Papelbon inks four-year deal with Phils

It looked as though the Phillies were going to resign closer Ryan Madson but the deal seemed to fall apart. Instead they plucked former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon off the free-agent market. The deal is believed to be worth $50 million over four years. It also includes a vesting option for a fifth year. … Continue reading Papelbon inks four-year deal with Phils

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The Lights Go Out on Manny-wood

I know this isn’t Phillies news nor do I care what you think (sarcasm). Manny Ramirez has retired from the game of baseball an announced by Major League Baseball. MLB said they had notified Ramirez of “an issue” in his drug program. If he hadn’t retired, the MLB would have suspended him 100 games. Smart … Continue reading The Lights Go Out on Manny-wood