Opponents have figured out Phillies
Philadelphia's lineup seeing fewer fastballs in fastball-hitting counts
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- This used to be their team, their show, their stage. When you thought of the Phillies, you used to think of The Bats.
When the camera crews stopped by, it was to point those lenses at them. When the season-preview magazines hit the stands, it was with their faces plastered all over those covers.
But not in the spring of 2011. Nowadays, thanks to the assemblage of several starting pitchers you might have heard of, you'd never know the Phillies still have bat ...
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