Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Revere remains on fire

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:19 AM
This has become more than just a little hot streak for Ben Revere. It's now going on two months that the Phillies center fielder has been on a tear, with no signs of slowing down. He entered the evening second in the National League in the batting race to Colorado's Justin Morneau. Revere raised his... Read more

Sandberg says Sizemore could be part of Phillies future

Friday, August 22, 2014, 5:52 PM
Grady Sizemore has seen his playing time and batting average decrease lately, but Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said 32-year-old outfielder could be part of the Phillies future plans. Sizemore joined the Phillies on July 11 and hit .347 in his first 20 games. Since Aug. 11 he has started two games... Read more

MLB.tv to review foolhardy blackout policy in 2015

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:41 PM
MLB.tv, in theory, was a good idea. Pay $120, get access to all MLB games for an entire season. For anybody in the habit of getting cable just to watch baseball, it was a salvation. Now, baseball fans could get their fix without getting jacked up by Comcast every 30 days. Is there a more satisfying... Read more

August 22: Ryan Howard could learn from Mo'ne Davis

Friday, August 22, 2014, 2:01 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge People were hard on Ryan Howard before he started to decline. The second he started to possibly be not worth the amount of money for which he was signed, he was attacked regularly, for every poor swing, hesitant throw, or diving miss. This season, he's playing after... Read more

The evaporation of Ryan Howard's power, in four pictures

Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:50 AM
In today's Daily News, we wrote that it is getting increasingly difficult to believe that Ryan Howard is anything other than a power hitter who is approaching the bottom of his descent. Look at the following spray charts, courtesy of BrooksBaseball.net, from Howard's 2011 season and Howard's 2014... Read more

VIDEO: What does the future hold for the Phillies?

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:56 AM
Can the Phillies show any signs of their future plans over the last month of the season? The Daily News' Ryan Lawrence discusses with CineSport's Brian Clark. Get the full High Cheese experience at PhillyDailyNews.com. Read more

Nola rebounds in third Double-A start

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 8:49 PM
BOWIE, MD -- Righthander Aaron Nola was much more satisfied with his third start for Double-A Reading than his second. After allowing three solo home runs in four innings last week against Harrisburg, the Phillies first round draft choice from LSU allowed two earned runs in five innings of Tuesday’s... Read more

Taney providing decent alternative to terrible Phillies season

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:15 PM
We were on the verge of another rough summer in Philadelphia. The Phillies were in last place and likely to stay there, until a miracle happened. No, the Phillies are not suddenly good again, thanks to the power of a young boy’s wish, or because they got a friendly baseball-playing dog in the... Read more

Check out the walk-up music of the Taney Dragons

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:02 PM
Get pumped for Taney Dragons baseball with this playlist of the team's would-be walk-up songs. XPN spoke to the team, had them list what songs they would walk up to if they indeed got the big-league treatment of having personalized intro music before each at-bat.. See if you can guess which one is... Read more

Don't count Burnett out for 2015 just yet

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:42 AM
A.J. Burnett’s frustration was apparent and nobody should seem surprised. The story remains the same for Burnett, who has dug himself into one big hole after another by pitching behind in counts. Burnett’s postgame comments got big play, especially when he was asked about whether he will... Read more
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