If you haven’t seen this yet, you should check out the Baseball Reference page for RAJ. Apparently, somebody at Beerleaguer sponsored his page and the following ad appears in a yellow panel across the screen.
As you may have heard, Yasmany Tomas has reached an agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks on a 6 year, $68.5M contract. The Trade Rumors link is below. http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2014/11/diamondbacks-to-sign-yasmany-tomas.html I’m sure you need a place to vent about the Phillies’ inabity to sign Tomas, so here it is. But, really, after we’ve heard so much about … Continue reading D’backs Sign Tomas →
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D’backs Sign Tomas
5:45 – Get woken up by your stupid kid, give thanks for not having slept soundly in your own home for four years. 5:47 – Fall back asleep. 6:00 – Get woken up again because your wife hates you and demands coffee. 6:01 – 7:59 – exist in sleep-deprived fugue state, engaging in as little conversation as possible. 8:30 – Get guilted by your mom for first time. 10:00 – Drink a shower beer. It’s what the pilgrims would want you to do. 10:42 – OMG your little cousin is bringing her new boyfriend. FRESH MEAT. 11:37 – Break into a panic because you forgot to set your fantasy lineup and you’re back on the Matt Stafford bandwagon this week
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Missed in the hoopla of the breaking Chris Nelson news, were two more minor league contract signings. Cord Phelps and Rene Garcia now join the Phillies organization in hopes of starting a new dynasty. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Drip, drip, drip…sarcasm.^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Phelps is a former highly regarded prospect with the Indians, but hasn’t done much of anything at the MLB level in parts of 4 seasons, batting only .155/.457 in 56 games.
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Two More Minor League Signings
BOSTON (AP) – Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.
The flow of minor league free agents continue to move in as the Phillies announced they have signed 29 year old journeyman infielder Chris Nelson to a minor league deal. Nelson, 29, was a first round draft pick by the Rockies (9th overall) in the 2004 draft. Nelson spent most of 2014 playing at the AAA level … Continue reading Phils Sign Chris Nelson to Minor League Deal →
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Phils Sign Chris Nelson to Minor League Deal