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Despite Multiple Tommy John Surgeries; Billingsley Looking For Next Opportunity. Will It Be In Philadelphia?

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(Via ESPN)   Looks like the Philadelphia Phillies are showing some heavy interest in free agent right-hander, Chad Billingsley. Billingsley was selected by the LA Dodgers as a first round draft pick in 2003. When he signed with the Dodgers, they gave him a signing bonus of $1.375. Billingsley made his Major League debut with the organization on More...

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By Marcie Perez On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Time to Remove Ryan Howard From Starting First Base Role?

(Lenny Ignelzi/AP)   If you are into Major League Baseball, I’m sure you’ve heard the name Ryan Howard before. Ever since August 1, 2010, things just have not been the same with the Philadelphia Phillies More...

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By Diane Quail On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

MiLB’s New Pitch Clock Rule Could Set Back Pitching Prospects

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports   34 days until Yankees’ pitchers and catchers report to spring training.  Not like anyone is counting.  35 more days of off-season training, from strength and conditioning More...

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By Gary Phillips On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Yankees Hire Hitting Coaches Pentland, Cockrell

Pentland (Presswire)   After months of interviews it would appear the New York Yankees still could not decide who their new hitting coach should be, so much so that they hired two on Sunday. According to the More...

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By Jordan Voron On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Give Ruben Amaro Jr. Some Credit (Seriously)

(AP Photo)   Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has become one of the biggest punchlines in Philadelphia over the past few years, and for good reason. But as the team finally starts the rebuilding process, More...

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By Guy Kipp On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Piazza Closer, But Denied Again in Hall Vote

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)   For the second year in a row, a former Met has been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But, for the second year in a row, that former Met is not Mike Piazza. Pedro Martinez, More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Yankees, Stephen Drew Re-Up, Shakeup Infield Picture

Newsday   It looks like the New York Yankees are going to give Stephen Drew another crack at it in the Bronx. The two parties have a deal in place that would pay the 31-year-old middle infielder a base salary More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Don Mattingly Fails to Get Into the Hall on Final Ballot

Newsday Donnie Baseball is not getting into the Baseball Hall of Fame any time soon. After spending 15 years on the ballot, New York Yankees great Don Mattingly failed to get the 75 percent of votes needed to be More...
By Gary Phillips On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Yankees Send Banuelos to Braves for Pair of Relievers   Sometimes high expectations are just not enough. After six seasons with the New York Yankees organization, starter Manny Banuelos will be heading to the Atlanta Braves. The Yanks agreed to trade the More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Yankees Trade Shawn Kelley to Padres for Johnny Barbato

USA Today Sports   The New York Yankees have agreed to trade right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for minor leaguer Johnny Barbato, according to Robert Murray of MLB Daily Rumors and the More...