Report: Phillies considering releasing Ryan Howard

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

A few years ago Ryan Howard was one of the most feared hitters in baseball, and now he's on the verge of being out of the game altogether. On Wednesday a report surfaced claiming that the Philadelphia Phillies are considering paying the rest of Howard's contract and releasing him after the ...

MLB Rumors: Phillies telling teams Cole Hamels isn’t available

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are a team that is most definitely a "seller" as the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. After Monday night's 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Phillies are 43-56 and sit 12 games out of first place in the National League East. Despite that, Philadelphia is ...

Los Angeles Dodgers have baseball’s biggest payroll

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The New York Yankees had owned baseball's biggest payroll in each of the past 15 seasons. That streak ended on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and their projected payroll of $235 million topped all of Major League Baseball. The last time the Yankees weren't atop the payroll rankings was way ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard out six to eight weeks with knee injury

Monday, July 8th, 2013

The Philadelphia Phillies are struggling mightily this season and things just got worse. The team announced today that first baseman Ryan Howard needs surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee and he will be out six to eight weeks as a result. An MRI on Monday confirmed the ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Jonathan Papelbon blows third straight save

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

For most of the first three months of the Major League Baseball season, Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon had been excellent. But for some reason, over his past few outings, the 32-year-old right-hander has fallen apart. On Monday night, Papelbon entered the bottom of the ninth inning with a 3-0 lead ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Halladay to have shoulder surgery

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur in his right shoulder. Halladay was put on the disabled list this week with inflammation in his shoulder, but met with specialist Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles on Tuesday. After that meeting, Halladay decided to undergo ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Halladay to have shoulder examined

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

After two more bad starts, including his most recent in a 14-2 shellacking by the hapless Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay is getting his right shoulder examined in Los Angeles. After the game, Halladay admitted his shoulder had been hurting since April 24. His two subsequent starts were, ...

Roy Halladay roughed up again as Phillies fall to Mets

Monday, April 8th, 2013

As McD discussed last week, there are a ton of people yakking about Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay, his mechanics and the reasons for his recent struggles. That isn't going to stop any time soon, as the 35-year-old was roughed up again Monday night against the New York Mets. Halladay lasted ...