The News Journal
Trading aces would be quick shift in strategy
Much ado about a rumor. The rumor, though, is a juicy one. Early Tuesday, an ESPN report stated the Phillies were listening to trade offers on Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee, the top two pitchers the Phils have - both in production and on the payroll.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Sandberg talks areas for Phillies to improve
Sandberg believes the Phillies can hit, if they are healthy. He believes they can win.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Philadelphia Phillies - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH After fielding offers from other teams, Carlos Ruiz ended up back where he began.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Miami Herald
Bob Ford: Roy Halladay calls it a career with class
Roy Halladay got 16 years of relative fame from a career in major league baseball, but when it came time to reflect and say farewell to a professional life that spanned nearly half his time on earth, Halladay was accorded just a half-hour before being preempted.
The Phillies' Winter Meetings shopping list
"Gingy", a costumed character, just did the forecast in Orlando. Coverage you can count on.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
That Balls Outta Here
Player Review/Preview: Erik Kratz
With Carlos Ruiz suspended for the first fifty games of the season, Kratz served as the Phillies' starting catcher.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Inside the Phillies: Amaro's taking a chance with 'bold' offseason moves
Bold best describes what Ruben Amaro Jr. has done so far in putting together the 2014 Phillies and it sure is appropriate that the word ends with the letters O-L-D.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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.