The Phillies avoided arbitration with right-handed starter Kyle Kendrick. Kendrick will make $2.45 million in 2011. It is a similar figure to what Yankees starter Phil Hughes will be making next year. Assuming the Phillies trade Joe Blanton to shed some salary, Kendrick will compete with Vance Worley for the fifth spot in the rotation. … Continue reading Kendrick Avoids Arbitration
Brian McCann was the hero. Yes even Philly fans rejoiced in seeing the rival Braves’ catcher rope a three-run double in the right field corner that gave the National League All-Stars a 3-1 lead in the seventh. They held on to win by the same score, snapping a 13-game winless streak to the American League, … Continue reading Yes We McCann!