Phillies Sign RHP Mike Adams

According to KRIS-TV of Corpus Christi, TX, a family source confirms that the Phillies have signed right-handed reliever Mike Adams, pending a physical. The deal is said to be worth $18 million, and is a three-year deal. The third year is a vesting option if Adams pitches 120 innings in 2013 and 2014, with at … Continue reading Phillies Sign RHP Mike Adams

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Phillies Sign RHP Zach Miner

According to Fox’s Jon Morosi, the Phillies have signed right-hander Zach Miner to a Minor League contract, including an invitation to Spring Training. Miner, 30, hasn’t played in the Majors since the 2009 season. He had Tommy John surgery in 2010 and has pitched in the Tigers farm system ever since. In 157 Major League … Continue reading Phillies Sign RHP Zach Miner

Rosenthal: Phillies Reportedly Interested In Ibanez

The New York Yankees could possibly lose designated hitter/outfielder Raul Ibanez in free agency. The Phillies are apparently one of the few teams interested in picking up Ibanez, according to Ken Rosenthal. Along with the Phillies, the Mariners and Rangers are interested in Ibanez. The Phillies are the only National League club on that list, which is … Continue reading Rosenthal: Phillies Reportedly Interested In Ibanez

Phillies CF Options Get Thinner As Angel Pagan Signs With Giants

The San Francisco Giants have inked free agent Angel Pagan to a four-year deal, according to Fox’s Ken Rosenthal. Pagan is the second legitimate center fielder the Phillies were interested in that signed with a different team. B.J. Upton signed with the Braves last week. Rosenthal reported on Friday that the Phillies and Giants were … Continue reading Phillies CF Options Get Thinner As Angel Pagan Signs With Giants

Rosenthal: Phillies, Giants Going After Pagan

The Phillies pursuit of B.J. Upton failed when he signed a five-year, $75.25 million deal with the Atlanta Braves. But the Phillies pursuit of a starting centerfielder is far from over. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Phillies are interested in free agent Angle Pagan, having offered him a four-year deal. The Phillies … Continue reading Rosenthal: Phillies, Giants Going After Pagan

Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

The Phillies are one of three teams that will most likely land free agent outfielder B.J. Upton. According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Phillies and Atlanta Braves are the top two candidates to land Upton, with a mystery team also involved. The mystery team could be either Cincinnati or Washington. The Braves are said … Continue reading Phillies In the Running for B.J. Upton

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

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

Talks Between Phillies, Cole Hamels Intensifies

The Phillies want Cole Hamels. They want to sign Hamels so bad that the Phillies, ”are really not even entertaining (trade) offers at this point,” according to a source of Jayson Stark’s. Their goal is to sign Hamels before the July 31 deadline. More from Stark: Another source said the Phillies are now willing to sign Hamels … Continue reading Talks Between Phillies, Cole Hamels Intensifies