Found July 09, 2013 on Phillies Nation:
Jaysyankees_6538
According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Phillies have expressed interest in Yankee reliever Joba Chamberlain. He suggests that Michael Young and Carlos Ruiz are some names that are being thrown around as possible players in a deal. Here’s the quote: National League sources say the Phillies are amenable to dealing Michael Young and have expressed interest in Joba Chamberlain, a salary-dump swap that would save Philadelphia roughly $7 million. The sources also say Carlos Ruiz can be had before the deadline, too. A Young-Chamberlain (or Ruiz-Chamberlain) swap wouldn’t be the most ideal trade for the Phillies, but it wouldn’t hurt. Michael Young is certainly tradeable, and, considering the circumstances, trading Young would be beneficial. Chamberlain would provide some much needed help in the bullpen, even though his numbers are poor this year. He could step into the 6th or 7th inning role for the Phils, who desperately need something. A fresh start could be what hel...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

The decline of Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard

On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies placed Ryan Howard on the 15 day disabled list with left knee inflammation and Darin Ruf was called up to take his place on the roster. But could this latest injury be the beginning of Howard’s career declining right before our eyes. Ryan Howard was drafted in the fifth round of 2001 first year player draft out of Southwest Missouri State...

Michael Young contributing to awful Phillies defense

Michael Young contributing to awful Phillies defense by Scott Butler 7/7/13 The headline for last night’s blowout loss on phillies.com was “Kendrick gets knocked around by Braves.” Kendrick’s line supports that claim, as KK allowed 6 runs in 5 innings. But the more appropriate headline might be “Kendrick struggles and defense lets him down.” The box score shows only...

Yankees grounds crew has major trouble with tarp as rainstorm arrives (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees grounds crew was caught unprepared during Monday night's game as they had trouble rolling out the tarp when a sudden rainstorm hit Yankee Stadium. It happened in the fourth inning when a sudden downpour forced the umpires to call for a rain delay. The field was already fairly wet by the time the grounds crew...

Papelbon staying in Philly ... for now

Enough, for now, about the possibility of the Philadelphia Phillies trading Jonathan Papelbon. They need to add a reliever, not subtract one. The Phillies are in the midst of a mini-surge, even without one-time National League MVP Ryan Howard. They have won five of six to close within 7.5 games of first place in the NL East, and 5.5 of the second wild-card spot. The Phillies are...

Don’t Let These Phillies Fool You

Cole Hamels takes the hill tonight against the Nats. (Photo: AP) It’s easy to get excited when the Phillies play like this.  They take a series from the Pirates in Pittsburgh, a series from the Braves at home, and then their No. 5 starter goes out last night and dominates the team directly above them in the standings.  To top it off, all of this comes against the backdrop of...

Yankees: One boo to many

Have you ever made a mistake or a few?  Español: A-Rod en agosto de 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, I certainly have done many things that I regret and my guess is you have too. Now pretend that everyone, everywhere knew your mistakes and judged you on that merit only. Personally, I can’t even begin to imagine what that would be like. I am sure all of us have been on the...

Caption The Photo: Derek Jeter Looks Miserable Signing Autographs

  Derek Jeter hasn’t played an inning of baseball all season and it’s safe to assume he’s a bit grumpy. Nonetheless, Jeter being Jeter managed to put his pride aside and work hard rehabbing at the Yankees Triple A team in Scranton. As expected he’s been bombarded by fans day and night and well, this pretty much sums up at man who’s ready to get back in pinstripes   Photo...

Howard Out 6-8 Weeks With Torn Meniscus; Ruf To Get His Chance

Categories: BREAKING NEWS News PhilliesTags: Darin RufPhilliesRyan HowardIf the Phillies make a run to get back in the post-season race, they’re going to have to do it without the services of Ryan Howard. The team announced earlier today that an MRI revealed a torn meniscus in the first baseman’s knee; it will require surgery and keep Howard out of action until the end [...](Read more...)

Phillies call up Garcia, option Aumont

Right-hander Luis Garcia has been called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley by the Philadelphia Phillies to replace struggling righty Phillippe Aumont. Garcia had a 1.67 ERA and 11 saves in 31 appearances at three levels of the minors this season. The 26-year-old Garcia was 0-1 with a 1.37 ERA and seven saves at Single-A Clearwater. He was 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA and one save at Double...

PNTV Interviews: Mitch Williams and Jim Florentine

Recently, Phillies Nation TV headed out to the Class A South Atlantic League All-Star events in Lakewood, NJ to attend the Celebrity Hitting Challenge that was held at FirstEnergy Park. The “Clawstar Spectacular”, as it was called, featured the likes of former players Matt Stairs and Dwight Gooden along with comedian Artie Lange, who were all featured in interviews on a recent...

Yankees Game 90: Offense problems continue

CC allows three runs in tonight’s loss. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Kansas City Royals 3 — New York Yankees 1   Yankees manufacture one run in tonight’s 3-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The top of the Yankees lineup got going early against former Rays’ starting pitcher James Shields. Brett Gardner started the game with a bunt single and Ichiro Suzuki followed...

Yankees game 90 lineup: 7/9/13

The Yankees look to get back to their winning ways tonight after a tough loss yesterday. CC Sabathia takes the mound trying to be the stopper against “Big-Game” James Shields. Kansas City Royals (42-44) Alex Gordon LF Alcides Escobar SS Eric Hosmer 1B Billy Butler DH Salvador Perez C Lorenzo Cain CF Miguel Tejada 3B Johnny Giavotella 2B David Lough RF RHP James Shields (3-6,...

Inside Man: The Yankees had a paid operative, who surgically confiscated George Brett's famous pine tar bat

Hell of a tale.

MLB drug probe litigation could be lengthy

We may never know exactly what Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are being accused of in Major League Baseball's Biogenesis investigation - if they beat the rap. That's because details likely will be caught in a tangle of legal gymnastics involving MLB, the players' union and probably an arbitrator, who could rule no discipline is warranted. Lengthy proceedings make it...

John Lannan blanks Nats

"I feel like I just beat my head against the door for three hours." (Ian Desmond, via Washington Post, 7/9/2013) Phillies 3, Nationals 2: John Lannan gets more revenge on the Nats (8 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 K). Why can't we get a #5 starter like that? Hey, Dan Haren wasn't too bad in return from DL stint. Jayson Werth's game-tying HR off Jonathan...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.