The 2013 Phillies baseball season is underway.

Phillies fans have become used to being the favorite since 2007, but this spring as an underdog feeling.  In 2012, the Phillies missed the playoffs for the first time in five years, this season many experts believe they could be on the outside-looking-in again this season.

Starting today, the Sports Bash has you covered as the Phillies are live in Clearwater. The Sports Bash will be live from Bright House Field on March 18, 19 with live reports all spring long from many of the Phillies beat writers.

The journey begins friends, can the Phillies make it back to the playoffs, the first part of the question being answered starts today - enjoy!

Phillies Spring Training Coverage:

ESPN Senior Baseball writer Tim Kurkjian: 

Phillies Broadcaster Gary "Sarge" Matthews live from Clearwater:

FOX National baseball writer Jon Morosi:

Phillies Assistant GM Scott Proefrock: 

Phillies LHP reliever Jake Diekman

Phillies beat writer Mandy Housenick, Allentown Morning Call:

Philadelphia Daily News beat writer Ryan Lawrence;