Thursday, January 29, 2015

Lame Phillies Twitter chats

Friday, January 16, 2015, 8:05 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Without a good team to market, the Phillies have to create some innovative ways to keep fans interested. Thankfully, modern technology allows for more interaction than ever between the team and the fans! That's why the Phillies are hosting a series of chats, previously... Read more

Phils avoid arbitration with Brown, Revere

Friday, January 16, 2015, 3:56 PM
A little more than 2 weeks after trading away Marlon Byrd, the Phillies agreed to terms with their other two starting outfielders from the 2014 season on Friday, avoiding arbitration. Ben Revere signed a one-year, $4.1 million deal while Domonic Brown agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. All... Read more

Phillies avoid arbitration, settle with outfielders Brown and Revere

Friday, January 16, 2015, 3:49 PM
The Phillies as expected avoided arbitration and settled Friday with outfielders Domonic Brown and Ben Revere. Both players agreed to one-year contracts. Brown, 27, wil make $2.5 million this season. Revere, 26, signed for $4.1 million. For either players, the contract signifies a raise. Revere... Read more

Phillies add outfielder Jordan Danks

Friday, January 16, 2015, 3:21 PM
The Phillies on Friday claimed outfielder Jordan Danks off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. Danks, 28, will compete for a roster spot in spring training. Danks' athleticism and defense attracted the Phillies, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said in a statement released by the club. Although primarily... Read more

#OnDeck: Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada remains jewel of international signing pool

Friday, January 16, 2015, 8:34 AM
A 19-year-old, five-tool prospect who can play almost any position and is touted by almost every international scout who sees him would improve most teams. Which is probably why when Yoan Moncada held a showcase in Guatemala this past November, the Phillies and every other major-league team sent at... Read more

Phillies to see largest drop in payroll in all of baseball

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 3:16 PM
The last year the Phillies' team payroll was below $100,000,000, they won a World Series. But ever since 2009, when the blossoming, NL-favorite Phillies were the team to beat, the payroll has leapt upward, except from 2012-13, when it dipped a bit before ballooning again to previously unseen heights... Read more

#OnDeck: Phillies' prospect Quinn 'felt great' in outfield during fall league

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 7:51 AM
Roman Quinn played centerfield at Port St. Joe High School, but it wasn’t until last summer - upon top prospect J.P. Crawford’s promotion to high A Clearwater - when Quinn shifted from shortstop back to the outfield. This season, Quinn’s first full year as a professional centerfielder... Read more

The case for Ryan Howard on the Opening Day roster

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 7:38 PM
With a little over a month remaining until the first full squad workout at Bright House Field, it is looking increasingly likely that Ryan Howard will be a participant. That's because they have little to gain and nothing to lose by holding on to him for the first couple months of the season. First... Read more

#OnDeck: Hot-hitting Franco impressing in winter league playoffs

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 7:41 AM
Maikel Franco will arrive in Clearwater next month on the heels of a great offensive performance in the Dominican Winter League playoffs. In 12 games of the league's ongoing postseason, the touted Phillies’ third base prospect is hitting .348 with a .941 OPS. Two home runs, three doubles and... Read more

Report: After failed physical with Phillies, Wandy Rodriguez signs with Braves

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 2:46 PM
The Phillies were reportedly set to sign Wandy Rodriguez to a minor league contract, but after the veteran lefthander failed his physical, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Rodriguez inked a similar deal with the Atlanta Braves. Rodriguez, who turns 36 later this month, has pitched 10... Read more
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