Category Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

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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Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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Dodgers Acquire Shortstop Jimmy Rollins from Phillies

The Dodgers have acquired long-time Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Confirmation of the deal comes from ESPN’s Buster Olney after the trade came together quickly this afternoon, seemingly spurred by comments from Rollins indicating that he would approve a trade to … Continue reading

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MLB Winter Meetings: The Six Biggest Storylines

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all-ages; the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Let’s get ready to ruuuuuuuuuumble… And by rumble, I obviously mean partake in lengthy discourse about the relative long-term value of one … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Phillies Fan Gets Tasered

When the action on the field grows tiresome too many fans decide to create their own entertainment. That was the case last night in Philadelphia where a 17-year-old Phillies fan hopped the fence and ran onto the field during the … Continue reading

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Countdown to Spring Training: 10 Days

The countdown is officially on. According to MLB.com the first date that pitchers and catchers can report for Spring Training in February 17th. As such, I’m going to provide my readers with a video featuring a Major League Moment or … Continue reading

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Placido Polanco Signs with the Philadelphia Phillies

Placido Polanco is coming back to Philly. After spending four and a half years in Detroit, the Phillies have reportedly signed the 34-year-old to take over as the club’s everyday third baseman. The contract is believed to be a three-year, … Continue reading

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