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Phillies-Braves Series Preview

Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves Square Off in the National League Division Series for the Second Straight Season   The Philadelphia Phillies took care of business against the Miami Marlins, sweeping the Wild Card series while taking command of both games and winning comfortably. Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves take their NL/AL best 104 wins […]

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Alex Anthopoulos, a genius in the 2023 offseason.

Alex Anthopoulos is an aggressive general manager for the Atlanta Braves. When the trade deadline arrives, or at any point in the off-season, “AA” will pull the trigger for some trades that could seem genius or head-scratching. Some of the “head-scratching” moves by Anthopoulos are now working out. Trading away fan favorites may be heartbreaking, […]

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Phillies manager Rob Thomson claps during a game. Whether the Phillies recover depends on Thomson getting the most out of his team.
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Can the Philadelphia Phillies Recover? They Certainly Have the Talent.

Can the Philadelphia Phillies recover and do another magical run like the one that led them to the 2022 World Series? Right now — no sugar-coating it — offensively, starting pitching, bullpen, and defensively this team is simply not playing good baseball. Offense They are ranked number eight in hitting with a .261 average. However, […]

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Rangers Rout Phillies in Middle Game

Rangers 16, Phillies 3 ARLINGTON, Tex. (Apr 1) — The Texas Rangers routed the Philadelphia Phillies in the middle game of their three-game opening set on Saturday by a final score of 16–3. A two-homer day by catcher Mitch Garver helped seal the Rangers’ second consecutive win to open the 2023 season, and it appears […]

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One Day Into Season, Experts Abound
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One Day Into Season, Experts Abound

One day into the 2023 baseball season and social media is overflowing with profound predictions. Experts abound. All it takes is a keyboard or cell phone to have it all figured. If you believe what you read, the Oakland Athletics surely will go 162-0. Adley Rutschman will bat 500-for-500 with 162 homers to lead the […]

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Mike Trout celebrating a home run in the USA victory over Canada in the World Baseball Classic.
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WBC: USA Rides Nine-run First to Mercy Rule Win over Canada

USA 12, Canada 1 (7 Innings, Mercy Rule) PHOENIX, Mar. 13 — One day after mercy-ruling Great Britain, Team Canada found itself on the business end of a mercy rule, bowing to Team USA, 12–1, Monday night. All nine USA starters either scored or drove in at least one run in the win. Lance Lynn […]

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Kyle Schwarber homers for the USA against Great Britain in WBC Pool C.
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Team USA Overcomes Early Deficit to Outlast Great Britain in WBC

USA 6, Great Britain 2 PHOENIX, Mar. 11 — A first-inning home run by Trayce Thompson gave Great Britain an early lead, but Team USA bounced back to win, 6–2, in the opening game for each team in Pool C of the World Baseball Classic. Kyle Schwarber went 1-for-3 with two walks, a homer, and […]

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Guardians Count on Bieber; Prospect Countdown Continues with 80-71
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Guardians Count on Bieber; Prospect Countdown Continues with 80-71

MESA, AZ. — Shane Bieber was dominant for three innings in his second spring start Saturday in the Cleveland Guardians‘ 4–4 tie with the Oakland Athletics at Hohokam Stadium. Bieber topped many prospects lists a few years ago as a member of the Guardians. Also, the 2023 Guardians’ top prospect countdown continues today with […]

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