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

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Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

As if today hasn’t already been filled with a lot of news regarding the trade deadline, Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers are targeting Phillies short stop Jimmy Rollins for offensive help. The Dodgers are without their own short stop Dee Gordon and would look to fill a hole. They … Continue reading Knobler: Dodgers Eyeing Phillies Jimmy Rollins

Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

With talks of Cole Hamels being traded taking the forefront of discussion this month, the likelihood that another Phillie gets shopped is starting to formulate. According to a report by FOX’s Jon Morosi, that Phillie is Shane Victorino. This isn’t really news, especially with Victorino’s contract situation and his performance this year. But Morosi feels … Continue reading Morosi: Shane Victorino Will Likely Be Traded

Phillies Victorino Scratched From Start

PHILADELPHIA — Prior to the Phillies 4-3 loss to the Braves, centerfielder Shane Victorino was a late scratch from the lineup. Victorino, hitting seventh in the lineup originally, was replaced by Jason Pridie, who had a pair of hits including a two-run homer and RBI double that drove in all three of the Phillies runs. … Continue reading Phillies Victorino Scratched From Start

Game 48: Kiss and Make Up

ST. LOUIS — By now everyone has probably heard about the spat in the dugout between Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee and centerfielder Shane Victorino. In the top of the 5th inning, both Victorino and Lee were seen having a heated discussion in the dugout [video] a half-inning after Victorino lost a fly ball off … Continue reading Game 48: Kiss and Make Up

Galvis Sparks Late Offensive Surge

Freddy Galvis was never meant to be safe on his bunt in the 7th inning. With runners on first and second, Galvis laid down a beautiful bunt down the third base line, legging it out and loading the bases. It set up Brian Schneider’s game-tying single with no outs to lead the Phillies to a … Continue reading Galvis Sparks Late Offensive Surge

Victorino talks upcoming free agency

Shane Victorino talked to reporters today, clarifying his desires this upcoming off season where the 31-year-old centerfielder will be a free agent. Victorino stressed that he doesn’t really want to play the free agent market, instead focusing on remaining a Phillie. Yesterday, Victorino told reporters that he is looking for a five-year deal. Today, he … Continue reading Victorino talks upcoming free agency

RUMOR: Indians contact Phils about Victorino

“(The) Philadelphia Phillies (are) reportedly listening to offers for CF Shane Victorino, attempts to clear money for a big move.” – Rich Smith of All Sports Intel, a Twitter account for rumors. Granted this isn’t a serious source, it’s still something to think about. If the Phils do in fact intend to clear money for … Continue reading RUMOR: Indians contact Phils about Victorino

Dear Crossing Broad: Stop Crying

NOTE: Team to Beat is a very objective, non-controversial site. Though we express our opinions, they don’t go to the extremes you would see on most other sites. But there comes a time where stepping out of our shell and ignoring our policy is necessary. This is one instance. This post is in no disrespect … Continue reading Dear Crossing Broad: Stop Crying

NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals

Philadelphia: 102-60; 1st in NL East St. Louis: 90-72; 2nd in NL Central (Wild Card winner) Schedule Game 1: Oct. 1, 5:07 PM – (Roy Halladay vs Kyle Lohse) Game 2: Oct. 2, 8:07 PM (Cliff Lee vs Chris Carpenter) Game 3: Oct. 4, _ PM (Cole Hamels vs Edwin Jackson) Game 4*: Oct. 5, _ PM (TBD … Continue reading NLDS Preview: Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals