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Phillies win the NL pennant 10 years ago today in Los Angeles

Where were you when the Phillies won the National League pennant in 2008? Ten years ago tonight the Phillies did what many thought was impossible, clinching the National League pennant. For the first time in 25 years that honor belonged to Philadelphia after a five-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Up three games to […] Phillies win the NL pennant 10 years ago today in Los Angeles – That…

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Phillies pull top prospect Sanchez from Arizona Fall League

Sixto Sanchez, Philadelphia’s top-ranked prospect, will not participate in the Arizona Fall League, according to reporting from NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury. Per Salisbury’s report, a source says the right-handed hurler experienced a setback with tenderness in his collarbone while rehabbing his injured elbow. The Phillies had hoped to have him pitch this winter as he appeared in just eight games this season before being shut down in early June….

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Phillies: Breaking down the 40-man roster

The Phillies roster stands to receive a major facelift this offseason After their atrocious downfall in the final six weeks of the season the Phillies have major questions to answer regarding their 2019 roster. The 25-man major league roster and the 40-man roster will see some major changes through trades, free agent signings, and promotions. […] Phillies: Breaking down the 40-man roster – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls…

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Schilling reflects on Phillies magical run in 1993

Curt Schilling walked into the media room at Citizens Bank Park and smirked before finding a folding chair and plopping himself down. Moments earlier, he walked off the field as the club celebrated the 25th anniversary of the 1993 squad that reached the World Series. “So, who’s running this thing?” Schilling quipped in a sarcastic tone. Schilling was one of more than a dozen players on hand in early June…

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Phillies: Two former players up for managerial jobs

Two former Phillies are candidates for multiple managerial jobs Former Phillies infielders David Bell and John McDonald are among the rumored names in the Toronto Blue Jays open manager position, per Ken Rosenthal. Bell has also been named in the Cincinnati Reds manager search, and his father, Buddy, is a member of Cincinnati’s front office. […] Phillies: Two former players up for managerial jobs – That Balls Outta Here –…

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Phillies president MacPhail speaks on Kapler and adding a superstar

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak was hesitant on Monday to even remotely criticize manager Gabe Kapler and his first-year performance, but team president Andy MacPhail was a little more forthcoming as he met with media on Tuesday. The knock on Kap? The rah-rah gushy commentary, especially when things are going off the rails, needs to be curtailed. “I watched this happen to Dusty Baker,” MacPhail said. “If you are overly…

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Bats & Balls Notebook

Awards Time Drum roll, please……The first edition of Bats & Balls Notebook begins with a random assortment of 2018 Phillies Awards. These are not to be confused with baseball’s real awards or the Academy Awards or anything significant. BEST NUMBERS: 80 wins, 49 at home; 36 days in first place; 250,000 attendance spike. BEST PITCHER: Easy, Aaron Nola. Simply nasty stuff. BEST HITTER: Rhys Hoskins. Lots of extra-base pop. BEST DEFENDER:…

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Phillies GM Matt Klentak knows his club needs some help

General manager Matt Klentak made it clear on Monday that the unorthodox brand of baseball that the Phillies and first-year manager Gabe Kapler adhered to this season will be back in 2019. In a 30-minute conversation with reporters, Klentak admitted there’s plenty to improve upon over the coming months as the Phillies endured a sixth straight losing season. The 14 win improvement over 2017 was nice, but there’s more work…

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