Phils reportedly sign Jhailyn Ortiz, three others

Jhailyn Ortiz
The Phillies have reportedly signed Dominican 1B/OF Jhailyn Ortiz.

The Phillies aren’t known for doing well in the international free agent market, but they may be making a big move for one of the top players, power-hitting Jhailyn Ortiz.  Continue reading Phils reportedly sign Jhailyn Ortiz, three others

Communication lacking throughout Phillies organization

Bullpen phone
The Phillies seem to have more than just a bullpen phone off the hook when it comes to communication.

Communication – or the lack thereof – can be a killer. Whether it’s in a family, among co-workers or in a marriage. Everyone from Donald Trump to Dr. Phil talks about the importance of communication, something that’s seriously lacking in the Phillies organization.  Continue reading Communication lacking throughout Phillies organization

Hoskins, Canelo moving up to Clearwater

Malquin Canelo
Malquin Canelo was reassigned from Lakewood to Clearwater on Thursday.

One day after the Clearwater Threshers won the first-half division championship in the FSL North Division, they’re adding some more prospects in the form of Rhys Hoskins and Malquin CaneloContinue reading Hoskins, Canelo moving up to Clearwater

Nola, Crawford named to U.S. Futures team

J.P. Crawford
J.P. Crawford looks to keep improving his game as part of the Reading Fightins. (Photo by Cheryl Pursell)

The Phillies top two prospects have been selected to play in this year’s Futures Game, which will be played Sunday, July 12 in Cincinnati, the site of this year’s All-Star Game.  Continue reading Nola, Crawford named to U.S. Futures team

A big day for starters in the Phillies system

Aaron Nola
Aaron Nola is now 2-0 with Lehigh Valley in two impressive starts.

On a day when Cole Hamels didn’t have his best stuff at the major league level. Five different starters had productive starts in the Phillies minor league system, with two helping Clearwater to the first-half championship.  Continue reading A big day for starters in the Phillies system

Cliff Lee trade is officially a bust

 

We’ve pretty much known for a while now that the Phillies deal to send Cliff Lee to Seattle in December of 2009 wasn’t a good one for the Phillies. With Phillippe Aumont now out of the organization, we can officially call the trade a bust.

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Altherr gets promotion to Lehigh Valley

 

Aaron Altherr is a rare breed in baseball circles. His debut with Triple-A Lehigh Valley will come after his debut with the Phillies. On Tuesday, the Phillies gave Altherr a well-deserved promotion to their Triple-A affiliate.  Continue reading Altherr gets promotion to Lehigh Valley

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