So the Phillies need a big-time pitcher. Who would sell and has valuable pitching? The Indians, Orioles and Mariners figure to be sellers in the American League. The National League is harder to gauge, but I’ll predict Ed Wade’s Astros will at least think about it. As will the Rockies, Padres, Pirates and Reds. The … Continue reading Phillies Nation Likes Halladay
Peavy out for month: Well this could hurt the Phillies chances at trading for Jake Peavy. He will be out for a month with a strained tendon in his right ankle he sustained on June 8th. His injury occurred while he ran the bases. The Phillies were seriously considering trading for Peavy, who originally refused … Continue reading MLB News 6/13/09
Tom Glavine and Vicente Padilla were recently released from the Braves and Rangers respectively and should not be on the free agent market for too long. Rumor Mill on Baseball Digest.com: One NL exec said… “The Phillies have been waiting for just this type of opportunity; take a veteran starter for a test drive for … Continue reading Padilla/Glavine on Phillies Radar?
Coming off of a sweep versus Washington, the Phillies started their little West Coast trip as they played three games in sunny Southern California versus the Padres. The Padres came into this series on a 10 game home winning streak. That came to a screeching halt as the Phillies starting pitching dominated all three games … Continue reading Phillies Sweep Friars
A couple weeks after Raul Ibanez wins NL Player of the Week, Ryan Howard split the honors with Adrian Gonzalez of the Padres. Howard hit 4 homers last week including his monstrous grand slam. He also totaled 10 RBI’s and a slugging percentage of 1.000. This was Howard’s 4th career honor and first of the … Continue reading Howard Co-Wins Player of Week; Mayberry Sent Down
I’ll start with the bad news. Brett Myers’ season may be done. Even worse, he may never be a Philly again neither. This was his contract year and it may be going right down the tubes. He sustained a hip injury on Wednesday’s loss to Florida and after x-rays revealed some jaggedness, it just didn’t … Continue reading There’s Good News and Then There’s Bad