1. Phillies' GM Ruben Amaro Has Staked His Entire Legacy on Lee Trade

    Ruben Amaro must make an immediate, high-impact trade to salvage the Philadelphia Phillies' underwhelming season and his own reputation as a general manager...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 1,273 reads 3 comments

  2. Free Jim Joyce: Overturn Ump's Admittedly Bad Call

    "It's a ground ball to third. Juan Castro spins, fires to first...IT'S A PERFECT GAME FOR ROY HALLADAY!" Just Saturday Roy Halladay did what has never done: pitched the second perfect game in a given season...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 4 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Ryan Howard For Albert Pujols Would Make Sense For Phillies and Cardinals

    Immediate shock waves rippled through Philadelphia and Saint Louis on Sunday when Buster Olney of ESPN.com wrote that the Phillies have "kicked around" the notion of trading slugger Ryan Howard for regular MVP contender Albert Pujols...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 2,208 reads 2 comments

  4. Cleveland Indians: How Mark Shapiro Can Keep Fans Coming to The Park

    Imagine this: You've traded your second Cy Young award winner in two years. You've traded your three-time all-star catcher/DH. Fans are upset. Both deadline trades made by Indians GM Mark Shapiro did not net any major league talent...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 108 reads 5 comments

  5. Relax! Pedro Martinez Is Not THE Answer

    So, the reports say that Pedro Martinez has passed his physical and will sign with the Philadelphia Phillies. Yet, many Phillies fans appear to be having a heart attack thinking that this will be the "big move" for the Phillies...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 177 reads 7 comments

  6. Top 10 Players I HOPE Were Not on Steroids

    Manny Ramirez could not have used performance-enhancing drugs, could he? Even though everyone else Jose Canseco named turned out to be guilty, A-Rod didn’t, right? What in essence was ...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 5 years ago 1,228 reads 44 comments

  7. Earth to Dodgers: Manny Ramirez Not Worth It

    New news came today on the Manny Ramirez front: Manny rejected a one-year, $25 million contract offer from the Dodgers. Not smart on either end. The Dodgers should see this as an opportunity to cut ties with Manny Ramirez...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 231 reads 3 comments

  8. Ryan Howard Is Way off Base with $18 Million Arbitration Request

    Ryan Howard is a powerful ballplayer. He hits many home runs and drives in many runs. He was an integral part of the Phillies 2008 World Championship. But, he is not worth $18 million as a second-year arbitration player...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 589 reads 28 comments

  9. Bobby Abreu: Not Worth His Asking Price

    Jason Giambi signed a one-year, $5-million contract with the Oakland Athletics. Pat Burrell signed a two-year, $16-million deal with the Rays...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 641 reads 3 comments

  10. Why US Baseball Fans Have No Reason To Be Interested in World Baseball Classic

    For many baseball fans around the globe, they watch as players leave their home countries and travel to the United States to play baseball. After all, that is where the money is...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 6 years ago 395 reads 22 comments

  11. It Is Time for the Philadelphia Phillies To Let Pat Burrell Move On

    Pat Burrell has had many ups and downs during his Phillies career. The top draft pick overall in 1998 has reached free agency for the first time...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 6 years ago 290 reads 4 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies' Bullpen Is Lights Out

    For the first time in many years, the Phillies' bullpen has become a reason for their success, rather than the reason for their failure...

    Bleacher  Report Written by Bleacher Report about 6 years ago 339 reads 6 comments