“For us, we’ve got all the confidence in the world,” Lee told reporters, “and expect to win and win the division and get to the World Series and win that ultimately. That’s what we’re expecting to do.”
Philadelphia’s Cliff Lee struck out six over six innings in his next-to-last tuneup for opening day, helping the Phillies to a 2-2, 10-inning tie against the Boston Red Sox on Friday.
Cole Hamels will not be available to pitch opening day for the Phillies. Their backup plan isn’t half bad.
Lee allowed three hits, struck out three and walked one in his fourth spring training start.
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The Phillies lost to the Blue Jays, 7-5.
The Philadelphia Phillies and free agent pitcher A.J. Burnett have officially put the ink on a one-year, $16 million contract.
With Roy Halladay’s retirement, and today’s report from baseball’s Winter Meetings, the Phillies could go from the five aces they had just a few years back, to zero aces.
Ryan Howard will make $25 million to play for the Phillies next season. The idea of a part-time player making that much money is a difficult one to swallow, especially if you’re the person who decided to pay that player $25 million.
In his first game since the Phillies decided to bring him back as manager next year, Philadelphia lost 4-3 to New York as the Mets completed a three-game sweep.
After surrendering a homer to Andrelton Simmons leading off the third inning, Lee (12-6) didn’t allow a hit through eight innings. He finished with 10 strikeouts without a walk, giving up just two hits.
Cliff Lee struggled to get through five innings as the Phillies lost 4-3 to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
The Phillies lost to the Washington Nationals 8-5 Saturday night.
The Red Sox want Cliff Lee. The Phillies want to help the Red Sox fulfill their wish for Lee. The problem may be that the Phillies want more than the Red Sox will give.
A report says the Phillies are talking to teams about trading Clff Lee.