Oct 092010
 
Rumor: Phillies adviser Pat Gillick wants to be a GM again

by Justin Adkins: We’re hearing whispers that former Phillies general manager (and current adviser to the President and GM) Pat Gillick is interested in returning to the game in his former capacity. The rumor is that Gillick wants to be a general manager again, and that he wants to work for a West coast team.   Gillick’s [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Phillies Runaround - October 9, 2010

October 9: Snippets of Phillies news stories from across the web… Star-crossed Reds fumble big opportunity October 9 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Phil Sheridan “If the question was how the Cincinnati Reds would handle the bright lights of the postseason, now we have the answer. The lights along the third-base upper deck may have won Game [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Phillies flatten sloppy Reds in Game 2

October 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “When the ball was released from Aroldis Chapman’s hand, it was traveling at 100.9 m.p.h. Chase Utley had watched the previous two pitches by the flamethrowing rookie Cuban righthander go past for strikes. But this one was headed right for him. When it crossed the plate, the ball was moving at [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Chad Hall primed to leave practice squad

October 9 Wilmington News Journal: “Chad Hall can sense how close he is to making his NFL dream a reality. Hall traveled with the team Friday for the first time this season and could end up making his debut Sunday night against San Francisco if head coach Andy Reid needs a fourth receiver. A setback [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Reid reveals 3 lineup changes on defense; Graham out, Parker in

October 9 Camden Courier-Post: “The Eagles defense you’ll see Sunday night on national television against the 49ers isn’t the one you’ve seen for the first four games. Asante Samuel didn’t travel with the team Friday on its flight to the Bay Area after a setback in his concussion recovery forced the team to nix the [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Flyers' Leighton to miss 6-8 weeks with back surgery

October 9 Philadelphia Daily News: “Last June, no more than a few days after the Flyers bowed out of the Stanley Cup finals, goaltender Michael Leighton sat in coach Peter Laviolette’s office for the usual exit interviews. Except Leighton’s meeting with Laviolette – one of the men responsible for his renaissance in net – was [More…]

Oct 092010
 
Sixers' Andres Nocioni cleared for practice

October 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Forward Andres Nocioni has been seen often around the 76ers‘ practice facility, but mostly he’s been barefoot and shivering, presumably walking to or from an ice tub. On Friday at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nocioni was cleared for a full practice, his first with the team. Since training camp [More…]