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  • Papelbon: 'We can compete - is that crazy?'

    Papelbon: 'We can compete - is that crazy?'
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Jonathan Papelbon insisted Friday he didn't hear nor pay attention to offseason trade speculation. Judging from his first public comments from spring training, it's also worth wondering how much he heard or read the Phillies...
  • Papelbon: 'I would go anywhere that wants me'

    Jonathan Papelbon won a World Series ring with Boston in 2007 and was hoping to earn more when he signed a $50 million, four-year contract with Philadelphia, a record deal for a relief pitcher. He has yet to play in a playoff game with the Phillies....
  • Haren 'ready to get going' with Marlins

    Haren 'ready to get going' with Marlins
    JUPITER Dan Haren did in fact consider retirement, but it had nothing to do with the December trade that sent him from the Dodgers to the Marlins. Speaking Friday morning before the club's first pitchers and catchers workout, Haren assured his...
  • Phillies pitcher Lee confident elbow issues are behind him

    Phillies pitcher Lee confident elbow issues are behind him
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Phillies left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee is confident his elbow problems from last year are behind him as he begins a new season. The 36-year-old veteran was limited to 13 starts in 2014, when he went on the disabled list...
  • Phillies' Cliff Lee uses Magic 8 Ball to help answer questions

    CLEARWATER, Fla. A Magic 8 Ball appeared Thursday in Cliff Lee's locker at Bright House Field, and the 36-year-old left-hander carried it with him to his first news conference since last summer. He brought it, he said, "to answer my hard questions." When...
  • Phillies' Ryne Sandberg: Comments don't reflect Hamels' current thinking

    CLEARWATER, Fla. It was a routine conversation, Ryne Sandberg said. One that the Phillies manager insisted would have taken place even if Cole Hamels had not been quoted a day earlier by USA Today saying he hopes to be traded. The manager and his top...
  • Bob Ford: Phillies should trade Cole Hamels soon

    Coming off arguably the greatest 9-9 season in the history of major-league pitching, Cole Hamels edges toward the late prime of his career still anchored to a team that seems intent on repeating its mistakes. Can the Phillies ever get their timing...
  • Amaro still listening on trade front, talks about change in offensive philosophy for Phillies

    Amaro still listening on trade front, talks about change in offensive philosophy for Phillies
    As teams move through the offseason and head into spring training, all are equal in the standings and there's typically hope. For the recently successful ones, hope that they can repeat or build off of last season. For the ones coming off forgettable...
  • Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation

    Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation
    David Buchanan recited the fifth inning of his June 8 start in Cincinnati as if it occurred yesterday. Most importantly, the 25-year-old remembers the mistakes he made in a game in which he had really good stuff. The right-hander got cute with a...
  • Phillies pitcher Lee on track to be ready for start of spring training

    Phillies pitcher Lee on track to be ready for start of spring training
    Cliff Lee enjoys his four days off between starts. But the Phillies left-hander is now 175 days removed from the last time he took the mound in a major league game. "I don't think Cliff likes sitting idle, not being able to pitch," Phillies general...
  • Bottalico doesn't know what to expect from Phillies

    Ricky Bottalico and Steve Blass are not only former major league pitchers, but they're also current TV analysts. Bottalico, the original color analyst for Lehigh Valley IronPigs broadcasts on Service Electric TV2, is now entrenched as a studio analyst...