Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Phillies promote Domonic Brown from triple A

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 8:05 PM
PITTSBURGH - Domonic Brown's sabbatical in the minor leagues came to a close on Saturday. The Phillies promoted the outfielder from triple-A Lehigh Valley and sent down Darin Ruf. Brown will join the team on Sunday for the series finale against the Pirates. Brown, 27, is batting .304 in 11 games this... Read more

Brown receives praise from Triple-A manager

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 7:45 PM
It has been a frustrating season for outfielder Domonic Brown, who has spent all season in the minor leagues after being a National League all-star with the Phillies in 2013. Yet despite the frustration, Brown has earned the praise of Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage, who has been impressed with... Read more

Reading's Quinn stays positive after suffering quad injury

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 5:58 PM
READING – Roman Quinn’s strong season at Reading is now temporarily on hold, but the fleet centerfielder is looking on the bright side. Quinn was put on the 7-day disabled list on Saturday with a left quadriceps strain that occurred in Friday’s 12-11 loss in 12 innings to visiting... Read more

Andres Blanco makes most of time on field

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 3:36 PM
Andres Blanco is averaging roughly two starts per month this season. The infielder has to make his time on the field count. And that’s what he did on Friday night when he filled in for Chase Utley at second base. Blanco snagged a pop-up in the fifth inning that ricocheted off the foot of pitcher... Read more

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
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