Phillies Honoring Burrell Tonight

For one day, Pat Burrell will wear red pinstripes again.Pat the Bat will throw out the first pitch in tonight’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Burrell signed a one-day contract so that he could retire with the Phillies. Burrell is currently a scout with the San Francisco Giants, the team he won his second … Continue reading Phillies Honoring Burrell Tonight

Ex-Phillie Burrell Retires

One of the most important cogs in the 2008 World Series team, Pat Burrell, has retired today. Drafted with the first overall pick in the 1998 draft, Burrell played 1306 games with the Phillies in nine seasons. He finished with a .257 average and 251 home runs as a Phillie. He hit 292 home runs … Continue reading Ex-Phillie Burrell Retires

Phils contacted Wagner early in off season

Just a little off season fluff to pass the time while the real news awaits your eyes. Apparently, before the Phillies even made plays for their former closer Ryan Madson or newly signed Jonathan Papelbon, they made a call to former closer Billy Wagner. Wagner, 40, told the Phillies: “I do not have an itch. … Continue reading Phils contacted Wagner early in off season