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Why Jonathan Papelbon Has Been Used Correctly by Phillies

When Placido Polanco hustled past Todd Helton’s shuffling foot on Wednesday night, the result was

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Phillies-Rockies NLDS Playoff Preview: The Rematch

This NLDS playoff matchup features a rematch between the Phillies and Rockies, who faced off in the 2007 NLDS. It was the Phillies' first playoff appearance since their fabled run in 1993, and it ended quicker than Mike Jackson's second go-around with the Phillies. In terms of raw stats, both teams are evenly matched on offense, defense, and pitching. The Phillies were 8th in the majors with a team ERA of 4.16 and the Rockies were 10th with a 4.22. Opponents batted .265 against the Fightins and .261 against the Rockies. They were both pretty even in strikeouts.

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