Saturday, December 27, 2014

Phillies fire Wolever

Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:09 PM
The Phillies clinched last place on Thursday night. Teams that finish in last place make changes, in either the front office or coaching staff - and sometimes, both. The first of those changes for the Phillies came a half hour before the first pitch was thrown at Citizens Bank Park on Friday. The... Read more

The Case for Ken Giles

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:20 PM
It was seven years ago, so it was difficult to remember, but Kyle Kendrick said he wasn’t sure where he finished in the National League Rookie of the Year voting in the fall of 2007. He finished 5th, behind Ryan Braun (the winner), Troy Tulowitzki, Hunter Pence and Arizona outfielder Chris Young... Read more

Papelbon ready for Phillies fans this weekend

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 11:03 PM
MIAMI - Jonathan Papelbon was bored. And anxious. And kind of ticked off, too. A former top prospect as a starting pitcher in the Boston Red Sox system, he decided the role of a closer fit his personality better. So having to sit on the sidelines for nine days in between appearances, while serving... Read more

Don't count Cody Asche out

Friday, September 12, 2014, 11:16 PM
Cody Asche has the kind of demeanor that suggests he will not settle for anything less than success. That might sound like sentimental gobbledygook, but consider his track record. A relatively anonymous fourth-round draft pick who spent his first year in the minors as a second baseman, Asche forced... Read more

Fans can help Ashburn get into Cooperstown - again

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 8:20 PM
The broadcasting duo of Harry Kalas and Richie Ashburn is arguably the most popular in Philadelphia sports history. Now you can help the late Ashburn, a Hall of Fame player with the Phillies, receive the most prestigious broadcasting award in baseball. Ashburn is among the 42 candidates eligible to... Read more

Jorge De La Rosa and the Rockies offer another reality check

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6:23 AM
Here to remind you of the brave new world in which the Phillies will be attempting to rebuild are the Colorado Rockies, who have reportedly agreed to a two-year, $25 million contract with lefty starter Jorge De La Rosa. De La Rosa will be 34 years old in 2015, and he is finishing up his second straight... Read more

Phillies just can't quit themselves, and their recent success isn't helping

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 12:25 PM
The dreck that you have watched for the majority of this season is remarkably close to a competent offense. And given the propensity of this front office to run around titling at rubber tree plants, that's a scary thought. Consider: If you replace Ryan Howard’s total production through 565... Read more

Gillick: Jobs of Amaro, Sandberg "absolutely" safe

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 5:44 PM
Pat Gillick has not spoken with David Montgomery since stepping into the Phillies team president's shoes last week. Montgomery is still recovering from a procedure to remove cancer from his right jaw in May. He took a medical leave of absence on Thursday. But Gillick has spoken to the Phillies ownership... Read more

Amaro talks "change" after trading Mayberry

Monday, September 1, 2014, 1:13 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. is not blind. Entering the final month of his team’s third straight season that will end with his high-salaried club out of the playoffs, Amaro knows the current makeup of his roster is not a winning one. After dealing John Mayberry Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday night... Read more

Sandberg talks with Hamels, says there are no issues

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:29 PM
Last month, it was Ryan Howard who was upset to be out of the lineup for three straight games. Two weeks ago, it was Kyle Kendrick, ticked he was given what he felt was an early hook in San Francisco. In spring training, Jimmy Rollins and Ryne Sandberg had to speak after the franchise shortstop was... Read more
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