Phillies and Pirates rekindle cross-state rivalry with weekend series

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'1r0scsB0TsRVNFQDv1qYYg',sig:'arVseH1gk2vtXw6uWD2E3flsSaHQDD6zhpXrZOproZA=',w:'594px',h:'297px',items:'86094101',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsPhillies will spend a steaming hot July weekend at PNC ParkThe Philadelphia Phillies (50-47) will be spending the next three days at one of the most beautiful ballparks in the game when they visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (45-50) for a weekend series.The Pirates are struggling, losers in five … Continue reading Phillies and Pirates rekindle cross-state rivalry with weekend series

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

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

Nick Pivetta continues to struggle at back of Phillies rotation

Nick Pivetta's struggles continued on Friday nightThe Phillies crushed the host Pirates by a 17-5 score on Friday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The win moved the team into first place by percentage points in the National League East Division standings.It also marked the 15th victory over the club’s last 22 games. Even more recently, the Phils … Continue reading Nick Pivetta continues to struggle at back of Phillies rotation

Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role

Colome (L) leads the American League in SavesWay back on July 28, 2000 the then Tampa Bay Devil Rays completed a trade with the Oakland Athletics. The D-Rays sent away a pair of arms in Jim Mecir and Todd Belitz, and in return received a Double A right-hander named Jesus Colome.Colome had a big arm, with pitches clocked at … Continue reading Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role