Joe Blanton

Can the Phillies Afford a Sub-Par Roy Halladay?
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...
Dodgers Acquire Joe Blanton
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...
The Phillies at the Trade Deadline (Updated)
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 Buster Olney: Jim Bowden:
Phillies vs. Cubs Series Preview
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
Could Blanton Be on the Move?
According to Jon Morosi, Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos made an appearances at the Phillies game Saturday and left after Joe Blanton exited game.

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