Evaluating the Michael Young Trade

It was made official Sunday morning that the Phillies acquired 3B Michael Young and cash from the Texas Rangers for reliever Josh Lindblom and prospect Lisalverto Bonilla. It was a good fit for both teams, with the Phillies needing a third baseman and Young wanting to continue to compete as he waived his no trade … Continue reading Evaluating the Michael Young Trade

Lindblom Loses In 9th; Phillies Eliminated

Marlins 2, Phillies 1 WP – Steve Cishek (5-2, 2.77) LP – Josh Lindblom (3-4, 3.34) MIAMI — The Phillies have officially been eliminated from the playoffs. Carlos Lee hit a walk-off single in the 9th inning off Josh Lindblom to beat the Phillies, 2-1, officially ending their season. Cliff Lee went seven innings, allowing … Continue reading Lindblom Loses In 9th; Phillies Eliminated

2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

MILWAUKEE — Everybody wants to win, even managaer Charlie Manuel. But Manual and the Phillies find themselves in a different situation this year that has yet to be accepted by the fan base. I get it, there is still a glimmer of hope on this season with 44 games to play and their being an … Continue reading 2013 Is on Manuel’s Mind the Rest of the Way

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