Delmon Young signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies this offseason, but there are incentives in the deal that will allow him to earn up to $2.75 million in bonuses. Some of those are performance-based incentives, but $600,000 of it has to do with the former Detroit Tiger watching what he eats. According…Read More
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The Philadelphia Phillies may have only finished third in the NL East with an 81-81 record last season, but that’s not stopping Jimmy Rollins from saying that the division still belongs to his club. Rollins, who is no stranger to expressing confidence in his club, doesn’t care that the Washington Nationals were the class of…Read More
Ex-Red Sox manager Terry Francona joined FOX’s broadcast booth as an analyst for Game 1 of the ALCS. He was filling in for Tim McCarver, who had a minor heart procedure. Francona was extremely enjoyable as an analyst. His opinions were honest, he didn’t speak in cliches, and he provided commentary based on what unfolded…Read More
When you look at the above photo, does anything strange jump out at you? That sounds like a little too much money, no? Yes. For whatever reason, the lottery signs above the Nationals bullpen during their game with the Phillies Tuesday night were juiced more than Barry Bonds circa 2001. I think the lottery is…Read More
The Philadelphia Phillies just lost a three-game series to the San Francisco Giants. They were beaten by Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain who held them to one run apiece. The series loss comes after the Giants knocked out the Phillies in the NLCS last year with Cain and Lincecum going 2-1 against them. Needless to…Read More
When the injured Brad Lidge returns to the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen, he will not be fortunate enough to resume duties as the closer. While he’s been out, Ryan Madson has done so well manager Charlie Manuel says things won’t change. Even with the loss of duties, he has no problem applauding Madson for his season…Read More
Alan Hull previews the 2011 MLB World Series favorites, examining the Philadelphia Phillies who signed Cliff Lee over the off-season.
By Joining the Phillies, Cliff Lee has put the team into the conversation of being the greatest rotation in the history of the game.