1. Verducci: Philadelphia Phillies "Very Aggressive" in Pursuit of Roy Halladay

    Tom Verducci, a baseball insider for Sports Illustrated and the MLB Network, reports that a source has told him that the Philadelphia Phillies have been "very aggressive" in their pursuit of ...

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  2. Phillies, Angels Leading Halladay Sweepstakes

    Angels-lead-chase-for-Halladay" target="_blank">According to Ken Rosenthal , the Phillies, along with the Los Angeles Angels, are the front-runners to land Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jay...

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  3. Phillies Still in Hunt for Roy Halladay, but Who Makes the Most Sense?

    With the winter meetings coming to a close shortly, Roy Halladay still remains a Toronto Blue Jay. Speculation picked up some steam in the last couple of days as the Phillies have quietly jumped ...

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  4. Report: Phillies Sign Ross Gload

    According to Todd Zolecki , the Phillies have signed free agent outfielder Ross Gload to a two-year contract. Gload, 33, hit .261/.329/.400 with six home runs and 30 RBI in 230 at-bats last season with the Florida Marlins, who declined his $2...

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  5. Ray Emery Will Miss Six Weeks With Abdominal Injury

    PHILADELPHIA—The Flyers announced that goalie Ray Emery will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair an abdominal injury, and has been placed on injured reserve...

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  6. Carcillo Suspended Four Games, Should Flyers Do So Too?

    PHILADELPHIA — Danny Carcillo has been suspended four games by the National Hockey League for a first period sucker punch of Washington Capitals’ Matt Bradley in Saturday night’s 8-2 loss, which resulted in 19 penalty minutes...

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  7. Are the Philadelphia Phillies Targeting J.J. Putz?

    Yesterday we found out that the Philadelphia Phillies were eying John Smoltz as a low risk, high reward signing to shore up the back-end of the rotation or set up insurance in case Brad Lidge doesn’t right himself...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies Interested in John Smoltz

    ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Phillies have showed interest in 42-year-old free agent pitcher John Smoltz as a low risk, high reward signing, similar to the role played by Pedro Martinez last season...

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  9. Placido Polanco Not Offered Arbitration

    The Detroit Tigers did not offer second baseman Placido Polanco arbitration, which means any team can sign him without having to forfeit a draft pick since he's a Type-A free agent. Polanco, 34, hit ...

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  10. PHILLIES SIGN BRIAN SCHNEIDER

    Mandy Housenick of The Morning Call is reporting that Northampton graduate Bran Schneider has signed a two-year free agent contract with the Phillies after passing a physical on Tuesday...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies: A Glance at What's Going on with the Phils

    Jeff Kolpack is reporting that former Phillies catcher and fan favorite Chris Coste has agreed to sign a deal with the New York Mets that will guarantee a spot on their 40-man roster come Spring Training...

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  12. Report: Phillies To Sign Juan Castro

    According to several media outlets, the Philadephia Phillies have agreed to terms with free agent Juan Castro on a one-year contract with a club option for 2011 pending a physical. The signing is expected to be announced next week...

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  13. Halladay Will Not Re-Sign With Toronto

    ESPN.com reports that Roy Halladay will not re-sign with the Toronto Blue Jays after his contract expires at the end of the 2010 season assuming that he is still a Blue Jay for this coming season...

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  14. Philadelphia Phillies Should Get Back in on Roy Halladay

    So, last week, the rumors resurfaced that the Phillies are still trying to acquire Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jays, and the memories of the hours leading up to the trade deadline in July relinquished...

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  15. A Glance at What's Going on With the Philadelphia Phillies

    Paul Hagen wrote a story in yesterday's Philadelphia Daily News informing fans to expect a few fireworks in free agency. Hagen tells us that he doesn't think there will be any introductions of any new Phillies anytime soon...

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  16. Can Brandon Lyon Help the Phillies?

    The Phillies' top priorities this offseason are to upgrade the bench, find a new third baseman, and retool the back end of the bullpen which was so good in their World Series-winning season two baseball years ago...

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  17. Not Happ-y With Rookie of the Year Award

    J.A. Happ was the favorite to win the National League Rookie of the Year, however that wasn’t the case when the award was announced on Monday afternoon...

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  18. Phillies Should Take a Chance on Sheets

    It’s no secret that the Phillies are in need of another reliable starting pitcher, because you can’t count on Cliff Lee being as great as he was down the stretch and carry the entire pitching staff throughout a full season...

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  19. Lost in the Mix: Phillies Should Get Atkins

    While the big fish in the pool all seem like good fits for the Phillies vacant third base hole, the answer may be someone who could be had in a trade or become available via free agency in a couple of days...

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  20. A Glance of What's Going On with the Philadelphia Phillies

    David Murphy reports in today’s Philadelphia Daily News that Chase Utley has won his fourth straight Silver Slugger award. Utley led all N.L. second baseman in runs scored, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, home runs, and extra-base hits...

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  21. Philadelphia Phillies Pursuing Chone Figgins and Mark DeRosa

    Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated is reporting that the Phillies are "intent on pursuing Chone Figgins hard," and that they have already reached out to fellow free agent third baseman Mark DeRosa...

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  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Madson Deserves a Fair Shot To Win Closer's Role

    I feared throughout the regular season that Brad Lidge would blow the Phillies' chances at becoming the first team to repeat since the 2000 Yankees. My fears came to fruition in Game Four of the World Series against the Bronx Bombers...

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  23. Ray Emery Proving Doubters Wrong with Philadelphia Flyers

    When the Philadelphia Flyers signed goaltender Ray Emery this past summer, there were a lot of so-called experts and fans questioning the decision to bring in the troubled netminder, who played in Russia last year...

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  24. Phillies Decline Pedro Feliz's Option: Who Should Play Third?

    The Phillies have declined their $5.5 million option on third baseman Pedro Feliz, which means that the 34-year-old will become a free agent and likely won't return to the Phils in 2010...

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  25. A Glance at What's Going On With The Phils

    Rich Hofman has an article in today's Philadelphia Daily News saying that the Phillies should acquire Roy Halladay . Hofman also points out the obvious that the Yankees won the World Series because ...

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