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Archive: November, 2011

Wisdom of Thome decision depends on rest of offseason

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 9:09 AM
Now that all first-day hunky-dory feelings are out of the way and we've all waxed poetic about the potential narrative the Phillies put in play by bringing back Jim Thome for his swan song, can we put feeling aside for a few minutes and take a look at reality? As a writer, I always root for a good... Read more

A look at Domonic Brown, and why he should still be on your radar

Friday, November 4, 2011, 4:02 PM
Domonic Brown has enough of a life that he probably is not sitting at home reading High Cheese and wondering how, exactly, we've reached a point where we don't even mention his name when talking about the Phillies' situation in left field. But just in case he is: "Yo, Dom, We got your back, bud!" Seriously... Read more

New additions highlight Phillies Top 10 prospect list

Friday, November 4, 2011, 9:57 AM
There are some new faces on Baseball America's recently-released Top 10 Phillies prospects list. That should come as no surprise, seeing as their top two prospects from midseason are currently wearing Astros uniforms (those would be Jarred Cosart and Jon Singleton, traded to Houston for Hunter Pence... Read more

Report: Phils grant Cards permission to talk to Sandberg

Wednesday, November 2, 2011, 4:30 PM
The Phillies have given permission to the St. Louis Cardinals to interview Ryne Sandberg for their vacant managerial position, according to ESPN.com. Tony La Russa retired after winning the World Series for the Cardinals. The Cubs have an opening, too, at manager after Mike Quade was told he would... Read more

Breaking down the payroll for 2012 and beyond

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 1:14 PM
Since Ruben Amaro Jr. took the reins as general manager, here are the major league free agents he has signed to guaranteed contracts: Cliff Lee: 5 years, $120 million (2011) Raul Ibanez: 3 years, $31.5 million (2009) Placido Polanco: 3 years, $18 million (2010) Jamie Moyer: 2 years, $13 million (2009) Jose... Read more
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