If you haven’t had enough of the Phillies “buy or sell” discussion yet, I’ve got bad news for you. There are still three weeks left until the trade deadline, and the conversation will change every day depending on whether the Phillies have won the previous game.
Chris reviews the political response to the events in Egypt, the plane crash in San Francisco, and the implementation of the saggy pants ban in Wildwood. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
The Phillies placed 1B Ryan Howard on the 15-day disabled list Saturday due to left knee inflammation.
Jonah Keri has never shied away from what he thinks about the Phillies, or their general manager Ruben Amaro.
Ruben Amaro says he wants Chase Utley to be a Phillie for life. Should he be?
Ruben Amaro says to trade Lee and Papelbon, the price would be very high.
Ruben Amaro says that win or lose this year, the Phillies have to start thinking about the future.
Yuni Betancourt and Nate Schierholtz are helping other teams, when they could he helping the Phillies.
Ruben Amaro says that he does not have a problem with the fact that Roy Halladay wasn’t clear with the team about shoulder pain.
After Roy Halladay’s second consecutive poor outing for the Phillies, just about everyone was surprised when Halladay said he’s been having pain in his shoulder. And ‘everyone’ includes both general manager Ruben Amaro and manager Charlie Manuel.
Ruben Amaro says that despite his slow start, the team still believes in outfielder Domonic Brown.
Ruben Amaro says his level of concern about Roy Halladay is at a 5 or a 6 on a scale from 1-10.
Ruben Amaro says that Jonathan Papelbon blamed himself for not being more of a leader in 2012.
Has Charlie Manuel been put in a bad position by the Phillies?
Ruben Amaro says he believes he Dom Brown’s talent, doesn’t regret trading Pence.