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Phillies Take the Loss due to a Misplay in the Seventh Inning.

#454353846 / gettyimages.com After a day off yesterday, the Phillies (61-73) headed north to New York (63-72) to face the Mets for a three game series. To open the series, the Phillies rookie right hander, David Buchanan (6-7 4.03 ERA) to the hill. Buchanan has been an excellent stretch since...
Via Philliedelphia
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amaro Did Well?

It pains me to admit this, but Ruin Tomorrow Jr. Ruben Amaro Jr. did well in the Roberto Hernandez deal to the Dodgers.  He landed two of their Top 20 prospects, completing the trade yesterday with the acquisition of Victor Arano and earlier snagging second baseman Jesmuel Valentin (a 1st round draft pick in 2012).Arano is a 19 year old starting pitcher, currently in Single-A...
Via We Should Be GM's
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Phillies president and CEO to take leave of absence

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AndrewIBI. Here are the stories from Thursday, Aug. 28.  Top Stories: The Phillies announced major organizational news, as general owner, president, and CEO David...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sandberg believes he has a handle on Phillies' clubhouse

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg believes he has a good handle on his clubhouse despite the fact that four of his players, by word or action, have been critical or disrespectful of him over the last two weeks. “Yes, yeah,” Sandberg said when posed with that question on Wednesday afternoon. Cole Hamels was the latest to show displeasure with Sandberg. He was visibly perturbed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamels Upset, Departs Mound in Disgust

#454229290 / gettyimages.com With the Phillies leading 3-2 in last night's game against the Nationals in the top of the eighth, starting pitcher, Cole Hamels, took the hill for another inning of work around 80 pitches. On the first hitter of the inning, Asdrubal Cabrera, Hamels surrendered a game-tying solo...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble in the Phillies Clubhouse?

You can’t ignore it now. Last night, after the Phillies third straight win to make is five of their last six, starter Cole Hamels made it clear (sort of) he was upset with manager Ryne Sandberg‘s decision to pull him in the eighth inning after Hamels allowed a lead off home run. He dodged questions on whether he was upset with Sandberg. Hamels is now the fourth player to appear...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Galvis, Ruf Homer As Phillies Win Third Straight

Freddy Galvis came up big with his first homer of the year, giving the Phillies the lead in the fifth against Gio Gonzalez The Nationals made things interesting late, but a strong effort from the bullpen in relief of Cole Hamels helped the Phillies escape with the win Tuesday night...
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard, Ben Revere, and RBIs

It’s a been argued over and over again, especially in Philadelphia, where Ryan Howard–one of the best RBI men in MLB over the years–calls home. And no, I’m not talking about whether to refer to multiple runs batted in as “RBI”, or “RBIs” (I’ll be using the latter in this post). I’m talking about the meaning of the stat. “RBIs don’t matter!”, say many believers...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seven MLB managers on the hot seat looking to salvage their jobs

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the current unemployment rate is at 6.2 percent. The unlucky seven on this list all field ball clubs in the red (as far as wins and losses are concerned), and should be well-prepared to received the dreaded pink slip. 3. Ryne Sandberg, Phillies If you thought getting two years to prove your managerial acumen was not enough time, Sandberg...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline: Asche vs. Early Utley Through the Phillies’ System

For these two infielders, the main difference between 2004 and 2014 is the fans’ patience toward the Philadelphia Phillies and Cody Asche. Will this affect the third baseman’s future? There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week.  Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine Insight: Total Comparison. TAL’S STORYLINES Welcome, Newcomers: This...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is Jonathan Papelbon still in a Phillies uniform?

Trading Papelbon before waiver deadline an absolute must for Ruben Amaro...
Via PhilsBaseball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sitting Darin Ruf all part of Phillies ludicrous plan

How Darin Ruf fits into Phillies' flawed plan...
Via PhilsBaseball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Galvis Called Up, Brignac DFA’d

The Phillies made a roster move Saturday, calling up infielder Freddy Galvis, and designating Reid Brignac for assignment. Galvis, who hasn’t appeared in a game for the Phillies since May 8, was hitting .267/.322/.452 for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. After being optioned to triple-A Lehigh Valley (he had just two hits in 42 ABs for the Phils) back in May, he broke his collarbone...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How much does Cliff Lee have left in the tank?

We talk about Father Time plenty when it comes to athletes. I have me​ntioned it on numerous ​occasions here, and now I will look at another player in that same light: Cliff Lee. A Brief Look at a Winding Path Lee, currently of the Philadelphia Phillies, has had a very interesting career. He has lasted 13 seasons thus far, having stints with four separate ball clubs...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston radio hosts accuse Pedro Martinez of steroid use

It is hardly surprising in this day and age of sports shock talk that hosts attempting to bring attention to themselves would attack the most revered Red Sox player of the last 30 years. Yesterday and this morning, both 98.5 FM (Felger and Mazz) and WEEI (Kirk Minihane) made, at the very least, strong suggestions that former Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez used steroids during his playing...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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