Phillies Interested In Youkilis

The Phillies are in desperate need of a third baseman, and Kevin Youkilis is on their radar. Fox Sports baseball writer Jon Morosi said the Phillies, along with the Dodgers and Indians among other teams, are interested in the 33-year-old free agent third baseman. Youkilis may have lost a step from when he was a … Continue reading Phillies Interested In Youkilis

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Phillies Acquire O’Sullivan As PTBNL From Dodgers

The Phillies have acquired RHP Ryan O’Sullivan from Dodgers as the player to be named later in the Joe Blanton trade from last week. O’Sullivan, 21, was a 4th round pick in 2011 and is in the Single-A. He will likely head to Clearwater. In 29 games with the Great Lakes Loons and Rancho Cucamonga … Continue reading Phillies Acquire O’Sullivan As PTBNL From Dodgers

Joe Blanton Claimed Off Waivers; Traded to Dodgers

Joe Blanton has been claimed off waivers and traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later and cash. Taking Blanton’s roster spot is reliever B.J. Rosenberg. Kyle Kendrick will move to the rotation and take Blanton’s spot. Blanton was scheduled to pitch tonight against the Diamondbacks. Kendrick will make the … Continue reading Joe Blanton Claimed Off Waivers; Traded to Dodgers

Phillies Trade Victorino to Dodgers

UPDATE — Shane Victorino has officially been traded to the Dodgers for reliever Josh Lindblom and Minor League pitcher Ethan Martin. ORIGINAL — Shane Victorino’s tenure as a Phillie may officially end by 4 PM today. The Los Angeles Dodgers are working on a deal with the Phillies that will send Victorino to Hollywood. In Jayson … Continue reading Phillies Trade Victorino to Dodgers

Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Kendrick (3-8, 4.71) LP – Ronald Belasario (3-1, 2.18) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (21) LOS ANGELES — Ronald Belisario had a fun 8th inning that enabled a dramatic come-from-behind win for the Phillies. After walking Chase Utley and hitting Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz to load the bases with two … Continue reading Pence’s 8th Inning Two-Run Single Gives Phillies Comeback Win

Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — The last month has been about the returns that could change the Phillies fortunes this season. First it was Chase Utley to spark the lineup. Then came Ryan Howard to complete the lineup. Finally, Roy Halladay is back in the Phillies rotation. Halladay will return from the disabled list on Tuesday evening … Continue reading Phillis SP Roy Halladay Returns to Face Dodgers

Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Phillies 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Joe Blanton (8-8, 4.79) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (1-6, 4.33) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (20) LOS ANGELES — If the Phillies want to make a comeback on a season that appears to be lost, it’ll have to continue through Hollywood. Joe Blanton got the Phils off to a great … Continue reading Phillies Get A Huge Start Out of Blanton to Beat Dodgers

Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

As if today hasn’t already been filled with a lot of news regarding the trade deadline, Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers are targeting Phillies short stop Jimmy Rollins for offensive help. The Dodgers are without their own short stop Dee Gordon and would look to fill a hole. They … Continue reading Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

With talks of Cole Hamels being traded taking the forefront of discussion this month, the likelihood that another Phillie gets shopped is starting to formulate. According to a report by FOX’s Jon Morosi, that Phillie is Shane Victorino. This isn’t really news, especially with Victorino’s contract situation and his performance this year. But Morosi feels … Continue reading Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers

PHI: 39-51, 5th in NL East; LAD: 48-42, 1st in NL West When: July 16-18 Where: Dodgers Stadium (Los Angeles, CA) Probable Pitchers Monday: Joe Blanton (7-8, 4.98) vs Nathan Eovaldi (1-5, 4.21) Tuesday: Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.98) vs TBA Wednesday: Cliff Lee (1-6, 3.92) vs Clayton Kershaw (7-5, 2.84) Broadcast Info Monday, 10:10, CSN Tuesday, … Continue reading Series Preview: at Los Angeles Dodgers