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Report: Phillies Considering Signing Bobby Abreu

You can never say never when it comes to sports.  That’s the case for a report which just surfaced from Comcast Sportsnet’s Jim Salisbury tells us the Phils are sniffing around former Phillies Bobby Abreu and considering bringing him back to the squad.  They’re looking for a left-handed bat coming off the bench.
“We’re looking at […]

Revere Not Rollins In Leadoff Spot For Phils

The Phillies season will be starting in an hour when they play the Atlanta Braves in Georgia. Surprisingly there will be a new name coming to the plate in the first spot in the lineup for the Phils.  Charlie Manuel is sending centerfielder Ben Revere up there to start the game and not veteran shortstop […]

Is Batting Pence Third A Good Move?

For much of the season, the Phillies’ ineptitude in the three-hole has resulted in many missed opportunities with runners in scoring position. With little production from the third batter in the lineup, manager Charlie Manuel has resorted to inserting Hunter Pence third in the lineup, hoping not to only get Pence feeling confident at the […]

Fomer Phillies Bobby Abreu On Dodgers Radar

April 28th the Los Angeles Angels parted ways with Bobby Abreu to make room for 20-year-old prospect Mike Tout. The 38-year-old’s release puts him on the open market where he will be actively looking to sign on with another club.
A contract with the former Phillie shouldn’t force teams to dig too deep into their pockets, […]

The Phillies Should Extend Shane Victorino’s Contract

Everyone keeps talking about the need to resign Cole Hamels, which would solidify Philly’s rotation for the next five years but won’t help a lineup that has been no better than average as of late.
Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence have been trying to carry the load in this early season, but with a lineup missing […]

Superb Pitching Anchors Phillies To Opening Day Victory


It’s all about the pitching. The Philadelphia Phillies’ championship hopes rest on the arms of their vaunted pitching staff with vast amounts of money invested in the starting rotation, and the closer. On Opening Day, the team’s pitching staff proved to be worth every penny.
Roy Halladay got into trouble in the first inning, allowing the […]

Lou Montanez May Finally See A Change In Luck With The Phillies

The Phillies have expressed a lack of depth in the infield due to injuries which will inevitably move John Mayberry Jr. to first base until Ryan Howard is able to return. This switch not only changes Philadelphia’s infield, but now opens up a spot in the outfield.
Lou Montanez has an eye on that final spot. […]

Shane Victorino Seeking Five-Year Deal

Shane Victorino’s contract will be up after this season and, unless Philly gives him an extension, will enter the free agent market as a 31-year-old looking for a sizeable deal.
It has been rumored that Victorino has already expressed interest in resigning with the Phillies if they offer him a five year extension. This deal would […]

Manuel, Pence And Giroux At Philly Sportswriters Event

Charlie Manuel, Hunter Pence, Ruben Amaro Jr. and Claude Giroux, were at the 2012 Philadelphia Sportswriter Banquet last night at the Crown Plaza in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Manuel said he was pleased with the way Ryan Howard recovery is going and expects him to be ready within a month of the start of the season.  […]

Phillies – A Long Shot For Michael Cuddyer

The Minnesota Twins inked outfielder Josh Willingham to a three-year, $21 million contract. The Twin City’s addition of “the Hammer” is far from the biggest news the Winter Meetings have brought, but they do mean one thing, that Michael Cuddyer will not be returning to Ron Gardenhire’s club house.
Cuddyer made his big league debut in […]



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