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Phillies: Pitching, Prospects, Pennants, and Post-Season Phireworks

A little more than a week ago the Phillies were returning from a road-trip in which the team won just two games while dropping six. A lot can change in a week. The Fightins returned home to the friendly confines of Citizens Bank Park and now are in the midst of a season long seven game […]

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Phillies, With “Road” Field Advantage, Win Series with Blue Jays; Jamie Moyer Sets MLB Record

It was another hot Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia for the rubber  game in the series between the Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays.  The games, originally scheduled to be played in Toronto, were moved to Philadelphia amidst concerns about the G-20 summit taking place in Canada’s largest city.  The Blue Jays were technically the home team […]

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Phillies Crap Out Against Dice-K

Independent Philly was at Citizen’s Bank Park on Saturday Night as the Phillies took on the Boston Redsox in the second inter-league game of 2010. The Phillies roughed up the Redsox on Friday night behind another good outing by Cole Hamels. Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka was on the mound for Boston facing Kyle Kendrick of the Phillies. David Ortiz (Boston’s DH) made a rare […]

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Phillies First Road and Home Games Both Filled With Phireworks

 Independent Philly was in the house on Monday, April 5th as President Obama threw out the first pitch at the Phillies opening game (in Washington vs. the Nationals) and Roy “Doc” Halladay was on the mound for the Phillies in his first official game in a Philadelphia uniform.  The Fightins fell behind 1-0 before taking the lead 2-1 […]

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