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2018 NL East Predictions

  1. Washington Nationals

The Nationals are definitely the team to beat in the NL East and there isn’t really a team that will likely compete with them in 2018. 1,281 more words

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A satellite view of the Veterans Stadium Liberty Bell in all its rusted glory

Thanks to a reader who alerted us to this. Google Earth of C.W. Dunnet and Co. (3200 S. Lawrence Street, Philadelphia, PA) shows a perfect satellite image of the old Veterans Stadium Liberty Bell sitting in a back of the food distributor property. 48 more words


Baseball Exhibition Begins Today

All 30 major league baseball teams are in action this afternoon, as exhibition games commence.

In a redux of last year’s National League one game “5 teams to 4” game, the Arizona Diamondbacks, who won that tilt, face the Colorado Rockies. 227 more words

And Then Suddenly, a Glimmer of Hope Emerged for the Long-Suffering Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies’ pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training last week. Some years, this would cause feelings of joy and anticipation throughout the city. This year, the beginning of spring festivities barely garnered a yawn. 869 more words

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Ron Reed

An all star in 1968, Reed went 146-140 during 19 years spent pitching in the major leagues. Reed broke into the majors with the Atlanta Braves in 1966 and earned his lone trip to the All-Star Game two years later. 348 more words

Philadelphia/Pittsburgh Title Notes Continue

Philadelphia passed Pittsburgh, by winning its 17th major North American sports league crown, when the Eagles won their first Super Bowl two weeks and three days ago. 188 more words

The Phillies' Nick Williams hit his manager's car with a batting-practice homer

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Nick Williams hit Gabe Kapler's SUV with a batting-practice homer today. “I would trade a Nick Williams home run for a dent in a rental car, any day of the week," Kapler said.

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