Category Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies Could Trade Cliff Lee in Spring Training

The Phillies are in the midst of a long overdue rebuild and it’s looking more and more like a full-on clearance sale for established – and well-paid – veteran talent. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has already moved Jimmy Rollins … Continue reading

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Trade Brewing: Milwaukee and Philadelphia Discussing Jonathan Papelbon Trade

In a move that makes very little sense for Milwaukee, the Brewers are reportedly deep in talks to acquire closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia has been trying to move Papelbon for quite some time as the club … Continue reading

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MLB Arbitration Rundown

If you were anywhere near Twitter yesterday, your feed was probably inundated with arbitration updates. That’s because Friday marked the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to exchange salary figures; each submitting what they think the individual player is worth … Continue reading

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Atlanta Braves Sign Veteran Southpaw Wandy Rodriguez

Veteran left-hander Wandy Rodriguez has signed a minor-league deal with the Atlanta Braves. Rodriguez, 36, is coming off of two disappointing seasons in Pittsburgh that saw him make just 18 starts over the past two seasons as he was hampered … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Phillies Sign Aaron Harang

The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with free agent starter Aaron Harang. The move is a far cry from years past where the club traded for Roy Halladay or signed free agent Cliff Lee, … Continue reading

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Examining Ryan Howard’s Trade Value

The Philadelphia Phillies are in the early stages of a long-overdue rebuild. The club has already shipped off long-time face of the franchise Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers, parted ways with A.J. Burnett, and moved Marlon Byrd to the division-rival … Continue reading

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Ryan Madson Attempting Comeback with the Royals

Ryan Madson has reportedly agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals worth a guaranteed $850,000. The pact also includes an invitation to major-league spring training camp and gives Madson – attempting a comeback after missing the last … Continue reading

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