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A-Rod as a Phillie? Nah I'll pass

The writing is on the wall: The New York Yankees are fed up with Alex Rodriguez. 

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Is Charlie Manuel on the hot seat in 2012?

You’re the most successful manager in the history of the Philadelphia Phillies and only the second man to ever lead the franchise to a World Series championship.

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An Interview with Former Major League Baseball Pitcher and Reading native Rich DeLucia

Recently, I had a chance to talk with former major leaguer Rich DeLucia, a Reading native who pitched for six teams during the 1990's. DeLucia played for, with, and against many greats of the game, including Joe Torre<

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Alex Rodriguez hits 600th Home Run and nobody cares!

Have you ever seen less fanfare surrounding an important home run in major league history leading up to Alex Rodriguez's 600th home run this afternoon?

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Yankees Win World Series, and baseball should be embarrassed

It's over. So much for Andy Pettitte pitching on three days rest.

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Phillies on the verge of something special

The Phillies postseason run in 2009 has been anything but predictable. In the Division Series, they beat a heretofore dominant Houston Street not once, but twice in back to back games. The latter in spectacular fashion with a two-out, three run rally in the 9th inning. And with Ryan “get me to the plate” Howard picking up this team and placing it on his back, the Philadelphia Phillies are seriously charging towards something special.

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Phillies Take Game One of NLCS Against Dodgers

I am running out of adjectives to describe this Phillies team.  To say the last three games have been extremely gut wrenching is a vast understatement at best.  It wasn't pretty, but it was memorable. And at the end of the day, the Phils have a 1-0 lead on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2009 NLCS. Because it's two o'clock in the morning, and I have to leave early for a wedding in Maryland tomorrow, I am quickly recapping my keys to beating the Dodgers from the other day to see how accurate I really was.  Don't worry, I'll only include the important things:

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Philly2Philly NLCS Preview of the Phillies vs Dodgers

For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers stand in the Phillies way of a trip to the World Series. Let's break down the keys to the Phillies sending the Dodgers home again. Cole Hamels MUST be the old Cole Hamels:

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