Saturday, December 27, 2014

Video: Are the Phillies ready for Opening Day?

Video: Can the Phillies start the season strong despite the absence of Chase Utley and Ryan Howard? Should the season-ending injury to Ryan Madson affect Cole Hamels' approach to contract negotiations? Inquirer columnist Bob Ford gives his take on the Phillies.

Video: Are the Phillies ready for Opening Day?

Video: Can the Phillies start the season strong despite the absence of Chase Utley and Ryan Howard? Should the season-ending injury to Ryan Madson affect Cole Hamels' approach to contract negotiations? Inquirer columnist Bob Ford gives his take on the Phillies.

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Bob Ford has been writing about Philadelphia sports since 1981, and is still trying to figure it all out. A former beat writer covering the Phillies and the 76ers, Ford became a general sports columnist for the Inquirer in 2003, following in and occasionally falling in the deep footsteps of Bill Lyon, Frank Dolson and many distinguished others. He comes to the Philly.com blogosphere after award-winning success as designer/editor of the fabulous Pen & Pencil Club softball blog. Likes: Palestra, inside-the-park home runs, sunny days. Dislikes: phony people, cloudy days, rewrites. Reach Bob at bford@phillynews.com.

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