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  1. Lee vs. Willis: Sure, You Can Hit, But Can You Pitch?

    Aug 31, 2011, 4:54 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee has been a dominant pitcher for the Phillies this season. He’s also been used as a pinch runner and has swung a pretty damn good bat. These are seemingly all reasons why he’s been so beloved by fans in Philadelphia. As Matt Gelb of the Inqurer points out, Cliff may have met his…

  2. Phils Bring the Juice, Halladay Shuts Down the Reds in 9-0 Romp

    Aug 30, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT

    Halladay shines and Howard bashes as the Phillies cruised to a 9-0 victory on Tuesday night.

  3. Raul Returns as Halladay Takes On Reds

    Aug 30, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT

    Ibanez is back tonight and will face Reds’ starter Bronson Arroyo who Raul has hit .429 against in (only) seven career at-bats. As we mentioned earlier, Arroyo has struggled mightily against the Phils over his last four starts. Toss in new Phillie Hunter Pence who has seen Arroyo a ton (11-32) and it looks like a good matchup for the Phils.

  4. The Phillies Appear to Have a Favorable Pitching Matchup Tonight

    Aug 30, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

    Roy Halladay’s last four starts vs. the Reds: 1.91 ERA, one postseason no-hitter; Bronson Arroyo’s last four starts vs. the Phillies: 10.0 ERA, nine home runs in 18.0 IP.

  5. Hamels Looks Sharp In First Game Back As Phils Win 3-2 in Cincy

    Aug 30, 2011, 12:20 AM EDT

    The extended time off appeared to affect the Phillies bats a bit more than it did Cole Hamels left arm. At least until the eighth inning when Shane Victorino unloaded one of his sweet swings that sent a no-doubter into the seats in right to put the Phillies up 3-1. Stutes would falter a bit in the bottom half of the inning, but the Fightins held on for 3-2 win.

  6. Phils Kick Off 4-Game Cincy Series With Important Hamels Start

    Aug 29, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT

    Not only will the Phillies be getting back to action for the first time since their loss to the Marlins on Friday night, Cole Hamels (13-7, 2.62) will be starting for the first time in 17 days. Will Hamels return to form after an extended rest or will the fatigue he mentioned after that poor showing against the Nationals on Auguest 12th linger?

  7. Jamie Moyer Keeps the Pitching Dream Alive

    Aug 29, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT

    According to’s Todd Zolecki, Jamie Moyer will use the Phillies facilities down in Clearwater, Florida as he attempts to rehab from Tommy John surgery which he had in December.

  8. Big Jim Thome: Fashion Icon

    Aug 29, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT

    When Hunter Pence came over from the Houston Astros, he brought along some sweet high pants and stirrups to go with his hustle and awkward style of play.

  9. Sign of the Times: Hunter Pence Drafts Lesean McCoy, Looks for Him on Twitter

    Aug 29, 2011, 11:16 AM EDT

    With the Phillies getting to Cincy a couple of days early, a number of them used the extra free time to prep for and draft their fantasy football teams.

  10. Phillies Produce “It Gets Better” Video

    Aug 29, 2011, 2:03 AM EDT

    The Philadelphia Phillies join roughly ten other MLB teams who’ve produced such a video aimed at all youngsters, but also specifically those in the LGBT community. It features Chase Utley, Roy Halladay, Hunter Pence, John Mayberry, and Mike Stutes.

  11. Updated Phillies Rotation Schedule: Hamels Monday

    Aug 27, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

    With all of these postponed and rescheduled games, pretty much the biggest question surrounding the Phillies was how would they manage their starting rotation going forward. We now have an answer. Rich Dubee told reporters this afternoon that Cole Hamels will start Monday…

  12. Will They Play? Phils-Marlins Day Game in Jeopardy UPDATED: No Baseball

    Aug 27, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT

    With now zero Philadelphia sports on the agenda for this weekend, we’ll be posting some random goods in the hope of entertaining you before the power goes out and the world ends. Stay tuned and we’ll try to have some fun.

