Phillies Now Archive: January, 2013

What the Mariners' scuttled deal for Justin Upton says about the Phillies' position

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By DAVID MURPHY If you are curious why the Phillies have not been mentioned as a serious suitor for the Diamondbacks' Justin Upton, take a... Read more

Phillies' doc named head of MLB team physicians

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Team Physician and Sports Doc panelist Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, has been elected the 2013 President of Major League... Read more

How does this Phillies lineup stack up to the one the Nationals will field?

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By DAVID MURPHY The Phillies say they are unlikely to make another significant move before spring training. That means the lineup will be... Read more

The Saturday Baseball Quiz

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(We post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun. On Sunday, we publish the answer with charts and commentary. Pass along your... Read more

Biddle, Franco, Morgan top Baseball Prospectus' Phillies prospects list

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By DAVID MURPHY Baseball Prospectus has released its overview of the Phillies farm system, and it should come as little surprise that lefty... 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

Video: Baseball Hall of Fame rejects all candidates

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The Baseball Writers' Association of America did not elect any players to the Hall of Fame for the first time since 1996. Craig Biggio came... 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

The problem with a platoon (times two)

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By DAVID MURPHY The notion of a platoon sounds great on paper, which is why managers are so often confronted with questions about them. And... Read more

MLB is switching to T-Mobile

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is in full force right now and amidst the announcements of things like curved HDTVs and new... Read more