Yearly Archives: 2013

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year- Phillies Talk podcast special

Wishing all of our readers and listeners of the Phillies Talk Podcast a Merry Christmas, here’s a special show we recorded just for the holiday and you, Big Baseball Organ Sounds with Matthew Kaminski, the Atlanta Braves organist. We talk to Matthew about how we miss a live organist at Citizens Bank Park, and the important role that Matthew plays […]

Roy Halladay’s legacy with the Phillies

Halladay was a big part of the Phillies success since signing with them Roy Halladay may have retired as a Blue Jay a few days ago, but his legacy as a Phillies pitcher will be remembered for a long time by the many Phillies fans that were able to see him pitch here in Philadelphia. Halladay’s career was something special, […]

Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez’s Value In Year One

  The Philadelphia Phillies are doing their best to put together a solid pitching staff in 2014. They have gone out and signed a few free agents, most recently Roberto Hernandez, but the hope is that newcomer Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez will be able to step in right away. The Cuban righthander is expected to make the Opening Day roster, and […]

What more can Ruben Amaro do for this Phillies team?

Ruben Amaro Jr. probably sits back and wonders with all the things he’s done for this Phillies team over the past few years, what more can he do to assemble a winning team. Amaro has gone out and signed huge contracts over the last several years with big-name players. These players wanted to come to Philadelphia to play, and perhaps […]

Amaro: “Prices are running high” Phils sign Roberto Hernandez aka Fausto Carmona

A story about the using of ‘fake names’ from ESPN in the Fausto Carmona story If you or I used a fake name in preparing official documents that get filed with the United States Federal Government, we’d be probably not in the same shape that Roberto Hernandez is today, and that of course is signing an agreement to pitch for […]

Papelbon is all dressed up for Christmas, it’s that time of year

This photo of Jonathan Papelbon wins the day. (h/t @ashpapelbon58) — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) December 10, 2013 It must be interesting in the life of Jonathan Papelbon. He could probably have walked all around Philadelphia or anywhere for that matter and no one would have recognized him. Ashley Papelbon, Jonathan’s wife, sent out a humorous but entirely proper […]

Halladay to retire as a Blue Jay it’s official

Roy Halladay about to announce retirement. Officially retires as a Blue Jay. Lots of Phillies execs here — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) December 9, 2013 Good luck to Roy Halladay in retirement and congratulations on a @BaseballHall worthy career! #Bluejays #Phillies— CAA Baseball (@CAA_Baseball) December 9, 2013 The speculation is over apparently as Roy Halladay is going to retire […]

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow….

Thx to for the photo here As Phillies fans, we know that there is only about 70 some odd days until the team starts reporting to Spring Training, but for now, we’ll take delight in watching some good ‘old time’ football. A lot of great scenes here at Lincoln Financial Field which is just across the street from Citizens […]

Phillies patch some holes with transparent players trying to right the Phillies ‘Manship’

Your browser does not support iframes. At least the Phillies will spell his name right on his jersey The Phillies latest moves have been very much like some of the recent moves we’ve seen by them. The have acquired a couple players that are very much under the radar when it comes to great play, but serviceable and very reasonable […]

Fans kind of underwhelmed at Phillies offseason moves so far

So the Phillies are pretty much just gonna bring back the exact same team plus Marlon Byrd. — Kevin Christmann (@KevinXmann) December 3, 2013 PLEASE! #FireRuben RT @FireRubenNow: @Phillies when will you fire Ruben Amaro Jr.? I’m not ready (cont) — Michael P Albano (@MPAlbano) December 3, 2013 Its great to be back @Phillies!! Believe in what we are […]