Polanco Top 3B Option

UPDATE: Phillies are expected to sign Polanco for a deal worth 3 years, $18 million according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. The Phillies have serious interest in bringing back Placido Polanco to play third base next year. Multiple sources told MLB.com on Wednesday that the Phillies have been very aggressive in their pursuit of … Continue reading Polanco Top 3B Option

Free Agency Tracker

MLB.com has it’s Hot Stove Free Agency tracker fired back up. There have been no major signings yet this off season but players like Manny Ramirez, Bobby Abreu, and Ken Griffey Jr. have resigned with their former teams. The big names this year include Matt Holliday, Jason Bay, John Lackey, Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon, Andy Pettitte, and Chone Figgins. … Continue reading Free Agency Tracker

Murphy Talks About Bench Options

The Phillies have a lot of work ahead of them this off season. With only 12 players locked on for next year, not including arbitration eligible players like Shane Victorino, Clay Condrey, and Joe Blanton, the Phillies will look to bolster their bench and bull pen. In his article yesterday, David Murphy of the Philadelphia Inquirer … Continue reading Murphy Talks About Bench Options

Off Season News 11/18

The Phillies are serious contenders for landing Mark DeRosa as a starting third base option. DeRosa is very interested in Philly as well as FoxSports.com said that the Phillies are the favorites to land DeRosa. He hit .250 with 23 home runs and 78 RBIs last season with the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. … Continue reading Off Season News 11/18

Bruntlett Leads Players Dropped

The Eric Bruntlett era is over. The Phillies parted ways with their utility man after his two-year stay. Hated by many, I loved his passion and his role as a good team mate and classy guy. We will never forget his unassisted triple play or him sliding home on Carlos Ruiz’s game-winning infield single in … Continue reading Bruntlett Leads Players Dropped

Feliz’s Option Not Picked Up

The Phillies declined to pick up Pedro Feliz’s $5.5 million option today but said they will not rule him out for the hot corner position. Feliz is 34-years old and has shown a dramatic drop in power since coming to Philadelphia. He averaged 20 homers a year in San Francisco but only hit 26 in … Continue reading Feliz’s Option Not Picked Up