Phillies to Honor Atlanta’s Chipper Jones on Friday

The Philadelphia Phillies will honor a rival who has terrorized them for nearly two decades. On Friday before their series with the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies will honor Chipper Jones, who plans on retiring at the end of the season. The Phillies join a handful of teams who already have honored Jones for his illustrious … Continue reading Phillies to Honor Atlanta’s Chipper Jones on Friday

Burrell to Retire as Phillie

The Phillies will have one more campaign with left fielder Pat Burrell, though it will only last a day. The 35-year-old slugger, who retired after last season, will sign a one-day contract with the Phillies so that he could retire with the team that drafted him with the first overall pick in the 1998 amateur … Continue reading Burrell to Retire as Phillie

Utley remains positive about knees

Disappointment. Frustration. A little worried. Those were all words and phrases Chase Utley used today.¬†Obviously no news about Utley’s knees was going to be good news. With how things have been going this spring for the Phillies on the injury front, and especially for Utley, today’s update took a little bit of stress off everyone’s … Continue reading Utley remains positive about knees

Farewell Pat the Bat

After JD Drew was drafted by the Phillies and refused to sign, the organization and the fans wanted to put the ordeal behind them. Pat Burrell made them forget. After 12 seasons in the major leagues, the longtime Phillies slugger decided to hang up his spikes. It was a tumultuous relationship for Burrell and the … Continue reading Farewell Pat the Bat