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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
There has been a lot to like so far in the Phillies young season. The first time through the rotation, Aaron Nola, Jeremy Hellickson and Jerad Eickhoff looked very good.
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Series Preview: Phillies host expected contenders, the New York Mets.
Two things looked good in the first series of the season. The Phillies showed more patience than they have in recent years. The team earned 12 walks over three games
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Series Preview: Phillies start first homestand with Washington Nationals
GMs Carson and Pat fired off some emails, regarding their expectations for the season. Here are their thoughts.
CINCINNATI – Nothing Tommy Joseph did during his first big-league opening day Monday afternoon at Great American Ballpark was particularly extraordinary. On his way to an 0-for-4 season debut, the Phillies first baseman struck out twice and left three runners stranded on base, including two in scoring position.
CINCINNATI – Three minutes into the season, when Cesar Hernandez cracked a solo homer to the red seats in right field Monday, these young Phillies exuded confidence. The December workouts in Miami to add strength produced immediate results for Hernandez. The laborious seven weeks of spring training melted to the scene of Tommy Joseph, the guy who is supposed to be crushing home runs, high-fiving the diminutive Hernandez and removing his helmet.
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Phillies win opener as ‘two littlest guys’ homer
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