For all the fretting about the health and future of Roy Halladay, it’s worth noting that a repeat of his disappointing 2012 campaign wouldn’t be a kiss of death.
Last season, getting just a 4.49 ERA and 11-8 record from their No. 2 starter, the Phillies missed the playoffs by just seven games...
The Phillies have traded Joe Blanton to Los Angeles after the Dodgers claimed the right-hander off waivers.
Blanton joins Shane Victorino in L.A., the Phillies ex-center fielder was traded west at the deadline on Tuesday. Of course, the Phillies also dealt outfielder Hunter Pence west, to San Francisco, as well...
With the Phillies season pretty much over, the trade deadline might just be the most exciting thing left for baseball fans in the Delaware Valley. Here are the latest rumors to keep an eye on as the Tuesday, 4pm deadline approaches:
We also talked to two MLB Insiders about the deadline, ESPN's Buster Olney and for MLB GM, Jim Bowden
Joe Blanton recorded his first shutout since 2007 with a three-hitter Thursday against the Braves. Blanton walked none and faced just two batters over the minimum in his third career shutout. He hadn't even pitched a complete game in five years.
After a 10-game west coast road trip during which they went 5-5, the Phillies return to Citizens Bank Park for a four-game wraparound series against the Cubs starting on Friday. It’s not a ‘must-win’ series or anything because, well, it’s April but that said, this series against the 6-13 North Siders is one that is going to tell us a lot about this Phillies team and what we can expect from it for