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Philadelphia Flyers Bolster Defense by Trading for Dan Hamhuis

Posted: 20th June 2010 by David Rosenblum in NHL
If the Flyers want to return to the Finals next season and beat the Blackhawks, they know they can't rely on four defensemen for the entire playoffs. On Saturday, the Flyers announced their plan for the off-season: Build a stronger team that has the ability to contend for the Cup yet again through free agency. With no picks in next week’s NHL Draft until the third round, the Flyers knew that ...

Philadelphia Phillies Crush, Then Crumble in Loss to Minnesota Twins

Posted: 19th June 2010 by David Rosenblum in MLB
I’m sorry folks, I think I jinxed this one. With former Phillie Jim Thome at the plate in the ninth inning with the Phillies up by five runs, I said to my dad and brother, “I wouldn’t mind if he hit a home run right here. We would still be up by three and I don’t see us losing this game. "Plus, I kinda want Thome to have ...

Philadelphia Phillies Swap Aces: What’s the Deal?

Posted: 14th December 2009 by David Rosenblum in MLB
Update: After endless hours of changing stories the picture is starting to become clearer.á Essentially, the Phillies are making two trades: - Trade #1: Phillies receive Roy Halladay and $6 million from the Blue Jays in exchange for prospects Kyle Drabek, Michael Taylor, and Travis DÆArnaud - Trade #2: Phillies trade Cliff Lee to the Mariners in exchange for prospects Phillippe Aumont, Tyson Gillies, and Juan Ramirez What baffles me in this scenario ...