Phillies countdown to the MLB trade deadline

Marlon Byrd one of several Phils on the trade blockThere are just seven days until the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, and for the Philadelphia Phillies, the number of potential trade partners is diminishing as teams make other deals. Last night, the Detroit Tigers agreed to acquire veteran relief pitcher Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for … Continue reading Phillies countdown to the MLB trade deadline

For Phils, it has gotten late early

Just a dozen days ago, I was writing speculatively about what appeared to be the growing possibility that the Phillies 2014 season might be more than many had thought.Those 12 days seem like a month or more now, and what appeared to be a possible turnaround has evaporated into the disappointing campaign that those most … Continue reading For Phils, it has gotten late early