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  1. Hamels, Phillies Look to Lock Down Yet Another Series Win

    Jul 16, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

    With last night’s 7-2 final in Flushing Meadows, the Phillies have put themselves in position to claim their seventh straight series victory with a win Saturday. And, considering the pitching match up, the odds don’t look half bad, as Cole Hamels squares off against Jon Niese.

  2. A Postseason Baseball Battle of PA?

    Jul 16, 2011, 1:00 AM EDT

    If the baseball season ended today…

  3. Phillies Start Second Half With 7-2 Win Behind Fine Play From Ibanez, Mayberry

    Jul 15, 2011, 10:17 PM EDT

    It’s been days since we’ve gotten to experience one of those. Unlike last season, when the Phillies stumbled into the second half after the All-Star break, the Phillies wasted no time getting back to where they left off last week. They rode the fine play of Raul Ibanez, John Mayberry, and the solid pitching of Worley and the pen to beat the Mets 7-2. As they should.

  4. Play Ball: Worley v. Dickey As Phils Get Back to Title Hunt

    Jul 15, 2011, 5:41 PM EDT

    The Phillies kick off their second half this evening up the Jersey Turnpike and take on the Mets at CitiField.

  5. Phils Trade Winds Starting to Blow?

    Jul 15, 2011, 2:07 PM EDT

    MLB trade deadline approaching and the Phillies have a need for a right handed bat and some help out of the bullpen. Can Ruben Amaro Jr. fill the holes in the roster?

  6. Phew: Phillies Back to the Diamond

    Jul 15, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

    Ahh, thank goodness. The Phillies are back in action this evening up in New York.

  7. Polly to DL, Madson Activated

    Jul 15, 2011, 10:56 AM EDT

    Your bittersweet Phillies DL news of the day is that Placido Polanco has officially hit the DL, retroactive to July 5, with an inflamed lower back, but the bullpen has its anchor in place once again, with Ryan Madson returning.

  8. J.C. Romero Signs Deal With Yankees

    Jul 14, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT

    After his stint with the Nationals minor league system was cut short yesterday, former Phillies reliever J.C. Romero has agreed to a minor league deal with the New York Yankees.

  9. Roy Halladay Tops Eagles by Winning Two ESPYs

    Jul 14, 2011, 8:40 AM EDT

    Enrico picked up the early leg of our comprehensive ESPYS coverage last night, noting that the Eagles’ Miracle at the New Meadowlands won the award for best game. (You may recall your humble narrator was at that shizz.) Turns out the Birds weren’t the only local winners, with Roy Halladay’s name finding its way onto a pair of awards. Doc’s no-hitter over the Reds in the playoffs won “Best Moment,” while the man himself won Best MLB Player.

  10. Must Read: Gary Smith’s Chooch Cover Story

    Jul 13, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT

    It’s one of the greatest pieces of writing ever about this Phillies team, and reminds you over and over why we love watching them so much.

  11. Roy Halladay Breaks AL Faces Tonight

    Jul 12, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT

    This time it counts! Roy Halladay gets the start for the National League in tonight’s MLB All-Star Game. 8:00 scheduled start on ESPN.

  12. Holy @!: Phils catcher Lance Parrish Made the ’88 All-Star Game

    Jul 12, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT

    Save for 1999 when Paul Byrd, Mike Lieberthal, and Curt Schilling were All-Stars, the Phillies sent a lone player to the All-Star game every year from 1996-2001. In looking over the list of Phillies All-Stars, one name caught my eye in a “you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me-this-guy-made-an-all-star-team” sort of way. That name?

  13. Kristen Stewart Rocks Phillies Gear

    Jul 12, 2011, 1:35 PM EDT

    OMG! Did you see this? That girl from that movie wore a Phillies shirt!

  14. Carlos Ruiz Graces Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Jul 12, 2011, 12:08 PM EDT

    Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz finally gets some of the recognition he deserves with a Sports Illustrated cover story by the great Gary Smith.

  15. What Did the Bearded Closer Say to the Starting Pitchers?

    Jul 12, 2011, 3:46 AM EDT

    Photo of Brian Wilson, Tim Lincecum, and Cliff Lee from Monday night’s Home Run Derby in Arizona.

  16. The Greatest Video Montage of a Phillies Player Fan Group Ever Made

    Jul 11, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT

    Ahh, the balmy days of Veterans Stadium are captured perfectly by this video of Millwood’s Militia.

  17. Jimmy Rollins In a Cubicle, Mike Stutes Eating Burgers, Cliff Speaks Chinese

    Jul 11, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

    Theres a lot wrong with this photo… for starters, where is Jimmy’s computer? Are we expected to believe He’s really going to be productive with nothing but a phone and some looseleaf paper? I don’t even see a pencil. Second… a tip for Young James: take the corner office, bro

  18. Roy Halladay Is Your NL All-Star Starter

    Jul 11, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT

    Bruce Bochy tells it like it is, “When you talk about the best, this guy is always at the top. It’s been like this the last few years. So I’m really looking forward to seeing him start the game, and I’m excited that I could name him the starter.”

  19. Couple Gets Married at Citizens Bank Park

    Jul 11, 2011, 11:03 AM EDT

    They held the pre-wedding festivities at a tailgate in on of the parking lots which leads one to wonder if the post-wedding party took place at Delilah’s? Would you get married at Citizens Bank Park?

  20. Phillies Fans Mock the Tomahawk Chop in 14-1 Rout of Braves

    Jul 10, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

    Those in attendance at today’s Phillies game were truly enjoying this victory long before the final pitch was actually thrown. In fact, they took the opportunity late in the game — likely egged on by the Phillie Phanatic who was behind the Phis duggout — to use the Atlanta Braves’ rallying cry, the Tomahawk Chop, against them.

  21. Phanatic Destroys Billy Idol, Phils Destroy Braves 14-1

    Jul 10, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT

    CAPTION: Jul 10, 2011; Philadelphia, PA, USA; The Philadelphia Phillies mascot the Phillie Phanatic sprays a Billy Idol impersonator with a water gun during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Braves 14-1. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

  22. Hamels Takes Us Into the Break

    Jul 10, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels takes on Derek Lowe as the Phillies close out their July series with the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park

  23. Cliff Lee Is Awesome, Adds Home Run Hitter to Resume

    Jul 9, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee bashed a home run on the tenth pitch of his at-bat against Braves Tommy Hanson. It was the first of Lee’s career.

  24. Phillies, Lee Go For Yet Another Series Win

    Jul 9, 2011, 2:32 PM EDT

    Game 2 of the Phillies July series against the Atlanta Braves is set for a 4:10 start at Citizens Bank Park. Cliff Lee (9-6, 2.92) takes the hill against Tommy Hanson (10-4, 2.52).