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Erik Seybold
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The Philadelphia Eagles meltdown continues, just a day following their 30-22 loss to the Carolina Panthers. In a shocking move, the Eagles have released defensive end Jason Babin after the 11th game of the season. Babin, a 32-year-old veteran, spent the 2009, 2011, and 2012 seasons with the Eagles. Last... Continue reading
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Photo: Wikipedia Commons. The New Orleans Saints' headcoach Sean Payton may become a free-agent after this season. Even though Payton has been suspended for the entire 2012 season due to the Saints' bounty scandal, he will become the most desireable head coach on the market if he and the Saints... Continue reading
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Ilya Bryzgalob will be fighting bears and stopping pucks (presumably) in Russia this winter. In a report confirmed by CSN's Tim Panaccio, the 32-year-old goaltender has signed a contract to play with the KHL's CSKA club. According to many sources, Bryzgalov was getting ready to reside to Russia during the lockout anyway. It seems like he'll keep up his skills at the same time. Bryz is not the first Flyer to join the KHL this season. Flyers' forwards Jakub Voracek and Ruslan Fedotenko are playing in the KHL as well. While these guys will be playing in live games, their... Continue reading
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Former Flyer Captain Mike Richards is spending his time with the Stanley Cup that he won back in June against the Devils as a member of the Los Angeles Kings. Each player who is on the winning team is entitled to his own time with the cup for one day. They are able to do what ever they wish with it - as long as they don't disgrace it in any fashion. Richards, who is an avid fisherman, tweeted a photo of a fish inside the bowl of Lord Stanley's Cup. "My new livewell" is what the centre tweeted along... Continue reading
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The Paterno family announced Joe Paterno's funeral arrangements this afternoon. Paterno, who lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday morning, was 85 years-old. There will be two public viewings for Paterno. One on Tuesday, January 24 and the other on Wednesday, January 25. Penn State Live press release. The Paterno... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Well isn't this cool. Phillies' center fielder Shane Victorino will be appearing on an upcoming episode of the CBS series Hawaii Five-O. Victorino is from Hawaii, so it is only natural that the Flyin' Hawaiian gets in on one of the hottest shows on television. There is no word on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Yes, you're reading that correctly. The Colorado Rockies have signed the 49 year-old lefty to a minor league contract that includes an invite to Spring Training. Moyer, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow last season, is currently the oldest player in baseball. Moyer began his career with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Phillies have signed right-hander Joel Piñeiro to a minor-league deal. The deal is reportedly includes an invitation to spring training. The 33 year-old is a 12-year veteran who has played for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, and most recently, the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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The Phillies and right-handed pitcher Kyle Kendrick have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing on a one-year contract. The one-year deal is reported to be worth $3.585 million. Kendrick is entering his sixth big-league season with the Phillies. Last season, the 27 year-old went 8-6 with a 3.22 ERA in 34... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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According to CBS' Jon Heyman, former-Phillie reliever Ryan Madson has come to agreements with the Cincinatti Reds. The deal is reportedly for one-year, $8.5 million. Erik Seybold is a writer for Buzz On Broad. You can follow him on Twitter @ErikSeyboldPHI. Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Phillies have interest in 34 year-old reliever Kerry Wood. Wood, who is a 12-year veteran, has spent most of his career with the Chicago Cubs. Wood has said that he would like to stay with the Cubs, but the two parties have not been... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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There is certainly some great news coming out of the Phillies’ clubhouse this evening. The Phillies announced that Ryan Howard has been cleared to begin exercises, and could be back to baseball activities in as little as six weeks. Which means the “Big Piece” could be training in Clearwater, Florida... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Yesterday afternoon, the Phillies announced that they had added two more non-roster invitees to Clearwater for Spring Training this season. Among the fifteen invitees, eight are pitchers, two are catchers, and five are position players.. With the Phillies nearly having a full roster, there will only be few spots open... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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Phillies’ skipper Charlie Manuel is celebrating his 68th birthday! We here at Buzz On Broad would like to wish the Phillies' skipper a very happy birthday. Manuel, who has managed the Phillies since 2005, passed Gene Mauch on the Phillies’ all time managerial wins list with 646 this season. Manuel... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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This morning, it was reported by Philly Inquirer Flyers’ beat writer Sam Carchidi that Sergei Bobrovsky will start inbetween the pipes for tomorrow’s Winter Classic game. Although it has not been 100% confirmed by Peter Laviolette, the word has been circulating strongly around the Twitter universe. From NHL.com Peter Laviolette... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Buzz On Broad
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You read that right. Over the offseason, when not throwing complete game shut outs, no-hitters, and straight up dominating Major League Baseball, Roy Halladay has many other hobbies and interests. Among those hobbies, fishing is a big part of life to Halladay. Earlier this month, Halladay, joined with Cardinals’ Chris... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt has told major league clubs that he is requesting a one-year contract. Oswalt is looking to prove that his back is healthy and if he has a big year in 2012, he will go for a multi-year contract next winter.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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According to CSN’s Jim Salisbury and MLB's Todd Zolecki, the Phillies have traded outfielder Ben Francisco to the Toronto Blue Jays. In return, the Blue Jays will send over minor-league relief pitcher Frank Gailey. In two and half seasons with the Phillies, Francisco hit for a .259 batting average, with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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Jimmy Rollins doesn’t have many options left this off season. The St. Louis Cardinals, who were recently reported to be interested in Rollins, signed Rafael Furcal to a two-year, $14 million deal today, leaving Rollins with a very small market. So, what does this all mean? With Rollins asking for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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Yesterday morning, one of the biggest names on this year’s free agent market signed a lucrative deal, shocking many. Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim agreed to a 10-year, $250 million deal. With Pujols now an Angel, the Cardinals have listed Lance Berkman as their new first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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It has been nearly two months into the offseason for major league players, and so far it has been pretty quiet. Jimmy Rollins, whose indecisive future with the Phillies, will meet with Phillies’ GM Ruben Amaro Jr. in Dallas, Texas during the winter meetings, which begin on Monday. Rollins’ agent,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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The Phillies announced today that they have offered salary arbitration to shortstop Jimmy Rollins, reliever Ryan Madson, and outfielder Raul Ibanez. By doing this, the Phils will collect draft-pick compensation if the players sign elsewhere. If Rollins and Madson sign elsewhere, the Phils are in line to get two high-round... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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On November 29th, fans of all ages are invited to join the Phillies and the Phanatic in helping paint the Phillies Mural. During a special community paint day at Please Touch Museum, fans and anybody in the community can come out and leave their mark on the 3,750 square-foot Phillies... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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According to multiple sources, the Phillies have acquired utility infielder/outfielder Ty Wigginton and cash from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later and/or an undisclosed amount of cash. All of the deal’s full details have not been announced just yet, but reports are saying that Wigginton will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Buzz On Broad
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Last week, we received a tip that Rosenhaus may have been pitting (to no ones surprise) two teammates on the Eagles against each other in order to sign one of them. Now we learned he may not be the only agent in the city up to no good. Buzz on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Buzz On Broad