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PHILLIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Making a stink: Cliff Lee wraps up clubhouse interview with ‘emphatic fart’ (video)

Cliff Lee made his first start on Monday after coming off the 60-day DL and the rust showed as the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher surrendered six runs on 12 hits over 5 2/3 innings in a 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants. As trade rumors swirl around the veteran pitcher, Lee elected to end a […] The post Making a stink: Cliff Lee wraps up clubhouse interview with ‘emphatic fart’...
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WATCH: Cliff Lee wraps up interview with loud fart

Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee wrapped up a postgame interview with a loud fart after Monday night's game against San Francisco.Lee took the loss in the Phillies' 7-4 defeat to the Giants, giving up 6 runs on 12 hits in 5.2 innings. After calmly discussing his disappointing performance with a group of reporters, Lee may have...
Via Holdout Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Cliff Lee Ends Interview with Loud Fart

Nothing captures the 2014 Phillies quite like the smell of feces. - – - – - Also see …  VIDEO: Phillies fans shocked by Dan Uggla’s game-winning grand slam PICTURE: Drunk and passed out Phillies fan becomes public art SP’s MLB page The post VIDEO: Cliff Lee Ends Interview with Loud Fart appeared first on SportsPickle.
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

FACT OR FICTION? – Phillies Trade Deadline Moves, Eagles Training Camp Battles

This week, we’re discussing all Phillies and Eagles on Fact or Fiction.  Dan Schmidt and Mike Rozanski debate on the Phillies possible moves as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches and the battles we’re likely to see when Eagles training camp opens this Friday. 1) Chase Utley will still be with the Phillies past the […] The post FACT OR FICTION? – Phillies Trade...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Cut Tony Gwynn, Jr., Koyie Hill, And Cesar Hernandez

Some roster moves today as the Phillies welcomed back a few injured players. But there were some casualties: According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly, the Phillies made three cuts: Tony Gwynn, Jr. has been designated for assignment Cesar Hernandez has been optioned to AAA Lehigh Valley Koyie Hill has...
Via Philliedelphia
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brignac, Lee, Nieves Activated

The Phillies have announced that infielder Reid Brignac, LHP Cliff Lee, and catcher Wil Nieves have been activated for tonight’s game. To make room for the trio, the Phillies have outrighted catcher Koyie Hill to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, designated Tony Gwynn Jr. for assignment, and optioned infielder Cesar Hernandez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. None of the moves come as particular...
Via Phillies Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Cannot Afford To Blow This Trade Deadline

Sometimes the parts are greater than the whole. The Philadelphia Phillies team is a total disaster in every way: poor hitting, poor fielding, poor pitching... But yet, the Phillies have many parts that would be more valuable to other teams. The Phillies could almost instantly have a rebuilt farm system....
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minor League Notes: Henson, Franco, Fox, Mecias, Others Heat Up

We’re back with another rundown of top performers from the Phillies’ developmental ranks, with some less than stellar performers mixed in for good measure. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs… Tyler Henson with coach Mickey Morandini Infielder Tyler Henson is batting .448 with a home run and eight RBI over his last 10 games played. In 90 games this season, the 26-year...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could the Phillies owners be looking to sell?

Bill Giles gathered a silent group of investors and bought the Philadelphia Phillies in 1981 for $30 million. Thirty-three years later, the Phillies team value is $975 million according to Forbes.com. The Phillies have been a lucrative business investment which, despite the current lag in attendance and in the standings, is likely to continue paying dividends. But is it possible...
Via PhilsBaseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo

The trade deadline is getting closer. You can hear it in the answers that Ruben Amaro Jr. is giving to questions. “I'm not going to go through a trade deadline discussion every day,” the Phillies' general manager said before Saturday night’s game against the Braves at Turner Field. “The only thing I can tell you is we're going to try to do what we can to improve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Chase Utley getting lots of interest from Giants, Blue Jays

The Philadelphia Phillies are in last place in the National League East, 10.0 games back of the Washington Nationals which means as the trade deadline approaches they should be in full on sale mode. The Phillies have teams calling about Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo, Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee and now Chase Utley.#452406900 / gettyimages.comAccording to Nick Cafardo of The Boston...
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Phillies Reportedly Have Set An Asking Price For Cole Hamels, Who Wouldn't Mind A Trade

The Phillies continue towards the trade deadline with perhaps the single trade candidate who could bring the best return: pitcher Cole Hamels. Whether the Phillies wish to actually trade Hamels, or are doing their due diligence, remains to be seen. One report this morning seems to indicate that they have...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies GM Amaro looks to improve through deals

The trade deadline is getting closer. You can hear it in the answers that Ruben Amaro Jr. is giving to questions. “I'm not going to go through a trade deadline discussion every day,” the Phillies' general manager said before Saturday night’s game against the Braves at Turner Field. “The only thing I can tell you is we're going to try to do what we can to improve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Hits: Latest Trade Rumors on Hamels, Burnett, Pigs

Good Sunday morning! Just 11 days away from the trade deadline, here are the latest trade rumors surrounding the Phillies. - Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe cites Major League sources, stating that if the Phillies find a taker for the entire remainder of Cole Hamels‘ contract and get three pieces in return, Hamels “is gone”. - The Phillies and the Orioles have begun “very...
Via Phillies Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard First Basemen MLB Rankings

Let's check up on Philadelphia Phillies $25M first baseman Ryan Howard and his statistical rankings among qualified first basemen in MLB.  Warning- not good.  Actually awful.  Good job Amaro!*Out of 24 qualified first basementAVG - .219 (20th)OBP - .301 (22nd)SLG - .378 (21st tied)OPS - .679 (23rd)R - 44 (11th)DBL - 10 (21st tied)HR - 15 (9th)RBI - 58 (9th)BB - 41 (9th)K ...
Via We Should Be GM's
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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