The Phillies Zone Archive: January, 2013

Nationals get stronger with addition of Soriano

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The Washington Nationals were already the team to beat in the National League East and Tuesday they made it even more unlikely that somebody... Read more

Phillies not expecting major losses to WBC

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Phillies pitchers and catchers must report to Clearwater, Fla., by Feb. 12. If it feels a bit early, that's because it is, thanks to the third... Read more

Legacy of this Hall vote to be determined

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The Baseball Hall of Fame will induct three members, all of whom have been dead since 1939, this summer. It will be hailed as a national travesty;... Read more

Building a Phillies outfield platoon

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There is no optimal scenario for constructing the Phillies outfield this late in winter. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. conceded... Read more

Scott Hairston reportedly deciding between Mets, Yankees

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The winter has reached a calm as teams make final evaluations, and players like Scott Hairston are suddenly fending off suitors. The Phillies... Read more

Amaro: Phillies probably done making moves

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The reality increases daily of a Phillies outfield hodgepodge formed by Ben Revere, Domonic Brown, John Mayberry Jr., Darin Ruf and Laynce... Read more

Charlie Manuel is 69

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This promises to be a season rife with drama for Charlie Manuel, now 69 years old and without a contract beyond 2013. It's his birthday Friday... Read more

Victorino: 'I wanted to come back'

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Shane Victorino strolled Friday into a playroom at the Nicetown building that bears his name and spoke to some 50 kids. He told them to study... Read more