Post Tagged with: "Baseball"

Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: 2014 Post-season Preview

October 1, 2014 1:07 pm1 comment
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Every year, as the weather starts to get cooler, hockey and football start up again, and major league baseball comes to a close. While professional baseball of some sort is being played somewhere almost all year round, most of us are paying much more attention to the Division and League […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Three

March 17, 2014 9:00 pm11 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Jim Murphy – 1B How many minor league baseball players can you name who have sold raffle tickets for a fan to win their car? Probably none, right? Well, now you can name one: Jim Murphy. The Reading Fightin’ Phils first baseman allowed the Fightins to sell tickets to fans […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part Two

February 1, 2014 12:00 pm6 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Zach Collier – LF The 2008 draft was good to the Philadelphia Phillies. Players who have recently started seeing some time in the majors, such as Jon Pettibone, Jarred Cosart (currently playing for the Houston Astros), Vance Worley, and Michael Stutes were all signed in that draft. But 6’2” left-handed […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Minor League Phillies to Keep an Eye On, Part One

January 1, 2014 12:00 pm18 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

Seth Rosin – RHP Seth Rosin, a 6’6” 250lb. North Dakota native, was acquired from the San Francisco Giants in the (second) Hunter Pence trade. The 24-year-old was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week in late May of the 2013 season. He had the most wins for the […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: Why the Phillies Never Had a Shot at the Post-Season

October 4, 2013 12:00 pm9 comments
Photo: Christina Yee

It nearly caused me physical pain to write those words. The Phillies have had an awful season. Fingers have been pointed at several people, but in reality the fault doesn’t lie with one person. The mess that we watched on the diamond for the past few months was a collaborative […]

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MLB Post-Season Preview

September 27, 2013 11:53 am44 comments

For those of us born and raised in Philadelphia (particularly those of us who root, root, root for the home team), it may seem as though the baseball season never even started. But, believe me, it did. It started, and now it’s nearly over. That’s right. It’s almost post-season time […]

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Is Ruben Amaro Jr. The Worst GM in Baseball?

September 24, 2013 11:48 am256 comments

Needless to say, the Phillies and their fans have been experiencing a really rough season. The injuries and their losses have piled up. The post-season elimination came as no surprise, as most of us had given up hope of a post-season run as early as the All-Star Break. What may […]

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Ms. Baseball Know-It-All: The Phillies’ Questionable Off-Season Moves

September 22, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
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It’s no secret that the Phillies team, at the end of the 2013 season, was pretty old. Old is a relative term, but for baseball players, the Phillies are old, and when baseball players get old, they don’t produce as much or as well. So, the logical tactic for off-season […]

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