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Phillies Nation: Episode 22 – Phillies Hot Streak and Jayson Stark

This week on Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey discuss the Phillies recent hot streak, in particular their success against team in playoff contention. ESPN columnist and stats guru Jayson Stark returns to the show to evaluate Jimmy Rollins as well as offer some interesting anecdotes from his new book “Wild Pitches”. Plus we have not one, but two, legendary Phillies pitches – Curt...
Via Phillies Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes Coming To Phillies Organization

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies will be making many changes throughout the entire organization. He was on 97.5 The Fanatic yesterday with Mike Missanelli, and talked about the state of the Phils organization. He mentioned that, in addition to the changes, he believes that GM Ruben Amaro Jr is unsafe, despite David Montgomery saying that Amaro was not on the hot seat...
Via Phillies Nation
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Target Rusney Castillo Could Land $50-60 Million Deal

Rusney Castillo’s stock appears to be soaring. Castillo, a highly sought-after Cuban defector, is expected to sign with a Major League Baseball team within the next week, according to multiple reports. Clubs involved in the bidding believe Castillo could sign a five-year contract worth between $50 million and $60 million, according to ESPN’s Jayson Stark. Such a contract would...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stark Talks About Phillies Lack of Movement at Deadline

Yesterday on 97.5 The Fanatic, Jayson Stark discussed the Phillies lack of dealing at the deadline and ripped Ruben Amaro for his inability to trade anyone. Stark said teams were pissed at Amaro for saying they weren’t aggressive enough when dealing with the Phillies. As Stark mentioned, several teams made blockbuster moves. It’s a must listen, and not because I co-host. But...
Via Phillies Nation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds shopping Mat Latos?

In a big twist for the Reds this afternoon, Jayson Stark just tweeted this out: Not only are #Reds not buying. Other teams say they've dangled Mat Latos. Looking for big return of course — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 31, 2014 Mat Latos is a free agent after the 2015 season, so it shouldn’t be the craziest thing in the world to read, but on paper, the 2015 Reds should be...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees In On Bastardo and Byrd

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Yankees have interest in both left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo and right fielder Marlon Byrd. Bastardo, 28, has struggled at seemingly just the wrong time for the Phillies,  seeing his ERA jump by nearly a point and a half since June 28 with opponents getting on base at a .390 clip since that date. Bastardo appeared to be headed toward...
Via Phillies Nation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona willing to trade Addison Reed

The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Cincinnati Reds in 15 innings last night by the score of 2-1. The win improved the Diamondbacks to 46-60, fourth in the National League West. A pitching staff that is 26th in the Major Leagues in ERA allowed only a run on six hits. The bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings and Addison Reed struck out two in the15th to get his 25th save of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Stark: Byrd, Burnett Tough to Move

Yesterday on 97.5 the Fanatic, my prestigious co-host, Jayson Stark, spoke at length about the Phillies trade deadline options. It’s not pretty, as you should well know. You can hear the entire hour of baseball greatness here. Below are some excerpts. -Marlon Byrd is the best bat on the market according to Stark, but his no-trade clause and 2016 option is holding up a trade. Kansas...
Via Phillies Nation
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to the Jayson Stark Show with Pat Gallen Now on 97.5 the Fanatic!

Our very own Pat Gallen is hosting a radio show with ESPN’s Jayson Stark every Monday from 6-7pm on 97.5 the Fanatic. It comes to you live from the Green Parrot Pub & Patio in Newtown, PA. Jayson, of course, is the preeminent baseball writer in the world. He’ll be giving his insights on the Phillies and the world of baseball. Plus, he’ll always have his awesome trivia question...
Via Phillies Nation
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Willing to Trade Cole Hamels

Jayson Stark over at ESPN reported in a column on Monday that the Philadelphia Phillies are entertaining offers for staff ace Cole Hamels, who immediately becomes the top pitcher on the trade market, especially with David Price likely staying in Tampa Bay.  Stark does go on to indicate that a deal is unlikely due to an astronomical asking price. Apparently, Philadelphia is said...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Would Trade Murphy For A Hefty Haul

Despite reports that the Mets are not actively shopping Daniel Murphy, ESPN’s Jayson Stark said in a chat today, that the Mets second baseman is available if teams were willing to pay a high price. “They’d definitely move him,” he writes. “But they want quality back. Sandy Alderson does a really good job of making these types of moves. And there are enough teams looking...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: San Francisco interested in Phillies' Jimmy Rollins

The San Francisco Giants have a lot of holes to fill. From starting pitcher, to infield, to outfield, there are legitimately three to four positions that need bodies and depth. First baseman Brandon Belt could be longer on the DL than the initial seven days, Matt Cain is out indefinitely, Joe Panik is still in a walking boot, Ehire Adrianza is back on the DL after re-straining...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayson Stark: Reds will be buyers at trade deadline

Buy or sell? This is a question many Reds fans have been pondering as the non-waiver trade deadline approaches. Especially after watching their team lose six straight games out of the All-Star Break.One man who may have the answer to this question is ESPN.com senior MLB writer Jayson Stark. On Friday, Stark held an interactive chat session with fans welcoming questions about anything...
Via Redlegs Review
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Teams are Watching Cliff Lee? Is Hamels Available?

