Category: Philadelphia Phillies

Michael Young is Happy to be With the Phillies and Feels Comfortable With the Transition to Third Base

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers back in December. Young agreed to waive his no-trade clause and head to Philadelphia and everything is going to plan so far. He's out on a mission to prove that this 36-year-old can still ...

Cole Hamels, Phillies Look at Rival Nationals as Having “Knocked Us Off” the Pedestal

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Cole Hamels certainly did his part to add to the budding rivalry between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals when he plunked Bryce Harper last year. Hamels views the Nationals as the team that knocked the Phillies off their NL East pedestal. It should be a fun storyline to ...

Dale Murphy on Bonds and Clemens in the HOF: “If they get in I think it’s going to be at least 10 years.”

Monday, January 14th, 2013

After this year's voting for the MLB Hall-Of-Fame, there were no players inducted to the 2013 class and that includes Dale Murphy once again. The Braves legend spent 18 years in the majors. He was a two-time NL MVP, seven-time All-Star and a five-time Gold Glove winner. However, he also ...

Ruben Amaro Jr. Awaits First Look at his 2013 Phillies Rotation, Laments Uncertainty at Corner Outfield Spots

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Is there any chance we see Roy Halladay return to the Roy of old in 2013? Well, not even Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. knows the answer to that question right now. There's also plenty of uncertainty at both of the Phillies' corner outfield spots as spring training ...

Curt Schilling on Hall Of Fame Shutout: “The Players that Didn’t Cheat got Dragged Down with the Players that Did”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Curt Schilling didn't make it into the Hall of Fame on this ballot of voting, but the three-time World Series champion isn’t too upset about the whole situation. After receiving just 38.8 percent of the votes, the former Red Sox pitcher admitted that he was honored to even be in ...

Shane Victorino Admits He Wanted to Stay in Philly Last Season, but Now Relishes New Opportunity in Boston

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Shane Victorino was worried about staying in Philadelphia. He was focused on that during the season instead of playing the game. Victorino admits it got to him because he loved Philly, but now he's looking forward to 2013. The Flyin' Hawaiian signed a three-year deal worth $39 million to play for ...

Michael Young Says the Rangers Not Wanting Him Has Put a Fire in His Belly in Philadelphia

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

After 13 seasons in the majors with one team, the Texas Rangers, Michael Young will have to put on a new uniform for the first time in Spring Training. Young is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies after he approved a trade to Philly last weekend. Even though Young ...

Despite Recent Trade Activity, Phillies Gm Ruben Amaro Says Philadelphia Isn’t Throwing in the Towel On the Season

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The Philadelphia Phillies came into this season with extremely high expectations. However for a variety of reasons they have failed to meet them. Because of their lackluster first half and numerous injuries, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro decided he had no choice but to make some drastic changes at the trade deadline. ...

MLB Trade Deadline News: Los Angeles Dodgers Add Shane Victorino

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Sometimes, a month's worth of trade talks devolve into a whole lot of nothing. Sometimes, they drag  into the 11th hour and wind up with a game-changing transaction. When you're a buyer, like Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has been this year, you see both ends. Colletti said he's ...

Philadelphia Phillies Use All-Star Break to Take Breather, Regroup, Prepare for Huge Challenge Awaiting in Second Half of Season

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Perhaps no baseball team on the planet needed the All-Star break more than the Philadelphia Phillies. With most expecting them to once again be a World Series contender, they've been the biggest disappointment thanks in part to injuries to sluggers Ryan Howard and Chase Utley, as well as to ace ...