Faceoff: Who should we thank?

Question: Was Pat Gillick responsible for the Phillies current success as a franchise and perenial power in Major League Baseball? Writer Brian Jacobs decided challenge the rest of the Faceoff competitors with this question and John Russo, reeling from his loss to Christian Hetrick, wanted to get himself in the win column. Brian: Yes. The … Continue reading Faceoff: Who should we thank?

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Phillies Sign C Schneider

In an act of revenge for the Chris Coste signing (not really), the Phillies signed former Mets catcher Brian Schneider to a 2-year deal worth about $3 million. The left-handed Schneider hit .218 last season in 59 games with the New York Mets, but hit .382 (13-for-34) in his final 13 games. He missed 41 … Continue reading Phillies Sign C Schneider