1. Will the Philadelphia Phillies Need to Rebuild After the 2013 Season?

    Spring training is quickly approaching with many of the big-name free agents off the market. The Philadelphia Phillies failed to make a major splash this offseason, as they have ...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 2 years ago 191 reads 13 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies: The Interesting Case of John Mayberry Jr.

    I have been a fan of John Mayberry Jr. since being brought back up from the AAA Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in the summer of 2011. I was pushing for him to become an everyday starter for the 2012 season...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 2 years ago 1,541 reads 9 comments

  3. Should the Philadelphia Phillies Trade Their Starting Pitchers Before They Age?

    In an offseason where the Philadelphia Phillies have had to focus on filling several holes after a disappointing regular season, there have been many rumors and transactions proposed to the Phillies by teams seeking one of their aces...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 2 years ago 1,357 reads 1 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona Diamondbacks Possible Trade Partners

    It was reported Saturday that the Arizona Diamondbacks had agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Cody Ross. This signing narrows an already thin free-agent outfielder market...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 2 years ago 5,537 reads 19 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies: 'Ruffing' It in Left Field?

    The Philadelphia Phillies have several holes that they needed to fill in the 2012 offseason. This is partially due to the subpar performance of the 2012 where they decided to trade away two outfielders and a starting pitcher...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 2 years ago 1,966 reads 16 comments

  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Why It's Time for Cardinals To Move Albert Pujols and Rebuild

    Towards the end of this offseason, there were a lot of rumblings about Albert Pujols and his need for a contract extension. Pujols has said throughout that he wants to remain with the St...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 1,984 reads 11 comments

  7. Philadelphia Phillies: Ben Francisco Is the Answer to Replacing Jayson Werth

    Former Philadelphia Phillie Jayson Werth signed with his former division rival Washington Nationals for $126 MM over seven years, which allowed Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. to offer a contract to the much-coveted Cliff Lee...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 2,319 reads 25 comments

  8. Jimmy Rollins or Shane Victorino: Who Leads Off for the 2011 Phillies?

    The 2010 season was certainly a down season for Jimmy Rollins. This was almost predominately due to the fact Rollins suffered an injury plagued season that kept him on the bench for nearly half the season...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 619 reads 28 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies: 10 Prospects Not Named Domonic Brown Who Could See MLB

    With spring training having begun, some of the prospects will be trying to earn their spot on the starting lineup, or at least their spot in the 25-man roster...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 11,300 reads 10 comments

  10. 15 Former High-Priced MLB Stars Now Proud to Play for Peanuts

    Some of the former big names in baseball still linger in the sport today, even if it is just for some time in the minor leagues. Some people say that these players should hang up their spurs because they do not know when to walk away...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 6,852 reads 25 comments

  11. Brad Lidge, Philadelphia Phillies: What to Expect for the 2011 Season

    For the first time in the past few offseasons, the closing pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, Brad Lidge, is ending his season at 100 percent health, which has allowed him to have an extremely rigorous offseason of training...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 756 reads 1 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Batting Order Projection and Where Each Player Fits Best

    With pitchers and catchers reporting Monday and the full team beginning spring training shortly after, the only major change for the Philadelphia Phillies among the starting position players will be the absence of Jayson Werth...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 5,988 reads 30 comments

  13. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 10 Players To Fill Holes In Outfield After 2011

    I know that it is way to early to be thinking about the 2012 season, as the 2011 season has not even started yet, or is it? Some teams as of right now know that they will not have ...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 5,109 reads 25 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phillies: If They Only Keep One, Roy Oswalt or Jimmy Rollins?

    For the 2012 season, it should be a reasonable assumption that the Philadelphia Phillies will contain both Jimmy Rollins and Roy Oswalt. In 2010, Rollins had a down year due to the fact that he spent nearly half of the season on the disabled list...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 899 reads 10 comments

  15. Raul Ibanez: A Top Ranking Offensive Tool But A Subject Of Unjustified Criticism

    When people take a look at the roster of the Philadelphia Phillies, there are certain players that are often targeted with criticism. I find that much of this criticism is unfounded against most of the players...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 724 reads 3 comments

  16. Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers Casts a Shadow Over the Brett Favre Era

    Brett Favre has been somewhat of a legend in TitleTown, USA, also known as the home of the Green Bay Packers . Favre set many records as the starting quarterback for the Packers from 1992 through 2007...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 2,030 reads 5 comments

  17. Ryan Howard: Despite a Shorter 2010 Season, Reigns Above the NL East Offensively

    In the 2010 season, the first basemen of the Philadelphia Phillies , Ryan Howard, spent a great deal of time on the disabled list...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 442 reads 1 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Picking the Best Hitter-Pitcher Combo in the NL East

    This report will be a slideshow ranking each NL East team's best pitcher-hitter combination, so there will be a total of five selections here. The pitcher can be a starter or a reliever, and the hitter can play any position...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about over 3 years ago 692 reads 5 comments

  19. NL East Rankings: The Top 5 Of Each Position Player

    So much attention has been placed onto the offseason acquiring of Cliff Lee by the Philadelphia Phillies, and rightly so as that gave the Phillies not only easily the best rotation ...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 4 years ago 2,556 reads 27 comments

  20. MLB Power Rankings:The 2011 Phillies and the 10 Biggest Preseason Favorites Ever

    Offseason transactions through the history of baseball has often caused a hype for a team's favor before the season even starts...

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  21. Top 25 MLB Offseason Transactions For Players in New Colors for 2011

    This offseason has seen a number of multi-million dollar transactions. Many of those deals were teams re-signing players who were on their team in 2010, such as Jorge De La Rosa by for the Rockies for two-years at $21...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 4 years ago 1,369 reads 14 comments

  22. 2011 MLB Offseason: Where Does Carl Pavano Fit in Minnesota's Rotation?

    Carl Pavano and the Minnesota Twins finally came to an agreement today for a two year contract worth $16.5 million...

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  23. Philadelphia Phillies Bullpen: Madson Reigns as Phillies' Best Relief

    With less than four weeks until pitchers and catchers are to report, the Philadelphia Phillies have already established the best rotation in baseball, and that is without knowing ...

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  24. 2011 MLB Pitching Rotation Rankings *UPDATED*

    The 2010-2011 MLB offseason has seen many changes in the locations of starting pitchers, and pitchers in general. This week, we learned that the all-time save record holder, Trevor Hoffman, decided to retire...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 4 years ago 5,907 reads 4 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies: 10 Reasons Rollins, Utley Will Return to Form in 2011

    Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley make up a deadly combination in the middle of the infield. Both of these players are dynamic in the field and at the plate...

    Ryan Wolcott Written by Ryan Wolcott about almost 4 years ago 495 reads 0 comments