Sunday, December 21, 2014

Morrow, Masterson, Anderson heading potential pitching targets for Phillies

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 12:50 PM
While the Phillies’ decision to sign Jerome Williams to a $2.5 million deal for 2015 elicited some groans, the move is the kind that the fanbase will need to get used to if it hopes to maintain its sanity through the offseason. The simple truth is that the Phillies need arms who are capable... Read more

Burnett declines $12.75 million option

Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:34 PM
A.J. BURNETT'S Phillies career came to an unceremonious end last night. The veteran pitcher thumbed his nose at the chance to stick with the team for a handsome salary in 2015. Burnett declined a player option that would have paid him $12.75 million next season. The 37-year-old righthander instead... Read more

Crawford, Nola head Baseball Prospectus' Top 10 Phillies prospects

Monday, November 3, 2014, 8:44 AM
Of all the lessons people have attempted to draw from the San Francisco Giants' recent run of success, the most relevant is also the most basic: string together several consecutive years of good first round draft picks, and the wins will follow. That serves as an ample prelude to the introduction... Read more

Here's a projection of what the offseason holds for the newly realistic Phillies

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 9:39 AM
Today is the last day of the World Series, which makes tomorrow the first day of the rest of our lives…or, rather, the first day of the rest of the Phillies life, when they will officially emerge from this afterbirth of a season and nuzzle up to the nourishing teat of baseball's offseason. Yeah... Read more

Mets and Tigers could push Phillies for Yasmany Tomas

Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:03 PM
The only thing wrong with the logic that says the Phillies will end up signing Yasmany Tomas because they have a desperate need for him and the financial wherewithall to pay him whatever he wants is that the Phillies had an equally desperate need for his countryman, Rusney Castillo, and did not end... Read more

Phillies continue to enjoy front row seat to the progress of everybody else

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 8:50 AM
I will write more about this later. For now, just know that, as of about 2 p.m. West Coast time yesterday afternoon, five of the 15 teams in the National League had relieved a general manager of his duties in advance of baseball’s upcoming offseason. Three of those general managers had presided... Read more

Phillies tab Almaraz as new Amateur Scouting Director

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 2:54 PM
Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner. Matt Adams and Trevor Rosenthal. Eric Hosmer and Yordano Ventura. Manny Machado and Zach Britton. The first two already have World Series rings with San Francisco, the second two helped lead a new wave of Cardinals into another World Series appearance 12 months... Read more

Phillies rebuff Montgomery report

Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:31 AM
David Montgomery remains on medical leave after battling cancer early in the 2014 season, the Phillies announced on Friday morning, rebutting a report that the team president and CEO had been "pushed out" by ownership. Montgomery is expected to resume his role atop the organization when his health... Read more

With challenging season over, Howard looks at positives

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 12:13 PM
The home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park was littered with boxes. Before the final game of the 2014 regular season, Phillies players packed up their things so they can exit quickly and head onto their offseason homes before the end of the day. There were handshakes and hugs all around - and some applause... Read more

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
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