Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors

Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Cliff Lee to Arizona Diamondbacks?

By Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com With the trade deadline just a few hours away, the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to acquire an ace pitcher. The Diamondbacks may have discussed a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies involving Cliff Lee and Justin Upton, according to FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. Felix Hernandez could also be on the D-Backs’ radar. [...]

Yankees Next to Be Cursed?

by Tom Peters      I live in New York, the home of those who perpetuate the curse. In 1969 a random black cat kept the curse at 61 years and counting. In 1986, the Mets and Ray Knight helped keep Boston’s curse running for 68 years. The Yankees, the “Evil Empire”, keep the curse discussion going [...]

The Trade that Ruined the Phillies.

by Mike Gill The day was June 8th, 2005, that’s the day that ruined their Phillies chances to be a legitimate contender. The Phillies acted like a kid who had to have his toy, even though his parents told him it would go on sale tomorrow.  It was known throughout baseball that then-Tigers closer Ugueth [...]

Should the Phillies trade for Sheffield?

By Michael Gill Finally I have seen enough. The Phillies and their anemic offense need a pick-me-up and there aren’t a lot of options on the open market.  Recently, the Reds traded Adam Dunn and his 32 home runs and 74 RBI to the Arizona Desert.  Before the deadline, productive bats like Casey Blake and [...]

Beijing, here we come

by Jared Smith So, it’s that time again, the Summer Olympics…or if you want to be official about it, The Games of the XXIX Olympiad.  This year’s version of the games features 10,500 athletes participating in 302 events across 28 sports.  However due to the crippling 12-hour time difference between Beijing and the United States, [...]

Greg Maddux Shakes Off The Phils

According to Scott Miller from CBSsports.com, Greg Maddux has informed the San Diego Padres that he would not be willing to accept a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies.  According to Miller, no trade specifics had been discussed other than Philadelphia inquiring about the the 42 year old Maddux’s availability.  Maddux has a full no-trade clause in [...]

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