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A Look Back: Chase Utley

“Long drive, could it be?  It is……. OUTTA HERE! Grand Slam home run Chase Utley! Welcome to the Show Mr. Utley!” This was not the first time that Harry Kalas’ voice rang throughout the radio waves in an excited manner over this young second baseman. “There goes Chase and this is chopped to McBride and […]

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Throwing Gloves in the Dugout: Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Frustrated

Cole Hamels was the 2008 World Series MVP. He was the Philadelphia Phillies’ best pitcher in the 2012 season, posting a 17-6 record with an ERA of 3.04. Taking his year into consideration, Ruben Amaro signed the southpaw to a lofty contract amounting to 144 million dollars for the next six years. Cole came up […]

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Phillies Catcher Erik Kratz Needs Surgery

As if the Phillies needed more guys to go down with injuries. But it has happened again. Phillies catcher Erik Kratz, who was filling in for injured catcher Carlos Ruiz, had an MRI done on his left knee on Monday which revealed a torn medial meniscus. Before he went down, Kratz had a .229 avg. […]

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