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Peter Lyons

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SBN Awards: Pitcher of the Year

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Mets' knuckleballer R.A. Dickey narrowly wins award in National League over 2011 Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw, while the Tigers' Justin Verlander can console himself after the World Series sweep with American League honors.

Report: Phillies, Others Considering Youkilis

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The 33 year old corner infielder has struggled with injuries but may be the best option in a thin third base market.

SBN Awards: Trout, Harper Rookies of the Year

2

Angels outfielder and South Jersey native Mike Trout claims unanimous honors in American League; Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper gains 26 of 32 first place votes for National League award.

Phillies Rumors: Phillies Eyeing Hamilton?

30

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Phillies have "quietly" checked in on free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.

Phillies sign third baseman Kevin Frandsen

3

The one year pact will pay the 30 year old a base salary of $850,000.

Reading Phillies Name Change Revealed?

7

Some curious domain name registrations give a possible look at the Double-A team's soon-to-be-announced moniker. Spoilers ahead.

2012 Phillies Exit Interview: Antonio Bastardo

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The young left handed reliever followed a historic 2011 season with an erratic performance in 2012, but a closer look at the numbers reveals plenty of reason to be optimistic going forward.

Reading Phillies Name Change Coming Soon

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The Philadelphia Phillies' representative in the Double-A Eastern League will drop the "Phillies" moniker that has belonged to the team for the last 46 seasons as part of a broad "rebranding" effort.

Phillies Pick Up Ruiz Option, Decline Others

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The 33 year old catcher is coming off probably the best offensive season ever by a Phillies catcher, and will earn just $5 million in 2013. Options for Ty Wigginton and Jose Contreras were declined, with each receiving a $500,000 buyout.

2012 World Series Game Four Discussion Thread

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Giants at Tigers, October 28, 2012, 8:15 pm - Matt Cain vs. Max Scherzer

2012 World Series Game Three Discussion Thread

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Giants at Tigers, October 27, 2012, 8:07 pm - Ryan Vogelsong vs. Anibal Sanchez

Heads Up! @FanSince09 Halloween Costume Contest

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Whether you decide to dress like Coal Hammels (who sucks and ruined another season), Couch Paterno, or FanSince09 himself, expect a ton of fun!

2012 World Series Game Two Discussion Thread

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Tigers at Giants, October 25, 2012: 8:07 p.m. - Doug Fister vs. Madison Bumgarner

David Herndon Claimed Off Waivers By Blue Jays

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Herndon, 27, underwent Tommy John surgery in June. He posted a 3.85 ERA in 117 innings over parts of three seasons with the Phillies.

2012 NLCS Game Seven Discussion Thread

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Cardinals at Giants, 8:07 p.m. - Kyle Lohse vs. Matt Cain

2012 NLCS Game Six Discussion Thread

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Cardinals at Giants, 7:45 pm: Chris Carpenter vs. Ryan Vogelsong

2012 Phillies Exit Interview: Jim Thome

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Some departing words with future Hall of Famer Jim Thome, whose return to Philadelphia was cut short by the cruelties of the National League.

2012 NLCS Game Five Discussion Thread

252

Giants at Cardinals, 8:07 p.m. - Barry Zito vs. Lance Lynn

2012 Championship Series Discussion - 10/18/12

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Yankees at Tigers, 4:07 p.m.. C.C. Sabathia vs. Max Scherzer; Giants at Cardinals, Adam Wainwright vs. Tim Lincecum, 8:07 p.m.

2012 Championship Series Discussion - 10/17/12

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Giants at Cardinals, Matt Cain vs. Kyle Lohse, 4:07 pm; Yankees at Tigers, C.C. Sabathia vs. Max Scherzer, 8:07 pm

2012 ALCS Game Three Discussion Thread

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The Yankees look to avoid falling into a daunting 0-3 deficit and send Phil Hughes to the hill to face defending Cy Young and MVP Justin Verlander of the Tigers.

NLCS 2012 Game Two Discussion Thread

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The Giants look to even the series at one game apiece before heading to St. Louis. Phillies nemesis Chris Carpenter takes the hill against southeastern Pennsylvania's own Ryan Vogelsong.

Phillies Exit Interview: John Mayberry, Jr.

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Counted on to duplicate or at least approach his 2011 numbers, Mayberry struggled badly in the first half before showing signs of life late in the season as the team's nearly full-time center fielder.

League Championship Series Discussion - Day 2

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Tigers at Yankees, 4:00 p.m., and Cardinals at Giants, 8:07 p.m.

I Just Can't Muster Any Hatred for the Giants

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It's just about an article of faith that Phillies fans universally despise the San Francisco Giants, due in no small part to 2010's shocking NLCS upset. But for some reason, I just can't hate them all that much.

Former Phillies Teach Winning Baseball

22

With ex-Phillies featuring prominently in the 2012 postseason, The Good Phight looks at how the leadership of those former Fightins is propelling their teams to the highest heights.

2012 Wild Card Day Discussion

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Double Elimination Day on the first day of the postseason. The defending World Champion Cardinals take on the Braves in Atlanta at 5:00 p.m. The Balitmore Orioles play the defendant American League Champion Texas Rangers at 8:30 p.m. in Arlington.

2012 Phillies Concession Speech at Yahoo! Sports

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The Good Phight gave Yahoo! Sports Baseball Blog "Big League Stew" its final thoughts on the 2012 Phillies season.

Sandberg, Henderson, Nichols added to staff

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Ryne Sandberg, Rod Nichols, and Steve Henderson will join the Phillies' coaching staff in 2013. Bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer has been named Catching Coach.

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