1. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Swept by Braves, Fire Sale Next?

    Now that the Philadelphia Phillies have been swept by the NL Wild Card-leading and division-rival Atlanta Braves , it's almost safe to say that all hope of a possible postseason run for the Fightins has been lost...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 4,619 reads 16 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Is Quintin Berry a Possible Sleeper Target?

    Approximately 48 hours remain between now and the trade deadline on Tuesday, July 31. Within the next two days, a flurry of rumors and trades will continue to swarm the baseball world, and until 4:00 p...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 166 reads 0 comments

  3. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Will July 29th Trade Occur Again This Year?

    Last year, the Philadelphia Phillies got Hunter Pence at the trade deadline from the Houston Astros . In 2010, the Phillies acquired Roy Oswalt from the Astros. And in 2009, the Phils traded with the Cleveland Indians for Cliff Lee...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 6,527 reads 26 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Trading Shane Victorino or Hunter Pence More Practical?

    As the baseball world surpasses 72 hours until the trade deadline at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, more and more rumors will arise and materialize into trades...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 113 reads 58 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies: Today's Game vs. Atlanta Braves Means Everything

    Last night, the Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field by a score of 6-1. The resurgent Ben Sheets pitched a fantastic game, allowing only one run in six innings, striking out four and walking just one...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 1,100 reads 4 comments

  6. Cliff Lee Trade Rumors: Will Rangers Pursue Him After Zack Greinke to Angels?

    Perhaps the biggest trade we'll see at this year's deadline occurred today as the Milwaukee Brewers dealt impending free-agent ace Zack Greinke to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 7,522 reads 85 comments

  7. Phillies Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee off the Market, but Is It the Right Decision?

    Big news to all Philadelphia Phillies fans and baseball fans around the country: Cliff Lee is officially unavailable in trades at this time. First reported by Jon Heyman of CBSSports...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 3,155 reads 35 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Is It Worth Trading Shane Victorino?

    As the trade deadline looms just four days away, more and more rumors will surface, with some of them resulting in players finding new homes. And over the last few weeks, the Philadelphia Phillies have been involved in many a rumor...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 3,471 reads 10 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: Pursuing the Padres' Chase Headley?

    News that the Philadelphia Phillies had extended homegrown ace Cole Hamels' contract spread quickly around the baseball world. Six years and $144 million dollars was the deal the Phillies and Hamels agreed to...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 12,429 reads 63 comments

  10. Cliff Lee Trade Rumors: Will Phillies Deal Him Back to Rangers in Blockbuster?

    Big news came out this morning on the Philadelphia Phillies front, as the team's young, homegrown ace Cole Hamels has reportedly agreed to a six-year, $144 million contract extension with the team...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 157 reads 54 comments

  11. 10 Fire-Sale Trades the Philadelphia Phillies Could Make at the Deadline

    If you haven't yet come to terms with the Philadelphia Phillies ' 2012 season, it's time to face the facts...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 10,293 reads 40 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Reasons They Can Make a Run in the Second Half

    It's been said time and time again: The 2012 season hasn't been in the Philadelphia Phillies ' favor. Throughout the season, a myriad of worst possible outcomes have occurred for the Fightin' Phils...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 5,409 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 Bold Second-Half Predictions for Phillies Offense with Howard, Utley Back

    Things have not gone in the Philadelphia Phillies ' favor this season, to say the least. Ryan Howard and Chase Utley both sat out the season until recently, and the team's ace of ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 1,852 reads 7 comments

  14. 5 Tweaks Philadelphia Phillies Can Make Until Chase Utley, Ryan Howard Return

    It's been said over and over again this season in many different ways for the Philadelphia Phillies : Once Chase Utley and Ryan Howard return, the offense will start hitting again and the Phillies will move up in the standings...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about 2 years ago 1,742 reads 72 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies' Weekend Series vs. Rays Is Most Crucial of the Season

    The Philadelphia Phillies aren't exactly where they'd like to be right now. The team sits in dead last in the NL East with a 33-38 record and is nine games out of first place. It's just a game over ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 657 reads 13 comments

  16. How the Philadelphia Phillies Have Stayed Afloat Despite Injuries

    To say the Philadelphia Phillies are having an awful year is, at this point, a gross understatement. Granted, they aren't as bad as some of the worst teams in baseball . But based on the way they play some of their games, it sure seems like it...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 740 reads 4 comments

  17. Has Roy Halladay Fallen off MLB's Pitching Pedestal for Good?

    As baseball fans around the country know by now, Roy Halladay is hurting, both literally and figuratively. Doc currently sits on the 15-day DL with a latissimus dorsi strain that could keep him out for six to eight weeks...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 3,128 reads 19 comments

  18. Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Cole Hamels Suitors If He Hits the Trade Block

    To say that starting pitcher Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies is having a good season would be an understatement. He's tied for the major league lead in wins with eight, is second in the NL with 72 strikeouts, and eighth in the NL with a 2...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 10,940 reads 121 comments

  19. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Returns of Utley, Howard Won't Solve Problems

    With the exception of the last few games, this year's Philadelphia Phillies team has been difficult to watch...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 3,027 reads 45 comments

  20. Roy Halladay Arm Issues: Is Something Wrong with the Phillies Ace?

    Roy Halladay is a cyborg. That's according to San Francisco Giants closer (and a man guilty of letting go of his 15 minutes of fame) Brian Wilson. Of anything that Wilson's said, it's one of his most accurate statements...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 4,884 reads 52 comments

  21. Can Cliff Lee's Body Hold Up for His Entire Deal with Philadelphia Phillies?

    Two offseasons ago, the Philadelphia Phillies shocked the baseball world when they signed Cliff Lee to a five-year, $120 million contract...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 1,946 reads 6 comments

  22. MLB Free Agent News: What's the Latest on Who's Targeting Roy Oswalt?

    Just a couple of months ago, Roy Oswalt was the fop free agent left on the market, and it had come down to two teams—the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers—vying for his services...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 1,742 reads 0 comments

  23. 5 Things Philadelphia Phillies Should Do If Chase Utley Is Done

    Over the last eight to nine years or so, Chase Utley has become a vital member of this Philadelphia Phillies team...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 8,383 reads 34 comments

  24. Roy Halladay: Why Phillies' Ace Will Win 20-Plus Games Even with Poor Support

    Roy "Doc" Halladay has been one of baseball's best models of consistency over the last five to 10 years. He's won two Cy Young Awards, pitched a perfect game and postseason no-hitter, ...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 1,920 reads 10 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies: How Many Games Will Each Key Player Start?

    I've said it time and time again, so I'll make it quick: baseball is back. Well, almost. The Seattle - Oakland opener in Japan concluded yesterday with the two teams splitting even...

    Alec Snyder Written by Alec Snyder about over 2 years ago 1,794 reads 2 comments