There have been some heavy rumors the Phillies are interested in acquiring the disgruntled Michael Young from the Texas Rangers. Young will not fit in the Phillies system and it would not be worth it for the Phillies to trade for the 33-year old infielder, who is in the middle of a five-year, $80 million … Continue reading Does Michael Young Fit in Philly?
With Jayson Werth signing a mega deal with the Washington Nationals, the Phillies now have to weigh their options in right field. They could platoon a combination of Domonic Brown and Ben Francisco. However it is very likely that they look at external options to replace Werth. There are a few ideal names that would … Continue reading Where Do The Phillies Go From Here?
Advertised was a pitcher’s duel of mammoth proportions. Both Cole Hamels and Johan Santana delivered stellar performances that didn’t disappoint. Both had hitters off balance and were dazzling throughout. But unfortunately, only one pitcher had to win. That pitcher was Santana, who was just a tad better than Hamels, shutting out the Phillies lineup in … Continue reading Phils Lose Pitcher’s Duel
STEALING SIGNS?: So the Phillies have been caught stealing signs after Colorado reported that bull pen coach Mick Billmeyer was using binoculars to look into the Rockies catcher and steal signs. They then accused him of calling the Phillies dugout through the bull pen phone and talking to Shane Victorino. “We have looked at the … Continue reading News 5/12/10
This post will be dedicated to all moves regarding the Phillies’ interests, rumors, signings, and other off season moves that have occurred so far during the winter. Jan. 6: Phillies signed OF Delwyn Young to a minor league contract. Dec. 27: The Phillies signed J.C. Romero to a one-year, $1.1 million contract. Dec. 17: The … Continue reading The Phillies Off Season Tracker
Eric Bruntlett. Two words that make Phillies fans cringe. On August 23rd though, he made history. Not just Phillies history, baseball history. Only fifteen times has an unassisted triple play occurred, and only twice has it ended a game. Eric Bruntlett is now part of that group. As much as we all like to pile … Continue reading 2009 Phillies Moment #8: Bruntlett’s Unassisted Triple Play
The Phillies and their fans invaded Queens this past weekend, including the Phillies Nation bus trip on Saturday where a fight was shown in their section by Comcast. After dropping the first game thanks to some poor pitching by Cole Hamels, the Phillies bats exploded as they handled the Mets to win three of four … Continue reading New York Invasion
Eric Bruntlett’s unassisted triple play was something to witness. After being robbed of a base hit in the eighth by Jeff Francoeur, Bruntlett returned the favor, snaring Francoeur’s no-out line drive up the middle, stepping on second, and tagging Daniel Murphy for the unassisted triple play to win the game for the Phillies. It has … Continue reading Turning Three