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Halladay Goes the Distance for Fourth Win of the Year
Going into today's game, Roy Halladay had a career record of 7-2 in nine games against the New York Mets, including a win earlier this year.  He looked to continue this winning trend today as he took the hill against Jonathon Niese for the middle game of this three game series.  The Phillies came into the game looking for their 18th win in the first month of the season, which would set a... (continue)
Blanton Moved to the DL, Vance Worley Will Start in His Place
This afternoon the Phillies moved 5th (ace) starter Joe Blanton to the disabled list with right elbow impingement.  Blanton had been scheduled to start tomorrow against the Mets to start their three game series.  The Phillies have called up the 23 year old Vance Worley from triple-A Lehigh Valley to replace big Joe and to start tomorrow.  

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After Nearly One Month, Phillies Have a Lot to Be Proud Of
It's not easy living up to high expectations, especially when these expectations include a championship-or-bust mentality.  However, I think that after the first month of the MLB season, it's safe to say that the Philadelphia Phillies have done an incredible job so far of living up to the expectations given to them.  For starters, they are 16-8 sitting atop the NL East, and their record ... (continue)
Phillies Avoid Sweep, Defeat Diamondbacks
After winning five straight games, the Phillies played the rubber match of their three game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks, looking to avoid being swept.  The Phillies had only lost two straight one other time coming in, and ace number four, Cole Hamels, was trying to end that streak at two, facing off against the winless Joe Saunders.  

The Phillies would have absolutely&nbs...
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Phillies Lose to Marlins, Oswalt Leaves With an Injury
Tonight, the Phillies returned home to Philly to start their first series of the year against the Florida Marlins.  The Phillies were also looking to win the snap a three game first-game-of-the-series losing streak, as they had lost the first game of each of their last three series coming into the game.  The Phillies put Roy Oswalt on the mound, looking to improve on his 2-0 record.

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Cliff Lee Shuts Down Nationals as Phillies Win Again
Tonight, the Phillies looked to win their fourth consecutive series of the season, playing the final game of their three game set with the Nationals.  Today was Cliff Lee's turn to face the Nats, and also his first time facing Jayson Werth since he left Philly.  Lee pitched poorly in his last outing, and was looking to redeem himself and prove that he's worth the $11 million he is making... (continue)
Phillies Avoid Late-Inning Scare, Defeat Nationals
It's going to take a while to get used to, but for the first time in a couple of years, the Phillies are going to have to win games with pitching, not hitting.  This seemed like it finally sunk in tonight, as the Phillies faced the Nationals in game two of this series.  The Phillies had the luxury of facing John Lannan who had a pitiful 0-8 record against the Phillies coming into the gam... (continue)
Big Joe Blanton Can't Stop Werth and the Nationals
Tonight, the Phillies traveled down I-95 to get set for a three game series with the 4-5 Washington Nationals.  It was the first time the Phillies would get to face Jayson Werth with his new team.  They had the challenge of facing Livan Hernandez, who came in with a 4.30 ERA.  Big Joe took the mound for the Phillies.

The Phillies, like they have done a lot lately, struck ...
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