Phillies reliever Mike Adams told reporters on Monday that he will come off the disabled list on Tuesday. The 35-year old righty has yet to appear in a game with the Phillies after undergoing shoulder surgery this past off-season.
Adams made a brief minor league rehab, stopping for three appearances in Clearwater, and one in Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Between the two stops, he pitched...
Ruben Amaro Jr. has raised some eyebrows with some of the things he has said during the Phillies’ dismal past two seasons, but his comments on Monday take the cake.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com posted a story about the Phillies in which he extensively quoted Amaro, and a few of his comments are real head-scratchers.
Per Crasnick’s article:
“I can’t worry about whether I’m...
On the next horizon, four teams are posturing for a bargain, while the Philadelphia Phillies negotiate with Jonathan Papelbon’s future setup man. Will another front office outmaneuver Ruben Amaro Jr. for that coveted arm?
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This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects...
Look out Major League Baseball, because Ruben Amaro Jr. is tearing through the free agent market, leaving the cupboards bare for those that snooze. The week started off with a bang with news of Marlon Byrd being signed. He easily adds 10 wins himself. Then the minor league deal given to Shawn Camp. Hello, Mr. 8th Inning! Now, Rube doles out a trio of minor league contracts...
Well, yet again the horrific season of 2013 has ended. Where do the Phils even start to begin building up the empire the had for five consecutive years? Well there are a few possible things that could make them contenders again in 2014. And there are a few things that could easily end their season in another terrible run. Firstly, Ruben Amaro has to make the right moves. He cannot...
Andy Martino creatively builds up Ruben Amaro as one of the great GM's.
In the decision-maker’s eyes, an in-progress evaluation will reveal the fate of Michael Young and the Philadelphia Phillies. Will another club part with something of possible value to vie for serious October baseball?
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This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on...
While the Phillies were reported to have signed Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a contract there has been no official announcement.
There may not be one. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports that the two sides have hit a snag.
The Phillies agreed to a six-year deal worth $48 million with the right hander which included an $11 million option for 2019.
Since then things have gone...
The Philadelphia Phillies front office is in a difficult situation just after the All-Star break.
Unable to buy or sell in their current position, General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is losing his cool from the stress.
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Maikel Franco waits for a pitch as a newly promoted Reading Fightin Phil. (Photo courtesy of milb.com)
As the Philadelphia Phillies are slumping this season, one thing that has not been slumping is their farm system. The Phillies farm system has been making some noise this season from Jesse Biddle in Reading to Andrew Knapp in Williamsport. But one player who has been getting a lot...