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Phillies Name Johnny Almaraz Amateur Scouting Director

The Phillies have hired Johnny Almaraz as the organization’s Director of Amateur Scouting

10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

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Phillies’ Sandberg On Managing: Pressure To Win ‘Wears On A Manager Much More’

Chris Stigall talked to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg on 1210 WPHT after a tough stretch for the team that has seen them fall to the bottom of the National League after losing eight of their last nine games.

06/09/2014

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With The 2014 Phillies, Should We Be Counting Down the Days Till July?

Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

02/04/2014

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Rivera Enters Early, Helps AL Win All-Star Game

Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute.

07/17/2013

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NL

With the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?

07/11/2013

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Fantasy Baseball Edge: National League All-Star Team

Roto Analysis looks at the National League all-stars in fantasy baseball.

06/29/2012

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On Day Of Home Opener, A Look Back At The History Of Baseball

On the day of the Phillies home opener, we also take a look at the history of baseball as told by a Villanova law professor.

04/09/2012

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Jonathan Papelbon: Phillies Fans More Knowledgeable Than Red Sox Fans

Jonathan Papelbon hasn’t been a member of the Philadelphia Phillies for very long, but he already notices a difference between Phillies fans and Red Sox fans.

03/08/2012

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Source: Phillies Give 1-year Deal to LHP Dontrelle Willis

Willis, 30, was 1-6 with a 5.00 ERA for Cincinnati last year.

12/13/2011

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Phillies Look To Clinch Playoff Berth

The Phillies magic number to clinch a playoff berth remains at one. That means, of course, a win in Houston on Tuesday night or a Cardinals’ loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, would send Philadelphia into baseball’s postseason for a fifth consecutive year.

09/13/2011

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What This Week Really Means

The Phillies got a big week off to a great start by simply dominating the Atlanta Braves 9-0 Monday night. Cliff Lee is on an amazing streak, and the path to another NL East Championship got even closer.

09/07/2011

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Worley And Phillies Top Atlanta, 6-3

The major league-leading Phillies won their 90th game and reduced their magic number for clinching their fifth straight NL East title to 14 games. They have won 90 games in four consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.

09/07/2011

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Phillies Unveiling Of Broadcaster Harry Kalas Statue Postponed Due To Rain Out

The seven-and-a-half foot bronze statue of Harry Kalas leaning on a bat was commissioned not by the Phillies, but by fans who wanted a lasting tribute to “Harry the K.”

08/14/2011

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