Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

In a move to avoid arbitration, the Phillies have signed third baseman Kevin Frandsen to a one-year deal, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman. (UPDATE: Deal is worth $850,000, according to Todd Zolecki.) Frandsen was a late season call up, and surprised the Phillies with his offensive production and steady glove at third. He hit .338 … Continue reading Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

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Game 95: Phillies Cole Hamels vs Giants Matt Cain the Only Story

PHILADELPHIA — Centered around the Phillies season is Cole Hamels. With the team in the middle of its worst season in over a decade, retaining Hamels is their focus. With the Giants in town today, another player being the indirect focus during these contract negotiations will pitch against Hamels today. Matt Cain, whose contract is … Continue reading Game 95: Phillies Cole Hamels vs Giants Matt Cain the Only Story

Stark: Phillies To Make Substantial Offer to Cole Hamels

According to a report by ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Phillies are readying a nice offer to soon-to-be free agent starter Cole Hamels. Hamels is expecting to make some big money this offseason and the Phillies do not want to see the future of their rotation pitch for another team. In order to prevent that, they … Continue reading Stark: Phillies To Make Substantial Offer to Cole Hamels

Victorino talks upcoming free agency

Shane Victorino talked to reporters today, clarifying his desires this upcoming off season where the 31-year-old centerfielder will be a free agent. Victorino stressed that he doesn’t really want to play the free agent market, instead focusing on remaining a Phillie. Yesterday, Victorino told reporters that he is looking for a five-year deal. Today, he … Continue reading Victorino talks upcoming free agency

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

Albert Pujols Wants All Your Money

Bring it by the truck loads. Whatever team wins the Albert Pujols sweepstakes this offseason, they are going to need a lot of cash to do it. Pujols is looking at potentially his last big paycheck, one that will not only be the largest of his life but quite possibly the biggest in the history … Continue reading Albert Pujols Wants All Your Money

The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

Earlier today, Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins and Ruben Amaro Jr. all held press conferences starting at 11:30. Tomorrow, Charlie Manuel will address the media to answer more questions on a struggling offense among other things that went wrong last week in the Phils NLDS exit to the Cardinals in five games. Along with the press … Continue reading The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

Rollins: “Good chance” he’s back with Phils

It certainly wasn’t the same atmosphere as this press conference a year ago was last year with Jayson Werth. And to the Phils, that is an incredible good thing for them and their chances of keeping their 12-year short stop Jimmy Rollins. At noon, the Phils held a press conference with Rollins, who was immediately … Continue reading Rollins: “Good chance” he’s back with Phils