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Share TweetThe Phillies announced their first changes following Wednesday's season finale at Nationals Park, where they informed bench coach Pete Mackanin, hitting coach Greg Gross and first-base coach Sam Perlozzo they will not be back in 2013.Source: MLB.comShare TweetYour browser does not support iframes. These are not your old Washington Nationals any more. That's a fact, of course, that became readily apparent over the course of the 2012 regular season, which ended on Wednesday with a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia…
Robinson's first pitch to be prior to NLDS Game 3Updated Oct 3, 2012 Share TweetBaseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson will throw out the first pitch before Game 3 of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park, according to a baseball source. The Nationals have yet to formally make an announcement.Source: MLB.com
SweetSpot: Mailbag EditionOct 3Dave Schoenfield and Eric Karabell answer viewer questions, and give their World Series Predictions.
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton