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Braves hit 3 homers off Hamels, halt Phillies

Braves hit 3 homers off Hamels, halt Phillies

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Apr 1, 2013
Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits and the Braves beat Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on opening day.
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  • Minor League Baseball Stadium Now Home To Two Ostriches

    Minor League Baseball Stadium Now Home To Two Ostriches

    deadspin.com Apr 1, 2013
    We got this press release earlier today and, man, it's great. The Reading Fightin Phils, the Phillies Double-A affiliate in Reading, Pennsylvania, just reached an agreement with an ostrich farm in New Jersey-which, what?- that will allow the team to k
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  • Phillies' Charlie Manuel has the respect and the success

    Phillies' Charlie Manuel has the respect and the success

    philly.com Apr 1, 2013
    I must have written something positive about Charlie that day because as I recall, I was getting roasted. I got on the phone with them and we had a spirited but respectful discussion.
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  • Inside the Phillies: After disappointing 2012 season, Phillies'…

    Inside the Phillies: After disappointing 2012 season, Phillies' Ryan Howard optimistic

    philly.com Apr 1, 2013
    The darkness helped Ryan Howard see the light. Down and out, unable to do any sort of physical activity because he was in a protective boot after surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon last offseason, the Phillies first baseman decided to take in…
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  • Not-so-old 2013 Phillies battle perceptions

    Not-so-old 2013 Phillies battle perceptions

    philly.com Apr 1, 2013
    It's almost too easy. Thirty years after the Wheeze Kids won the National League pennant, another bunch of aging Phillies will try to defy time and recapture recent glory. What a perfect angle for opening day, right?
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  • Video - Freeman Powers Braves Over Phillies 00:31

    Freeman Powers Braves Over Phillies

    Apr 1
    Freddie Freeman had three hits and drove in three in the Braves' 7-5 win over the Phillies.