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Early Minor Moves Suggest A Major Phillies Shakeup

The Phillies have been very aggressive this offseason in terms of number of moves, considering that the World Series is not over yet. You might ask, "Aggressive? Jerome Williams and Grady Sizemore?" These moves may not be the minor moves that they appear to be on the surface. Instead, these...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Grady Sizemore extended for 2015

The Philadelphia Phillies struggled to their second straight 73-win season. After being one of the top teams in baseball from 2007 through 2011, the steady decline since leaves no doubt that the Phillies are in rebuilding mode. Although still viable Major League players, an aging core which consists of Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, among others, cannot carry the team. With numerous...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies "Ready To Deal Veterans", Eat Money

Photo: Philliedelphia/Steve Trapani The Phillies have been relatively aggressive thus far this offseason, which technically has not begin yet, since as many as five games of the World Series remain. The Phillies re-signed free-agent-to-be Grady Sizemore and minor league catcher John Hester. Additionally, the Phillies outrighted outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr.,...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies, Sizemore agree to 1-year, $2M contract

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Phillies and Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one year, $2 million contract. The team announced the contract, which includes performance bonuses, on Thursday. Sizemore would have been eligible for free agency after the World Series. Sizemore split the 2014 season between the Red Sox and Phillies, hitting .233 with five home runs and 27 RBIs in 112 combined games...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Ex-Red Sox Grady Sizemore To One-Year, $2 Million Deal

Grady Sizemore came back into Major League Baseball in 2014 after missing two seasons due to injury, and the three-time All-Star’s numbers certainly weren’t what they used to be. But they were good enough for the Philadelphia Phillies. HarballTalk reported Thursday that the Phillies signed Sizemore to a one-year, $2 million deal before he could hit free agency. The outfielder joined...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phils Re-Sign Sizemore, Jimenez

The Phillies announced on Thursday that they have re-signed outfielder Grady Sizemore and relief pitcher Cesar Jimenez, both to one year contracts. The Sizemore experiment was fun, but he clearly doesn’t have much left in the tank, at least from what he showed us last season. Jimenez ended up having a pretty good 2014 season, with a 1.69 ERA in 16 appearances.
Via Phillies Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hot Stove: Phillies Ink Grady Sizemore, Avoid Arbitration With Cesar Jimenez

Two days after the Phillies re-signed RHP Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5M deal - the team made two offseason moves. This afternoon the Phillies re-signed OF Grady Sizemore to a one-year, $2M contract. Sizemore went .253/.313/.422 in 60 games with the Phillies this season. Hitting five home runs (three...
Via Philliedelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies re-sign Grady Sizemore on one-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed outfielder Grady Sizemore to a one-year deal worth $2 million. Sizemore, 32, hit just .233/.299/.354 with five home runs and 27 RBI last season while splitting time between the Boston Red Sox and Phillies. The Phillies figure to use Sizemore as a part-time player next season. Despite the best efforts of Sizemore and interest in signing teams...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Re-Sign or Release: Grady Sizemore

Photo: The Phillies currently have 12 players on their 40-man roster “in flux”. There are four outright free agents, six arbitration eligible players, and a pair of players with options. We will review each of the 12 players starting today, reviewing the case to either re-sign the player, the case to release the player, and the final verdict of what the Phillies should...
Via Phillies Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

As Expected, Sizemore Era Comes To An End

(Gabe Souza/Portland Press-Herald)The handwriting was on the wall for a while. The Musical Chairs Outfield needed one victim. Today, that victim was Grady Sizemore, who was designated for assignment by the Red Sox. In Spring Training, it seemed like Sizemore was The Signing Bargain Of The Century. Then, the reality of more than two years out of baseball began to set in. Grady hit...
Via FenwayNation
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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