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Home Run Watch: Spring Training Edition

Here at Super Two Sports, we are compiling a running list of home runs hit over the course of the 2016 MLB season. This is quite the task and we will need your help in doing so. Did you see a home run highlight?  

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Addressing The Phillies’ Outfield Situation

The Hendu Flu isn’t the only thing going around the Phillies’ clubhouse this Spring Training. The Phillies’ outfield has also fell victim to the injury bug. Cody Asche,who has been sidelined with an oblique injury since early March, has no time-table to return while Aaron Altherr will miss 4-6 months after undergoing wrist surgery Wednesday. […]

Mar 14, 2015; Lakeland, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies infielder Maikel Franco returns to the bench after striking out during a spring training baseball game at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies Walk Off Against Atlanta

(Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports) The Phillies took home their second win of Spring Training today, beating the Atlanta Braves 12-11 in an absolute slug-fest. One bright spot for the Philadelphia pitching staff was the work of Jeremy Hellickson. Hellickson gave up one run over two innings of work, striking out five Braves in the […]

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What To Do With Cody Asche

(USA TODAY IMAGES) Cody Asche is in a strange predicament. Once dubbed the Phillies’ “third baseman of the future”, the former fourth round pick from the University of Nebraska has done very little to solidify a starting spot, eventually being displaced by the younger and more powerful Maikel Franco. Franco, who only appeared in eighty […]

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Severino Gonzalez To Start Grapefruit League Opener

The Phillies, fresh off a victory against the University of Tampa, will open Grapefruit League play Tuesday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Severino Gonzalez will get the call according to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Gonzalez, 23, made his Major League debut in 2015 going 3-3 with a 7.29 ERA while appearing in seven […]

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This Day In Phillies History

(Photo Credit/ESPN) February 23rd was an eventful day for the Phillies in 1979. That day the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs swapped eight players. The trade deal would go as follows: The Philadelphia Phillies send Barry Foote, Ted Sizemore, Jerry Martin, Derek Botelho and Henry Mack to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Manny Trillo, Dave Rader […]

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Jeff Francoeur Signs With The Atlanta Braves

Jeff Francoeur’s time with the Philadelphia Phillies is officially over. The fan favorite is headed back to Atlanta after signing a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training earlier today. Francoeur, 32, hit .258 with 13 home runs and 45 RBIs in his only year in red pinstripes. Francoeur, an Atlanta native, was […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26:  Jenrry Mejia #58 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on April 26, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Pitcher Jenrry Mejia Banned Permanently From Baseball

New York Mets’ reliever Jenrry Mejia has received a permanent ban from the game of baseball. Mejia was given the ban today after testing positive for PEDS a third time. Adam Rubin broke the story: Mejia, 26, first tested positive back in April of 2015 resulting in an 80 game suspension. Once cleared, Mejia was […]

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One Year Ago Today, Baseball Lost A Legend

One year ago today, baseball lost one of its most iconic figures. Ernie Banks, the man affectionately known as Mr. Cub, passed away due to complications from a heart attack. He started his career in 1950 with the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League. Banks managed to play his way into Major League Baseball […]

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Deja Vu: Phillies Predicted To Have Worst Record In Baseball

FanGraphs has released their projections for the 2016 season and, once again, the Philadelphia Phillies are predicted to be the worst team in baseball. It is hardly shocking to see Philadelphia back in the basement after a dreadful 2015 campaign. The Phillies had the worst record in baseball at 63-99, Philadelphia’s worst record since 1972. […]

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Phillies Spring Training Dates

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced their reporting dates for Spring Training 2016. They are as follows: Pitchers and Catchers: February 17th First Workout for Pitchers and Catchers: February 18th Position Players: February 22nd First Full Workout: February 23rd Spring Training means a little more this year than in previous seasons. There are battles at nearly […]

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The MLB Created A Monster

Major League Baseball needs to put a stop to the monster they created. This monster in question is Rule 7.13, better known as the Buster Posey Rule. The ruling came about after a collision at home plate involving Scott Cousins and, All Star catcher, Buster Posey. In the twelfth inning of a tie game on May […]

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