Jake Thompson dealt by Phillies to Milwaukee Brewers

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'aXtj8SabTANzALlM-lzL5w',sig:'5sMm5IsedsRN2_zMIe-qScHD-eq3Qu_kWWM5WkLJlaY=',w:'594px',h:'441px',items:'858741362',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsJake Thompson dealt from Phillies to Milwaukee BrewersThe Philadelphia Phillies “traded” pitcher Jake Thompson to the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. In exchange the Phillies received…cash. Not an intriguing prospect named “Cash”, just plain cash, as in money.In effect, the Phillies sold Thompson to a National League Wildcard playoff rival. There is … Continue reading Jake Thompson dealt by Phillies to Milwaukee Brewers

Finally emerging as an everyday starter, Nick Williams catches fire with Phillies

Williams finally breaking out as an everyday playerFormer Phillies 2008 World Series hero Cole Hamels was traded last night for the second time in three years. The now 34-year-old lefty went from the Texas Rangers to the Chicago Cubs for a couple of lightly regarded prospects in what was more of a salary dump by Texas than anything … Continue reading Finally emerging as an everyday starter, Nick Williams catches fire with Phillies

Phillies back in the lead in Manny Machado sweepstakes

Ken Rosenthal reports Phillies have upped Machado offerThe roller-coaster saga that is the Manny Machado sweepstakes appears to have taken another wild turn, this time back in the Philadelphia Phillies favor.On Friday afternoon, MLB insider Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweeted out that the Phillies “have increased their offer” for Machado. The information came to … Continue reading Phillies back in the lead in Manny Machado sweepstakes

Bullpen becoming a strength for the Phillies

Seranthony Dominguez (R) has strengthened the 'penThe Philadelphia Phillies dropped a 3-0 heartbreaker on Wednesday night at Citi Field. The host New York Mets won it on a two-out, pinch-hit, three-run home run from Brandon Nimmo off Phillies reliever Mark Leiter Jr to gain a split of the four-game series between the division rivals.For some Phillies fans, this might seem like … Continue reading Bullpen becoming a strength for the Phillies