Phillies and Rays talking trade as the MLB non-waiver deadline approaches

Ramos is a two-time all-starAs the 2018 MLB trade deadline fast approaches, trades are being finalized and the rumor mills are really starting to heat up. The Philadelphia Phillies, linked to a number of players in recent days, are expected to be active as the afternoon rolls along.It is believed that general manager Matt Klentak is … Continue reading Phillies and Rays talking trade as the MLB non-waiver deadline approaches

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In Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Thome thanks Manuel, recalls time with Phillies

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'B7zUcSTaTWVH_IPF6raQQg',sig:'G13udh9SJ5-JK0GXa2nR5mxXLl3C1Ks6sl2UQlpCqew=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'835913714',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsThome (R) recognized contributions of his mentor Manuel (L) at the Hall of FameWhen the time came this afternoon for Jim Thome‘s turn to be formally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was no surprise to learn that it would his mentor, friend, and former manager Charlie Manuel who … Continue reading In Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Thome thanks Manuel, recalls time with Phillies

Phillies Wall of Famer Jim Thome inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Thome delivers his acceptance speech in Cooperstown, New York   On Sunday afternoon, retired Philadelphia Phillies star first baseman Jim Thome finds himself officially enshrined among baseball’s immortals. Also inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame are five more superstars: Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Jack Morris, and Alan Trammell. Even though Thome played just four of his 22 big league seasons with the Phillies, … Continue reading Phillies Wall of Famer Jim Thome inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Velasquez, Eflin take mound for key weekend outings in Cincinnati

Eflin needs to show he is back to June formThe host Cincinnati Reds dumped the Philadelphia Phillies by a 6-4 final score on Friday night at Great American Ball Park.With the win, the Reds have managed a split of the first two games of this four-game long weekend series with the Phillies.Despite the defeat, the Phillies remain … Continue reading Velasquez, Eflin take mound for key weekend outings in Cincinnati