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Howard hits 1st homer of spring to power Phils

Howard hits 1st homer of spring to power Phils

ESPN.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
Ryan Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
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  • Injuries to Utley and Bynum take a toll on fans, too

    Injuries to Utley and Bynum take a toll on fans, too

    philly.com Feb 28, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - For a few minutes every day, a Major League Baseball team is a dance troupe. On Wednesday morning, a group of Phillies gathered in left field for the slow ballet of warm-ups and stretches that precedes batting practice.
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  • Inside the Phillies: For Braves, it's the year of the Uptons

    Inside the Phillies: For Braves, it's the year of the Uptons

    philly.com Feb 28, 2013
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves' offseason was fascinating from a Phillies perspective in that it could have been their own.
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  • Five Phillies realities so far

    Five Phillies realities so far

    philly.com Feb 28, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Spring training is difficult to describe from a baseball writer's perspective. Whenever you talk to your friends, family, co-workers or bosses back north, the tone in their voices is a mixture of enthusiasm and envy, as if every minut…
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  • Video - Howard, Hamels Lead Phillies Past Braves 00:35

    Howard, Hamels Lead Phillies Past Braves

    Feb 28
    Ryan Howard homers and Cole Hamels strikes out five over three innings pitched in Phillies' 10-5 win over Braves.

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