Late Offense Leads Rockies Past Phillies

Rockies 6, Phillies 2 WP – Christian Friedrich (5-6, 5.60) LP – Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.92) DENVER — The second half of the season didn’t get off exactly the way the Phillies were hoping. A dismal offensive showing mixed in with a flustered Cliff Lee led to a 6-2 loss to the Rockies on Friday. … Continue reading Late Offense Leads Rockies Past Phillies

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Series Preview: at Colorado Rockies

PHI: 37-50, 5th in NL East; COL: 33-52, 5th in NL West When: July 13-15 Where: Coors Field (Denver, CO) Probable Pitchers Friday: Cliff Lee (1-5, 3.98) vs Christian Friedrich (4-6, 5.98) Saturday: Vance Worley (4-5, 3.54) vs Jeremy Guthrie (3-8, 6.05) Sunday: Cole Hamels (10-4, 3.20) vs Drew Pomeranz (1-3, 3.06) Broadcast Info Friday, 8:40, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Colorado Rockies

Phils Earn Whacky Walk-Off Win

Phillies 7, Rockies 6 WP – Jonathan Papelbon (1-2, 2.28) LP – Rafael Batencourt (1-3, 3.28) PHIADELPHIA — Twice Rafael Batencourt produced two ground balls but twice his infield failed to get the batters out on them. Back-to-back infield hits, the second being on a catching error by Todd Helton, resulted in the Phillies 7-6 … Continue reading Phils Earn Whacky Walk-Off Win

Phillies trade for Wigginton

Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com just tweeted that the Colorado Rockies announced they traded Ty Wigginton to Phillies for a player to be named later or cash. This is an incredible move for the Phillies, who had their sights set on Michael Cuddyer. Wigginton is a very similar player and would come at a much cheaper … Continue reading Phillies trade for Wigginton

Sources tell TPP that contracts have been offered to Phils free agents

Kevin Kee of “The Philly Phans” has a source within the organization that the Phillies have offered contracts to both Jimmy Rollins and Cole Hamels. Kee confirmed his source with TTB directly. All information below is from Kee and his source. More is known, but won’t be released until they are backed up or confirmed. … Continue reading Sources tell TPP that contracts have been offered to Phils free agents

Madson, Phils still discussing four-year deal

UPDATE — The report that Phillies and closer Ryan Madson have agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal was premature, according to Ken Rosenthal. President David Montgomery has yet to approve the deal and the Phillies are still considering their other options, which include Boston free agent Jonathan Papelbon. Nov. 8 — The Phillies and … Continue reading Madson, Phils still discussing four-year deal

Cuddyer in town to meet with Phils

According to MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki, free agent Michael Cuddyer was in Philadelphia today to meet with Phillies officials Cuddyer has left town so no deal is imminent. As Zolecki says, it just means that the Phillies are interested. Cuddyer would fill a wide range of needs. He plays both corner infield and outfield positions. He could … Continue reading Cuddyer in town to meet with Phils

Cuddyer next on Phils list

The Phils are making themselves extremely active at the start of free agency. Instead of making big splashes like teams such as New York, Chicago, Boston and Texas will be looking to make, the Phils are looking to make what they already have stronger. The first two moves were for depth: utility infielder Pete Orr … Continue reading Cuddyer next on Phils list

5 Teams to Watch in the AL

Yankees – They’re the 2009 World Series champions and still kept intact the solid nucleus that got them there. They traded top prospects to land centerfielder Curtis Granderson, a much better defensive asset than Johnny Damon. They also traded Melky Cabrera to the Braves for Javier Vazquez to bolster the starting rotation. With guys like … Continue reading 5 Teams to Watch in the AL