So the Phillies are worried about Yasmany Tomas' defense, and the Braves and Padres are the new frontrunners? Hardly. Welcome to Posturing 101.
In today's run-starved environment, should the Phillies, or any team for that matter, care about Yasmany Tomas' defensive ability?
1wThe AL and NL managers of the year were announced Tuesday, with the Orioles' Buck Showalter and the Nats' Matt Williams taking home the hardware.
1wInjuries have hampered Phillies prospects Darin Ruf and Jesse Biddle during winter ball action.
1wImagine Brian Dawkins wearing a Cowboys uniform, or Dr. J. sporting Celtics' green. That's what seeing Jimmy Rollins playing for the Mets would be like. And the New York squad apparently kicked the tires on acquiring the longtime Phillie shortstop's services. According to...
1wReports that the Royals were interested in dealing for the Phillies' Ryan Howard are overblown, according to a source.
1wCould the Phillies have a taker for Ryan Howard in the Kansas City Royals? According to a recent report, the defending American League champions are interested in acquiring the slugger.
1wIf the Phillies are looking to add some power in the outfield, Nelson Cruz could possibly be a fit, but would the team target the slugger?
1wAt the general managers' meetings in Phoenix on Monday, a rival executive said the Phillies are "trying to blow the whole thing up."
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.