  13. Kevin Kernan Reminder! Ain’t a Thing Over Yet

    Aug 27, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT

    The Phils lost last night, and while that’s not the end of the world (Hurricane Irene is!), today’s a good day to look back on August 26, 2007, when a fella by the name of Kevin Kernan declared the NL East race over. (Yes, I meant to post it yesterday as an anniversary of sorts, but didn’t get to it.) The New York Post writer took one look at a mere 6.5-game New York Mets lead over the Phillies and was all PSSSSH, they got this.

  14. Vin Scully Is Coming Back

    Aug 27, 2011, 1:15 AM EDT

    It’s quite easy to hate on other teams, other cities, and their fans, but one guy who is almost universally cherished by baseball fans across the nation is Vin Scully. He announced on Friday night that he’s coming back to announce Dodgers games for an absolutely remarkable 63rd season. Big ups to Vin Scully. You’re…

  15. Looming Irene: Oswalt Takes On Marlins at CBP

    Aug 26, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

    Plenty of interesting story lines developing this weekend in Philadelphia, with perhaps one of the worst hurricanes we’ll ever see likely to hit the East Coast in the next 24 hours, but not too many of them have to do with the action on the field.

  16. Saturday Night’s Phillies Game Moved to September 15

    Aug 26, 2011, 3:59 PM EDT

    For those keeping track at home (or who happen to have tickets to games this weekend at CBP), Sunday’s game has been moved to Saturday at 1:05 and Saturday night’s scheduled 7:05 game will now be moved to September 15th. The Phillies now have ZERO off days in the entire month of September. You may…

  17. Hurricane Irene Could Cancel Your Sports Viewing Plans

    Aug 26, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

    The hurricane that is swirling out over the Atlantic Ocean could really put a damper on sporting events this weekend up and down the entire East Coast. The Philadelphia Union’s game scheduled for Sunday against the New England Revolution has already been pushed back to September 7th, and the Phillies have moved their Sunday game to a Saturday 1:05 start.

  18. Hunter Pence Topless: More From Victorino’s Fashion Show

    Aug 26, 2011, 11:55 AM EDT

    If you’re looking for more on Shane Victorino’s Celebrity Fashion Show that took place last night in Philadelphia, HughE Dillon has a bunch of photos over at Philly Mag and a couple of videos at, including the below video of Cole Hamels dancing and Mike Stutes getting his Michael Jackson leg kick on.

  19. Caption This: Our Division Lead Is Thiiiis Big

    Aug 25, 2011, 10:51 PM EDT

    This photo, via the Phillies official Twitter feed, features 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels and former NL MVP Ryan Howard strutting their stuff down the runway at Shane Victorino’s Second Annual Celebrity Fashion Show. You know, for charity!

  20. Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Whatever: Phillies to Move Sunday Game

    Aug 25, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

    NBC 10′s John Clark is tweeting that the Phillies will forgo their Sunday afternoon match up with the Marlins and, instead, attempt a day-night double header on Saturday in the hopes of avoiding the wrath of Hurricane Irene.

  21. The NBC 10 Show People Are Kinda Scary, Talk to Cliff Lee

    Aug 25, 2011, 1:26 AM EDT

    “Here we go,” Clifton Phifer Lee tells The 10 Show. Pretty awkward stuff. View more videos at:

  22. Kyle Kendrick and the Phils Attempt to Sweep the Mets in Business Person’s Special

    Aug 24, 2011, 11:41 AM EDT

    The Phils will try to finish off the sweep of the Mets this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park as Kyle Kendrick (7-5, 3.24) will take on right-hander Mike Pelfrey (6-10, 4.61). The Phils will get to enjoy an off-day on Thursday so finishing off the Mets with a win today would make their likely lunches in Rittenhouse tomorrow that much more enjoyable.

  23. Vance Worley Wins Games, Provides Quotes

    Aug 24, 2011, 10:06 AM EDT

    The Phillies have now won the last 12 games that Vance Worley has started. It’s a remarkable fact, one that Worley never really imagined himself.

  24. Shane Victorino and John Mayberry Jr. Kill Baseballs, Phils Beat Mets 9-4

    Aug 23, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

    Shane Victorino and JMJ killed some baseballs on Tuesday night at the Phillies pummel the Mets 9-3.

  25. Worley Goes For Series Victory Over Mets At Quake-Tested CBP

    Aug 23, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT

    Citizens Bank Park withstood the earthquake felt throughout the East Coast today and the Phillies announced tonight’s game will be played as scheduled.