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Rarefied Air - Pitching in Reno Part 2 of 3
Yesterday we began investigating the internal development of Diamondback pitching since the 2009 move of the AAA affiliate to Reno, Nevada.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Several Moves Could Impact Phillies At The Deadline
With the MLB Trade Deadline looming, there have been several rumors that have linked Phillies players to a number of destinations.
Kings of Kauffman
MLB Trade Rumors: Royals Scouting Antonio Bastardo
Jun 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo throws in the 8th inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
Joakim Soria is great start, but Tigers need more before trade deadline
The Tigers got their guy, as Dave Dombrowski so often does this time of year - and, really, any other time of year, too.
That Balls Outta Here
Phillies Trade Deadline Countdown
Jun 16, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon pitches in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.
The Good Phight
Phillies Rumors: Papelbon Struggles; Burnett Shines
As a potential Jonathan Papelbon suitor went off the board last night, the Phils' veteran closer stumbled for the second straight game.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Blue Jays Trade Rumors: Pitching is Top Priority
With the Blue Jays seemingly being a team that currently has holes all over the field, Ken Rosenthal reiterated today that the front office is mainly focused on acquiring more arms ahead of next week's trade deadline.
Bastardo could be Phillies' best trade chip
ON MAY 28 against the Colorado Rockies, Antonio Bastardo walked four of the five batters he faced.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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 .
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.
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 ESPN.com blogger, feels it's time for the Phillies to blow it up.
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.
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.
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.
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.