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  • Jonathan Papelbon: Will he stay or will he go?

    Jonathan Papelbon: Will he stay or will he go?
    Cole Hamels. Ryan Howard. Chase Utley. Jonathan Papelbon. Will they all still be in a Phillies uniform when the club reports to Clearwater in less than a month for spring training? That's the golden question right now and with each passing moment,...
  • 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...
  • Report: Brewers discussing trade for closer Papelbon

    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Milwaukee Brewers are in "serious" talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring veteran closer Jonathan Papelbon. The Brewers have been looking for a late-inning reliever with closing experience...
  • Phillies may have Papelbon suitor in Brewers

    A $13 million-per-year closer, no matter how effective or how controversial, is a superfluous asset on a rebuilding team whose strength is its young bullpen arms. It is no secret the Phillies have long sought suitors for Jonathan Papelbon, entering the...
  • Phillies continue sell-off, deal Byrd to Reds

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH The Philadelphia Phillies finally are embarking upon a long-overdue rebuild of an aging and recently ineffective nucleus. The dismantling of the roster started with the...
  • Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...
  • Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies

    Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies
    PHOENIX — Whether by striking early or by reeling in an pre-Christmas gift, the Phillies under general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have never lacked for drama during baseball's hot-stove season. In an attempt to extend (and later, pry open) the window...
  • Phillies Blueprint

     
    The Eagles appear to be in good hands, but the Phillies clearly need help. Here are the next 10 things they should do as they pave the way for rebuilding: 1. Fire Ruben Amaro and hire a bright young general......
  • This postseason, Angels will face a new opponent

    The Angels will be making their seventh appearance in the American League Division Series, and it will be the first time they won't be playing either Boston or New York. A look at their previous six ALDS matchups: 2002 Angels 3, New York Yankees 1...
  • What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies

    What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies
    When players arrived in Clearwater for spring training, they were welcomed by a manager beginning his first full season with a focus on fundamentals. Ryne Sandberg opened camp by concentrating on defensive drills to cut down on errors, pitchers...
  • Phillies Season from Hell

        When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.     He believed the team's aging core deserved one...