Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

Late inning heroics: these are the Phillies of old that everyone has missed. A two-run double by Placido Polanco in the 8th inning gave the Phils a 6-4 win over the Cubs. Juan Pierre, pinch hitting in the pitcher’s spot, was hit by a pitch. He got to third on a Jimmy Rollins single that … Continue reading Polanco’s Two-Run Double Wins It in 8th

Game 23: Breaking Even

The Phillies (10-12) will attempt to even up the series with the Cubs (8-14) tonight, capping off a four-game set. After dropping the first game on Friday, 5-1, they bounced back with a nice offensive showing in a 5-2 win. But the bats went ice cold again, mustering only two hits in a 5-1 loss … Continue reading Game 23: Breaking Even

Phils Back Blanton; Beat Cubs

The runs needed to come for Joe Blanton and that they did. Making his fourth start of the season, Blanton went out and did his job while the offense did theirs, leading the Phillies to a 5-2 win Saturday night. The win evened the four-game weekend series up at one apiece. It was the fourth … Continue reading Phils Back Blanton; Beat Cubs

On Deck: Phillies 4, Pirates 3

Baseball is back at the Bank, meaning the regular season is only days away. The Phillies and Pirates paired up for an On Deck Series, playing a short two-game series before the two teams head to Pittsburgh to start the season off. Joe Blanton got the start and he helped guide the Phils to a … Continue reading On Deck: Phillies 4, Pirates 3

Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that a piece like this was going to be written judging by the name of this website and the logo that graces it ever so beautifully. That silhouette represents the one person who has played short stop for the Phillies the past 11 seasons. And now, he will continue to man … Continue reading Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia

BREAKING: Rollins, Phillies agree on deal

According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, free agent short stop and Jimmy Rollins agree to a three-year deal with a vesting option for a fourth year. Crasnick’s report comes via a baseball source according to the ESPN.com writer. “Rollins didn’t have much leverage with Phillies. Brewers made an offer, but he ultimately wanted to stay home,” said … Continue reading BREAKING: Rollins, Phillies agree on deal

Official Phillies v Rollins Post

This will be a running thread to update on the Jimmy Rollins situation. Dec. 15 6:30 PM — Newly signed pitcher Dontrelle Willis believes his good friend Jimmy Rollins will re-sign with the Phillies. “He was probably more excited about the deal than I was,” Willis said of Rollins. Willis and Rollins grew up together … Continue reading Official Phillies v Rollins Post

Phillies sign veteran Willis

It has been confirmed by Matt Gelb that Dontrelle Willis has signed a one-year deal with the Phillies. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick first reported that the Philadelphia were close to a one-year, $1 million-plus deal (including incentives) with the left-hander pending a physical. Willis will be 30 in January. The speculation started last night when Shane … Continue reading Phillies sign veteran Willis

Who makes more sense: Rollins or Ramirez?

With the MLB Winter Meetings underway, the free agent market could be starting to take shape for the Phillies. They have already added closer Jonathan Papelbon and strong bench players Laynce Nix, Ty Wigginton and Jim Thome. But their biggest question mark has always been whether or not they will bring back Jimmy Rollins. Yesterday … Continue reading Who makes more sense: Rollins or Ramirez?

Phils offer arbitration to Madson, Rollins, Ibanez

In a move to get compensation for possibly losing three crucial free agents this off season, the Phillies offered arbitration to closer Ryan Madson, short stop Jimmy Rollins and left fielder Raul Ibanez. All three have until December 7 to accept or decline the arbitration. If they accept, they will sign a one-year deal with … Continue reading Phils offer arbitration to Madson, Rollins, Ibanez