Hot Start

Reading FIghtin’ Phils closer Ken Giles is off to a hot start, and throwing over 100 MPH.

04/11/2014

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a solo home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Giglio: Phillies Could Regret Missing Early Season Opportunities

The 2014 Philadelphia Phillies don’t have to play perfect baseball to stay on the outskirts of the National League postseason chase, but capitalizing on every small opportunity is imperative for a decent season at Citizens Bank Park.

04/11/2014

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Ryan Howard ‘We’ve Actually Played Very Well’

The Phillies allowed 25 runs on 38 hits, committing six errors, while getting swept in their first home series this week against the Milwaukee Brewers. They’re in the middle of their current four game losing streak, the Phillies have fallen to 3-6 and last place in the National League East.

04/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Pitcher Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on August 26, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Phillies defeated the Mets 2-1.

Amaro: Phils Will ‘Sink And Swim’ With Papelbon

Ruben Amaro says the Phillies will sink or swim with Jonathan Papelbon.

04/08/2014

Citizens Bank Park on a soggy morning before the 2014 Home Opener. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Phillies To Play Home Opener Minus Fan Favorite Utley

For fans looking to see a lineup that featured fan favorite Chase Utley, they are going to be sorely disappointed. Hours before the game was set to start, Utley was sent home with the flu.

04/08/2014

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 05: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a solo home run in the 1st inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ryne Sandberg: ‘Utley Sets A Good Tone For The Team’

When Jimmy Rollins said “who cares?” about Spring Training statistics, perhaps he was talking about Chase Utley.

04/07/2014

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Utley Leads Phillies Past Cubs In Wrigley Opener

Chase Utley hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Friday in the opener of Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary season.

04/04/2014

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