Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors

Media Expressing Dissapointment In Phils Haul

Now that the details are emerging regarding the three team blockbuster between the Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, and Seattle Mariners, many are beginning to express disappointment in the haul the Phillies will be receiving in return for Cliff Lee, Kyle Drabek, and Michael Taylor. I have to say I agree with them. My first [...]

Law on Lee…

By Mike Gill The Phillies have gotten themselves a second-fiddle.  By acquiring Cleveland left-hander Cliff Lee, the Phillies have bolstered their rotation by adding more depth behind Cole Hamels. Today on the Sports Bash on 97.3 ESPN FM in South Jersey, ESPN The Magazine’s Keith Law talks about the deal, how Lee will fit in [...]

Halladay Prefers Philadelphia

Jeff Blair says in a Saturday evening post, “Know this: Halladay has told people that the Phillies are his preferred choice if he were to be traded. The Blue Jays want pitchers J.A. Happ and Kyle Drabek and one of two outfield prospects: Michael Taylor or Dominic Brown. Shortstop Jason Donald would be nice, too [...]


Sources are indicating that the Phillies and Blue Jays have indeed begun discussing the parameters of a deal that would bring Roy Halladay to the Phillies for a package headlined by Kyle Drabek. The other pieces reportedly being discussed are J.A. Happ and Dominic Brown. J.A. is of course on the major league roster, while [...]

Drabek Speaks!

By  Mike Gill Former Cy Young winner and father of Phillies “untouchable” prospect Dough Drabek was on 97.3 ESPN, The Sports Bash today, talking about his son and more. Click here to listen to Doug Drabek on the Sports Bash on 97.3 ESPN FM He mentions that he thinks that Kyle has a better fastball, [...]

Just Not Our Kyle

by Michael DeLuca’s Jon Heyman is reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies are refusing to part with Kyle Drabek as part of a package to acquire Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay.  Says Heyman, “The latest word from a source familiar with Philadelphia’s thinking is that the front-running Phillies have decided they will not include [...]

A Few More Names To Add To Phils Trade Watch

Christmas in July officially came yesterday for all Americans, and especially Major League Baseball teams seeking an upgrade over their current roster. Some moves will be nondescript, but can prove to be fruitful down the stretch. Such moves as acquiring Joe Blanton or Matt Stairs can prove to be very valuable down the stretch run [...]

Carrasco Could be Called-Up

By Mike Gill With a low 90′s fastball that had plenty of good movement and a change-up that was making hitters look flat out goofy, it looks like Carlos Carrasco is finally tired of getting passed over when it comes to getting the call to the big league club.  He’s tied together two good starts and [...]

Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers Sports Blog

Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By