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Bastardo could be Phillies' best trade chip

ON MAY 28 against the Colorado Rockies, Antonio Bastardo walked four of the five batters he faced.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Craig Kimbrel, Brian McCann, Cliff Lee

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Morning Call

Ruf recalled, Mayberry to disabled list

First, reports had Darin Ruf missing from the Triple-A Lehigh Valley lineup and headed south to Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Sports, Darin Ruf, John Mayberry Jr.

Rant Sports

San Francisco Giants Rumors: Adding Bullpen Depth Shouldn't Be Prioritized

The San Francisco Giants are immersed in trade talks with multiple teams across the league but seemingly don't have their priorities straight.


Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley, Javier Lopez

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

A few words about the trade deadline

With nine days left until the trade deadline, I've got a sneaking suspicion that this year's deadline is going to be a lot like last year's.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, Michael Martinez

The Good Phight

Phillies Rumors: Cliff Lee shows rust in return

If the Phillies were harboring any hope that Cliff Lee would show scouts enough to enable the team to engage in real trade negotiations, they were likely dashed during last night's 7-4 loss to the Giants .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, David Price, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bless You Boys

Tigers rumors: Tigers interested in Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo

The quest for bullpen help continues. Fox Sports' Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal -- arguably the best beat writer bromance in the business -- reported that the Tigers are interested in Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo .


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers

CBS Local

Report: Tigers Targeting Phillies Reliever Bastardo, Possibly Papelbon

In a search for much-needed bullpen help, reports are surfacing that the Detroit Tigers are looking at acquiring Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Left-hander Antonio Bastardo would be upgrade over Phil Coke, Ian Krol for Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are likely making lots of calls while searching for bullpen help.


Related Topix: Sports, Phil Coke, Ian Krol

MLB trade rumors: 7 Phillies trades for deadline, according to Jim Bowden

Jim Bowden, a general manager in the big leagues for 16 seasons before becoming an blogger, feels it's time for the Phillies to blow it up.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, A.J. Burnett, Cole Hamels, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, American League East

Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets Has Earned His Halo

For only the third time in history, the first pick in the draft failed to sign. The Angels got their closer.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Uggla, Huston Street, Michael Martinez, Chase Utley, Jon Lester

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo

Cincinnati is going to be without second baseman Brandon Phillips and first baseman Joey Votto for another month at least, so to stay in contention in a crowded National League Central race upgrades will probably have to be made at the July 31 deadline.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, Brandon Phillips, Joey Votto

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jonathan Papelbon would be a good fit in Angels bullpen

Kenley Jansen is being trusted with the ninth inning in Chavez Ravine, but he has no counterpart in the Angels' bullpen.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players


5 Prospects the Philadelphia Phillies Should Give a Shot in the 2nd Half

In the midst of what is likely a lost season, the Philadelphia Phillies haven't had extensive experience with this situation in recent years.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

That Balls Outta Here

What to expect from the Philadelphia Phillies in the second half

I've taken a look at both the good and bad from the Phillies in the first half. Now it's time to look ahead to the second half .


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Kyle Kendrick, Ryan Howard

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Phillies trade rumors: Can Ryan Howard be moved if management opts to eat big money?

There's been a lot of talk already and there will be a lot more to come in the next two weeks about which players the last-place Phillies will be getting rid of before baseball's July 31 trade deadline.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, Kyle Kendrick, Adam Eaton, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball

Tue Jul 15, 2014

That Balls Outta Here

2014 Philadelphia Phillies first half review: What went right?

In what may be the understatement of the year, I'm going to say that 2014 has not gone as well as the Phillies front office had hoped.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin De Fratus, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins

Sun Jul 13, 2014

For Phillies, rebuild is inevitable

IT IS SO obvious that it does not need to be said. But the nature of the job requires that we say something about this team, so let's get on with it.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cody Asche, Cliff Lee, Chase Utley, Cole Hamels, Carlos Ruiz

Phils brass: Minors short on offense

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and director of player development Joe Jordan couldn't have been more frank when assessing the minor-league system.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin De Fratus, Mario Hollands, Carlos Ruiz, Cameron Rupp

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Jeurys Familia has become top setup man for Mets

Mets' Jeurys Familia delivers against the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game at Citi Field on Sunday, July 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Jenrry Mejia, Baseball Players, Jeurys Familia, Joel Peralta

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Phillies trade possibilities as deadline nears

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg hands the ball to pitcher Antonio Bastardo during the On-Deck Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Mario Hollands