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
When Ruben Amaro offered arbitration to Ryan Madson last month, he did not think Madson would still be jobless by the winter meetings. Well that’s the case now and it could wind up hurting the Phillies. Amaro offered arbitration because he knew he would get a nice compensation from whatever team signed him. High draft … Continue reading Could Madson end up back in Philadelphia?
If seeing one high profile Phillie athlete possibly leave this off season, another is almost unfathomable. With the worries of losing Jimmy Rollins to the west coast, Ryan Madson could be packing his backs and heading to Washington D.C. if former team mate Jayson Werth successfully lures him there. That’s right, Werth is openly selling … Continue reading Werth Attempting to Lure Madson to D.C.
Ryan Howard felt it as soon as he attempted to leave the batter’s box. The sharp pain running through his body wasn’t just the end of the Phillies season dribbling to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto. It was the pop Howard felt in his left foot that dropped Howard halfway down the first base line, … Continue reading Howard will get surgery; What does this mean for Phils?
2010 was a rough year for Ryan Madson. He had five blown saves in ten opportunities; he had blown his first shot at being a closer in the league, and had broken his toe by kicking a chair in frustration. To add insult to injury, Charlie Manuel assigned Jose Contreras as the closer over Madson … Continue reading Expect Ryan Madson to Be the Closer of the Future