The Phillies had originally hoped for more in terms of the prospects that they wound up getting for Bobby Abreu, but they were able to move all of his contract. Sending Abreu and pitcher Cory Lidle to the Yankees gives the Phillies financial flexibility.
July 30, 2006
Baseball GMs worth their salt cling to the premise that pitching wins championships. That may be a cliché but its a cliché for a reason. Since the dawn of baseball time, the name of the game has been the same: assemble three aces and collect your postseason hardware.
June 24, 2006
Jon Lieber, Brett Myers and Cory Lidle give the Phillies a decent top part of the rotation. The three are poised to do their part in making the Phillies rotation as strong as it can be. In fact, Cory Lidle believes there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic. Plus, we've got updates on Gavin Floyd and Scott Mathieson.
March 11, 2006