Philadelphia Phillies Rumors: Is Jonathan Papelbon Headed Out?
The Philadelphia Phillies apparently have been shopping around their closer Jonathan Papelbon, and the latest team that seems to be interested in him is the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles have had trouble landing a permanent closer recently, and it would be [...]
Roger Bernadina’s Release Could Be Signal of a Major Outfield Upgrade for Philadelphia Phillies
Roger Bernadina, we hardly knew ye. Bernadina’s release on Thursday by the Philadelphia Phillies signaled that GM Ruben Amaro means what he says about upgrading the outfield in the offseason. Bernadina had been mentioned by several Phillies beat reporters as [...]
In Clearwater, Philadelphia Phillies Fans Find a Place Where There Is No Offseason
A few days ago, quarterback Nick Foles was standing on the sidelines of a Philadelphia Eagles game in Tampa and seemed startled by the crowd reaction. “I had my back to the play and I heard all of this cheering and [...]
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Are Philadelphia Phillies Bringing Larry Bowa in to Light a Fire Under Jimmy Rollins?
The first thing Jimmy Rollins did upon hearing that Larry Bowa was hired as bench coach of the Philadelphia Phillies was to text his old manager two words: “Together again.” Bowa texted two words back: “Let’s win.” Bowa’s return to [...]
Philadelphia Phillies Could Learn a Lot From the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Business Model
Back in 2000, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania awarded money to help both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to build baseball and football stadiums. The Pittsburgh Pirates used the funding the right way, putting the stadium smack dab in the center of the city, [...]
Several Looming Questions for the 2014 Philadelphia Phillies
The Philadelphia Phillies have completed the 2013 MLB season with a losing record for the first time in 11 seasons. So what’s next? Ruben Amaro Jr. got to work early by getting rid of pitching coach Rich Dubee. Although this [...]
Philadelphia Phillies Rumors: After Rich Dubee, Who is Next on the Coaching Chopping Block?
There appears to be little question that there will be major changes in the Philadelphia Phillies‘ coaching staff over the next few days, giving Ryne Sandberg more of a comfort zone in his first full season as Phils’ manager next [...]
Did Philadelphia Phillies’ Cody Ashe Do Enough To Earn Everyday Third Base Job?
The Philadelphia Phillies have a lot of decisions to make this offseason. Who do they want to play where? That includes third baseman Cody Asche. Did he do enough during the time that he had to earn the spot next season? [...]