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

MNG: Roy Halladay

Player: Roy Halladay Number: 34 Position: SP Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Toronto for Michael Taylor, Kyle Drabek, and Travis D’Arnaud. 2009 Stats: (w/ Toronto) 17-10, 32 games, 239 IP, 208 K, 2.79 ERA, 1.13 WHIP Intangibles: The Phillies got the best pitcher in the game when they traded for Halladay. He … Continue reading MNG: Roy Halladay

Manuel Misses Lee; Loses Weight

Uncle Chollie misses Cliff Lee already and wishes the Phillies would have held onto him to team up with Roy Halladay. In a perfect world, we wish it was possible. “Halladay is the best pitcher in baseball right now. Lee is a tad behind him. Of course it would’ve been nice to have both of them,” Manuel said Tuesday. … Continue reading Manuel Misses Lee; Loses Weight

Phils to Turn Aumont Into Starter

Highly-touted pitching prospect Phillippe Aumont, who was acquired in the Cliff Lee deal from Seattle, is going to be transformed from a reliever prospect to a starting prostpect in 2010 Jim Salisbury reported today. Aumont is a 21 year-old righty who towers at 6’7″ and has a fastball that hits around 97. He was one … Continue reading Phils to Turn Aumont Into Starter

Phillies Get Halladay in 3-Way Deal

12/16/09 3:10 pm – It’s official!: According to sources, the Phillies will hold a news conference at 5 p.m. to officially announce that they have acquired pitcher Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jays and extended his contract through the 2013 season. 2:52 pm – Zolecki: Phillies officially announce that Cliff Lee has been traded … Continue reading Phillies Get Halladay in 3-Way Deal

Trapped Between A Doc and a Hard Place

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

Jays Shopping Halladay

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

Drabek, Flande in Futures Game

Kyle Drabek and Yohan Flande are the top two pitching prospects in the Phillies organization. Their efforts will be recognized when they represent the Phillies organization in the USA vs the World’s prospects. The All Star game will be at 2 PM ET in St. Louis on July 12. Drabek pitched for Single A Clearwater … Continue reading Drabek, Flande in Futures Game