The Phillies have taked to the Orioles about a potential Jonathan Papelbon trade but would have to eat a significant portion of Papelbon's salary in order to complete a deal, MASNsports.com reports. The Orioles are still looking for a closing option after a deal with Grant Balfour fell through Friday, while the Phillies have reportedly been willing to package Papelbon with outfielder Domonic Brown in a deal.
Whatever we are doing with pitchers isn’t working. They are all hurt, all the time. What can we do to improve the health of pitchers? Bill James presents a radical idea on how to fix the epidemic of pitching injury.
As you sit down to enjoy your Turkey, be it at the Thanksgiving table or from your fridge where all the leftover goodness was stored, here’s something you can read as your prepare yourself for Week 12.