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  • My baseball season has one more day left in it

     
    Forgive me for this post. I know to a lot of people around here, the baseball season ended three Fridays ago. Even Morning Call sports editor Bill Kline called this World Series a prime-time nuisance in a Tribune "Four Corners" mini-column the other day...
  • Don't expect fan-fave Thome to have huge impact

     
    I can't even imagine the ovation Jim Thome is going to get when he steps into the batter's box as a Phillie for the first time in the 2012 season. The man is loved in Philadelphia. Understandable. It's hard to......
  • Predix for Opening Day lineup and 25-man roster

     
    With the Phillies final game in Clearwater slated for 1:05 this afternoon against the Astros, here are my thoughts on the 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup. 25-MAN ROSTER -Ryan Howard -Jimmy Rollins -Placido Polanco -Carlos Ruiz -Ben Francisco -Shane.....
  • Surprise, surprise ... Phillies finalize 25-man roster

     
    The Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster, Charlie Manuel announced today. The big announcement is that infielder Pete Orr made the team and had his contract purchased. Also, earlier in the day Manuel said Rule 5 draftee Michael Martinez had......
  • Phillies whip Astros, 7-3, to complete three-game, season-opening sweep

     
    So far. so good. Make that so far, so very good, for the 2011 Phillies. They completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, getting a three-run home run from Ryan Howard in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in a 7-3 win over...
  • Drama in the 9th; Phils magic begins

     
    The Phillies showed no patience at plate, until it mattered. The Phils plated three runs in the ninth inning with the game-winner coming off the bat of pinch-hitter John Mayberry to give the Phillies a 5-4 victory over the Astros......
  • Updated with pic; Opening Day starting lineup and some quick hitters

     
    Some quick tidbits before today's opener at Citizens Bank Park.... --Jimmy Rollins was sporting a terry cloth white Phillies robe with red pinstripes in the clubhouse this morning. It had a red Phillies "P" on the upper left side in......
  • Small ball it is

     
    The Phillies have been playing my kinda baseball this season: small ball. I'm not saying home runs aren't fun, but I like hit-and-run baseball; I like stolen bases; I like situational baseball; I like bunting; nothing like seeing a little......
  • Utley: "I think I'll pass."

     
    If you were hoping to hear some encouraging words from Chase Utley today, you're outta luck. The Phillies second baseman, who missed every Grapefruit League game and has yet to play in a regular-season game because of patellar tendinitis, bone......
  • Bethlehem Township boy appears on Today Show’s “Everyone Has a Story”

     
    “You will persevere,” sang Broadway star Kerry Butler to 12-year-old Adam Recke as his parents Sean and Amy of Bethlehem Township dabbed their eyes. “You won’t give up knowing a miracle is bound to appear.” Adam, who...
  • Valdez provided some entertainment for Howard

     
    PHILADELPHIA— As he stood at first base, Ryan Howard covered his face with his glove in an attempt to hide his chuckles. While trying to become the hero, Wilson Valdez provided some entertainment as stood on the mound in the......
  • Manuel trying to stay positive, but Tuesday tested him

     
    Charlie Manuel is a positive guy, even when things are not going good. He's still trying to take the route, but the Phillies aren't making it easy. “We didn’t deserve to win the game,” he said of Tuesday's affair. “We......