Lee Prospect Had Surgery

J.C. Ramirez, one of the three prospects in the Cliff Lee deal last December, had surgery to repair his hip. The right-handed pitcher will be ready for spring training next year. He probably had the most successful year of the three prospects acquired for Lee. Ramirez went 7-7 with a 4.82 ERA in 24 starts … Continue reading Lee Prospect Had Surgery


Drabek and Hamels Dueled

Kyle Drabek pitched against his former team today for the first time since being traded for Roy Halladay. In his outing, he went two innings, allowing a hit and a walk. On the hill for the Phillies was Cole Hamels, who pitched 3.2 innings, allowing a run one hit, a solo homer in the fourth. He also … Continue reading Drabek and Hamels Dueled


As some of you saw last week, Sports Illustrated, a once great magazine whose letting-go of Rick Reilly still puzzles me, layed another egg. In Tim Marchman’s rating, they said Ruben Amaro, Jr. was the 19th best GM in all of major league baseball. 19th? NINETEENTH? You have got to be kidding me! Before I completely rip … Continue reading 19th?

MNG: Phillippe Aumont

Player: Phillippe Aumont Number: — Position: P Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: acquired along with Tyson Gillies and Juan Ramirez in a trade for Cliff Lee on Dec. 16, 2009. 2009 Stats: none Intangibles: He’s a prospect and has so much potential. I talked a lot about him in the post about the Phillies wanting to turn … Continue reading MNG: Phillippe Aumont