Jul 122010
 
Cliff Lee, Jayson Werth and the Phillies

July 12 Todd Zolecki’s ZoZone Cliff Lee’s impending free agency and Jayson Werth‘s impending free agency seem like two totally separate issues, and in most respects they are. But it is evident the Phillies think Werth will be difficult to resign, which is why they have explored trading him – although I don’t see it [More…]

Jul 122010
 
Hamels, Phils fly into All-Star break

July 12 Camden Courier-Post   ” In four days, the Phillies went from a reeling team, hoping to just stay close in the National League East, to a surging team, talking about getting to the postseason for the fourth straight season. That’s what the Phillies’ four-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds did for them, culminating in [More…]

Jul 122010
 
Amaro's lucky Lee was dealt to an AL team

July 12 Camden Courier-Post columnist Martin Frank “Somewhere, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro was breathing a sigh of relief Friday, when pitcher Cliff Lee was traded to the Texas Rangers. His worst nightmare was averted when Lee went to Texas instead of to a divisional rival such as the New York Mets. Even the proposed deal [More…]

Jul 122010
 

July 12 Philadelphia Daily News  “No more than 48 hours had elapsed after Patrick Kane’s building-silencing goal clinched the Stanley Cup for Chicago, ending the Flyers’ dream season, and general manager Paul Holmgren was at a podium with the focus already on next season. Mike Testwuide – and not any player on the Phantoms’ roster [More…]