Jul 212010
 
Latest Trade Rumor: Phillies in discussions with Rays and Astros

by Justin Adkins The most recent chatter regarding the Phillies quest to add pitching and/or trade Jayson Werth is that discussions are ongoing with the Tampa Bay Rays. The idea is that the Rays, who want a bat to add to their lineup, will get Werth and then in turn send prospects to Houston, who [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Phillies call up right-handed pitcher Vance Worley; demote Carpenter

by Justin Adkins  Well, that didn’t take long.  One night after being called up and then immediately pressed into spot duty because of Jamie Moyer’s injury, RHP Drew Carpenter has been sent back to AAA-Lehigh Valley. To replace him, the Phillies have called up RHP Vance Worley from AA-Reading.  Also today, Worley was the Phillies [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Sources: Phils in Talks for Roy Oswalt

July 21 AOL Fanhouse “The Phillies and Astros were said to be working on a trade that would send Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia, two major-league sources told FanHouse on Tuesday night, although the deal would then require Oswalt’s approval. One source described the talks as “heavy.” Houston “may be close to putting the ball in [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Union hosts Manchester United in friendly at the Linc

July 21 philly.com On the surface the Union and Manchester United – who meet in an exhibition friendly tonight at Lincoln Financial Field – have more in common than one might think. Sure, United – widely considered the New York Yankees of soccer – carry a larger payroll, more recognizable players and a global following [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Major move? With Moyer hurt, team ponders trade

July 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “Ruben Amaro Jr. wore one of those patented smug looks on his face before Tuesday’s game. The Phillies general manager had just demoted his fifth starter, Kyle Kendrick, without listing a replacement in the rotation for him. “I think we know exactly what we’re going to do,” Amaro said. “I just [More…]

Phillies’ losses mount

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Jul 212010
 
Phillies' losses mount

July 21 Camden Courier-Post “The door to the office of Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was closed for more than 30 minutes after the game as Manuel, general manager Ruben Amaro and pitching coach Rich Dubee discussed how to adapt after Jamie Moyer left the game with a strained left elbow. Manuel said Moyer will most [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Unhappy Jackson unlikely to get revised deal

July 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “DeSean Jackson is unlikely to get – or even want – his contract restructured despite the revised deal that Tennessee running back Chris Johnson reportedly agreed to Monday, according to a league source familiar with the way the Eagles negotiate contracts. The Eagles wide receiver, like Johnson, expressed dissatisfaction with the [More…]

Jul 212010
 
Eagles part of talk involving guard Pitts

July 21 Philadelphia Daily News “The Eagles continue to be mentioned in online speculation about free-agent guard Chester Pitts, whose agent is trying to scare up interest in a 31-year-old client coming off microfracture surgery. A team source termed the signing of Pitts “unlikely.” Pitts reportedly worked out for Pittsburgh and Indianapolis yesterday in Arizona [More…]