The weather was hot in Philadelphia… hot enough to heat up the Phillies’ offense. They scored in bunches and batted around twice to beat the struggling Cleveland Indians 12-3 to sweep the AL Central basement dwellers Thursday afternoon. The runs rained down like the typhoon-like conditions that hit Citizens Bank Park in the top of … Continue reading Bats Explode As Phils Earn Sweep
Well the Phillies had their eyes set on Roy Halladay and the Blue Jays would not budge so the Phillies went straight to plan B. They nabbed another former Cy Young award winner in Cliff Lee from the Indians for a package of prospects. In the trade, the Phillies got the 2008 Cy Young winner … Continue reading Phils Land Lee in Trade
For the past few weeks, Phillies fans’ heads have been ready to explode with determining whether or not Roy Halladay would be worth the sacrifice of JA Happ. Halladay made himself more expensive, going a complete game versus Boston yesterday and improving to 11-3. Happ is making it harder to give up as he went … Continue reading Trapped Between A Doc and a Hard Place
Todd Zolecki wrote that the Phillies are down in the Dominican Republic and they are nearing a deal with Pedro Martinez, reports say. Ruben Amaro Jr. has declined comment. The report came from this site, which unfortunately is in Spanish. It reports that he signed a $4 million deal but that’s not know if it’s … Continue reading Phillies Close to Deal with Pedro
The thin market for pitchers just got thicker. Though I could see Halladay moving fall through, there will be a long line of teams with offers interested in former Cy Young pitcher. The Phillies will be one of those teams. I will show the Philly Inquirer article written by David Murphy with the details and … Continue reading Jays Shopping Halladay
It’s been another busy week in Phillies news before Opening Day on April 5th versus the Atlanta Braves. Probably the hottest topic of the Phillies blogs has been Jason Donald, the middle infielding prospect for the Phillies. The Phillies Nation has this to offer on him: The 24-year-old infield prospect had three hits yesterday, raising … Continue reading Jason Donald: the future of the Phillies.