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The Phillies won five games against the Nationals last year. If they sweep the Nationals this week, they’ll have that many wins against the Nats in April alone. OK, no one expects a sweep in Washington, but let’s be honest
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Series Preview: Phillies look to keep up strong work against the Nationals in DC
The 25-year-old is learning from starter Cameron Rupp and waiting his turn
Phillies’ Andrew Knapp won’t be satisfied as backup catcher
GMs Carson and Pat fired off some emails, regarding their expectations for the season. Here are their thoughts.
CINCINNATI – The Phillies collected seven extra-base hits, scored four runs, and won a game Monday in which Tommy Joseph and Cameron Rupp went a combined 0 for 8 with four strikeouts. Last season, when the Phillies were desperate for offense, Joseph and Rupp were keys.
Phillies come out hitting in middle of order
I’ve been perplexed by the acquisition of Clay Buchholz since the move was announced. At first, I didn’t understand why the team would acquire someone coming off of such a bad season while the team had so many young arms that seem to be ready for the big leagues. Then, I could see how it might be valuable to have him eat some innings when you have Aaron Nola coming back from injuries and Vincent Velasquez not having pitched a full big league season yet
The Former Ace: The 2017 Player Preview for Clay Buchholz
It looked like the Seattle Mariners might have had something when Michael Saunders arrived on the scene in 2009. The 22-year-old could pick it in the outfield, ran pretty well, had some pop and could take a walk. Saunders scuffled a bit, then seemed to put it together in 2012, knocking 19 homers, swiping 21 bases, slapping 31 doubles and producing 57 runs batted in and 71 runs in just 139 games
via GIPHY You know who has had a really good Major League career? Joaquin Benoit.
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The Bullpen Staple: 2017 Player Preview for Joaquin Benoit
One of the Phillies’ biggest problems last season was an inconsistent bullpen. They took a huge step in addressing that need on Nov. 4 when they acquired right-hander Pat Neshak for cash considerations or a player to be named later
via GIPHY Leftfield was an abyss for the Phillies in 2016. The cast of miscreants who played the position provided Philadelphia with a putrid .212/.284/.332 batting line.