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 ...

Latest Baseball Trade Deadline News (UPDATED)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

It's Friday night and baseball's trade deadline is Sunday afternoon. That means things are getting tense and heated all around the big leagues. Here's the latest on what's happening right now. Reds and Nationals looking at Bourn The Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals are both said to be interested in adding Houston ...

Hunter Pence Will Most Likely Be Traded By Houston Astros

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The Houston Astros have gone hot and cold on trading outfielder Hunter Pence. While he's clearly their biggest trade chip, Pence is an important part of their roster and moving him would undoubtedly upset what's left of the team's fans. But, as of now, it appears more than likely Pence ...

Roy Halladay Leaves Start Because Of Heat

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Last night the Philadelphia Phillies faced the hapless Chicago Cubs with ace right-hander Roy Halladay on the mound. Easy win, right? Wrong. Halladay got knocked around and ended up taking his first loss since May 15, and he was removed from the game in the middle of the fifth inning. After ...