How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

In the classic 1986 film “Hoosiers”, Gene Hackman stars as basketball coach Norman Dale, who takes the reigns of a rural Indiana high school team in the early-1950’s. Hackman/Dale is an old-school coach, even for those long-ago days. He uses a number of tough-love methods, trying to mold his team into a winner despite a … Continue reading How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

Pirates outfielder Corey Dickerson moving across state to Phillies

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PLeojZk-S6pQJ-wa1S2cMw',sig:'ut3zaV61GaDgldwB7iaVo7U0mvydIYADCfweW7xHqeA=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1007887840',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsOutfielder Corey Dickerson moving across the stateIn a deal first reported by ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan, the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In exchange, the Phillies will be sending international slot money to Pittsburgh.Dickerson is a 30-year-old left-handed hitter (fields right-handed) who … Continue reading Pirates outfielder Corey Dickerson moving across state to Phillies

As 2019 MLB trade deadline arrives the Phillies remain linked to arms

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'AsqSukATQ5dqia9yGalukg',sig:'lxvyWs087D4huj8-TkoWgrBKfl4LyhnBKE6IJujcptU=',w:'594px',h:'395px',items:'90885645',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsFolks at the MLB Network will be busy on trade deadline dayThe 2019 trade deadline has finally arrived in Major League Baseball, and the Philadelphia Phillies continue to be linked to a number of players.Two pitchers with the same first name are among the more frequently mentioned when … Continue reading As 2019 MLB trade deadline arrives the Phillies remain linked to arms

Trevor Bauer is linked to Phillies as MLB trade deadline approaches

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PmhLCaWxR_dmdBoI7GSJGg',sig:'qX-uukka_UbqQG7PdsrZS9zd1MExuwYb7mo5SuMHXMs=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'982431488',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsTrevor Bauer linked to Phillies as trade deadline approachesPer a report this morning from MLB insider Jon Morosi, the Philadelphia Phillies and Cleveland Indians have discussed parameters of a trade that would send starting pitcher Trevor Bauer to the Phillies.Morosi based his report on what he called “sources“, the usual … Continue reading Trevor Bauer is linked to Phillies as MLB trade deadline approaches

Alec Bohm, Spencer Howard should be untouchable at the 2019 deadline

  2018 first rounder Alec Bohm is a Phillies trade untouchable The 2019 Major League Baseball trade deadline arrives on July 31, now just over a week away. By all accounts, the Philadelphia Phillies intend to be buyers. With this team still firmly in the National League Wildcard race and within striking distance of the … Continue reading Alec Bohm, Spencer Howard should be untouchable at the 2019 deadline