The Phillies off-season plans include (in no order) an outfielder, relief pitching, bench help, starting pitching, and a catcher. The off-season plan seems simple, since the Phillies will have some cash to spend this winter, right? Not so fast. First, reports are circulating about Colorado having big time interest in Carlos Ruiz to be their [...]
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Infielders Anthony Hewitt, Pablo Ozuna and Jorge Velandia and left-hander Jacob Woods signed minor league contracts and were invited to major league spring training, the Phillies announced today. Hewitt, 19, was the Phillies’ first-round selection in last year’s draft. In 33 games with the rookie-level Gulf Coast Phillies in 2008, Hewitt batted .197 with seven [...]
By Mike Gill The Phillies off season additions continued today as the team just confirmed they have signed former Dodger Chan Ho Park. Park was 4-4 with a 3.40 ERA in 54 appearances with the Dodgers (5 starts). Here is something to look into however. Park was quoted in the Korean Times as saying, “I was [...]
by Mike Gill According to a report in today’s Boston Globe, the phillies have made a formal offer to free agent pitcher Derek Lowe. Last season with the Dodgers, Lowe went 14-11 with a 3.24 ERA in 34 starts in LA. The big thing that interests the Phillies would be his ability to keep the [...]
by Tom Peters One of the toughest series to call in a while. The Philles come in as an inconsistent team. While they beat the Brewers convincingly, they only scored their runs in three or four innings. The pitching staff has looked really good. There are some key questions regarding the Phillies.
by Kevin Collins With the season winding down and some players already starting to pack it in, I’ve decided to come up with an anti-All*Star team. This team is comprised of a player at each position, who has just absolutely sucked this year. They may not be the worst at their position, but they should [...]
By Michael Gill The National league MVP race should be as stunning as some of it’s division races this year. In a year where so little seems predictable, how about maybe giving the sports ultimate individual honor, the MVP, to one of its most unpredictable forces – Manny Ramirez. The game has never had a [...]