Jul 282014
Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview - Orioles Prospects

Baltimore is hanging onto first place in the AL East, but it’s an open five team race.  Their pitching staff, both the rotation and bullpen, are below average, and second base is one of their weaker points in a pretty solid lineup.  This makes them a potential trade partner with the Phillies, and that goes [More…]

Jul 182014
Phillies 2014 Trade Deadline Preview - Dodgers Prospects

The Phillies should be prepared to be sellers at this deadline, and unlike the last two years when they probably should have been, it seems like reality is finally setting in for Ruben Amaro.  The problem isn’t just identifying it though.  The problem is him doing something about it.  Trading for prospects has certainly not [More…]

Jan 092012
Phillies Free Agent and Trade Rumors: Felix Hernandez edition

While the dog days of winter are just getting underway in the Northeast, in reality it’s barely more than a month until the Phillies head to the sunny south for the start of spring training. Until then, teams will still be working to fine tune their rosters, with the Phillies no exception.  As such, we’ve compiled [More…]

Dec 312011
Phillies Free Agent and Trade Rumors: New Year's Eve edition

It’s New Year’s Eve, and what better way to ring in 2012 than with some nice Phillies news and rumors?  We’ve compiled here some of the most recent Phillies free agent and trade rumors and general news from PSC’s rolling, 250+ page MLB Hot Stove Offseason Transactions thread, diligently updated by our own Barry Jeffrey, Jr (aka Crowhuck on [More…]

Dec 052011
Phillies Rumors: Looking to trade Polanco, pursuing Aramis Ramirez

Baseball’s winter meetings are underway, and that means it’s time to crank up the hot stove.  The latest Phillies rumors have them interested in trading Placido Polanco and replacing him with Cubs free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez. The thinking is that Ramirez is a hedge against Jimmy Rollins leaving, per MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki.  With Rollins [More…]

Aug 012011
Phillies Runaround: Raul walkoff winner over Pirates; no more trades; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Ibanez powers Phils in comeback to sweep Pirates August 1 CSN Philly Raul Ibanez has Hunter Pence to thank, at least in part, for his four-RBI day in the Phillies 6-5 extra innings win over the Pirates on Sunday at [More…]

Jul 302011
Phillies Trade Rumors: Jason Giambi and Jim Thome

For those thinking the Phillies are done dealing after pulling off the fantastic Hunter Pence trade, think again.  The team has been rumored to be pursuing a relief option for the bullpen, such as the Padres’ Mike Adams and Heath Bell.  That’s not a bad idea, with Adams a more likely option as Phillies general [More…]

Jul 292011
Phillies Trade Rumors: Phillies and Astros working towards deal for Hunter Pence

UPDATE 4:  Deal is done.  Phillies get Hunter Pence in trade with Astros for minor league prospects pitcher Jarred Cosart and first baseman Jonathan Singleton and two players to be named later, said to be lesser prospects.  Pence pulled from Astros game, getting hugs.  Singleton pulled from game in Clearwater.  Great job, Rube. UPDATE 3:  Rosenthal tweets [More…]