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4 hrs ago | That Balls Outta Here

Totally biased Philadelphia Phillies vs. St. Louis Cardinals series preview

After a rare visit by the Seattle Mariners, the Philadelphia Phillies will host a more familiar opponent this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, St. Louis Cardinals, Oscar Taveras

7 hrs ago | The Good Phight

Jimmy Rollins and the best low-average seasons by shortstops

Rollins is having a better season at the plate than his batting average alone would indicate .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jimmy Rollins, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

10 hrs ago | The Good Phight

Phillies Minor League Roundup - August 21, 2014

Sean O'Sullivan gets hit with the no-decision, despite a solid effort. Phillippe Aumont came on in relief and gave up the 1-out walkoff HR in the bottom of the 9th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phillippe Aumont, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, Seth Rosin, Kelly Dugan, Aaron Altherr, Major League Baseball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Good Phight

Phillies Minor League Roundup - August 20, 2014

Today's Probables: LHV: Sean O'Sullivan, REA: Ryan O'Sullivan, CLR: Jordan Guth, LWD: Yacksel Rios, WIL: Alejandro Arteaga Ruben Amaro Jr., to his credit, made a lot of decent moves this offseason .

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Related Topix: Sports, Rob Rasmussen, Baseball Players, Kelly Dugan, Major League Baseball

SoDo Mojo

Can Felix Hernandez Do Something Special In Boston On Friday Night?

Aug 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez signs autographs for fans during pre game warm ups before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

WNEP-TV Moosic

Ryan Howard Visits the Little League World Series

The players at the Little League World Series are used to being the center of attention, but today they shared the spotlight with one of their idols: Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, Little League, Major League Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies have decisions to make heading into '15

But general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is keeping quiet about it. He acknowledged last week in Anaheim that the Phils need to improve their offense and rotation, but he said little when asked if there could be changes coming in the player-development and amateur and pro scouting departments.

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Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Darin Ruf, American League, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley

The Good Phight

Phillies Bar Reviews: Devil's Den

This is the second part of a project undertaken by the author to perhaps find the proper company, both in human interaction and in drink, to endure the current season of Philadelphia Phillies baseball, as well as seasons in the immediate future.

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Phillymag.com

Are Good Phillies Teams Good for Newspapers?

Our pal Randy LoBasso has an interesting cover story this week at Philadelphia Weekly , suggesting that when the Philadelphia Phillies play poorly - as they are this season - there are economic ramifications: For many of Citizens Bank Park's workers, it's simple trickle-down economics: pay rises and falls with the team's fortune.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Good Phight

Taney Update, August 21, 2014: Elimination Game Tonight

It wasn't a good night for the local kids, as the gargantuan and talented boys from Mountain Ridge pinned a loss on Mo'ne Davis and her Taney Dragons team, 8-1, in a six-inning game that lasted over two and a half hours.

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

The Good Phight

Phillies Minor League Roundup - August 19, 2014

In Jason Marquis' first 3 starts with LHV, he gave up 1 earned run in 18 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, Kelly Dugan, Aaron Altherr, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Kendrick tasked with quieting Cardinals in opener

With the Cardinals vying for their fourth consecutive postseason appearance, a three-game slate with the last-place Phillies at Citizens Bank Park comes at exactly the right time.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Kyle Kendrick, Baseball Players, Hunter Pence, Chase Utley, Shelby Miller

The Good Phight

Little League World Series Game Thread: Taney

Wow, everybody's getting GOOD AND HYPER about this. Before we speculate on whether there's too much hype or not, or whether we should just regard Taney's starting pitcher Mo'ne Davis as a good pitcher, a good kid, a girl, or some combination of those things , let's at least acknowledge that there are other players on this team too, it's been a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Little League, Sports, Major League Baseball

Knoxville News Sentinel

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies are behind Mo'ne Davis and Taney Little League.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 20 at 4:55PM EDT expiring August 20 at 5:45PM EDT in effect for: Blount, Monroe Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 20 at 5:25PM EDT expiring August 20 at 6:15PM EDT in effect for: Knox, Union Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued August 20 at 3:59PM EDT expiring August 20 at 11:00PM EDT in effect for: ... (more)

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That Balls Outta Here

Andres Blanco: The Story so far

Aug 11, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies former outfielder Aaron Rowand and the Phillie Phanatic shoot hot dogs into the crowd in between innings against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andres Blanco, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

The Good Phight

Just Forget It: Burnett Hints He'll Hang 'em Up

Let's start with a confession: everybody liked the A.J. Burnett deal when it was announced late in the offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, A.J. Burnett, Baseball Players, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee, Major League Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Hamels puts quality-start streak on line vs. Mariners

Mariners left-hander James Paxton has yet to lose a Major League start, but he'll face a tough matchup in veteran southpaw Cole Hamels when Seattle wraps up a three-game Interleague series with the Phillies in the rubber game on Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Cole Hamels, James Paxton, Major League Baseball

Belleville News Democrat

Cards disappointing but still in thick of things

The 2014 St. Louis Cardinals baseball season has proven to be one of the most frustrating in recent memory, with the club performing well below expectations all season long.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers, Nyjer Morgan, Baseball Players, Chris Carpenter

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Good Phight

Takin' it to the ZZZZZZZs: Mariners 5, Phillies 2

The Mariners, on the other hand, had themselves a great game. They stole four bases, three in the fist inning alone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hisashi Iwakuma, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

The News Tribune

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Seattle

Hisashi Iwakuma tossed eight shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2, in the middle test of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hisashi Iwakuma, Baseball Players, Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Mike Zunino

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