Phils' philospophy beginning to evolve
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October is a quiet month for baseball teams not in the postseason, so the Phillies have barely registered a blip on the local radar screen -- even with the team signing Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams this week. That changed Thursday when Phillies in…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com 7 hours agoFormer Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work.Upvote Share Tweet
Sizemore, Phils agree to 1-year, $2M dealESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)The Phillies and Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one year, $2 million contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Take note, Phillies: The Giants-Royals World Series matchup gives hope…philly.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)The Giants-Royals World Series matchup gives hope to Phillies fans.Upvote Share Tweetphilly.com Oct 20 (4 days ago)Vince Gennaro is a smart man. He's a consultant to several franchises around Major League Baseball, advising them on how to remain relevant and competitive and financially responsible. He wrote a book years ago called Diamond Dollars: The Economics of W…Upvote Share Tweet
Setting record straight on Arbucklephilly.com Oct 17The Kansas City Royals' success in the postseason could lead to a GM job for former Phillies exec.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies need bullpen to royally improvephilly.com Oct 17Dominant relievers have been the key to Kansas City's success this season.Upvote Share Tweetphilly.com Oct 16Johnny Almaraz did not plan on taking off his baseball uniform and putting on a scout's hat in his early 20s. No, the plan was to pitch in the big leagues and, if that did not work out, he was going to return to Southwest Texas State and get his degree …Upvote Share Tweet
Byrd, Brown might be Phillies' best outfield assetsphilly.com Oct 16Ben Revere is little more than a weak-armed singles hitter, and the Phillies need power from their outfield.Upvote Share Tweet
Brown's future with Phillies uncertain after trying seasonMLB.com Oct 15Domonic Brown entered this year confident and ready to build upon his 2013 breakout season. But he left Citizens Bank Park late last month with only questions about his future in Philadelphia.Upvote Share Tweet
Phillies' options with Howard limitedphilly.com Oct 14Even if they could trade Ryan Howard, for the amount of the contract they'd have to pay, they might as well release him.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 10ST. LOUIS — Since the 2010 season when the Philadelphia Phillies missed making the World Series for what would have been a third straight year, the National League champion has been either the St. Louis Cardinals or San Francisco Giants. It's the second…Upvote Share Tweet
Wolever: No ill will after unexpected firing from Philsphilly.com Oct 8Marti Wolever thought his job was safe when he was stopped outside the press box at Citizens Bank Park a few days before he made LSU pitcher Aaron Nola his final first-round selection for the Phillies in June.Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Arbuckle, Lee Thomas winning in ALphilly.com Oct 6Mike Arbuckle, the man who did not get the job as Phillies general manager, is only four wins away from the World Series. So, too, is Lee Thomas, the former Phillies general manager who brought Arbuckle to Philadelphia in October 1992. One of them is go…Upvote Share Tweet
What's ahead in Phillies offseason?philly.com Oct 5THREE KEY PLAYERS Ryan Howard. Just about everything the Phillies want to accomplish this winter hinges on Howard's future. He is owed $60 million. The Phillies will look to trade him, but could an outright release serve as a much-needed olive branch to…Upvote Share Tweet
Don't expect much improvement for Phillies anytime soonphilly.com Oct 3With front office in limbo, Phillies are unlikely to make the kinds of changes need to turn things around.Upvote Share Tweet
Expect Comcast to insist on Phillies changesphilly.com Oct 1If the front office and baseball administration hierarchy of the Phillies organization has any fear of a major upheaval following the team's second straight 73-win season, that fear certainly won't be realized at the hands of acting president Pat Gillic…Upvote Share Tweet
Surgery for Ruiz, Revere among Phils' injury updatesMLB.com Oct 1The Phillies announced injury updates on Carlos Ruiz, Ben Revere, Cliff Lee and A.J. Burnett on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Amaro gets one more chance at turnaroundphilly.com Sep 29It was a beautiful day for baseball, unless, of course, it was that brand of baseball the Phillies have tortured their fans with the last two seasons. Not even clear skies and comfortable temperatures could erase the stench that has saturated Citizens B…Upvote Share Tweet
Bonifacio, Braves Beat Phillies 2-1nytimes.com Sep 28Emilio Bonifacio led off the game with home run and Freddie Freeman added an RBI single in the first, and the Atlanta Braves finished a disappointing late-season collapse with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetBeing the fan of a team headed nowhere can be awfully frustrating this time of year. Especially when you look around and see the excitement in places like Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Seattle. Still, there are few better places to go than the ballpark, a…Upvote Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: In the end, age caught up with lineupphilly.com Sep 28The sort of history these Phillies accomplished fit all of the preseason stereotypes. No team until the 2014 Phillies ever boasted four 34-or-older players with 600 plate appearances. The geriatric jokes dogged them through the spring, and when the seas…Upvote Share Tweetphilly.com Sep 27Bobby Abreu plans to retire after the season. A reserve outfielder and pinch-hitter with the Mets, the 40-year-old Abreu, who also played for the Phillies from 1998 to 2006, made the announcement Friday at Citi Field before New York's game against Houst…Upvote Share TweetJonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.Upvote Share Tweet
After last-place finish, Phils fire assistant GMESPN.com Sep 26The Philadelphia Phillies have fired assistant general manager and amateur scouting director Marti Wolever.Upvote Share Tweet
Bruno Bash: Puppy-Related Injuries & Castle MarathonsOct 3Tony Bruno joins Keith Olbermann to discuss a Lions TE injuring himself while trying to prevent his puppy from peeing inside the house, and several Twitter complaints directed at TNT after a Castle marathon was preempted to show an ALDS playoff game.
Mint Condition: Schmidt's Special CollectionSep 30Goldin Auctions founder Ken Goldin joins Darren Rovell to break down the Mike Schmidt memorabilia, including Schmidt's 1984 Gold Glove Award, up for auction.
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