1. Lee, Howard Among Phils' Bounce-Back Candidates

    PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies pitchers and catchers will hold their first official workout on Feb. 19, but despite the fact that the front office has said it does not expect the team to compete until 2017 at the earliest, there will be intrigue in '15...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  2. Many Factors Should Prevent an Early Cliff Lee Trade

    We've spent much of the offseason outlining potential Cole Hamels trades and waiting for a deal to happen. But two weeks before spring training, no blockbuster seems imminent...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  3. Prospects Nola, Crawford Won't Be in Big-League Camp

    THE PHILLIES' top two prospects won't be reporting to the big-league clubhouse at Bright House Field later this month...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  4. Remaining Free Agents Who May Be of Interest to the Phillies

    Now that James Shields' requests of his realtor are more specific than “I need a new home somewhere in North America”, the list of remaining free agents is finally looking sparse...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  5. Inbox: Will Any Veterans Be Moved Before Camp Starts?

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  6. Phillies Could Look to Add Veteran Shortstop, Catcher During Camp

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said that he could look to add a veteran shortstop and catcher to his club, Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reports on Twitter...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  7. Phillies GM 'Expects' Hamels to Start Opener

    Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told ESPN.com Monday that while he wouldn't completely rule out trading ace Cole Hamels in the next week, "I would expect him to be in spring training with the Phillies...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 months ago 3,697 reads 0 comments

  8. Do Phillies Fans Want a Hamels Trade?

    There's been no shortage of rumors surrounding Cole Hamels this offseason. When your team is a mess and your best trade chip is an all-world pitcher, the mill will churn. Such is life with the Phillies ace...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  9. Moncada a Perfect Fit for Phillies

    For the last couple of weeks, I have been wondering why the Phillies never seemed to come up in discussions involving Cuban phenom Yoan Moncada...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 144 reads 0 comments

  10. Ruben Amaro “Covets” Andrew Cashner

    Last week, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that GM Ruben Amaro “covets” San Diego Padres starter Andrew Cashner, a relevant piece of information as the Padres are one of the handful of clubs still actively pursuing Cole Hamels...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon and More

    Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in a matter of days, so most of the free-agency and trade rumors have settled down as MLB teams are focused on what they have on their rosters...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 7,171 reads 1 comments

  12. Amaro: Phils Among Clubs Interested in Moncada

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies need to inject more youth into their system, so they have not stopped trying to trade Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon and others...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  13. Still Nothing Firm About Whether Papelbon Will Remain with Phillies

    ALTHOUGH THE TALKS concerning Phillies lefthander Cole Hamels and first baseman Ryan Howard have quieted as the hot-stove league winds down, Jonathan Papelbon's name continues to populate the trade-rumor mill...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  14. Why Talent Is Sticking Point in Papelbon Talks

    A recurring theme in Phillies analysis over the past year or two has been that Ruben Amaro's unrealistic demands in trade negotiations have prevented him from making deals.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  15. WATCH: 2015 Phillies Team Outlook

    Al Melchior and Scott White join Jamie Erdahl to discuss if Cliff Lee can be trusted in 2015 and Chase Utley's future with the Phillies .....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  16. Amaro: Phils Among Clubs Interested in Moncada

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies need to inject more youth into their system, so they have not stopped trying to trade Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon and others. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 804 reads 0 comments

  17. Ownership Looking Closely at Amaro

    Phillies chairman David Montgomery hired Ruben Amaro Jr. as Pat Gillick's replacement as general manager in 2008...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 1,016 reads 0 comments

  18. David Montgomery: 'Decision Will Be Made on Amaro After Year or Two'

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  19. Is Blake Swihart Wrong Catch for Cole Hamels?

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  20. No Big-League Camp for Phillies Prospect Aaron Nola

    Leading up to the 2014 draft, Aaron Nola was described as a polished pitcher who could move quickly to the big leagues. That was a big reason the Phillies selected him with their first pick, No...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  21. #OnDeck: Behind Ruiz, Phillies Lack Depth Behind the Plate

    With exactly two weeks until the Phillies hold their first workout in Clearwater, the roster for Year 1 of the team's rebuild is coming into clearer focus.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  22. Fan Favorite Coste Continuing to Live the Dream

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  23. Ruben Amaro Jr. Must Pay for What the Phillies Have Become

    The losses are on Ruben Amaro Jr.’s hands. The ones in the past, the ones for 2015 and ones that could come beyond this upcoming season, whether he is in office or not, are all on Amaro...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 13,794 reads 56 comments

  24. Matt Stairs to Be Inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

    They say you learn something new everyday and today I learned that the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame exists because former moonshot legend Matt Stairs will be inducted into it this summer...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  25. Phillies Sign LHP Vasquez, Who Overcame Brain Surgery in 2012

    According to our own Jon Heyman, the Phillies have signed left-hander Anthony Vasquez to a minor league contract...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 255 reads 0 comments