The Phillies Zone Archive: January, 2009

Hamels Signed to Contract Extension

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Sources confirmed to The Inquirer's Jim Salisbury that the Phillies have signed Cole Hamels to a three-year, $20.5 million contract extension... Read more

Phils Looking at Nomar

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The Phillies are looking for a righthanded bat off their bench, and it could be Nomar Garciaparra. Jim Salisbury confirmed a report that the... Read more

MLB Didn't Want Romero in World Series

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Major League Baseball didn't want J.C. Romero to pitch in the World Series. They wanted to suspend him. A first-time positive test for performance... Read more

The Phillies Speak About Romero

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The Phillies just held a teleconference with reporters. Here is some of what GM Ruben Amaro Jr. and assistant GM Scott Proefrock had to say: On... Read more

Park, Giles to Phillies

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Chan Ho Park officially joined the Phillies today. So did Marcus Giles. Looking for infield depth as Chase Utley and Pedro Feliz recover... Read more

Romero Suspended

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Major League Baseball will announce tomorrow that it has suspended J.C. Romero for 50 games for violating its substance policy. Romero was... Read more

Burrell Close to Rays

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Well, at least Pat Burrell already knows the Tampa/Clearwater area. Burrell is close to a two-year, $16 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays... Read more

Happy New Year!

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I hope everybody had a Happy New Year. I've been taking some time off lately, which is why I haven't been posting on a daily basis. As much... Read more