Aug 252010
Phillies lose wild game to Astros in 16 innings

August 25 Philadelphia Daily News “BY THE TIME it was over, Roy Oswalt was in leftfield, Raul Ibanez was at first base, and Ross Gload – who isn’t even active – was ejected. But all that mattered was this: A game-tying home run by Jimmy Rollins with two outs in the ninth went for naught [More…]

Aug 252010
Disputed call costs Phillies in 3-2 loss to Houston

August 24 Philadelphia Inquirer “Begin with this: Ryan Howard says he tagged Michael Bourn. That would make this existential debate about where baselines do and do not exist quite moot. “I know I did,” Howard said after the Phillies‘ 3-2 loss to Houston. “He knows I did, too.” Bourn played coy, saying: “That’s between me [More…]

Jul 292010
Astros await Oswalt's OK on deal to Phillies

July 29 Houston Chronicle “The Astros have presented Roy Oswalt with a trade proposal that would have him going to the Philadelphia Phillies, two people with knowledge of the situation have confirmed to the Chronicle. Oswalt, 32, must be willing to waive his no-trade clause for the deal to materialize. Oswalt, under contract through 2011 [More…]

Jul 212010
Latest Trade Rumor: Phillies in discussions with Rays and Astros

by Justin Adkins The most recent chatter regarding the Phillies quest to add pitching and/or trade Jayson Werth is that discussions are ongoing with the Tampa Bay Rays. The idea is that the Rays, who want a bat to add to their lineup, will get Werth and then in turn send prospects to Houston, who [More…]