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Report: Pirates interested in Ben Revere and Jeff Francoeur

The Pittsburgh Pirates are approaching the end of the first half on a high.  They boost a stellar record of 52-35 and are just 3.5 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals for sole possession of first place in the NL Central Division.  They have the opportunity to seize control of a division that the Cardinals have been dominating for years now.  In order to do that they are seeking...
Via Baseball Essential
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Show Interest in Revere, Frenchy

According to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pirates have shown interest in obtaining Phillies outfielders Ben Revere and Jeff Francoeur. At 52-35, the Pirates have the second-best record in the NL and are in the driver’s seat for a Wild Card position while keeping within arm’s length of the first place Cardinals but have seen injuries ravage their depth...
Via Phillies Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Angels nearly traded for Ben Revere

The Angels need offense, and they very nearly got some offense earlier this season in the form of…Ben Revere. Yeah, *that* Ben Revere. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has the brief details. 1. Trevor Gott, RHP, Angels — A few weeks ago the Phillies thought they had a deal with the Angels that would have sent Ben Revere west for Gott, who was then in Double A. The Angels pulled...
Via The Outside Corner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies, Angels agreed to Ben Revere trade; Angels backed out

The Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels agreed to a deal that would have sent Ben Revere to Los Angeles in exchange for right-handed pitcher Trevor Gott, but the Angels pulled out of the deal at the last minute, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. The Angels tried to “redirect the Phillies toward a starting pitching prospect,” Cafardo adds, but no deal was...
Via Baseball Essential
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Phillies could be historically bad

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Phillies, Tuesday night happened.  Playing the second game of a 2-and-2 set with the Orioles, the Phillies hit a whole new low.  The Phillies surrendered eight homers to the Orioles (a franchise record for the Orioles) and lost 19-3. The loss dropped the Phillies to 22-44 on the season and 14 games back in the National...
Via The Outside Corner
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners showing interest in Ben Revere

It’s no secret the Seattle Mariners are struggling this season. After coming into the season as the favorite to win the American League West division, the Mariners are currently well below .500 and sit in fourth place in the division. But this hasn’t stopped them from trying to improve their team. Just a week ago Seattle traded for power-hitting outfielder Mark Trumbo to try...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Revere trade rumors; Would you deal him or someone else?

On Wednesday night,’s Todd Zolecki reported the Phillies have had discussions with the Angles about a possible trade of outfielder Ben Revere. The 27-year-old Revere, who is under contract through the 2017 season and is making $4.1 million this season, is batting .258 with 12 RBI and nine stolen bases through 40 games this year. The Angels have a struggling offense and...
Via Phillies Nation
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Revere: ‘My manhood kind of got hurt a little bit’ on great catch (video)

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere has developed a penchant throughout his MLB career for having the flair for the dramatic in the way he goes all-out while making spectacular catches. Oftentimes, such fearlessness in the field can come at the expense of the 26-year-old’s potential well-being. Revere was back at it again during Monday’s 2-0...Read More The post Ben...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Alert: Trading No-Arm Revere, Phillies?

On the surface, finding a center fielder with average throwing ability should be easy for the Philadelphia Phillies after a change away from Ben Revere. Is that your thinking too? There will be a published Red Alert and/or Storyline each week. Please, scroll down for this edition of Pinstripe Focus: The Alternatives. Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking...
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Ben Revere is not the answer

A few short seasons ago the Philadelphia Phillies’ center fielder could track down fly balls with ease, gun down runners for an out, and had quite a few memorable home runs.  Now, things could not be more different.  After the Phillies shipped off Shane Victorino in 2012, they acquired Ben Revere in hopes that they found their new center fielder, but Revere has failed to live...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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