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Pimping for PennDOT: Get a Phillies vanity plate


Want to slap a license plate that reads "DYKSTRA" or "BOO ROLN" on your 1983 Chevette hatchback? Hells, yeah!

Freddy Galvis Fanboi Love Association Fight Song


I have an irrational love for Freddy Galvis and his exuberance for the game. I penned an epic saga in honor of his backwards leap forward to AAA. Here's it...

The Phillies Bullpen v.2013: Is there an exit?


Learn why Jonathan Papelbon is right and that fundamentals matter: striking dudes out, not walking people, and inducing grounders. In other words: FIP.

Dodgers 6, Phillies 4: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda


The Phillies wasted great games by Jonathan Pettibone and Chase Utley tonight. The bullpen coughed up a late lead with help from poor defense by Ryan Howard. Ryan Howard's poor decision-making...

Marcus Hayes Outrageously Wrong on Utley Contract


It is hard for someone who should know better to be so wrong about something so obvious, but Marcus Hayes claims Chase Utley was overpaid by the Phillies for the last four years of his current...

Kyle Kendrick Slays Eighth Inning, Padres, 6-2


Kyle Kendrick took on Jason Marquis and the San Diego Padres tonight in a road game. So what horrible ending occurred in this game after you fell asleep? Trick question!

侘寂 - 2013 Phillies and Aesthetics of Imperfection


Flawed as a raku tea set, the 2013 Phillies provide beauty and contemplative value if you only you can stop being a dukkha sucka. Your attachment causes suffering, not the mediocre 2013

Phillies beat Nationals 4 - 2 behind Cliff Lee


Cliff Lee's gem tonight led the Phillies over the Nationals 4 - 2 following a rain delay. Michael Young led the offense with three doubles.

Should the Phillies fire Charlie Manuel?


The Phillies have not performed well in 2013. Charlie Manuel has been criticized harshly at times for his baffling loyalty to some veteran players and some of his tactical decisions during games....

Is Domonic Brown a product of Citizens Bank Park?


It is early, right? But still, the large "home/away" splits for Domonic Brown bear watching. During his brief career, he has 21 homers in home games and just 10 on the road in an approximately...

Phillies 3, Twins 2: Eighth Inning Heroes!


The Phillies salvaged a game in Minnesota thanks to Cliff Lee, Ben Revere, an *effective bullpen* and a clutch EIGHTH INNING. Wait, what?!?!

Pray for labor strife: Twins top Phillies 3 - 2


It's 2013. This team will tantalize us with flashes of past sort of above-averageness and appall us with long stretches of play that are as fun to watch as, well, they aren't really much fun, are...

Baseball Widows: A night off to catch up


On this night without baseball, remember that you have a spouse or partner. Some helpful advice for young 'uns and committed people of all ages.

Phillies top Brewers 5 - 1 behind Tyler Cloyd


Effective, but not overpowering, Tyler Cloyd pitched 6.2 innings of shutout ball to lead the Phillies to their fifth straight win.

Phillies 3, Red Sox 1 behind Cliff Lee


A great outing by Cliff Lee allowed the Phillies to salvage a 1 - 1 split of a two game series with the Red Sox in Boston. Homers by Michael Young and Domonic Brown paced the Phillies' offense.

Jonathan Pettibone: Shiny new toy


Meet Jonathan Pettibone, this week's shiny new toy for the Phillies. Is he for real? What have the Phillies got here? Is his early success sustainable?

What will Roy Halladay do in 2014?


Roy Halladay sounds confident he will pitch well again. Will it be for the Phillies, or will the pending free agent pursue a title elsewhere?

Bob Poole's original Jimmy Rollins scouting report


Bob Poole's scouting report on high-school ballplayer James Calvin Rollins is on display in the Hall of Fame Club at Citizens Bank Park. What is on the report?

Phillies lose to Pirates 6 - 4


Another painful bullpen meltdown wastes a promising start by the Phillies.

Phillies beat Cardinals 7 - 3 on late Kratz homer


The Phillies split a four game series 2 -2 behind today's comeback win against the Cardinals on the strength of Ben Revere's RBI single and a three run homer by Erik Kratz during a four run eighth.

Roy Halladay leads Phillies over Cardinals, 8 - 2


In a rain-shortened complete game, Roy Halladay went seven effective innings, leading the Phillies to a much-needed win over the Cardinals. The Phillies' bats pounded out 8 runs, using up two...

Phillies to honor Bailey O'Neill on May 29th


Responding with their hearts to a petition to honor Bailey O'Neill and take a stand against bullying, the Phillies will dedicate a home game to the memory of a local boy slain as a...

Mists of Avalon: Red Phanatic and Maggie Thatcher


The Phillies are in an hour of dire need. Red Phanatic will save the Sick Man of the NL East, much as Margaret Thatcher saved the United Kingdom from itself. It has happened before, and it will...

RtP's Predictions for the 2013 Phillies


Ten outstanding predictions for the 2013 Phillies, all in a tidy, disposable package of ethereal bits.

Chris Young is available - SIGN HIM NOW


What the hell, right? They can use another 6th starter AND he's a player named Young. A twofer!

2013 Phillies Player Preview: Michael Stutes

Full of "meh", Michael Stutes is preparing for delivering even more "meh" in 2013.

Kyle Kendrick 2013 Preview


Kyle Kendrick's continued success may determine if the Phillies make the playoffs, especially if Roy Halladay is not 100%.

Baseball is coming, Phillies fans


Another winter is coming to an end, at last, with Phillies baseball among the signs of rebirth.

2013 Phillies Player Preview: John Mayberry


Half an outfielder is better than none.

Delmon Young: To Boo or Not to Boo?


Do Philadelphia Phillies fans boo Delmon Young in 2013 or not? Can he earn redemption for his hate crime?

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