Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

In a move to avoid arbitration, the Phillies have signed third baseman Kevin Frandsen to a one-year deal, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman. (UPDATE: Deal is worth $850,000, according to Todd Zolecki.) Frandsen was a late season call up, and surprised the Phillies with his offensive production and steady glove at third. He hit .338 … Continue reading Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

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Phillies Interested In Youkilis

The Phillies are in desperate need of a third baseman, and Kevin Youkilis is on their radar. Fox Sports baseball writer Jon Morosi said the Phillies, along with the Dodgers and Indians among other teams, are interested in the 33-year-old free agent third baseman. Youkilis may have lost a step from when he was a … Continue reading Phillies Interested In Youkilis

Series Preview: Red Sox

Phillies (31-27; 2nd in NL East) at Boston Red Sox (35-27; 3rd in AL East) Where: Fenway Park (Bahston, MA) Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Probable Pitchers Friday: Jamie Moyer (6-5, 3.98) vs. John Lackey (6-3, 4.72) Saturday: Joe Blanton (1-4, 6.07) vs. Daisuke Matsuzaka (5-2, 4.59) Sunday: Cole Hamels (5-5, 3.98) vs. Tim Wakefield (2-4, … Continue reading Series Preview: Red Sox

A Not-So-Happy Halladay

Five days ago I got to see an odd feat, a complete game loss on Roy Haladay’s part. Today I got to see another odd sight: Halladay getting shelled and bounced before the sixth inning. Halladay allowed seven runs, six earned in the Phillies 8-3 loss on Sunday to lose the series to Boston. Tim … Continue reading A Not-So-Happy Halladay

Series Preview: Red Sox

Phillies (25-15; 1st in NL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (21-20; 4th in AL East) Where: Citizens Bank Park Discussion: Liberty Bell Sports Pitching Probables Fri: Cole Hamels (4-2, 4.29) vs. John Lackey (4-2, 4.86) Sat: Kyle Kendrick (2-1, 5.24) vs. Disuke Matsuzaka (2-1, 7.89) Sun: Roy Halladay (6-2, 1.64) vs. Tim Wakefield (0-2, 5.31) … Continue reading Series Preview: Red Sox