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Yesterday | Philly.com

Maybe we all dug the long ball more than we'd like to admit

BEFORE THE well-deserved inductions of Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine into the Baseball Hall of Fame last month, an old, familiar advertisement from 1998 made the rounds on the various social-media platforms of the day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, Mark McGwire, Cole Hamels

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Burnett strikes out 12 as Phillies edge Nationals

A.J. Burnett's previous seven starts produced a 6.41 ERA and seven Phillies losses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay, Ian Desmond

Philly.com

Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett.

A.J. Burnett's previous seven starts before a 3-2 win over Washington produced a 6.41 ERA and seven Phillies losses.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels, Ian Desmond

That Balls Outta Here

Totally biased Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals series preview

But after taking care of the Seattle Mariners and St. Louis Cardinals, they'll have an even tougher task ahead of them: The blisteringly hot Washington Nationals will come to town for a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Washington Nationals, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Hunter Pence, Tanner Roark

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Philly.com

Williams, Phillies cut down Cardinals

The Phillies will use the final 32 games to find solutions, and they must know every revelation cannot be franchise-altering.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cole Hamels, Baseball Players

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NJ.com

Phillies' David Buchanan, Jerome Williams can make case for 2015 rotation

That's it, and that's assuming the Phillies don't decide they need to trade their most valuable commodity - a left-handed ace with four years left on his contract - to re-stock in many areas.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Buchanan, Baseball Players

Chicago Cubs

MLB Notebook: Kershaw a modern Koufax

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Joe Mauer

NewsOK.com

Where have baseball's 20-game winners gone?

Oakland's Scott Kazmir is tied for the American League lead with 14 victories and is on pace for 18 wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Rick Porcello, Max Scherzer, Brad Penny

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Philly.com

If Burnett retires, Phillies' rotation will need help

A.J. BURNETT'S answer wasn't definitive, but it did reinforce the widely held belief that the veteran pitcher would lean toward retirement when the 2014 season ends.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, David Buchanan

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Mariners

MLB Notebook: Iwakuma follows King's lead

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Pedro Martinez, Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, Stephen Strasburg

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NJ.com

Phillies' A.J. Burnett says he will probably retire after this season

Asked after his most recent frustrating start whether he planned to pitch next year, Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett answered "probably not" on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News Journal

Williams shines in Phillies' victoryWilliams shines in Phillies'...

Jerome Williams made his second start with Phillies since being claimed off waivers from the Texas Rangers, and he again impressed Monday night against the Seattle Mariners in a 4-1 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Ken Giles, Endy Chavez, Kendrys Morales

Sun Aug 17, 2014

SoDo Mojo

Fantasy Baseball: Seattle Mariners Playoff Push

It is an exciting time in Seattle to be a Mariners fan. They are currently ten games over .500, and only a half-game behind the Detroit Tigers for the second wildcard playoff spot .

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, James Paxton, National League, National League East, American League, American League East

That Balls Outta Here

Phillies look to top Lincecum in rubber game

Aug 16, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies infielder Chase Utley rounds third base against the San Francisco Giants in the sixth inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chase Utley, Baseball Players, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Ryan Howard, David Buchanan

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Philly.com

Phillies Notes: Trade rumors continue to swirl around Phils' Hamels

When a team scored multiple runs against Cole Hamels for the first time in 34 days, the Phillies lefthander pounded his fist into his glove.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, John Mayberry Jr.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Good Phight

A.J. Burnett and Phillies starters a big disappointment

They knew their offense might not gel and that their bullpen was full of young arms and question marks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, National League, Major League Baseball, Kyle Kendrick, Philadelphia Phillies

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Philly.com

Hamels weighs his future

For more than 6 weeks, from a month before the trade deadline until nearly 2 weeks after the deadline, Cole Hamels has had to answer questions about the possibility of playing somewhere other than Philly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Roy Halladay, Jon Lester

Boston.com

Wilbur: Jon Lester Is Not Coming Back So Just Let It GoSports

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Roger Clemens, CC Sabathia, John Lackey, A.J. Burnett, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Philly.com

No quick fix for Phillies rotation

The ninth pitcher to start a game for the Phillies this season lounged on a bench Tuesday in the visitors' dugout at Angels Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tyler Cloyd, Ethan Martin, Kyle Kendrick, Cole Hamels, David Buchanan

Isportsweb.com

Storyline: Trading Lee, a Phillies' Mistake

Even with the temporarily muted debate regarding a Cliff Lee deal, the Philadelphia Phillies will go to Clearwater in February with hopes that the ace will dominate hitters again in April.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Rodrigo Lopez, Jon Lieber, Cory Lidle, Jamie Moyer

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