Jan 182011
 
Ruben Amaro channeling Andy Reid regarding trading Joe Blanton

By Justin Adkins: Once the euphoria died down a little after the Phillies and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. assembled the Four Horsemen, many people’s thoughts turned to what would be done with starting pitcher Joe Blanton. Adding Cliff Lee’s substantial contract was no small thing for an organization notorious for being fiscally conservative.  For them to agree [More…]

Jan 182011
 
Phillies sign Kyle Kendrick to 1 year, $2.45 million deal

By Justin Adkins: As first reported by SI’s Jon Heyman, the Phillies have signed Kyle Kendrick to a 1 year, $2.45 million contract, avoiding the salary arbitration process with the right hander. Going into the offseason, Kendrick was projected as a fifth starter candidate for the rotation, likely competing with Vance Worley for the spot. Of [More…]

Jan 182011
 
PSC is now the official message board of Crossing Broad

Philly Sports Central is now the official message board partner of the fantastic Philly sports blog CrossingBroad.com. What this means is that all articles posted at Crossing Broad will now show up as threads here at PSC. It also means that PSC will be linked to from the Crossing Broad homepage, with the PSC link [More…]

Jan 182011
 
Briere fined for throwing punches from bench

January 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers and New York Rangers meet three more times this year, and you don’t have to be a Fred Shero descendant to realize there might be a parade to the penalty box in those games. On Sunday, the Rangers’ Sean Avery sucker-punched Matt Carle during the Flyers‘ 3-2 win. Later [More…]