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Philadelphia Phillies 2013 Preview: Coaching
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Philadelphia Phillies 2013 Preview: Coaching

This is the last of a series of posts previewing the 2013 Philadelphia Phillies prior to the start of Spring Training. With eight full seasons as skipper, Charlie Manuel is the longest-serving Phillies manager since Gene Mauch led the team from 1960-1968. Only one other manager eclipsed Mauch’s nine-year term: Hall-of-Famer Harry Wright, who managed … Continue reading

Phillies Increase Young Relievers’ Competition with Signing of Chad Durbin
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Phillies Increase Young Relievers’ Competition with Signing of Chad Durbin

The Phillies added Chad Durbin today, inking him to a one-year, $1.1M contract.  Durbin can earn up to $350k in incentives, and the contract includes a club option for 2014. What does this mean for the Phillies in 2013? First, the Durbin signing gives the Phillies a durable, middle relief workhorse, capable of pitching multiple … Continue reading

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Welcome to Red Pinstripes: Philadelphia Phillies Commentary, Analysis and Insights

Greetings, Welcome to “Red Pinstripes” — a blog dedicated to all things Phillies.  From Ed Abbaticchio to Jon Zuber, Whitey (#1) to Wild Thing (#99), and everything in between, we’ll have something to say (though admittedly, there’s not much to say about Abbaticchio or Zuber). We’ll try to approach things in a way that lend to exciting, … Continue reading