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Monday, November 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Philadelphia Phillies

Jonathan Papelbon on Phillies: ‘I haven’t seen any leadership’

Thanks in large part to unfortunate injuries, the Philadelphia Phillies had an extremely disappointing season in 2012. On paper, Philadelphia looked like the best team in the league prior to the season. With pitching that included Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels as starters and closer Jonathan Papelbon at the back end of the…Read More

Delmon Young has $600,000 in incentives to make weight with Phillies

Delmon Young signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies this offseason, but there are incentives in the deal that will allow him to earn up to $2.75 million in bonuses. Some of those are performance-based incentives, but $600,000 of it has to do with the former Detroit Tiger watching what he eats. According…Read More

Jimmy Rollins: NL East still goes through Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies may have only finished third in the NL East with an 81-81 record last season, but that’s not stopping Jimmy Rollins from saying that the division still belongs to his club. Rollins, who is no stranger to expressing confidence in his club, doesn’t care that the Washington Nationals were the class of…Read More

Terry Francona Suggests Managing in Philly was More Difficult than Boston

Ex-Red Sox manager Terry Francona joined FOX’s broadcast booth as an analyst for Game 1 of the ALCS. He was filling in for Tim McCarver, who had a minor heart procedure. Francona was extremely enjoyable as an analyst. His opinions were honest, he didn’t speak in cliches, and he provided commentary based on what unfolded…Read More

Charlie Manuel Calls Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain Good But not Great

The Philadelphia Phillies just lost a three-game series to the San Francisco Giants. They were beaten by Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain who held them to one run apiece. The series loss comes after the Giants knocked out the Phillies in the NLCS last year with Cain and Lincecum going 2-1 against them. Needless to…Read More

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