Cuddyer in town to meet with Phils

According to MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki, free agent Michael Cuddyer was in Philadelphia today to meet with Phillies officials Cuddyer has left town so no deal is imminent. As Zolecki says, it just means that the Phillies are interested. Cuddyer would fill a wide range of needs. He plays both corner infield and outfield positions. He could … Continue reading Cuddyer in town to meet with Phils

Phils sign Thome

The Phillies have agreed to a one-year, $1.25 million deal with slugger Jim Thome, according to Todd Zolecki. The deal is pending Thome passing a physical. He will replace Ross Gload as the left-handed power bat off the bench, who is a free agent this year. Thome hit 15 homers and 50 RBIs last year … Continue reading Phils sign Thome

A Wednesday blog stroll

It’s hump day. And hump days suck. The middle of the week is always boring and I have come to rescue the world (by world I mean my three dozen readers) from this dreaded concept called boredom. So I went for a walk. Not a real walk, I’m too lazy for that. Instead, I decided … Continue reading A Wednesday blog stroll

Stark: Phils asked about Thome

The Phillies may not be done at the deadline after all. The feeling of acquiring Hunter Pence is like having the greatest sex in the world. But now, someone is asking for seconds. Jayson Stark, our Phillie-lovin’ reporter over at ESPN, just tweeted sweet nothings into our ears. It would be nice to see Jim … Continue reading Stark: Phils asked about Thome