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Why Cole Hamels Won’t Finish the Season in Philadelphia


In the 2009 offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies traded former Cy Young winner Cliff Lee to Seattle because they had a firm rule about not offering extended, mega contracts to pitchers. They ate their words last December by bringing Lee back to Philly on a five-year deal worth over $120 million. But that doesn’t mean they’ve … Continue reading

If The Phillies and Red Sox Are A Lock For The World Series, Why Are We Even Playing Baseball This Season?


When the Philadelphia Phillies won the race to sign left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee in December, baseball analysts everywhere immediately wrote the Phillies down to represent the National League in the World Series. Likewise for the Boston Red Sox in the American League after the signings of Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez. Really, who’s going to … Continue reading