Jan 142011
 
2011 MLB Draft order set; Phillies lose first round pick for signing Cliff Lee

By Justin Adkins: Major League Baseball have confirmed the order for the 2011 Draft. The Phillies lost their first round pick when they signed Cliff Lee.  When the Nationals signed Jayson Werth, the Phillies gained Washington’s second round pick (#54 overall).  The Nats first round pick was protected because they sucked.  The Phillies were also [More…]

Jan 142011
 
Phillies sign former No.1 overall pick Matt Anderson

By Justin Adkins: Per Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick), the Phillies have agreed to terms with pitcher Matt Anderson. Anderson was the number 1 overall pick by the Detroit Tigers in the 1997 draft (ironically, one pick ahead of Philly-hating d-bag J.D. Drew).  The fire-balling right hander could once touch 100 mph but due to arm trouble hasn’t [More…]

Jan 142011
 
Braves to host Phillies in annual Civil Rights game on May 15, 2011

By Justin Adkins: Major League Baseball have announced that the Phillies will take on the Atlanta Braves in the annual Civil Rights game, to be played on May 15, 2011 at Turner Field in Atlanta. Game time is scheduled for 2pm. This is the fifth year for the game, which started in 2007 as a [More…]

Jan 142011
 
Eagles sign OL Tupou and S Wall to reserve/future contracts; Browns eyeing Jauron

By Justin Adkins: Adding to their collection of offseason inventory, the Eagles have come to terms with two more players — offensive lineman Fenuki Tupou and safety Jamar Wall. Tupou hasn’t really seen any action since being drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2009 draft.  After missing his rookie year with [More…]

Jan 142011
 
Boston explodes in third period to top Flyers

January 14 Philadelphia Daily News:  “One split second.  For one split second last night, the Flyers stopped flying. And the puck ended up in the back of their net.  Trying to clear his zone with Danny Briere in hot pursuit out of the penalty box, Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk went to rim the puck around [More…]