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  • Getting girls moving is part of program's goals

    Even though it's still winter as evidenced by the massive amounts of snow covering the Lehigh Valley, the temperatures are getting warmer this weekend. Robins have been spotted since February, but haven't brought the required warm weather to send many...
  • Phillies lineup for first Grapefruit League game, Gonzalez debut pushed off

     
    The Phillies begin their Grapefruit League season today at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays and the starting lineup very much resembles what the team could put out on the field Opening Day. Minus Roberto Hernandez of course. The Phillies lineup for...
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    Cabrera vs. Trout II In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
  • Goodness gracious, great flaming dogs of feces

    I hit the blooper bonanza the other day with another envelope from the King of All Clippers. KOAC, who has been sending me collections of number-coded little clippings for years, draws these mostly from the Times-News, Palmerton, but they also come...
  • Asche, Ruf, among players Phillies hope are building blocks

    Asche, Ruf, among players Phillies hope are building blocks
    It could be years before the Phillies have another player who attacks the game like Chase Utley or one who can drive the ball the way Ryan Howard has. And we all know relievers who throw the way Ryan Madson did when he was in Philadelphia's bullpen don'...
  • Quinn ruptures Achilles; Joseph joining Dominican team to test himself behind plate

     
    Phillies shorstop prospect Roman Quinn missed the last 2 1/2 months of Lakewood's 2013 season after suffering a broken wrist when he was hit by a pitch. Now, the speedster won't be around to start the 2014 season, either. Comcast's Jim Salisbury...
  • Quinn ruptures Achillies; Joseph testing his return to catching in Dominican

     
    Phillies shortstop prospect Roman Quinn missed the last 2 1/2 months of Lakewood's 2013 season with a broken wrist after being hit by a pitch. Now, the speedster won't be around to begin the 2014 season as well. Comcast's Jim Salisbury reported...
  • Sandberg addresses the possibility of Howard returning this year

     
    A few days after management waivered regarding a possible return for Ryan Howard, Ryne Sandberg voiced his opinion. “At this point, counterproductive,” the Phillies interim manager said. “You don’t want any fallbacks or anything.&#...
  • Now What?

     
    OK, so the Phillies have fought their way back to .500 just in time for the All-Star Break. Now what? Several of my recommendations from earlier in the season have been adopted, with Darin Ruff now manning first base and......
  • Michael Young addresses the trade rumors

     
    The speculation today has been that Michael Young will accept a trade only to Texas, where he spent his entire major league career prior to 2013. The Phillies third baseman, who confirmed he had a talk with general manager Ruben......
  • Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?

    Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?
    Seven of the 13 men who managed the Philadelphia Phillies since Veterans Stadium opened in 1971 were let go before a season ended: Frank Lucchesi, Danny Ozark, Pat Corrales, John Felske, Lee Elia, Nick Leyva and Charlie Manuel. There were few tears when...