Written By: Séamus Doyle, @saintseamus The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Jose Bautista from the Mets Tuesday afternoon in exchange for cash or a player to be named later, reports say. Philadelphia claimed the veteran on waivers yesterday and have worked out a deal to trade for him. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports the … Continue reading Phillies acquire veteran slugger Jose Bautista
1. Chris Sale W/L: 12-4 ERA: 1.97 WAR: 6.4 WHIP: 0.849 Strikeouts: 219 As the league leader in WHIP, Hits per 9 Innings, Strikeouts per 9 Innings, and ranking second in ERA, Chris Sale is, in my opinion, the best pitcher in the MLB. Sale makes the red-hot Red Sox a very dangerous contender for … Continue reading The Top 5 Pitchers in the MLB
Short answer: Yes. Long Answer: The now second-place Philadelphia Phillies are the definition of inconsistent. Whether it’s the slow start that the pitching staff suffered at the beginning of the season or the recent lack of production on the offensive side of the field, the Phils have managed to keep its fans on the edge … Continue reading Do the Phillies Have Enough Pitching to Compete in October?
Written By: Séamus Doyle. Twitter: @saintseamus The July 31st non-waiver trade deadline is over, but that doesn't mean the Phillies are done acquiring players. Before the 4pm non-waiver deadline on July 31st, the Phillies made moves to obtain Asdrubal Cabrera, Wilson Ramos and Aaron Loup to improve their roster. Some non-realistic fans were disappointed Matt … Continue reading Phils may not be done adding to roster: How do August Trades Work?
Written By: Séamus Doyle (@saintseamus) According to MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi the Phillies and Indians are the two most serious contenders to land 5 time All Star Adam Jones. Jones, a 4x Gold Glove award winner with a silver slugger under his belt, is the owner of a .278 career batting average with 1,757 hits … Continue reading Report: Phillies “serious contenders” to acquire All-Star OF Adam Jones from O’s
Trade speculation is continuing to heat up as we move closer to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, and thanks to a 51-40 record on the year the Phillies will be active buyers looking to upgrade for the second half pennant race. We all know the Phillies want Baltimore superstar Manny Machado, but there is … Continue reading Report: Phillies interested in Orioles Veteran Closer
The Phillies announced Friday that they have placed RHP Ben Lively on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The move comes just hours after Lively got absolutely lit up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon. Lively didn't look so lively at all against Arizona allowing seven earned runs in just 2 … Continue reading Phillies place Lively on DL, recall Thompson
Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning news is reporting on Twitter that the Phillies have signed veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe to a minor-league contract. Plouffe, 31, spent the majority of his career as the starting third baseman for the Minnesota Twins where he served as a mostly solid defensive player. He was with Minnesota … Continue reading Report: Phillies to sign veteran 3B Trevor Plouffe
The Phillies are red hot. On Sunday afternoon in St. Petersburg, the Phillies completed a 3-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays winning 10-4. Sunday's game concluded an extremely productive series against the dreadful Rays. The series kicked off on Friday night just as the Flyers were taking care of the Pens. Vince Velasquez put … Continue reading Series Recap: Phils @ Rays
The Phillies today announced they have signed veteran INF/OF Alexi Amarista to a minor league contract. He will report immediately to minor league camp. Amarista, 28, has been in the majors since 2010 and has played for the Angels, Padres, Rockies and was most recently released by the Detroit Tigers. Amarista hit .190 with 5 … Continue reading Phillies sign INF/OF Alexi Amarista to minors deal; more roster notes