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Brian Schneider Signs One-Year Deal

Brian Schneider agreed to a one-year 800-thousand dollar contract that will bring him back to Citizens’ Bank Park next season.
This move won’t turn many heads, but from a strategic standpoint needed to be handled early in spring training.
Schneider isn’t going to blow your mind with his stats; he batted under the Mendoza Line for the […]

Welcome Back Jim Thome, Now Let’s Get That Ring Back

I grew up in era of Phils baseball when nobody cared about baseball. The cool thing to do was go to the game just to run around the 700 level. Mike Schmidt was retired. Remembered Von Hayes just a tad. Well, that is actually a good thing. You had Steve Jeltz and Tommie Herr turning […]

Phillies Bring Back Thome, In Pursuit Of Cuddyer


With baseball’s free agency period underway, Ruben Amaro Jr. has wasted no time in implementing his plan to improve the team. The Phillies made their first significant move of the offseason yesterday by signing free agent Jim Thome to a one-year contract.
Thome returns to the team that he spent three years with from 2003-2005. He […]

Placido Polanco Wins His Third Gold Glove

Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco won the National League Gold Glove for third base. This is the third time he has won a Gold Glove and he became the second player to win Gold Gloves at two positions. The first guy to do it was Darrin Erstad of the Angels, who won Gold […]

Keep Jimmy Or Let Jimmy Go? Man, I really don’t know

Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy. What to do with you. Bring you back or just let you walk. I would be lying to you if I gave you a yes or no answer. I really don’t know. There has been many of times where I threw my remote across the room because of you.
Other times, watching […]

Planning the Phillies Infield Going Forward

When a team fails to live up to the lofty expectations set by management and fans alike, change and turnover is inevitable. That is exactly the situation the Philadelphia Phillies find themselves in after quietly bowing out to the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS.
The biggest questions surround the state of […]

Don’t Expect Much Change To The Phillies Infield

Ryan Howard underwent surgery Wednesday afternoon for the Achilles tendon that he tore running out of the batter’s box for the final out of the Phillies season. If the surgery goes perfect the slugger is expected to need at least six months to get back to his normal playing level.
This injury cannot be taken […]

Should The Phils Sign Rollins To A Five-Year Deal?

The Phillies have some very important decisions to make going forward and one of their biggest decisions concerns shortstop Jimmy Rollins. He has been with the Philadelphia Phillies his entire Major League Baseball career, but his contract is up with the Phils and in a month, he’ll become a free agent.
I think they’ve got […]

Lifeless Bats, Disappointing Pitching Cause Phillies To Lose Game 4

For the first time in the five-year playoff run that the Phillies have been on, a series has been pushed to a decisive final game. The Phillies dropped Game 4 in a disappointing fashion on Thursday night, going down 5-3.
Early on, it looked like the Phillies might be on their way to ending the series […]

Phils Get Out Quick, But Are Slowed Down By Cardinals Bullpen

The Phillies veteran infield made a major contribution in Saturday night’s winning effort over the Cardinals and they helped the Fightins’ to a quick lead in the first inning last night in game two, but the St. Louis bullpen shut them down after a quick start.
Shortstop Jimmy Rollins led the Phillies out of the gate […]



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