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Cliff Lee price tag too high for interested teams?

getty images An ace remains on the market, except that ace is years removed from regularly playing at the major league level. Cliff Lee has drawn little interest this offseason after missing most of the last two seasons due to injury. The 37-year-old left hander missed all of last season and played just 13 games in 2014. As many as 15 teams have been connected to Lee but thus far...
Via Tireball.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Playing Pepper 2016: Philadelphia Phillies

A little Q&A looking at the Phillies entering the 2016 season.
Via PhilsBaseball
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies rumors: Teams 'unsure' about meeting Cliff Lee's asking price

Former Philadelphia Phillies ace Cliff Lee is having trouble getting a team to meet his asking price, according to a report from The Boston Globe.
Via Philliedelphia
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Storyline II: New GM’s Plan for the Philadelphia Phillies

With this offseason in the books under a new captain, the surprise of the hot stove league locally could be right-hander Mark Appel. He has the talent to surpass righty Vincent Velasquez and a beginning point for a foundation exists: lowered expectations as a secondary piece in the exchange, a fresh start and an in-your-own-hands fate with Triple-A Lehigh Valley. But will his confidence...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Nola admits he would like to start on Opening Day for Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola says in an interview that he would like to start Opening Day for the team.
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phillies Are Going to Be Fun

The Phillies aren’t projected to be a very good team this season. If you’re familiar with our internet pages, that certainly doesn’t come as breaking news. The Phillies rebuild has been a long time coming, and it’s good that they are finally committed to that process. And when I say committed, I mean committed. In a good way. The process is working, and working faster than...
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Classic Threads: Philadelphia Phillies

Classic Threads look at the long history of the Philadelphia Phillies H. Rumph Jr. / Associated Press If there is something to say about the Phillies, it’s that their fans are devoted to their team. That includes when the team is having a down year. Just because the team may be at the bottom of the division does not mean they look bad in their uniforms. Some of my favorite jerseys...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Manuel, Mike Schmidt among Phillies Spring Training guest instructors

Two Philadelphia Phillies wall-of-famers will help the team this Spring Training as guest instructors, according to a report.
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Long And Shortstop, And Galvis’ Future

If we are to believe Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America and every other content farm that specializes in baseball prospect evaluation, and if we are to trust local sportswriters, statistics, our own intuitions and a divine entity, J.P. Crawford will shortly be starting at shortstop for the Phillies, and will remain there for years to come. Crawford looks special. He feels special...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies ranked as best farm system by SI formula countdown

The Philadelphia Phillies have the best farm system in the major leagues, according to a formula put together by Sports Illustrated.
Via Philliedelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Passing of the Torch at Catcher

Ruiz celebrates the 2008 World Series title, AP photo The Phillies are in an organizational transition. They’ve moved on from leaders that helped the organization see its best days in Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Cole Hamels.  The Phils will look toward new players to lead them to another stretch of glory days at shortstop, second base as well as in the starting rotation and...
Via Phillies Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

When do Phillies start spring training 2016?

Here are reporting dates and other important spring info. It won't be long before the Phillies officially turn the page on their 99-loss 2015 season and continuing their rebuilding with a new GM and a lot of new players. They're down to two players remaining from the 2008 World Series championship team, first baseman Ryan Howard and catcher...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Will Ryan Howard reach 500 HR’s?

I will always remember attending a specific baseball game in mid May at Miller Park between the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers in 2005. I was supporting my favorite team and rocking Phillies gear, but I could not help to question the talent at first base. The inexperienced Ryan Howard kept getting the opportunity to play and I found myself praying for Jim Thome to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies trade Jesse Biddle to Pirates for Yoervis Medina

The Phillies have traded Jesse Biddle to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Perhaps a change of scenery will help Biddle get back on track. On Wednesday the Phillies traded Biddle to the Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina. The former first-round draft pick of the Phillies brougth plenty of promise as a future fixture in the starting rotation, but Tommy John surgery...
Via Macho Row
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates acquire former first-round pick Biddle from Phillies

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired pitching prospect Jesse Biddle from the Philadelphia Phillies. The deal, announced Tuesday, sends Biddle to the Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina. The 24-year-old Biddle was a first-round pick by the Phillies in the 2010 first-year player draft. Biddle went 9-6 with a 4.95 ERA in 24 combined minor...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies land relief pitcher in exchange for former first round pick Jesse Biddle

Embed from Getty Images The Phillies announced formally that they have traded pitcher Jesse Biddle to the Pittsburgh Pirates. What is a former first round pick who just underwent Tommy John Surgery worth? The Phillies will receive a Major League right-handed reliever for Biddle in Yoervis Medina. The Phillies announced...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phillies are losing fans at a rapid rate

Where did all the Phillies fans go? Study shows attendance falling amazingly fast in Philadelphia. While the future is bright in Philadelphia, the recent past--with a team coming off a MLB-worst 99-loss season--has caused a once fervent fan base to disappear at a rapid rate. From 2007-2011, the Phillies were the class of the National League...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Phillies trade former top prospect Jesse Biddle to Pirates

The Philadelphia Phillies have traded former top prospect pitcher Jesse Biddle, according to a report.
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies sign agreement with CoachMePlus, implement sports science platform

Embed from Getty Images PHILADELPHIA -The medical and performance staff of the Philadelphia Phillies has signed an agreement with CoachMePlus to provide their applied sports science platform, according to a team press release. CoachMePlus works with professional and collegiate sports teams to manage their athletes’ sports performance data. A company...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies sign LHP Edgar Ibarra to minor league deal

Embed from Getty Images PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Phillies have signed left-hander Edgar Ibarra to a minor league contract, according to Baseball America. Ibarra, 26, was signed as an amateur free agent by the Minnesota Twins on Jan. 2, 2006. He made his major league debut last season on June...
Via Philliedelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies television broadcast team returns in 2016 with 145 games on Comcast SportsNet

Embed from Getty Images The Phillies and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia announced the 2016 Philadelphia Phillies broadcast schedule for television. The games will appear over three NBC-owned stations: Comcast SportsNet, The Comcast Network, and NBC10. Fans will also see the familiar broadcast crew from 2015. Comcast SportsNet released the details on...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Comcast SportsNet announces Phillies television broadcast schedule for 2016 season

Embed from Getty Images Comcast SportsNet (CSN) has announced that it will air a station-record 145 Phillies regular season games during the 2016 season. The remaining 17 games will be distributed between NBC10 and The Comcast Network (TCN), with 10 and seven broadcasts, respectively. As part of the announcement, CSN...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Comcast SportsNet to air 145 Phillies games in 2016

As we step closer and closer to start of a brand new baseball season, how we will be able to watch the Phillies this year has been confirmed. Comcast SportsNet will air 145 games this season, a new record for the local sports network. An additional 10 games will be carried by NBC 10, including the home opener on April 11. The remaining seven games will also appear on a Comcast-owned...
Via Macho Row
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Thirteen former Phillies yet to be signed ahead of spring training

Embed from Getty Images With pitchers and catchers due to report to spring training in just over two weeks, remaining time in the Major League Baseball offseason is quickly running out—especially for free agents. There are currently 13 former members of the Philadelphia Phillies who have yet to sign with...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Phillies top prospects who made the top 100 on MLB.com's Pipeline

Embed from Getty Images Earlier this week MLB.com released their top 100 prospect pipeline. Seven Phillies prospects made the top 100. I joined Mike Gill on the Sports Bash on 97.3 ESPN Atlantic City for the first of hopefully many Phillies discussions this season for 97.3 ESPN. Out of the...
Via Philliedelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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