Posts Tagged ‘Jayson Werth’
Another confirmation of how time flies is unfolding on the east coast of Florida this winter. Jayson Werth arrived at the Washington Nationals’ sprawling and sparkling new spring-training facility last week for his seventh and what is likely to be his final season with the ball club.
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Brookover: Werth was wise investment for Nationals
On Sunday the Philadelphia Phillies and the fans had a chance to bid farewell to the last remaining (big) piece from the 2008 World Series championship squad, Ryan Howard . With Howard very likely to have played his final game in Phillies pinstripes and the season comes to a close, Phillies fans can still keep an interested eye in the postseason fun as some former member of the 2008 world champions of baseball continue their pursuit for a second ring. Four members of the 2008 Phillies are once again in the postseason this month looking to win their second World Series ring.
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2016 MLB Postseason Primer and Prediction: Hamels, Utley, Ruiz, Werth go for Ring No. 2
SAN DIEGO – Carlos Ruiz has thought about what it will be like when Chase Utley, wearing a white Dodgers uniform, steps into the batter’s box Monday to face the Phillies. The two men were teammates for a decade.
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Phillies prepare to face Chase Utley for first time on Monday
Fifth in a series of profiles of potential Phillies draft picks. HOOVER, Ala.
These are the nights a rebuilding project produces, a nondescript 5-1 Phillies loss to a first-place Washington team that resembled many failures before it. That is expected; the Phillies do not have a fraction of the pieces to contend while the Nationals bear lofty goals. Instead, these are the nights when a manager and a fan base learn about how a potential future anchor is handed the ball and asked to stop the bleeding.
While the overall story of the Phillies 2016 season has been moderately and unexpectedly interesting until very recently, the plot surrounding first baseman Ryan Howard has become, somewhat like the subject himself, a bit old and slow-moving.
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Ford: Howard’s play puts Mackanin in tough spot
After enjoying strong starting pitching in the previous six games, including several lights-out efforts, the Phillies were pounded by a Washington Nationals team that looks like it means business this season.
Phillies get torched by Nationals, 9-1
Paul Owens had just finished his last news conference before the all-star break, but a 20-year-old reporter had one more question for the Phillies manager: “Who is going to be your starting pitcher in the All-Star Game?”
Brookover: Lessons of a baseball life