Thursday, November 26, 2015

A quick thought about the potential underestimation of Cole Hamels' trade value

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 2:35 PM
None of us are immune to observation bias. That applies to the observation of data as well as the observation of actions. None of us is immune to preconceived notions, and, at the moment, the notion that the Phillies’ front office doesn’t know what the hell it is quite prevalent amongst... Read more

Bullpen dominant as Phillies edge Pirates, 3-2

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:16 PM
Cole Hamels didn’t have his best stuff on Wednesday afternoon. He issued a two-out walk to Francisco Cervelli in the third inning before going to a full count with the next batter, Jordy Mercer. He gave Mercer a get-me-over fastball, the Pirates shortstop launched it over the tiki bar beyond the... Read more

Amaro "not terribly optimistic" Lee could avoid surgery

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 1:36 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. briefly let head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan provide the update on Cliff Lee, since Sheridan is the medical expert among the two Phillies men. But eventually Amaro stood back in the firing line of reporters in the media room at Bright House Field and gave the grimmest of perspectives... Read more

Blanco homers as Phillies blank Orioles, 1-0

Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:38 PM
The Phillies hung on to beat the Orioles, 1-0 at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. Ryan Howard went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and Andres Blanco supplied the only run with a solo shot in the fifth. Phillies starter Aaron Harang went two innings, giving up three hits, no runs, and two walks, and the... Read more

Former top pick Greene not reporting to camp this year

Monday, March 9, 2015, 10:40 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. - A foghorn blared from the building in the center of the Carpenter Complex around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. Like military recruits running for the chow hall, more than 100 minor leaguers dashed off the diamonds. Minor league camp opened this weekend, and a who's who of the Phillies'... Read more

Lee on ailing elbow: "It's very frustrating."

Monday, March 9, 2015, 8:42 AM
Cliff Lee is in wait-and-see mode. Four days after pitching in his first Grapefruit League game, Lee is waiting to get the go-ahead to play catch again. He is waiting for the Phillies to receive a second opinion on his MRI results from renowned orthopedic surgeon James Andrews. Here is all of what... Read more

A few words on the realities of Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:19 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. walked into Charlotte County Stadium on Sunday morning flanked by head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan and media relations staffer Craig Hughner. Most combinations of people hold little meaning to be derived, but spend enough time watching baseball’s rhythms from field level and... Read more

Live updates: Phillies take on Rays, 1:05 p.m.

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 1:02 PM
Join Ryan Lawrence of the Daily News for live commentary as the Phillies take on the Rays in Port Charlotte. Refresh your browser for up-to-the-minute updates. 1:00: Good afternoon. Today's lineup from the Charlotte Sports Park for the Phillies: Revere, CF Herrera, 2B Brown, RF Ruf, 1B Sizemore... Read more

Live Game Blog! Phillies at Rays!

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 12:53 PM
2:49 p.m.: And there it is! Four runs! Brian Bogusevic knocks in the third run of the inning. To recap the 2014 season: the Phillies scored 3 runs or less in 81 of their 162 games (easy math: that computes to half of their games). Also, they scored 4 runs or less in 105 of their 162 games (or 65 percent... Read more

Cliff Lee has elbow soreness

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 11:31 AM
Cliff Lee was limited to 13 starts while battling elbow soreness last year. The pain in the same area returned after just one, two-inning start in 2015. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Lee will be temporarily shut down after getting an MRI on his left elbow. Lee will miss his next turn in the... Read more
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