The Phillies want Cole Hamels. They want to sign Hamels so bad that the Phillies, ”are really not even entertaining (trade) offers at this point,” according to a source of Jayson Stark’s. Their goal is to sign Hamels before the July 31 deadline. More from Stark: Another source said the Phillies are now willing to sign Hamels … Continue reading Talks Between Phillies, Cole Hamels Intensifies
Roy Oswalt will not be starting the season with a team, and this in turn may be a really good thing. Just like Roger Clemens did in 2006 and 2007, Oswalt will start the season unsigned and offer up his services to a Major League club at the midseason point, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. … Continue reading Oswalt to remain FA until midseason
The Phillies have signed free agent outfielder Juan Pierre to a minor league deal, reported Jim Salisbury. The one-year deal will give the Phillies an extra option for filling out their Opening Day roster. The move could also solidify Domonic Brown’s spot on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs roster to start the season, depending on his … Continue reading Phils sign Pierre to minor league deal
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
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
It looked as though the Phillies were going to resign closer Ryan Madson but the deal seemed to fall apart. Instead they plucked former Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon off the free-agent market. The deal is believed to be worth $50 million over four years. It also includes a vesting option for a fifth year. … Continue reading Papelbon inks four-year deal with Phils
Big pat on the back to Jim Salisbury with this homer of a news break. More details will follow from our own Chris Bengel shortly. Please stay tuned!