All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Phillies’

Mike Schmidt, Baseball Hall of Famer, Reveals Recent Battle With Advanced Skin Cancer

Renowned Philadelphia Phillies slugger Mike Schmidt recently announced on Sunday that he had been diagnosed with stage III Melanoma last summer. Schmidt claimed that the cancer is gone, but the Melanoma required him to undergo continuous chemotherapy and radiation treatments. According to Ryan Lawrence of Philly.com, The 64-year-old Baseball Hall of Famer decided not to perform his regular duties as …

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Michael Young Retires After 14 Years

Michael Young announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Friday afternoon at the Rangers Ball Park in Arlington. Young played for the Texas Rangers from 2000 to 2012. His struggles in the 2012 season led the Rangers to trade him to the Philadelphia Phillies in December of that year. In August 2013, Young was traded to the Los Angeles …

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Philadelphia Phillies Announcers Are Stepping Down

The Phillies have signed a new contract with NBCUniversal and Comcast SportsNet that is supposedly worth $2.5 billion over 25 years. According to the Associated Press, the network has made the decision for broadcaster Chris Wheeler and color analyst Gary Mathews to step down from their current positions. The team released the following statement: As the longest-tenured member of the …

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