MLB trade rumors: Phillies ‘showing continued interest’ in White Sox closer Alex Colome

Posted On Aug 16 2020 by

first_imgSource: #Phillies showing continued interest in #WhiteSox closer Álex Colomé. @MLB @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 29, 2019Colome, who is in his first season with the White Sox, holds a 3-1 record with a 2.27 ERA and 21 saves in 40 appearances. He was an All-Star while with the Rays in 2016 and has also pitched for the Mariners over his seven-year career.The Phillies, meanwhile, entered the season with high expectations after signing Bryce Harper and trading for JT Realmuto. But, they’ve been inconsistent so far and came into play Monday one game out of the second wild-card spot. Philadelphia also trailed the Braves by 6 1/2 games in the National League East race. Related News MLB trade rumors: Are the Astros targeting Mets starter Zack Wheeler? MLB trade rumors: Padres’ offers for Mets starter Noah Syndergaard have been ‘especially light’ “We have to recognize where we are, and we have to make moves that are appropriate,” Klentak said. “We’re going to continue to push. We’re going to continue to try. … (But), for this team to get where we want to go, the core players on this roster need to perform well. And that’s true of any team. Teams that do well have their core players perform well. We have the talent on the field to do that.”The Phillies signed left-hander Drew Smyly, as well, after he became a free agent earlier this month. The Phillies could be looking to upgrade their bullpen.Philadelphia is “showing continued interest” in White Sox closer Alex Colome, according to a report from MLB Network, which cites an unidentified league source. “We’re a talented club that has yet to come together all at once,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler told reporters over the weekend, via NBC Sports Philadelphia. “We’ve seen stretches of good play. I believe we have a strong run in us in the second half of the season. I think we’re positioned well.“I maintain that our job is to develop the players that we have in the room. It’s not to speculate on what’s happening outside (at the trade deadline). I trust 100% that our front office is going to do everything they can to improve our club.”The Phillies acquired Mets starter Jason Vargas on Monday in exchange for a low-level prospect. General manager Matt Klentak said last week the team might focus on making supplemental moves before the July 31 trade deadline. MLB trade rumors: Mets deal Jason Vargas to Phillieslast_img read more


Earthquake felt Thursday night at 11:37 p.m.

Posted On Aug 14 2020 by

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Sumner Newscow report — Sumner County had another earthquake Thursday night at 11:37 p.m. This one’s epicenter was 8.1 miles north of Caldwell with a magnitude of 3.7.  The modern record is 4.8. Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more