1. Philadelphia Flyers Sign Blair Betts to Contract Extension

    When the Flyers invited him to training camp on a professional tryout, Blair Betts had no guaranteed roster spot. With hard work and impressive play in the preseason, Philadelphia's general manager, ...

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  2. Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Stars in Trade Talks for Marty Turco

    According to several media outlets, the Philadelphia Flyers are in serious trade talks with the Dallas Stars regarding acquiring goaltender Marty Turco after the Stars traded for goalie Kari Lehtonen on Tuesday night...

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  3. Let's Make a Deal: Philadelphia Flyers Get Ville Leino from Detroit Red Wings

    After seeing their division rivals New Jersey Devils acquire Ilya Kovalchuk in the third blockbuster of the season, the Philadelphia Flyers responded with a trade of their own on Saturday, albeit, not on the same level...

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  4. Defensive Depth: Philadelphia Flyers Sign Lukas Krajicek

    Paul Holmgren said that he was looking to upgrade his defense when the opportunity presents itself rather than looking to acquiring another goal scorer...

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  5. Carlos Ruiz, Phillies Agree to Three-Year Extension

    The Phillies and Carlos Ruiz have agreed to a three-year, $9 million contract extension. Ruiz hit .255/.355/425 with nine home runs and 43 RBIs in 107 games behind the plate last season with Philadelphia...

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  6. Tortorella and Laviolette Have Different Opinions on Carcillo-Gaborik Fight

    "There's no honor, there's no honor in that. As I've always said, I don't play the game, I don't wear the uniform. I don't want to say too much about it but there's simply no honor. It's pretty embarrassing...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Jose Contreras to One-Year Contract

    According to ESPN.com , the Philadelphia Phillies have signed veteran free agent pitcher Jose Contreras to a one-year contract pending a physical exam. Contreras, 38, went 6-13 with a 4.92 ERA last year with the Chicago White Sox and Colorado Rockies...

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  8. Shane Victorino Inks Contract Extension with Philadelphia Phillies

    Yesterday, the Philadelphia Phillies avoided arbitration with Joe Blanton by signing him to a three-year, $24 million contract extension...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies Extend Joe Blanton's Contract, Avoid Arbitration

    The Phillies avoided arbitration with Joe Blanton on Thursday when they announced that they have signed Blanton to a three-year, $24 million contract extension. Blanton filed for arbitration on Tuesday, asking for $10...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies Interested in Ben Sheets, Chien-Ming Wang

    David Murphy tweets that the Philadelphia Phillies have contacted the agents of free agent starting pitchers Ben Sheets and Chien-Ming Wang, though he says that there aren't any indications that something will happen on either front...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies Notes: Baez Signing Announced, Eyre Talks Finished

    The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that they have signed Danys Baez to a two-year, $5.25 million contract. He jumped the final hurdle, which was a physical examination. Baez, 32, went 4-6 with a 4...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies, Danys Baez Agree to Two-Year Contract

    The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Danys Baez to a two-year contract pending his physical, which is expected to take place next week. Baez, 32, went 4-6 with a 4.02 earned run average in 59 relief appearances with the Baltimore Orioles last year...

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  13. Report: Phillies Sign Tagg Bozied

    According to MLBTR , the Phillies have signed first baseman and corner outfielder Tagg Bozied. Bozied batted .288/.360/...

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  14. Richards, Pronger Only Philadelphia Flyers Named to Team Canada

    A pair of Philadelphia Flyers were selected to play for Team Canada in the Vancouver Olympics this coming February. Defenseman Chris Pronger has been chosen as an alternate captain while center Mike Richards made the squad as one of the forwards...

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  15. Philadelphia Phillies, Mystery Reliever Agree To Terms Pending Physical

    With Christmas a couple of days away, Ruben Amaro Jr. has finished the majority of his shopping. He signed Placido Polanco as his new third baseman, retooled the bench with Juan Castro, Ross Gload and Brian Schneider, and traded for Roy Halladay...

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  16. Report: Phillies Interested in Fernando Rodney, Offer Two-Year Deal

    According to an ESPN.com report, the Philadelphia Phillies have expressed interest in signing free agent closer Fernando Rodney to a two-year contract at $12 million as a setup man and safety net to Brad Lidge...

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  17. Report: Philadelphia Flyers Talking with Atlanta Thrashers About Ilya Kovalchuk

    Brian Startare is reporting that the Philadelphia Flyers are talking with the Atlanta Thrashers about acquiring superstar forward Ilya Kovalchuk. The asking price is expected to start with Jeff Carter and Claude Giroux...

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  18. Why Jayson Werth Should Learn from Jason Bay's Mistake

    Jayson Werth will hit the open market next winter as one of the premier free agent outfielders. All we know right now is that he'll be asking for a pretty hefty raise from the Philadelphia Phillies, ...

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  19. Gagne to Return to Lineup Against Rangers

    Simon Gagne will return to action against the New York Rangers in Saturday’s matinee, which will be his first game since Oct. 25. To make room for Gagne, the Flyers have assigned Jon Kalinski to the Adirondack Phantoms...

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  20. Could Phillippe Aumont Help the Phillies in 2010?

    As part of the complicated historic trade that officially took place earlier today, Phillippe Aumont came over from the Seattle Mariners in a package of prospects that sent Cliff Lee to the state of Washington and landed Roy Halladay in Philadelphia...

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  21. It's Officially Official: Halladay to the Phils, Cliff Lee to Seattle

    After a few days of hammering out physicals and filing paperwork, the Phillies announced on Wednesday that they have traded Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners, and will hold a press conference ...

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  22. Flyers Claim Goalie Michael Leighton Off Re-Entry Waivers

    The Philadelphia Flyers have found a short-term fix for their goaltender situation, claiming goalie Michael Leighton off re-entry waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes, Tuesday. Leighton has appeared in seven games for the 'Canes this year, posting a 4...

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  23. Roy Halladay, Phillies Agree to Extension to Complete Blockbuster Deal

    To complete the blockbuster trade that will net the Phillies their second Cy Young winner in five months, Roy Halladay has agreed to a $60 million three year contract extension with a chance at a fourth year either guaranteed or a vesting option...

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  24. BREAKING: Phillies Acquire Roy Halladay in Three-Team Trade

    It took five months longer than we expected, but Roy Halladay is a Philadelphia Phillie. According to Jon Heyman, the Phillies have agreed to a three-team trade with the Toronto Blue Jays and ...

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  25. Roy Halladay, Phillies Talking Contract Extension as Trade Looks Likely

    Jim Salisbury reports that the Phillies are "actively" talking contract extension with the representatives for Roy Halladay, while Andy Martino is reporting that Halladay and his agent have Philadelphia...

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