The Good Phight
Kratz for the Memories
Why? Because that's what Erik Kratz did to us. He scrambled our brains to the point that "rhyming" became too complex of a notion.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Comparing backup catchers
The Phillies swapped out backup catchers, a side effect of trading for reliever Brad Lincoln.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Philadelphia Phillies reportedly sign catcher Wil Nieves
While the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Washington Nationals jockey for position at the Major League Baseball free agent buffet table , the Philadelphia Phillies continue to fill up on dinner rolls and water.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Phils trade C Kratz to Blue Jays for RHP Lincoln
The Philadelphia Phillies traded catcher Erik Kratz and left-hander Rob Rasmussen to the Toronto Blue Jays for righty Brad Lincoln on Tuesday night.
Marlins close to deal with catcher Saltalamacchia
The Marlins are close to a deal with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia , confirms Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
Has Walt Jocketty Overplayed His Hand?
It's been nearly four weeks since the Reds signed C Brayan Pena to a somewhat out of the blue two-year contract and muddied the catching waters for the upcoming season.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Moves Boston Red Sox Must Try to Pull off at the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings
A pending free agent departure of Mike Napoli could force the Red Sox to make serious decisions.
MLB Free Agency 2013: 10 Poor Market Values Teams Should Avoid
Baseball contracts are on the rise this MLB offseason, with the sport reveling in record revenues and new TV deals taking hold across the league.
Ruiz for $26 million or Navarro for $8MM?
The Blue Jays on Monday agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with catcher Dioner Navarro, likely spelling the end of the J.P. Arencibia era in Toronto.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Philadelphia Phillies' Cyber Monday shopping list filled with fantasy
You've got a promising roster, and the season's about to begin. Here's what you need to know.
Colorado Rockies, big spenders?
To date the Colorado Rockies' off-season has been characterized by their failed attempts to spend big money in free agency.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Three strikes for Sox in pitch, woo
The offseason hasn't really gotten rolling yet for the Red Sox, but that shouldn't come as much of a surprise.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Weaknesses and Quick Trade Fixes for Philadelphia Phillies
While most of Major League Baseball's free agent activity generally doesn't occur until after Thanksgiving or even until the winter meetings, which start on December 9, the Philadelphia Phillies have been active nonetheless in the open market thus far.
That Balls Outta Here
TBOH Debate - Week Three
Every week, the writers at That Ball's Outta Here get together and discuss some of the issues surrounding the Phillies.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Red Sox Discussing Internal Catching Options
Catching options are vanishing off the table as top two free agents Brian McCann and Carlos Ruiz have already signed with the Yankees and Phillies respectively.
MLB hot stove: Brian McCann has passion for game, could be huge addition for Yankees
The moment that defined the national reputation of Brian McCann, the seven-time All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger and newest catcher of the Yankees, occurred Sept.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia Update: Rockies, Blue Jays & Twins Interested
The market for free-agent catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia is taking shape according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com .
Top Alternatives for MLB Buyers Who Missed out on Priority Targets
Though the winter meetings remain out on the horizon, there has already been a flurry of free-agent activity.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Free Agent Target: Are Blue Jays In on Jarrod Saltalamacchia?
Oct 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals designated hitter Allen Craig scores the winning run on an obstruction call even though Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia gets the tag on him during the ninth inning of game three of the MLB baseball World Series at Busch Stadium.
Logic behind Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz' deal makes sense
Carlos Ruiz is a veteran catcher who might be past his prime. But, he was still one of the best, if not the best, fits for the Philadelphia Phillies this off-season.