Toronto Blue Jays Rumors: Could Jurickson Profar Be Pried Away From Texas Rangers?
It wasn’t so long ago that top prospect Jurickson Profar was considered a prime trade chip and the odd man out in the Texas Rangers infield, and after a disappointing first go-around in the bigs (-0.4 fWAR, .234/.308/.336 triple-slash), it’s […]
Philadelphia Phillies: Can Manager Ryne Sandberg And GM Ruben Amaro Jr. Coexist?
When GM Ruben Amaro Jr. of the Philadelphia Phillies stepped up to the microphone in Spring Training and said manager Ryne Sandberg‘s “no comment” was something he should not have said, a seed of doubt was planted — not over […]
Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard Will Not Return to Old Form
Being from and living in Philadelphia is a hard thing. I am not saying that life is easy anywhere else; I am just trying to say that in Philadelphia, it is really bad. We have a basketball team that was […]
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Pitchers’ Outings Spoiled By Philadelphia Phillies’ Poor Offense
It’s become a sad reality for the Philadelphia Phillies over the last few seasons. More often than desired, a starting pitcher’s solid outing has been spoiled by an offense that went cold. The two latest victims of this unfortunate trend […]
Philadelphia Phillies Should Give Phenom Ken Giles a Chance to Close
The back end of the bullpen isn’t a disaster waiting to happen for the Philadelphia Phillies. It has happened already. With the team getting disastrous results from guys like closer Jonathan Papelbon, Jake Diekman and B.J. Rosenberg, it probably is time […]
Upcoming Series Could Set Tone For Philadelphia Phillies’ Road Trip
For the Philadelphia Phillies, the next four games could very well set the tone for the next few weeks. Whether that tone happens to be positive or negative remains to be seen. On Monday, the Phillies will begin a four-game […]
Philadelphia Phillies Fans Are Right to Stay Away in Droves
If Philadelphia Phillies fans were electing a Governor of Pennsylvania and had to choose between two guys who did not want to spend money for, say, snow removal, the most likely result is that those voters would stay home. That’s how […]
Philadelphia Phillies Will Eventually Need To Address Ryan Howard’s Injury Potential
You don’t need to have binoculars to see something very peculiar about first baseman Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies this season. He’s limping. It might not be enough to keep him out of a game or a significant injury, […]