Jesse Biddle living the dream with Phillies (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

CLEARWATER, Fla. Jesse Biddle was in the stands as a fan at Citizens Bank Park the night the Phillies won the World Series in 2008. The Philadelphia native and Germantown Friends grad is still a Phillies fan. During morning bunt-defense drills, Biddle looked around and found himself surrounded by Ryan Howard at first base, Chase Utley at second and Jimmy Rollins at shortstop. He cheered for those guys the night…

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Camp Sandberg starts with intense workout (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

CLEARWATER, Fla. Ryne Sandberg got a 42-game taste of managing in the big leagues last season. He experienced deciding on a lineup, making pitching changes, sitting in the first seat on the bus, and all the other first-time responsibilities and perks of being the boss in the major leagues. Camp Sandberg starts with intense workout (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia) Author: From Feed: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/phi/rss.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Phillies' Papelbon adjusts attitude (The SportsXchange)

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Philadelphia Phillies reliever Jonathan Papelbon insists that all that negativity that has filled his head during the past few months is a thing of the past. “I’m definitely trying to be a lot more of a positive influence and be more upbeat,” Papelbon said during a press conference on Monday at Bright House Field. “It starts from (new manager Ryne Sandberg). Papelbon’s comments are a long way…

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Hamels, Adams look ahead to bullpen sessions

Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels is scheduled to throw his first bullpen session next Tuesday at Carpenter Complex. Right-hander Mike Adams is throwing off flat ground two more times before he could throw his first bullpen session Feb. 27. Hamels, Adams look ahead to bullpen sessions Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Prospect Biddle living a dream in Phillies camp

Top Phillies prospect Jesse Biddle threw live batting practice Tuesday morning at Carpenter Complex to Jimmy Rollins, Bobby Abreu and Ben Revere. Biddle was raised in Philadelphia, so growing up he watched plenty of Rollins and Abreu. Prospect Biddle living a dream in Phillies camp Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Sandberg sets tone in first full Phillies workout

The Phillies held their first full-squad workout Tuesday at Carpenter Complex, and it opened with a few words from manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg sets tone in first full Phillies workout Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Philadelphia Phillies' Players Need to Be Rewarded for a Good Spring Training (Yahoo Contributor Network)

COMMENTARY | Baseball’s spring training is more than a time to get muscles loose and shoulders ready for 200+ innings. Spring training is a time when managers, general managers and other staff members get a glance at what to expect in the upcoming season. For the Philadelphia Phillies, the 2014 preseason should be more than a look. This year’s spring training should have a reward for those who perform well….

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Phillies president upbeat about team's potential

Phillies general partner, president and CEO David Montgomery talked with MLB.com this week about the A.J. Burnett deal, the organization’s belief it can win and more. Phillies president upbeat about team's potential Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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