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Uptons savor victorious debut as teammates

Uptons savor victorious debut as teammates

MLB.com Updated Apr 2, 2013
As Justin Upton marked his Braves debut with an impressive home run in the fifth inning of Monday night's 7-5 Opening Day win over the Phillies at Turner Field, B.J. Upton was proudly enjoying the thrill of experiencing life with his little brother as h…
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  • Many eyes on Halladay's first start of 2013

    Many eyes on Halladay's first start of 2013

    MLB.com Apr 2, 2013
    In seasons past, if the Phillies had Roy Halladay pitching the next game after losing the season opener, there would've been confidence back home in the Delaware Valley. But confidence is not exactly overflowing among Phils fans entering Wednesday's gam…
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  • Preseason pitching problems persist in opener

    Preseason pitching problems persist in opener

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    ATLANTA - It is a long season, as the Phillies vividly reminded us with a long night here Monday. It is impossible to reach reasonable conclusions after just one game, but that's what opening day is for. For more than a month, we've been told every roug…
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  • Inside the Phillies: Chase Utley makes opening-night statement

    Inside the Phillies: Chase Utley makes opening-night statement

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    ATLANTA - It was more than two hours before game time, and the first player to emerge in the visitors dugout at Turner Field was Chase Utley.
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  • More positives than negatives in Phillies' loss to Braves

    More positives than negatives in Phillies' loss to Braves

    philly.com Apr 2, 2013
    Phillies lose opener in Atlanta, but there are more good signs than bad.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Palmer deal had to happen, more QB musical chairs; mail

    Apr 2
    It's another day to write about quarterbacks. Three topics I want to clear up, in the wake of all the quarterback action in the last few days.
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    Apr 2
    With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
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    Apr 2
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    Apr 2
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