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Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaHoby Milner’s scoreless streak highlighting Philliies’ improving bullpenComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaHoby Milner didn’t know he was accumulating the Phillies’ longest streak of scoreless appearances in a decade until his girlfriend sent him a screen grab from a recent television broadcast. “I didn’t notice because I’ve had some shaky outings in there …and more […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaRhys Hoskins out of running for 2018 Rookie of the Year — and that’s OK with himComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaHis eligibility for rookie status in 2018 quietly expired Monday night when he collected his 131st at-bat since joining the Phillies on Aug. 10. Once a player exceeds 130 at-bats (or 50 innings for a pitcher) he is not considered a rookie for the next …and more […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaPhillies-Dodgers thoughts: Kershaw, Darvish on tap for Phils’ young batsComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaThis will be a very interesting four-game series for the Phillies’ young hitters. Tonight, they’ll face Clayton Kershaw (17-3, 2.12), the best pitcher in baseball. Tuesday night, they get Yu Darvish (9-12, 4.08), who’s having a disappointing season but …and more […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaTonight’s lineup: Will Williams’ success vs. lefties continue vs. Kershaw?Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaRhys Hoskins, Nick Williams, J.P. Crawford and Jorge Alfaro face the toughest test of their baseball lives tonight when the Phillies take on Cy Young frontrunner Clayton Kershaw. Williams bats third. He continues to hold his own against lefties …and more […]

Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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New Pittsburgh CourierFormer Major Leaguer and Lawrence County native Hank Allen still enjoys baseball as MLB ScoutNew Pittsburgh CourierWhile Richie “Call Me Dick” Allen retired as one of the most prolific power hitters in MLB history, including being named the 1964 National League Rookie of the Year with the Phillies and a seven-time All-Star, Hank Allen played seven seasons as a … […]

Sun, Sep 17, 2017
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The Delaware County Daily TimesGuest Column: Long, proud tradition of the Delco LeagueThe Delaware County Daily TimesAnother notable local player during that 1917 season was Chester High School and Swarthmore College graduate, and future major league pitcher, John Ogden. Much later in his stellar career, he was the scout that signed Richie Allen to a Phillies contract. […]

Fri, Sep 15, 2017
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Inside Baseball AL Notes | Is Kluber new favorite for Cy Young?FanRag Sports (blog)… sense they plan to trade him in the winter, though. If they should change their minds, it’d be a long line, possibly starting with the Yankees and Phillies. … Abreu became the third Chsiox player ever with 30 homers and five triples (he has 31 … […]

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
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ESPNIs Rhys Hoskins the next face of the Phillies?ESPNWith a double against Atlanta on Monday, he joined Pinky Whitney of the 1928 Phillies and Dick Allen of the 1964 squad as the third rookie in franchise history with an extra-base hit in six consecutive games. During a memorable span from Aug. 10 to 29 …and more […]

Thu, Aug 31, 2017
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Philly.comRhys Hoskins powers Phillies by accident | Marcus HayesPhilly.comNo, he wasn’t happy that the streak was over, that he failed to hit a sixth home run in six games, which would have broken the franchise record. The streak, to his existence, was completely coincidental as the Phillies beat the Braves on Monday. As he …and more […]

Tue, Aug 29, 2017
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The News JournalPhillies’ Hoskins continues to make MLB historyThe News JournalThe slugger is the fifth player in Phillies franchise history to homer in five straight games, joining Chase Utley (twice), Bobby Abreu, Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and Dick Allen. • He broke Ryan Howard’s Phillies rookie record for most home runs hit …Rhys Hoskins’ list of records grows while he starts triple play in Phillies’ winAllentown Morning CallPhiladelphia Phillies – CSN PhillyCSN PhillyPhiladelphia Phillies news, photos, and more – FanSidedFanSidedall 335 news articles […]

Sun, Aug 27, 2017
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Chicago TribuneUmpires get little sympathy during wrongheaded protest against mistreatmentChicago TribuneConsidering Allen’s csae: Can Dick Allen get in the Hall of Fame? The White Sox celebrated Allen on Wednesday by giving away cool T-shirts depicting their former star. Allen did not take part in the celebration, and isn’t a part of the Sox “ambassadors … […]

Fri, Aug 25, 2017
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Chicago TribuneFormer White Sox savior Dick Allen still lets his bat do the talkingChicago Tribune… now a White Sox studio analyst for CSN Chicago. “Richie Allen was and still is a Hall of Famer as far as I’m concerned,” Mays has said, status the Hall’s gatekeepers have yet to confer. … Allen played in only 1,749 games over 15 years with the … […]

Wed, Aug 23, 2017
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Major League Baseball during the 1960s was all about expanding the game. In 1960 there were 16 teams by 1969 there were 24. Each league was also split into two divisions, east and west, and the League Championship Series (LCS) was added in 1969. The outfield was chalk full of Hall of Famers and then […]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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In this series, we’re going to attempt to assemble the All-Time rosters for each Major League Baseball club. Up today, we look at the Philadelphia Phillies.
The post Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Roster appeared first on Deep(ish) Thoughts. […]

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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In some form, the Philadelphia Phillies had been a professional franchise since 1883. On this day in 1970, Tony Taylor became the first player in team history to hit a walkoff grand slam.
Despite some truly woeful years, the Philadelphia Phillies had some truly great players on their roster. Legend […]

Wed, Aug 02, 2017
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Third base is a position where you not only need to have a good glove and quick reaction time but an above average bat has almost become a pre-requisite. The first man associated with the long ball Frank “Home Run” Baker was a third baseman. Players like Eddie Mathews, Ron Santo, Ken Boy […]

Mon, Jul 31, 2017
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(This is part of a series of posts about the 2017 Hall of Fame inductions. Read them all here.) As the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies drew near, fans everywhere were doing what fans do best — talking about the big event, second-guessing the HOF voters, and thinking about what […]

Fri, Jul 28, 2017
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Philly.comPhillies’ Dick Allen belongs in the Hall of FamePhilly.comAllen, who starred for the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox between 1964 and 1976, became eligible for induction in 1982. But never did the Baseball Writers’ Association of America give him more than 18.9 percent of the vote during his 15 … […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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Beware the Splinters
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Mon, May 29, 2017
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There’s a story I’ve heard about Ted Williams. The long version is better, but it includes typical Williams language, so I can’t use it here. I’ve told it before, but I like it so much, I’ll tell it again. Anyways, in 1954, like most regulars, Ted only played the early […]

Tue, May 09, 2017
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