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Peter Lyons

  • joined Mar 25, 2008
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2013 Phillies Player Preview: Antonio Bastardo

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On the surface, lefty reliever Antonio Bastardo's 2012 season represented a significant step back from his outstanding 2011 campaign. A closer look reveals a good bit of bad luck and small sample...

So Roy Halladay Might Still Be Broken

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The two-time Cy Young Award winner, upon whose right shoulder the Phillies' season may very well rest, got battered around by the Tigers in Grapefruit League action today, with his fastball...

Phillies Roster Moves: Asche, Joseph Reassigned

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Asche, Joseph, Others Reassigned to Minor League Camp #Phillies

Phillies Links: March 7, 2013

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Philadelphia Phillies news from around the web for March 7, 2013.

Braves at Phillies, 2/28/13 (Doesn't Count)

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Ben Revere batting leadoff, Jimmy Rollins second. EVERYBODY FREAK OUT.

Grapefruit League: Tigers at Phillies, 2/25/13

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Because we're actually this desperate for real baseball. Cliff Lee gon' pitch today.

Grapefruit League Opener: Astros at Phillies

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I don't know if we'll do one of these game threads for every Grapefruit League game, but that first one is always a little special. Especially when Chase Utley is playing.

REPORT: Federal Donuts Acquires Giancarlo Stanton

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Purveyor of deep-fried foods will open a stand in Citizens Bank Park in an effort to comfort a forlorn Phillies fanbase over its failure to acquire the potentially historic Marlins slugger.

2013 Phillies Player Preview: Jimmy Rollins

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Entering his thirteenth season as the Phillies starting shortstop, Jimmy Rollins is coming off a 2012 campaign with deep fluctuations in performance, but with one inescapable conclusion: He's still...

2013 Phillies Spring Training Roundup - 2/15/13

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A look at the Phillies action in Clearwater, Florida.

Halladay: Back Problems Contributed to Lost 2012

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Previously unreported lower back problems reportedly caused right-hander to alter mechanics, resulting in shoulder issues that derailed his 2012 campaign.

Phillies, Reliever Juan Cruz Separate

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Apparently daunted by the idea of having to complete with Chad Durbin for a spot in the Phillies' bullpen, veteran reliever Juan Cruz sought, and was granted, freedom.

Phillies Spring Training 2013: Five Questions

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Heading to Clearwater looking up instead of down at their National League East rivals for the first time in five years, the Phillies have plenty of question marks, and will be hoping for much...

Happy Birthday, John Kruk. You Were Good.

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Former Phillies first baseman and outfielder John Kruk turns 52 today. It turns out he was a heck of a ballplayer.

Phillies' Five Longest Opponents' Bombs of 2012

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The 2012 season was a disappointing one in Philadelphia. Let's look back at some of the crummy times -- the five longest opponents' home runs versus the Phillies.

Phillies Considering Delmon Young?

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Young, 27, has not lived up to his lofty draft status, spending parts of seven seasons with three American League teams, and courting off-the-field controversy.

Halladay to Throw Baseballs Off Mound

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While a fanbase watches and waits, Phillies erstwhile ace, entering what will almost certainly be the final year of his contract, throws off the mound for the first time since being shut down last...

Phillies, Bastardo Avoid Arb, Sign $1.4MM Deal

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Phillies, Antonio Bastardo avoid arbitration, agree to one year, $1.4 million contract

Jimmy Rollins To Play for Team USA in WBC

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The Phillies shortstop had also played for Team USA in 2009.

Phillies Sign Aaron Cook to Minor League Deal

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FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Phillies have signed right-handed starter Aaron Cook to a minor league contract that would pay him $1.625 million if he makes the Major League roster.

New Batting Practice Cap De$ign$ Relea$ed

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Uni Watch has a first look at all 30 of the new looks, including the Atlanta Braves' painfully offensive entry.

Giving Amaro Credit Where Due

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In a very weird, talent-poor, and overpriced market, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro, Jr., has either by necessity or design, stayed on the fringes of the market where he had been a major...

Phillies Looking to Hairston, Wells.

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Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Phillies are eyeing either a trade for Vernon Wells, or signing free agent outfielder Vernon Wells, to patrol the outfield in 2013.

Phillies Pursuing Cody Ross

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Reports that Phillies are moving aggressively to sign free agent outfielder Cody Ross.

Hamilton Signs With the Angels

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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, overshadowed all offseason by their neighbors up the freeway, have made the biggest splash of the winter, signing free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton to a five...

Cubs, Phillies discussed Brown for Soriano Swap?

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Per CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. And that sound you heard was me throwing food at the wall.

Ruben Amaro Praises Michael Young's Adequacy

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"He was really the best we could do given our budget," Amaro explains. Satire, do not sue.

Phillies: Time To Go Get Josh Hamilton

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Ruben Amaro's recent trades and other roster moves still leave the Phillies about $20 million short of the luxury tax threshold for 2013. And there's still a big, difference-making bat still on the...

Report: Young Ready to Accept Trade?

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Rangers infielder Michael Young will presumably play third base for the Phillies in 2013. Yayyy.

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