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Phils’ bats explode in 8th inning rally

By TIMOTHY PARKER
Staff Writer — tparker@highhopesblog.com
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Shane Victorino started a huge eighth inning rally for the Phillies. (Courtesy AP)

When the 8th inning began, the Phillies faced a 2-1 deficit, and had been rattled by Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle McClellan – Who?

At the end of the 8th inning, the Phillies held a 10-2 lead over St. Louis that propelled them to their 46th, and maybe their wildest win of the year.

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Hamels, Phils crush Fish, 9-1

By TIMOTHY PARKER
Staff Writer — tparker@highhopesblog.com
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Cole Hamels was nothing short of spectacular, as the Phils beat the Marlins 9-1 Tuesday night. (Courtesy Philly.com)

Well, that was worth the wait, in more ways than one.

After a delay that lasted a little bit more than an hour, the Phillies brought the rain down in buckets – in the form of runs. They exploded with five home runs, as they crushed Chris Volstad and the Florida Marlins 9-1 Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park in game 1 of a truncated 4-game series.

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VIDEO: Flyers head to Boston down 2-0

Shay Roddy and Matthew Nadu report on the Flyers’ status as they head to Boston for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

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GALLERY: Flyers fans show love for country and team

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Photos © Matthew Nadu/ High Hopes.

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The Nation Pridefully looks on to Philadelphia

Phillies faithful broke into chants of "USA! USA!" as news spread of Osama bin Laden's death. (Courtesy Reuters)

By MATTHEW NADU
Columnist — mnadu@highhopesblog.com
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It was one of those defining moments that won’t soon be forgotten. The pride, the unity and the presence of our forefathers seemed to align in a starless night Sunday in Philadelphia, of all places.

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VIDEO: Flyers lack energy in Game 1 loss

Shay Roddy reports on the Flyers Game 1 loss to the Boston Bruins and what they need to do to improve moving  forward.

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Flyers – Bruins: The Rematch

High Hopes has you covered all series long, home and road. Jay Boehmer, Matthew Nadu and Shay Roddy take you inside the Wells Fargo Center with full video and text coverage of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals.

Promo shot, edited, directed by Chris O’Brien.

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