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Friday Jul 18 | That Balls Outta Here

Braves top Phillies to start second half

Jul 18, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws a pitch against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Philly.com

Fans call who stays and who goes

THE PHILLIES likely won't make the playoffs for the third year in a row, and management seems hesitant to undergo a full-scale rebuild.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Cliff Lee

Wed Jul 16, 2014

That Balls Outta Here

TBOH Debate: Philadelphia Phillies first half surprises and disappointments

Every week, the writers of That Ball's Outta Here debate the key issues facing the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Mario Hollands, Chase Utley

Tue Jul 15, 2014

That Balls Outta Here

2014 Philadelphia Phillies first half review: What went right?

In what may be the understatement of the year, I'm going to say that 2014 has not gone as well as the Phillies front office had hoped.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Antonio Bastardo

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Times Leader

Phillies flounder into All-Star Break

The good vibes from a five-game winning streak against first-place teams dissipated in less than 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Chase Utley, Kyle Kendrick, Jayson Werth, Ryan Howard

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Federal Baseball

Nationals 10-3 over Phillies: Nats finish first half of 2014 at 51-42

The Washington Nationals jumped out to a 3-0 lead before an out was recorded when Jayson Werth took Philadelphia Phillies' starter Kyle Kendrick deep in the first and the Nats cruised to a 10-3 win in the series and first-half finale in Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Baseball Players, Jayson Werth, Kyle Kendrick, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals

NJ.com

Federovitch: Midseason report card for three local teams

The All-Star break is upon us, which for two of the three locals almost seems like a welcome respite on a long journey to nowhere.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Ike Davis, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Domonic Brown, Dellin Betances

Philly.com

Phils brass: Minors short on offense

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and director of player development Joe Jordan couldn't have been more frank when assessing the minor-league system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Antonio Bastardo, Mario Hollands, Carlos Ruiz, Cameron Rupp

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The State

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Philadelphia

Domonic Brown homered and drove in three runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Jonathan Lucroy, Wily Peralta, Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Reviewing the Brew

Brewers Belt Three Home Runs, Fall to Phillies as Wily Peralta Struggles

Jul 8, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Cody Asche is out on a play at the plate as Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy catches the throw during the first inning at Miller Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Wily Peralta, Jonathan Lucroy, Brandon Kintzler, Cody Asche

Isportsweb.com

Storyline: The Next Bullpen Surprise for the Phillies

Is another stud on the way for the Philadelphia Phillies after Ken Giles? Will this mystery reliever fill the final seat in the pen? This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mario Hollands, Luis Garcia, B.J Rosenberg, Ethan Martin, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Locke tops Phillies 6-2; Pirates finish 1st sweep

Locke got the best of Burnett on Sunday in Pittsburgh's 6-2 victory that finished off a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Jimmy Rollins, Pedro Alvarez

The Good Phight

Go Home Phillies: Pirates 6, Phillies 2

With Ryan Howard and Chase Utley both on the bench with a day off today, I'm not sure what result we should have expected.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Fri Jul 04, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Pirates 8, Phillies 2

Pirates 8, Phillies 2: Jordy Mercer drove in four runs and Andrew McCutchen had a pair of RBI doubles among his four hits as host Pittsburgh pummeled its Keystone State rival.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Harrison, Baseball Players, Andrew McCutchen, Jordy Mercer, Gerrit Cole, Chase Utley

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Philly.com

Phillies Notes: Diekman can't hold Marlins righties

The situation called for a righthanded reliever, but Jake Diekman jogged from the visitors' bullpen that doubles as a nightclub at Marlins Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Mario Hollands

Tue Jul 01, 2014

NJ.com

Ed Lucas helps Miami Marlins beat Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in 11 innings

Ed Lucas' single scored the winning run from second base with one out in the 11th inning Tuesday night and the Miami Marlins broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Cody Asche, Cameron Rupp, Jimmy Rollins

The State

Recap: Miami vs. Philadelphia

Ed Lucas singled home Jeff Baker in the 11th inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday in the opener of a three-game series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Cody Asche, Ryan Howard

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Marlins tip Phillies in 11 innings

There is no need for the Phillies general manager to sacrifice leverage with other teams by proclaiming his roster for sale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee

Isportsweb.com

Storyline: Trade Rumors with Realistic Expectations for the Phillies

Long before the arrival of July 31, writers will predict Chase Utley's departure from the Philadelphia Phillies to a new city with a pennant-race opportunity.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Chase Utley, Carlos Ruiz

The Good Phight

Phillies Midseason Report: Ryne Sandberg

The first 81 games of the season, the official half-way point of the 2014 season, is a good time to take stock in what we've seen so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Carlos Ruiz, Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

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