Jul 222011
 
Great news: Lidge activated, Baez designated for assignment

After missing more than half the season, Phillies closer Brad Lidge is finally back.  General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today that Lidge has been activated and could pitch tonight.  Lidge is obviously happy and ready to go. “You hear guys talk about the four days rest for the All-Star break, I’ve got four months [More…]

Jul 222011
 
Phillies Trade Rumor Updates: Carlos Beltran edition

The Phillies aren’t the only team pursuing a trade for the Mets’ Carlos Beltran and rumors are flying around.  MLB Trade Rumors has a nice recap: — ESPN.com’s Buster Olney tweets that five teams are seriously pursuing Beltran – The Phillies, Red Sox, Giants, Braves and Rangers, with the Pirates and Indians pretty much out of the picture. The [More…]

Jul 222011
 
Phillies Runaround: Polanco gets pain shot for back; closer situation; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Variety of trade options available for Phillies July 22 MLB.com Jimmy Rollins takes no offense when he hears people say the Phillies must improve their offense before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.  “You can have a perfect team and [More…]

Jul 222011
 
Eagles Runaround: Kolb works out with Fitzgerald; NFL owners agree to CBA; more....

Philadelphia Eagles news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Source: Kolb, Fitzgerald set up private session July 22 Foxsports.com  If the Arizona Cardinals complete a long-rumored trade for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb, training camp won’t mark the first time Kolb has thrown passes to Pro Bowl receiver Larry [More…]

Jul 222011
 
BAM on Boxing: Kennedy vs Lopez, Aug 13 at Bally's Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ—Super bantamweight Teon Kennedy (pictured) will defend his North American Boxing Association (NABA) title in a scheduled 12-round contest against Alejandro Lopez, of Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday evening, Aug. 13, in the Grand Ballroom at Bally’s Atlantic City.  First of seven fights will be 7 p.m. The Kennedy-Lopez fight will be televised by [More…]