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2017 Schedule
14-16
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21h

BBTN: Stark on Green, predictions, Showalter, Huff

Before conversations with Orioles manager Buck Showalter about being the AL East underdog and former big leaguer Aubrey Huff about his battles with addiction and anxiety, Buster Olney talks to Jayson Stark about a classic interaction with the late Dallas Green, his predictions for the season and more.

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Orioles acquire pitcher Asher from Phillies

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Alec Asher from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash, adding another starting pitcher to the Orioles' roster.

AP Photo/Chris O'Meara
3dDan Szymborski, Special to ESPN.com

Should MLB's bad clubs just tank?

As the 2013 Astros proved, tearing things down can lead to a faster turnaround on and off the field for losing teams. Should the Phillies be following suit?

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3dJoe Peta

Predicting Phillies' 2017 record

The Philadelphia Phillies raised hope for the near future by overachieving at times in 2016. Joe Peta says you might not want to trust the process with this year's Phils, however.

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7d

Rose on Green: 'We all respected him'

Pete Rose joins Rob Ellis and Harry Mayes to talk about what Dallas Green meant to their clubhouse and the fond memories he will always have.

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7d

Larry Bowa remembers Dallas Green

The great Larry Bowa joins the Fanatic with Anthony Gargano to talk about the special relationship he had with ex-Mets, Yankees, and Phillies manager Dallas Green.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Dallas Green was one of the smartest people I ever met in baseball - & never afraid to say & do what he felt was right. Took on George Steinbrenner, building lights at Wrigley & veteran stars in Philly. RIP a great man

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Greg Bird, officially tabbed as the starting first baseman this morning by Joe Girardi, is celebrating in style, as he has hit two homers against the Phillies this afternoon.

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17dTony Blengino, Special to ESPN.com

Jeremy Hellickson is looking for his second act

Hellickson re-emerged in Philadelphia last season, but it will be difficult for him to maintain effectiveness with just one viable pitch.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

Loving that Jorge Alfaro power. Needs a half season in minors and then he's ready. And loving this WBC too. Fun games, real intense.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mariners have traded switch-pitcher Pat Venditte to the Phillies for outfield prospect Joey Curletta. Curletta went to Philly last summer from L.A. in the Carlos Ruiz deal

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

After all those years throwing sinkers, Clay Buchholz showed he can now climb the ladder with his 4-seamer. "Don't know why it took me 10-11 years to figure that out,"!he joked. Wound up with 6 K's in 3.1 IP

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Clay Buchholz's game plan was to ease into spring form. But after Chase Headley's 1st-inning 3-R HR, he's now allowed 11 baserunners in 6 IP

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20dJayson Stark

How will Pete Mackanin signal an intentional walk?

Under the new intentional walk rules, managers can signal for one any way they'd like. Mackanin -- a huge emoji fan -- thinks a helpful illustration will do the trick.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs61030th
Batting Average.24029th
On Base Percentage.30129th
Slugging Percentage.38529th
Earned Run Average4.6326th
Quality Starts7911th
WHIP1.3517th
BAA.26525th

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