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Phillies: Karma coming to help Curt Schilling on 2021 HOF ballot Former Phillies ace Curt Schilling will have to wait another year for Cooperstown There's no denying former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling, who missed th…

2020 Hall of Fame Elections: Bobby Abreu stays on the ballot The longtime Phils outfielder received 5.5 percent of the vote, just enough to remain eligible for another year.

Phillies: Curt Schilling falls short of Baseball Hall of Fame Phillies legend Curt Schilling not been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Derek Jeter, who fell one vote shy of unanimous election, and Larry Walker were both voted. Jeter went in on his first year, while Walker squeaked in one his last year.

Phillies Sign Right-Hander Bud Norris to Minor-League Deal Just hours after the report that the Philadelphia Phillies have signed former Washington Nationals closer RHP Drew Storen to a minor-league contract, the organization inked another right-hander with closing experience on Tuesday. According to Robert Murray, the Phillies signed RHP Bud Norris to a minor-league deal.

Phillies Sign Bud Norris The Phillies have agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Bud Norris, tweets Robert Murray. He's the second well-known veteran to join the organization on such a pact today, as the club reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with Drew Storen this morning.

Phillies Sign RHP Drew Storen to Minor-League Contract On Tuesday, the club signed eight-year veteran right-handed pitcher Drew Storen to a minor-league deal with an invitation to the big-league camp, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. RELATED - Phillies: 3 trades to bolster bullpen. Storen, 32, would earn $750,000 if he makes the Phillies major-league roster.

Keep the stars happy Maybe their fuses are all longer than Arenado's, but losing typically begets irritation regardless, and the best way to keep everyone smiling is to surround them with complementary pieces good enough to finally get this club back to the postseason. The Rockies and Arenado are a pessimistic vision of what the Phillies could become in the future.

Phillies add veteran, one-time shutdown reliever Drew Storen The time is ripe for the Phillies to make some moves in the margins, with spring training set to begin in less than a month. And the squad did just that Tuesday, signing Drew Storen to a minor league deal.

J.T. Realmuto On Arbitration, Contract Talks With Phillies Realmuto is pursuing a significant raise in his final season of arbitration eligibility. But the wage dispute is a pragmatic one, the star explained to reporters including Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Phillies To Sign Drew Storen The Phillies have inked reliever Drew Storen to a minors deal, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweets. He'll earn at the $750K level if he's able to crack the MLB roster. This is another comeback bid for the 32-year-old Storen, who wasn't able to progress last year in a similar effort with the Royals.

Phillies: Rotation surprises in 2020, 2008, 1980 No amount of logic can penetrate the defeatist attitudes of many locals, who believe the competition has the upper hand based also on 2019. But if the Fightins pile up enough victories in the second half to compete for the divisional pennant, will these doubting Thomases be bandwagon jumpers or fair-weather fans?

Non-Roster Invitee List - 21 and Done? In early January, various Twitter reports announced the signings of catcher Christian Bethancourt and infielder Ronald Torreyes to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.

Eytan Shander: If you ain't cheating, you ain't trying… The big question is this: Why should fans continue to care when it clearly doesn't impact our viewing and betting habits? McDowell opened this door with the above quote about Tony La Russa because he was upset certain players were targeted for cheating.

How much would Nolan Arenado cost the Phillies? Contract issues and a lackluster Phillies farm system makes a trade for the best third baseman in baseball a tough one.

Phightin' Words: 1/21/2020 Checking in on the Nolan Arenado situation in Colorado.

Realmuto Hopes to Set New Standard in Arbitration Hearing With Phillies But before he heads south, Realmuto has one major offseason task left: a salary arbitration hearing with the Phillies. The Phillies are not one to go to arbitration. Their involvement in actual cases is rather rare. Ryan Howard sat down with the Phillies and an arbiter in 2008, at the time landing the slugger at $10 million deal.

Spring Training Update, 1/20/2020 A cold snap ripped through Florida today. It was 49 degrees when I climbed into my car to drive to the Complex… in shorts, because I'm not a native Floridian. And, it was bound to warm up. It did, a little. Starting times still fluctuate a little, but arriving around 9:00 AM is good practice for spring training.

Phillies offer free baseball clinic on MLK Day of Service "Just the message of everyone's the same, and just treat everybody the same and just give back," said Thompson. "I think being here is part of our job to enforce that and to help kids and inspire the kids to continue doing what they love to do," said Velasquez, who reports to Clearwater with pitchers and catchers three weeks and two days from now.

Realmuto on arbitration: 'It's not me against the Phillies' It's not me against the Phillies. It's the system we're trying to fight right now. I am trying to set a precedent for the future of catchers in our game. I feel like I had a season that is worthy of doing that, so I am going to fight for it." On the January 10 arbitration deadline, Realmuto's camp filed at $12.4 million.

Vince Velasquez 'disappointed' by Astros' scandal, ready to 'click' in Phillies' rotation Jeff Luhnow was the general manager. You know where this is going. "I never saw anything," Velasquez said Monday. "A lot of people have asked me, but I wasn't there when it happened. "It was shocking to hear about.

Can Joe Dillon fix this team's off-speed woes? Among the laundry list of important items laid before Joe Dillon as he enters his first season as Phillies hitting coach - getting Rhys Hoskins and Scott Kingery back on their feet after second-half slumps, pushing Adam Haseley to the next level - is a problem that has plagued Phils hitters for years: Changeups.

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Is defense enough to make Arquimedes Gamboa's major league dream come true? Arquimedes Gamboa knows how to play defense. That's the key tool that has carried the 22-year-old Venezuelan from Guiria, a small costal port city known more for playing cricket than baseball, to the cusp of being a Major League Baseball player.

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