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 […]
Cole Hamels’ Latest Setback is a Sore Subject for Philadelphia Phillies
Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies have heard this word before and will probably hear it again: Setback. Pitcher Cole Hamels suffered a “setback” when his scheduled throwing session on Thursday was canceled because of what he described as a “fatigued […]
Did Philadelphia Phillies Dodge Bullet By Trading Jonathan Singleton?
Former Philadelphia Phillies first base prospect Jonathan Singleton, a key element of the Hunter Pence trade in 2011 and currently the top 1B prospect in all of baseball with the Houston Astros, recently admitted to an addiction to marijuana after two […]
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Philadelphia Phillies Should Not Be Tempted with Maikel Franco Over Cody Asche
Throughout most of the offseason and into the spring, the overriding presumption among the Philadelphia Phillies and their fanbase is that Cody Asche would be their starting third baseman heading into the 2014 regular season. However, much has been made […]
Philadelphia Phillies Have Reason to Start Maikel Franco Over Cody Asche
There is an old baseball adage that a winning baseball team should have power hitters at the corner infield positions. The Philadelphia Phillies could accomplish that by having both Ryan Howard at first base and Maikel Franco at third base. […]
A.J. Burnett Has A Solid Outing in Philadelphia Philles Debut
While the result was not what the Philadelphia Phillies would have hoped for, they have to be pleased with the pitching performance of the team’s big signing in the offseason. A.J. Burnett, who was with the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, […]
Darin Ruf Deserves Roster Spot With Philadelphia Phillies
Darin Ruf got his first step in the Major Leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012. Ruf only played in 12 games that season but came back in 2013. Some see Ruf as a potential future first baseman, and others […]
Cliff Lee Solid in Spring Training Debut For Philadelphia Phillies
Cliff Lee pitched the first two innings of the Philadelphia Phillies‘ second preseason game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Lee picked up where he left off last season and looked solid in his first appearance of the spring. Despite giving […]
How 2009 Trade For Cliff Lee Forever Altered Philadelphia Phillies
With the glory years clearly in the rear view mirror, I will take the next couple of weeks to review the major transactions that led up to the best period in Philadelphia Phillies history and how it impacts the team today and […]
Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard Ready To Conquer Left-Handed Pitching
Ryan Howard is a key piece to The Philadelphia Phillies. They depend on him mostly for his hitting ability. The only problem is Howard has a hard time with left-handed pitchers. It seems that this spring, one of Howard’s […]