Jul 232010
 
Are Phillies owners tying Amaro's hands?

July 23 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Sam Donnellon “YOU HEAR IT a lot these days, everywhere you go: The Phillies are cheap. On the surface, it seems absurd calling an ownership with a $139 million payroll misers, a group that has brought this town two consecutive World Series appearances and its second-ever world title. The Phillies [More…]

Jul 232010
 
Werth gets big hit, expects to stay with Phillies

July 23 Philadelphia Daily News “Rightfielder Jayson Werth has been the subject of intense trade rumors. He drove in an insurance run in the top of the 11th yesterday, and said afterward he’s starting to feel more comfortable at the plate. It was his first hit with a runner in scoring position since June 24, [More…]

Jul 232010
 
Phillies interested in Dan Haren; not on no-trade list

July 23 Foxsports.com “On Thursday, sources said five teams were involved in the pursuit of Arizona right-hander Dan Haren: the Yankees, Phillies, Cardinals, Tigers and Twins. For two of those clubs, acquiring Haren won’t just be a matter of surrendering the necessary prospects and affording the remaining money on his contract. They will need to [More…]

Jul 232010
 
With McNabb gone, Eagles about to embark on Kevin Kolb era

July 23 Philadelphia Daily News “OFFICIALLY, Kevin Kolb became the Eagles’ starting quarterback on the evening of April 4, when Donovan McNabb was traded to Washington. In another sense, though, Kolb is still becoming the starting QB. Easter Sunday was the “paperwork” date of Kolb’s ascension. The unofficial part of the organization’s most significant transition [More…]

Jul 232010
 
Wild offseason has Eagles on unproven ground

July 23 Allentown Morning Call “Coming off the most unusua,l and likely the most pivotal, offseason in coach Andy Reid’s tenure, the Eagles head to training camp next week with a youth movement that has left them with so many more questions than answers. They have a new quarterback, of course, for the first time [More…]

Jul 232010
 
Eagles counting on Cole as their starting center

July 23 Philadelphia Inquirer “Nick Cole knows what it’s like to be counted out. Undrafted coming out of New Mexico State in 2006, Cole was at the back of the pecking order when it came to practice repetitions and had to work his way onto the Eagles by showing what he could do in preseason [More…]