The Phillies Zone Archive: December, 2009

Halladay thanks Toronto with newspaper ad

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The first thing Roy Halladay did during his introductory press conference at Citizens Bank Park last week was thank the fans of Toronto. Halladay... Read more

Cliff Lee: "Shock and disbelief"

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Currently on a conference call introducing Cliff Lee as a Seattle Mariner. He does not sound thrilled. Here is a sampling. "My initial... Read more

This whole thing is official now

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UPDATED, 3:30 The Halladay portion of the deal is done. All players and financial figures are as expected. UPDATED, 2:59 The Phillies... Read more

A good deal for Phillies WITH UPDATES ON CHAPMAN, HAPP

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UPDATE, 8:45pm Here's where we are as of Tuesday evening: A press conference officially introducing Roy Halladay as the newest Phillie will... Read more

Halladay and agent in Philadelphia UPDATED

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UPDATED, 10:00pm So where are we at the end of a long day of reports--ours and others'-- flying across the World Wide Web about the... Read more

Phils non-tender Condrey

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In a move that came as something of a surprise, the Phillies just announced that they would not offer arbitration to righthanded pitcher Clay... Read more

Phillies invite seven players to spring training

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At the winter meetings, I picked up some Internets lingo from my younger and hipper competitor David Murphy, and I think I’ve found the... Read more

Winter meetings, day 4

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Here’s Ruben Amaro a few minutes ago on the rumors that talks for Roy Halladay are intensifying between the Phillies and Blue Jays: “I... Read more

Winter meetings, day 3

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UPDATE, 4:00pm A few tidbits from Amaro's daily briefing with the media, his last of the winter meetings. --The Phils will pick 26th in tomorrow... Read more

Phillies sign Gload

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Though the Phillies are focused on improving their pitching staff during the winter meetings, they have apparently made time to finalize their... Read more