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Philadelphia Phillies deal Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino

The Philadelphia Phillies have begun the retooling process. It could hardly be called a rebuilding process following the six year, 144 million dollar extension they gave to Cole Hamels. For the time being, the Phillies have more than 90 million committed to their top three pitchers and Ryan Howard. The extension began wide speculation that the Phillies would begin to...

Victorinos thank Phillies fans with ad

Shane Victorino may have driven some of us crazy time to time with his play, but the man is a true class act. He took out this full-page ad in tomorrow's Philadelphia Daily News. I'm shocked he got this out so fast. Bob Ventrone, Jr. shared the picture on his Facebook page that I noticed thanks to Phillies Beat Writer Kevin Cooney on Twitter. Speaking of Twitter, Shane...

Odds the Phillies Trade Cliff Lee to the Rangers? "Less than One Percent" or 25%. Pick oneC

T.R. Sullivan, who broke the story when the Phillies signed Cliff Lee prior to last season, believes there is a "less than one percent chance" that the Rangers and Phillies make a deal, though they have talked: The latest word on Cliff Lee is that the Phillies are willing to talk about him. Don’t look for him to be traded to Texas. An industry source said the chances...

Phillies throw up white flag for 2012, expected, but still surprising

Say goodbye to 2012. Atlanta did that with a sweep of the Phillies this past weekend, and what dagger the Braves did, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro twisted inside the belly of Phillies fans. OK, gone are Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino. Coming in are outfielder Nate Schierholtz and minor-league prospects Tommy Joseph, a catcher, and Seth Rosin, a righthanded pitcher (from the Giants for...

Phillies Active at Deadline Moving Salary and Picking Up Bullpen Help

Reading the headline on the “It’s a fire sale in Philadelphia….”, is a reality we all should have seen coming. The “fire sale” at the trade deadline moved long time fan favorite Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence the one year fan favorite both to the West Coast. Victorino who in all likelihood would not have been re-signed next season did have a great...

Series Preview (Gnats) and Trade Deadline

Tuesday, 7:05 - Cliff Lee v. Steve StasburgWednesday, 7:05 - Vance Worley v. Edwin JacksonThursday, 7:05 - Cole Hamels v. Ross DetwilerThe Phils are 16.5 games out of first in the NL East and 13 games back of the second Wild Card. So instead of predicting these meaningless game, let's focus on the Trade Deadline as the Phils should be active in the market today.- Recent reports...

Source: Phillies Send Blanton's Health Records To Baltimore

It seems like Joe Blanton will be moving back to the American League according to numerous reports. According to a source coming from MASN's Roch Kubatko says that the Phillies have faxed righthander Joe Blanton's health records to the Baltimore Orioles' orthopedist.  Blanton has been the talk of the town today, as have many of his teammates. It looks inevitable that...

The retooled Phils come out smoking as they blank the first-place Nats, 8-0.

The newly rebuilt Phils came out smoking as they, behind Cliff Lee’s pitching, end up blanking the first-place Nats, 8-0. The Phils took the lead in the second as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, Kevin Frandsen hits a two-run home run, his first home run of the season, knocking in Carlos Ruiz, who had started the inning off with a double, giving the Phils a 2-0 lead...

Phillies on the move?

Hunter Pence to the San Francisco Giants? Joe Blanton to the Baltimore Orioles? Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers? Are these Phillies and more on the move? Discuss....

Giants Acquire Hunter Pence

After days of rumors and speculation, the Giants have finally acquired outfielder Hunter Pence. Heading to Philadelphia are Nate Schierholtz and a pair of prospects — Tommy Joseph and Seth Rosin. Hunter Pence, 29, is under team control through the end of 2013, but is set to make nearly $15M next season. More on this later…
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