Three MLB players connected to Philadelphia to remember this Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2018

Philadelphia is rich in baseball tradition, so it’s appropriate that the Phillies and Athletics have a strong association with United States military. With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, here’s a look at three former ballplayers with connections to Philadelphia that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms today. Eddie Grant: A Harvard grad, the Phillies purchased his contract from the Jersey City of the Eastern League in August 1906. He…

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Phillies highlight: Cesar Hernandez pulls a Chase Utley on Ronald Acuna

It wasn’t the Chase Utley play at the plate in the 2008 World Series, but Cesar Hernandez came close on a throw to home for the Philadelphia Phillies Phillies fans had flashbacks to Chase Utley in the 2008 World Series on Tuesday night when Cesar Hernandez pulled a web gem of a play. Quick set […] Phillies highlight: Cesar Hernandez pulls a Chase Utley on Ronald Acuna – That Balls…

May 22, 2018
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Faso and Holcomb secure weekly honors from The Review

May 14, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 14. La Salle junior first baseman Ben Faso was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Penn sophomore right-handed pitcher Mitchell Holcomb was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. Faso finished the week for the Explorers…

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Game 34: Phillies welcome Giants to open seven-game homestand

May 7, 2018

There have been several losses this season for the Phillies that were tough to stomach, but Sunday’s 5-4 walk-off loss to the Nationals was the worst yet. Hopefully, the taste won’t linger too long as the Phillies face the San Francisco Giants on Monday at Citizens Bank Park to open a seven-game homestand. The Phillies have played well at home this year, winning 11 of 16 contests. This homestand includes…

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Dudeck and Aungst win weekly Philadelphia college honors

May 7, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 7. La Salle senior outfielder Brian Dudeck was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Saint Joseph’s senior right-handed pitcher Justin Aungst was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. Dudeck finished the week for the Explorers…

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Concannon and Doty earn weekly honors from The Review

April 30, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 30. Saint Joseph’s junior outfielder Charlie Concannon was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Villanova’s senior right-handed pitcher Ryan Doty was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. Concannon finished the week for the Hawks 6-for-18…

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Strikeouts continue to mount as Phillies fall to DBacks

April 25, 2018

There’s no doubting the Phillies success over the first three weeks of the season, but context is important. The combined record of their opponents through the first 21 games is a woeful 58-74. That’s the reality surrounding this fantastic start. It’s not a slight, but reality. Tuesday’s contest with the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park marked the first opportunity this season for the Phillies to face a playoff team…

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Game 21: Phillies seek to extend winning ways in Philly vs. DBacks

April 24, 2018

Fresh off a four-game sweep of the National League Central-leading Pittsburgh Pirates the Phillies welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks to Philadelphia for a three-game set starting Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Arizona enters Tuesday with the best record in the National League at 15-6 despite ranking 10th in the league in runs scored (95) and 12th in batting average (.225). Their success has instead come from solid pitching and a…

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Penn's McGeagh and Saint Joseph's Kennedy win weekly honors

April 23, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 23. Penn junior third baseman Matt McGeagh was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Saint Joseph’s freshman right-handed pitcher Matt Kennedy was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. McGeagh finished the week for the Quakers…

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Brennan and Gulati take home Philly Player of the Week honors

April 16, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 16. Villanova senior center fielder David Gulati was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Saint Joseph’s junior right-handed pitcher Tim Brennan was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. Gulati finished the week for the Wildcats…

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