Ryan Howard has become a very legitimate issue for the Phillies, and one that they’ll need to deal with in one way or another, before too long. Continue reading Phils have few options to deal with Howard
Even bad teams need clubhouse leaders. But Jonathan Papelbon? Prior to Wednesday’s game in New York, Papelbon called a players-only team meeting, which is odd considering his tenure with the ball club. Continue reading Seriously? Papelbon calls a team meeting?
Did you do your taxes yet? Well, there were three very early games in the Phillies minor league system today, which left plenty of time after the games to do that annoying little chore. We’ve got updates from around the Phillies system on today’s games. Continue reading Organizational Scoreboard: April 15
Every season brings guys who are in a situation where they need to show some success or it could officially begin the downward spiral toward the end of their careers, or at least their time in the Phillies organization. We’ve got a look at who some of those guys are that are facing make-or-break years in 2015. Continue reading Eight Phillies facing make-or-break seasons
Monday wasn’t exactly a great day throughout the Phillies organization. The Lakewood BlueClaws picked up the only win among the five teams in action. Continue reading Lakewood picks up the only win in Phils system on Monday
The Reading Fightin Phils lost the season opener in Portland, but battled back to take the last two games of the series from the Sea Dogs. Both their pitching and offense seem to be in mid-season form and look as good as advertised. We’ve got a look at Reading and the other teams in the Phillies organization in our look at Sunday’s scoreboard. Continue reading Reading looks as good as advertised
Six games, played by teams, with three of the games going extra innings and another team playing a season-opening double-header. There’s no denying that Saturday was a wild day in the Phillies organization, from top to bottom. Continue reading Saturday was a wild one in the Phillies organization
Sean O’Sullivan can only look back and laugh. His spring training was what he termed “kind of weird,” but the end result is good. He’s the starting pitcher for the Phillies as they face the Washington Nationals today in Philadelphia. Continue reading O’Sullivan’s weird ride winds up in Philly
Chad Billingsley was finally back on a pitching mound in a meaningful game, albeit a minor league game. The Phillies right-hander wasn’t worried about the results or anything other than coming out of the appearance healthy. Continue reading Billingsley got what he wanted from rehab start
Boston Red Sox catching prospect Blake Swihart isn’t available in a trade. The Sox let Philadelphia – and pretty much everybody else – know that during the Winter. As for Swihart, rumors about his impending exit from the Red Sox organization weren’t anything that he felt he needed to worry about.