Jorge - RotoBaller

BALLER MOVE: Add in all leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Odubel rules! I liked this kid a lot last season, but that had more to do with the fact he could play second base, outfield, and shortstop in Yahoo Leagues. This year the position eligibility is just at OF, but his value... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14 Team Leagues or Deeper OWNED IN: 1 Percent of Leagues ANALYSIS: Aaron Altherr recently became the first player to record an inside-the-park grand slam since Randy Winn in 1999. He's hit five homers and stolen six bases in just over a month of major league action. Despite the sorry state... Read More

Jonathan Papelbon wants to be traded out of Philadelphia, according to The Phillies closer is in his last season of a four-year $50 million deal. Papelbon, 34, only has 14 saves on this season in part thanks to the Phillies only having 29 wins over 91 games. The right-hander has a stellar 1.60 ERA... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team / AL-Only Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Since Chase Utley has been sidelined and placed on the DL, Cesar Hernandez has taken his ball and rolled with it. In his seven games played since being the Phillies everyday second baseman, he has batted an even .500, with... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Let the youth movement in the City of Brotherly Love begin! Maikel Franco is the first of a laundry list of talented players within the Philadelphia Phillies organization to make it to the show in 2015. What is there to like about Mr.... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues. OWNED IN: 19% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Not all pitching comes in the form of force or finesse. Aaron Harang packs a little bit of both. During his 14-year baseball odyssey, he has brought the element of stability to every team for which he has played. Harang is the type... Read More

Cliff Lee stated on Monday that the ramifications of having surgery on his left elbow might be significant. If Lee were to opt for the surgery as opposed to rest, he would likely miss the entire 2015 season. However, Lee is also aware of the possibility that his career could be over. “It would be 6-8... Read More

The Phillies starting rotation has long been the team's primary strength, boasting arguably three aces in Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay.  Halladay's retirement raises questions about the rotation and leaves a glaring hole.  While Halladay had been sidelined with injuries over the last couple of seasons, his strong leadership and veteran presence had... Read More

2014 Philadelphia Phillies - Lineup Overview The Phillies have a team full of veteran players whose names you are likely to recognize.  Some of these established cornerstones have more left in the tank than others.  Let’s take a look at the Phillies projected starting lineup and see whose names you will want to remember on... Read More

Three things can happen when young pitchers get their big call-up to the majors. They can be highly touted, with a ton of expectations placed on their shoulders, and excel. Some of those highly touted arms can fall flat, never coming close to the performances that got them to the majors in the first place.... Read More