Thursday, July 2, 2015

Ken Giles explains Friday's dugout dispute

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 3:00 PM
PITTSBURGH - Ken Giles wanted to go after the batter. Friday night, the pitcher said, was the best he had felt in a while. The call from the dugout was to intentionally walk Pedro Alvarez in the eighth inning of an eventual 1-0 loss to the Pirates. Giles became incensed. "I'm just out there competing... Read more

Prospect Roman Quinn placed on disabled list

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:54 PM
Roman Quinn, one of the Phillies top prospects, was placed on the disabled list on Saturday with a strained left quadricep. The speedy outfielder went down after running to first base on Friday night. He was helped off the field during double-A Reading’s 12-11 loss to visiting Akron. Quinn,... Read more

Two Phillies draft picks in College World Series

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 1:17 PM
You can get a glimpse of two Phillies draft picks this weekend as the College World Series begins on Saturday in Omaha, Neb. Josh Tobias, drafted in Tuesday's 10th round, will likely be batting leadoff when Florida meets Miami on Saturday night at 8. The game will be televised by ESPN. Tobias leads... Read more

Reading's Perkins is getting a kick from his new batting stance

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 11:41 PM
READING -- Corner outfielder Cameron Perkins has added a kick to his batting stance and he has seen positive results for the Reading Fightin Phils. ​ Perkins slumped at the beginning of the season and has come around lately around the same time the adjustments were made. “They implemented a... Read more

Reading's Cameron Perkins is getting a kick from his new batting stance

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 11:31 PM
READING -- Corner outfielder Cameron Perkins has added a kick to his batting stance and he has seen positive results for the Reading Fightin Phils. ​ Perkins slumped at the beginning of the season and has come around lately around the same time the adjustments were made. “They implemented a... Read more

Cornelius Randolph confident he will sign with Phillies

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 12:34 PM
First-round pick Cornelius Randolph said he is “pretty confident” that he will sign soon with the Phillies. The 18-year-old from Griffin, Ga. was selected with the 10th pick on Monday. He is being advised by agent Scott Boras. “We’ll see how it goes,” Randolph said. The... Read more

Draft Day Three: Phillies choices

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 12:22 PM
The Phillies wrap up the draft on Wednesday with 20 more selections. Here's a recap of rounds 11-20. Pick No. 324: Edgar Cabral, catcher, Mt. San Antonio College Cabral, a sophomore catcher from Mt. San Antonio College in Los Angeles, stands 5 feet, 10 inches and weighs 175 pounds. He throws and... Read more

J.P. Crawford fitting in with Fightin Phils

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 10:38 PM
READING -- It’s a small sample, but shortstop J.P. Crawford has so far made a quick adjustment to playing in Double-A with Reading. Following Tuesday’s 6-2 loss to visiting Altoona, the 20-year-old Crawford was hitting .325 (13 for 40) in his first 10 games with Reading. Crawford has one... Read more

Recap of day two of Phillies draft choices

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 2:13 PM
The Phillies drafted a high school player and college player on Monday night as first-year scouting director Johnny Almaraz started his first draft. Here’s a recap of the Phillies picks from day two: Pick No. 83: Luke Williams, shortstop, Dana Hills High School (Calif.) Williams is a speedy... Read more

Five things to know about Phillies pick Luke Williams

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 1:37 PM
The Phillies used Tuesday's third-round pick on Luke Williams, a shortstop from Southern California’s Dana Hills High School. The 6-foot-1, 180-pounder is a righthanded hitter. Here are five things to know about Williams: The 83rd- pick was announced as “Lucas Williams” but his high... Read more
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