Roy Halladay: Phillies’ ace’s first start causes experts heads to explode

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

You've heard the stats by now. On a rainy Wednesday night, Roy Halladay debuted for the 2013 season. And, well, it wasn't great. Despite nine of the ten outs he made being strike outs, Halladay was roughed up for five runs in just 3.1 innings. Any hitter who didn't strike ...

Charlie Manuel in his last season with Philadelphia Phillies?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Charlie Manuel is officially a lame duck manager for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 69-year-old is in the final year of his contract with the team and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. reportedly has no plans to talk about Manuel's future until the season is over. Manuel led the Phillies to five ...

Boston Red Sox sign Victorino to three-year, $39 million deal

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox continued to spend money like it grows on the trees lining Yawkey Way, as they signed free agent Shane Victorino to a three-year, $39 million contract on Tuesday. The problem for the Red Sox, is that their deal with the veteran outfielder will almost certainly backfire. The ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee Now on the Trading Block

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The Philadelphia Phillies made big news on Wednesday by locking up Cole Hamels with a six-year, $144 million contract. While the deal gives both Hamels and the Phillies security long-term, Philadelphia still appears to be in sell-mode. That means fellow starting pitcher Cliff Lee could be on his way out ...

Philadelphia Phillies, Cole Hamels Talking Long-Term Deal

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

For most of the season it was assumed that the Philadelphia Phillies would trade left-hander Cole Hamels at some point, since the three-time All-Star will hit free agency when the year is over. The conventional wisdom was that the Phillies couldn't afford to be competitive for him money-wise because of ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Cole Hamels Open to Being Traded

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

The Philadelphia Phillies are in the middle of a horrible season and they have to be happy the first half has mercifully come to a close. The Phillies enter the All-Star break with a 37-50 record and are a whopping 14 games back of the Washington Nationals for first place ...

Ex-Blue Jays Vs. Anacondas

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Without question, the most underplayed story from this week in sports is the one where Roy Halladay rescues a guy in the Amazon who had just been attacked by an anaconda. No, seriously. Halladay was on a fishing expedition with former teammates Chris Carpenter and B.J. Ryan and pro angler Skeet Reese (do ...

Roy Oswalt To Return in 2012?

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Oswalt has been open about the fact that he's not sure of his playing future beyond this season. Well, after a strong past two months, it looks like the three-time All-Star wants to return to baseball in 2012. The 34-year-old Oswalt contemplated retirement before last season's trade ...