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Mike Schmidt (1982 - Topps #339)

Michael Jack Schmidt was signed by and played 3B for 18 years for the Phildelphia Phillies. In those years, he was the N.L. MVP 3 times (1980, ’81 and ’86) and a 12-time All-Star. 133 more words

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Obscure Philadelphia Athlete of the Week: JD "The Real Deal" Durbin

JD “The Real Deal” Durbin! Oh JD, you bring a smile to my face. Perhaps the least accomplished pitcher in Philadelphia Phillies history with a nickname (albeit it self dubbed), Durbin appeared in 18 games for the Phillies in 2007, starting 10 of them and going 6-5 with a 5.15 ERA. 288 more words


Neal Cotts has agreed to a one-year deal with the Brewers

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the Brewers have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Neal Cotts. The deal is worth $3 million, per… 147 more words

NL East Power Rankings and Roster Update

5. Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies have been relatively quiet for the last few years and this offseason was the same. On December 19, they traded their shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers for two pitching prospects, Tom Windle and Zach Eflin. 558 more words

Blue Jays are on the hunt for veteran relievers

Their potential interest in a trade for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon appears to be on hold, at least or now, but the Blue Jays are definitely in the market for veteran bullpen help. 86 more words

Recharging the Batteries: Pitching and Catching Should Lead Youth Movements

Now that I’ve allowed myself one horrifying pun in the title of this piece, it should be explained what could justify something so egregiously disgusting. As someone with a familiarity to the Phillies as an organization, it has been interesting to see them to finally begin to rebuild this off-season. 1,989 more words


David Montgomery Will Return to Phillies and Serve As Team's Chairman


After months of uncertainty, the Philadelphia Phillies clarified the status of longtime team president David Montgomery on Wednesday, by announcing he would return to work as the team’s chairman. 206 more words