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Archive: March, 2013

Miami Mayor: 'Residents of Miami were raped' by Marlins ballpark deal

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
There are some words that aren't to be used lightly, and "rape" is near the top of that list. But in a new Sports Illustrated story on the deal Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria made with the city to finance a new stadium, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado compared the ballpark deal to rape: Tomas Regalado, who... Read more

Frandsen says he's OK after getting hit in wrist

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:55 AM
In the third inning of Wednesday's game in Lakeland, Kevin Frandsen fell to the ground after a Justin Verlander fastball came in high and tight. It hit him in the hand. Frandsen eventually got up and took first base, but he was replaced by Pete Orr at third base when the bottom half of the inning... Read more

Phillies 2013 preview: How Chase Utley ranks among NL No. 3 hitters

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:55 AM
Here is how the Phillies compare to the rest of the National League in the three-hole, base on the total number of bases a player creates divided by the total number of outs he creates, using the last three years as the sample size (see the previous post for a more thorough explanation). - Joey... Read more

Forbes puts Phillies value at $893 million

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:55 AM
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Forbes Magazine released its annual team valuations list for 2013 Wednesday and the Phillies came in at fifth behind the New York Yankees and three other teams. The Phillies, according to the magazine, are valued at $893 million, up 24 percent from last season. The average value... Read more

Zoo With Roy: Phillies High: The Ol' Fishin' Hole

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
Last week, UPROXX writer and hilarious twitterer Danger Guerrero posted a totally awesome comic strip on our pal Zoo With Roy's bolg. The comic depicts several Phillies players as high school students at a local fishing hole on the last day of summer vacation. It's silly, it's hilarious and you... Read more

Lerud competing with Quintero for backup catcher's job

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Unless the Phillies make a trade before Sunday's 3 p.m. deadline for finalizing their 25-man roster, it's relatively easy to figure out who will be in uniform for Monday's season opener against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The one exception appears to be the backup catcher... Read more

Phillies 2013 Preview: Ranking the NL leadoff hitters

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
I’m supposed to complete all of my stories for our Opening Day preview section and send them to my sports editor today, which means I am just now getting to work on them (hi Chuck!). Because I have spent the last 40 some odd days watching Phillies baseball and talking to Phillies people, it is... Read more

Live updates: Phillies vs. Tigers, 1:05 p.m.

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
Join our chat for live updates as the Phillies travel to face the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. The game is set to begin at 1:05 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Phillies chat with Ryan Lawrence

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
The Daily News' Ryan Lawrence takes your Phillies questions in a live chat, beginning at noon on Wednesday. On a mobile device? Click HERE to follow along and submit questions. Read more

Phils release Cook and have no clear-cut sixth starter

Monday, May 13, 2013, 10:54 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. --The Phillies released Aaron Cook Tuesday after general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. discussed the veteran pitcher's situation with his agent Joe Bick. “We had to decide whether to release him, whether to pay him (a) $100,000 retention bonus or promise that we would add him to the... Read more
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