Philadelphia Phillies Make Interesting Choice to Sign Roberto Hernandez
It’s no secret the Philadelphia Phillies were looking for some depth in their starting rotation during the 2013 Winter Meetings. Apparently, that’s exactly why the signed former Tampa Bay Rays starter Roberto Hernandez. The 33-year-old has shown potential in his [...]
Philadelphia Phillies’ Rebuilding Plan Heavy on Hope and Light on Reality
When my favorite college football team was looking for a head coach, the two prominent candidates discussed were a popular assistant coach for the previous team and a proven head coach from the Mid-American Conference. I made an argument for [...]
Philadelphia Phillies Rumors: Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels Trade Talk Could Mean Big Push for Masahiro Tanaka
2013 MLB Winter Meetings: Ruben Amaro Jr Not Realistic in Trade Offers
Deep into day two of the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings and the Philadelphia Phillies have yet to make any real noise. If that surprises anyone by now it shouldn’t. With Ruben Amaro Jr throwing the most ridiculous trade offers out [...]
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Philadelphia Phillies Willing to Trade Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee
It’s a rough time to be a Philadelphia Phillies fan. Not only did ace Roy Halladay retire from baseball on the first day of the 2013 Winter Meetings, but starting pitchers Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee are both said to [...]
Roy Halladay Calling It A Career Was Smart Move
Roy Halladay who pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies this past season and had currently been a free agent, announced that he was signing a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and retiring. This news today was a little shocking, but [...]
Is Roy Halladay Hall Of Fame-Worthy?
The Toronto Blue Jays announced on Monday that the team signed right-handed pitcher Roy Halladay to a one-day contract, upon which Halladay will retire after 16 years in the majors. Halladay is coming off shoulder injuries over the past two [...]
What Will Brad Lincoln’s Role Be For Philadelphia Phillies?
If you haven’t heard, former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brad Lincoln is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. He was traded to the team yesterday for catcher Erik Kratz and minor league pitcher Rob Rasmussen. Lincoln has spent split time [...]
Philadelphia Phillies’ Kevin Frandsen a Better Bat Than John Mayberry Jr.
The Philadelphia Phillies had decisions to make today with the arbitration deadline coming to an end just before midnight. The front office has decided to offer utility player Kevin Frandsen a one-year contract worth $900,000. They also decided to tender the contract of outfielder John [...]
Can Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard Be Compared to David Ortiz?
The Philadelphia Phillies have been criticized this offseason for their core players being the age of 34 and older. One player being placed under the magnifying glass closely is first baseman Ryan Howard. He just turned 34 and suffered injuries [...]
Philadelphia Phillies’ GM Ruben Amaro Makes a Big Gamble in Depending on Aging Core
Only the oldest of Philadelphia Phillies fans remember that the NL champions of 1950 were known as the Whiz Kids, while most remember that the 1983 NL champs were known as the Wheeze Kids. If the 2014 Phillies are able to [...]