Severino Gonzalez will start Tuesday in St. Louis, making his major league debut with the Phillies. Taking his spot in the Lehigh Valley rotation will be former closer prospect Phillippe Aumont. Continue reading Gonzalez to Philly, Aumont to ‘Pigs rotation
Players like Roman Quinn and Brock Stassi have been making headlines early this season because of their offensive power that has propelled the Reading Fightin Phils to an early 7-4 Eastern League-leading record.
But what the stat-lines don’t tell us is that Quinn and Stassi are just pieces of an impressive Fightins defense that’s flashing leather for manager Dusty Wathan this season. Continue reading Fightins defense may be light at end of the tunnel for Philadelphia
In return for sending shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers, the Phillies received two pitching prospects, Zach Eflin and Tom Windle. While some say the trade was lopsided as LA took home an MLB veteran shortstop and the Phillies got two young, unproven and unpolished pitchers, the addition of Eflin and Windle added to the excitement surrounding Reading’s starting rotation this season. Continue reading Rollins trade acquisitions debut in Reading
The baseball season is underway and the stats are starting to normalize as teams play more games. Throughout the season, PBI will bring you a look at who’s hot and who’s not as part of our Minor League Notebook series. Continue reading MLN: Hot starts throughout the minors
FOX and Major League Baseball are broadcast partners. Pete Rose is banned from baseball. Major League Baseball has no say in who FOX hires. Hence Pete Rose is now an official employee of Fox Sports 1. Continue reading Pete Rose to join FoxSports 1 as analyst
READING, Pa. — The Reading Fightin Phils welcomed fans to Baseballtown for the first time in 2015 Friday as they defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-1 giving Phillies number-two prospect Aaron Nola his first win of the season. Continue reading Bats were out in Fightins home opener to take down Flying Squirrels 7-1
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