4 hrs ago
This trade can be a winner for Oakland, even if they don't win it all.
I've seen a lot of people noting that the Athletics getting Jon Lester is specifically designed to - or definitely will - help the A's win the World Series.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Hey, Rube: Phillies pay dearly for Amaro's misguided loyalty
Some years ago, I named particularly terrible baseball contracts "Ricciardis" after former Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi, who seemed particularly skilled at giving them out.
Baseball Trade Deadline: Phillies Are A Mess, But Don't Feel Sorry For Them
The Philadelphia Phillies are looking like a real mess. They're heading to this Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline lugging a 46-60 record.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Well, if that was the last time we will see Cole Hamels in a Phillies uniform, at least we saw him at his best.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Federovitch: Phillies' Ryan Howard deserves a better send off if this is the end
About a month ago, we penned a column regarding Ryan Howard's value to the Phillies and how more than any other player, his individual success translates to team success.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Biddle back on the mound with GCL Phillies
Jesse Biddle remains on double-A Reading's temporary inactive list, but the Phillies' 2010 first-round pick out of Germantown Friends School returned to the mound Saturday down in Tampa, Fla.
Phillies Notes: Biddle returns to the mound in Gulf Coast League
Jesse Biddle remains on double-A Reading's temporary inactive list, but the Phillies' 2010 first-round pick out of Germantown Friends School returned to the mound Saturday in Tampa, Fla.
That Balls Outta Here
Hall of Fame: Breaking
The Baseball Hall of Fame this morning has announced a major rules change. Newly retiring players will remain on the BBWAA ballot and under consideration for enshrinement for just 10 years, down from the 15 years previously considered and voted upon.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Phillies Notebook: Papelbon allows big double to Pence as Giants top Phillies
JUST AS the Phillies once made a play for CC Sabathia and ended up with Joe Blanton one summer, and zeroed in on Roy Halladay before trading for Cliff Lee instead the next, major league teams with visions of David Price and Cole Hamels dancing in their heads will likely have to settle for a more gettable starting pitcher before next week's trade ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Good Phight
Chase Utley wins Heart & Hustle award, is loved by Roy Halladay
If you ignore Pence the Bug-Eyed Wonder in the background, this picture makes perfect sense.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Rock Hill Herald
Lee struggles in return, Giants beat Phillies 7-4
Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Lee's return from the disabled list and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Manuel to be inducted onto Phillies Wall of Fame
CHARLIE MANUEL, one of two men to manage the Phillies to a World Series championship, will be inducted onto the team's Wall of Fame during Alumni Weekend.
The what-if game, starring Pat Gillick
AMONG THE never-ending games of what-if played repeatedly over the last few summers here, the what-if-Pat-Gillick had stayed game probably does not get enough plays.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sports Media 101
Should the Boston Red Sox Trade for Cole Hamels?
Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The News Journal
Levine: Let pros handle the Phillies fire sale, Ruben
Levine: Let pros handle the Phillies fire sale, Ruben Phillies GM has a track record of not getting much in return Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1lSdvZZ After two-and-a-half lost seasons, Ruben Amaro Jr. and company finally have admitted to themselves that talent - not optimism - wins baseball games.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Good Phight
The Phillies Should Trade Cole Hamels. No Question About It.
Yes, he's a franchise legend. Yes, there's a chance he could still be good in three or four years when the team might be relevant again.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Laguna Niguel News
Will Kershaw be NL's All-Star starter?
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw has accomplished a great deal in a still-young career.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Could The Braves Trade For Cole Hamels?
Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels could be on the trade market this year if the Phillies decide to rebuild.