Sunday Dec 1
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.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Good Phight
Strategy Assessment: Stuck in the Middle
Sign a free agent here, trade for a player there, and make a coaching change here.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The News Journal
Ruly Carpenter reflects on family's Phillies reign
Major League Baseball salaries averaged less than $250,000 annually in 1981. The Phillies of that year had just three players making more than $500,000, topped by future Hall-of-Fame pitcher Steve Carlton's $725,000.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Philadelphia Phillies: Larry Bowa believes Jimmy Rollins still has game
Three people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press that Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has agreed to a 3-year, $33 million contract with Philadelphia.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
MLB Free Agency 2014: Biggest Winners and Losers of Week 3
It's been a busy week in MLB free agency, with several veteran pitchers and position players receiving multi-year deals.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Phillies make Ruiz deal official
Carlos Ruiz did not understand the question. He looked at Ruben Amaro Jr., who said a few words in Spanish.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Your potential 2014 Phillies Opening Day lineup
Each batter has an extra stat, indicative of what their most valued asset is rSB : Calculated by The Fielding Bible, Stolen Base Runs Saved measures how many "runs" a catcher contributes to their team by throwing out runners and preventing runners from attempting steals in the first place.
That Balls Outta Here
Player Review/Preview: Freddy Galvis
Galvis started the season as the Phillies utility infielder. Despite being capable of playing multiple positions , with Chase Utley , Jimmy Rollins , and Michael Young experiencing surprisingly good health, there weren't too many at bats to go around.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Young Cuban shortstop defects to U.S.
A slick-fielding Cuban prospect has just defected to the United States, and he has one of the longest surnames in the history of baseball in Cuba .
Ruiz deal not as bad as people will claim
Yes, the Phillies overpaid for Carlos Ruiz in signing him to a three-year, $26 million contract, but the deal strikes me more as the cost of doing business in their situation rather than a wildly irresponsible deal.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Miami Herald
Phillies reach deal with Ruiz
Ruben Amaro Jr. said he would not wait for Carlos Ruiz, but the Phillies general manager's true intentions were understood.
Reports: C Carlos Ruiz not coming to Red Sox, sticking with Phillies
New York Mets' Eric Young Jr., top, gets safely to third base, advancing on a tag-up, after Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz caught a pop fly-out as he and Phillies' Jimmy Rollins ran to cover the base too late to get Young in the third inning of a baseball game at Citi Field in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
Phillies' Early Offseason Moves Show Delusion of Team's Short-Term Title Hopes
Just a week after handing Marlon Byrd a $16 million contract, the Phillies have re-signed catcher Carlos Ruiz to a three-year, $26 million contract, according to Matt of the Philadelphia Inquirer .
That Balls Outta Here
Carlos Ruiz will be a Phillie Forever
Most Ruben Amaro critics are going to say that this is another case of him handing out an unnecessarily long and expensive deal to an older player, or that he is foolishly obsessed with keeping the core of the 2008 team together.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Jimmy Rollins, Bill Dancy enter Florida State League hall
Reading Eagle Former Reading Phillies Jimmy Rollins and Bill Dancy were inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame earlier this week, along with Al Nipper, Ramon Martinez, David Wright, manager Buck Showalter, league executives Mike Veeck and Ron Myers and umpire Jerry Layne.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Pirates ' Andrew McCutchen won the 2013 National League MVP award because he excelled at all three phases of the position player's game: hitting, running the bases and playing the field.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Phillies Notebook: Byrd excited about rejoining Phillies
MARLON BYRD says he isn't worried about showing his legion of skeptics that his resurgent performance in 2013 was more than a fluke.
Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies in trade talk for Jose Bautista?
According to one Philadelphia radio personality, the Phillies and the Blue Jays are talking trade a and it would be a whopper: #phillies GM Ruben Amaro deep in serious talks w #bluejays to acquire OF Jose Batista.