(Getty Images) During the Jayson Stark Show, hosted by our very own Pat Gallen, Stark named the 10 teams that are in attendance for Monday nights Phillies game presumably to scout Cliff Lee. Those teams are; Tigers, Pirates, Giants, Rangers, Diamondbacks, Angels, Blue Jays, Orioles, Brewers, and Royals. Lee is making his first start since an elbow strain put him on the disabled list...
Via Phillies Nation
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2014.90: Tigers at Royals

52-37, 1st place, 6.5 games up. Jayson Stark posted his first half award winners today over on ESPN (you need Insider) and I thought there were several interesting items from a Tigers perspective. 1) VMart and Ian Kinsler were both mentioned in the AL MVP after-Trout-thoughts. Kinsler having a good year, but the more I thought about it, he’s having a great year. He’s projecting...
Via Tigers Weblog
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayson Stark dubs Billy Hamilton first half Rookie of the Year

In the race for National League Rookie of the Year, there is Billy Hamilton and then there is every other National League rookie in a very distant second.Numbers don't lie. Either do our eyes. Hamilton has without a doubt been the best rookie in the Senior Circuit this season. So it should come as no surprise that ESPN's Jayson Stark dubbed Hamilton as his NL ROY for the...
Via Redlegs Review
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV – Episode 15 – Trade Rumors Begin

This week Pat and Corey break down how the recent trade between the A’s and Cubs will affect the Phillies come the trade deadline. They also paint the landscape in the AL and NL for prospective Phillies talent. Jayson Stark returns to discuss the dramatic downfall of Roy Halladay and the playoff-caliber team. Matt Stairs and Tommy Greene are back with pro tips for aspiring major leaguers.
Via Phillies Nation
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nation TV – Episode 13 – Jayson Stark talks Phillies and his new book

On this week’s episode of Phillies Nation, Pat and Corey are joined by ESPN baseball analyst and former Inquirer writer Jayson Stark. They discuss Jayson’s new book, Wild Pitches, as well as delve into the Phillies recent struggles, particularly at home. Former Phillies starting pitcher Tommy Greene teaches us about which pitches to throw depending on different batters and...
Via Phillies Nation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to the Jayson Stark Show with Pat Gallen Now on 97.5 the Fanatic!

Our very own Pat Gallen is hosting a radio show with ESPN’s Jayson Stark every Monday from 6-7pm on 97.5 the Fanatic. It comes to you live from the Green Parrot Pub & Patio in Newtown, PA. Jayson, of course, is the preeminent baseball writer in the world. He’ll be giving his insights on the Phillies and the world of baseball. Plus, he’ll always have his awesome trivia question...
Via Phillies Nation
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to the Jayson Stark Show with Pat Gallen Tonight on 97.5 the Fanatic!

Our very own Pat Gallen is hosting a radio show with ESPN’s Jayson Stark every Monday from 6-7pm on 97.5 the Fanatic. It comes to you live from the Green Parrot Pub & Patio in Newtown, PA. Jayson, of course, is the preeminent baseball writer in the world. He’ll be giving his insights on the Phillies and the world of baseball. Plus, he’ll always have his awesome trivia question...
Via Phillies Nation
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: LA willing to move all OFs not named Yasiel Puig

With the Los Angeles Dodgers finally gaining some ground on a cooled off and struggling San Francisco Giants, the Dodgers may be in the market to deal one of their outfielders to get a player to help push them towards the playoffs.#450788070 / gettyimages.comJayson Stark of ESPN.com reported the Dodgers are willing to trade any of their outfielders not named Yasiel Puig.There is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Detroit focusing on trading for bullpen help

The Detroit Tigers have one of the worst bullpens in the major leagues. Many feel that the bullpen is their one area for improvement during the trade deadline season, something that could be key down the stretch and into the postseason. As we know, good bullpens can take a team far, while poor relief corps can really hurt a team's stock.Bullpen help is the Tigers' number...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: San Diego Ready to Sell at Deadline

The San Diego Padres are 30-42 and 13 1/2 games out of the National League West division race. They are definitely a "sell candidate" at the trade deadline, but it seems that they could be willing to make a move sooner rather than later. They have many interesting trade candidates that contending teams will want to add, including the likes of Seth Smith, Chris Denorfia...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to the Jayson Stark Show with Pat Gallen on 97.5 the Fanatic!

Our very own Pat Gallen is hosting a radio show with ESPN’s Jayson Stark every Monday from 6-7pm on 97.5 the Fanatic. It comes to you live from the Green Parrot Pub & Patio in Newtown, PA. Jayson, of course, is the preeminent baseball writer in the world. He’ll be giving his insights on the Phillies and the world of baseball. Plus, he’ll always have his awesome trivia question...
Via Phillies Nation
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to the Jayson Stark Show with Pat Gallen on 97.5 the Fanatic

Our very own Pat Gallen is hosting a radio show with ESPN’s Jayson Stark every Monday from 6-7pm on 97.5 the Fanatic. It comes to you live from the Green Parrot Pub & Patio in Newtown, PA. Jayson, of course, is the preeminent baseball writer in the world. He’ll be giving his insights on the Phillies and the world of baseball. Plus, he’ll always have his awesome trivia question...
Via Phillies Nation
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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