News broke this week that the Phillies are shopping around for some help. Apparently not happy with their choices for a backup catcher, the Phillies could be looking at options outside of the organization, but is that really necessary? Continue reading Help wanted: Backup catcher?
Had things gone perfectly, Maikel Franco might be a member of the Philadelphia Phillies to open the season. Of course, things rarely go perfectly and Franco will be back at Triple-A Lehigh Valley to open the season. Continue reading Phillies Prospect #3: Maikel Franco
Severino Gonzalez put together three strong innings against the Braves Tuesday in Orlando. The spring training cameo may have been a tipping point in deciding where he’ll open the season. Continue reading Gonzalez boosts his chances to open at Triple-A
For a while, it looked like Roman Quinn was the Phillies shortstop of the future; that is until J.P. Crawford came along. So, the Phillies and Quinn changed course and now, he’s their center fielder of the future. Continue reading Phillies Prospect #4: Roman Quinn
Minor League Baseball officially released the policy regarding the new pace of game regulations, which will go into affect for the 2015 season. Continue reading Pace of game regulations set for AAA and AA games
The MRI results on reliever Mario Hollands weren’t good. He was diagnosed with the same injury – a strained common flexor tendon – that Cliff Lee has twice been diagnosed with in the past year. Continue reading Phils Hollands likely lost for the season
After reading a Philly.com article on Chase Utley playing his first game of the spring at second base, which then led to various notes about that team, I decided to check out the comments to the story. One in particular echoed what a lot of people have asked. Continue reading Explaining the Phillies rebuild