Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ruben Amaro Jr. shows why change is needed

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 1:39 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge I hope Ruben Amaro Jr. was able to get the taste of shoe leather out of his mouth. The embattled Phillies general manager sucked down a mouthful last week, after his answer to a fairly innocuous question from CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury blew up in his face... Read more

Reading's Roman Quinn adjusting well to double-A

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 10:04 AM
READING -- Roman Quinn has had a lot of adjustments to make in his minor league career, but so far he has adapted well during his first season in Double A for Reading. The Phillies converted Quinn to a switch-hitter after selecting him in the second round of the 2011 draft from Port St. Joe High in... Read more

Phillies promote J.P. Crawford to Reading

Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:33 PM
The Phillies late Friday announced they promoted their top prospect, shortstop J.P. Crawford, from high-A Clearwater to double-A Reading. Crawford, 20, hit .392 in 20 games this season with Clearwater. He scored 14 runs, drove in eight others, walked 14 times and struck out just nine times. He missed... Read more

Crawford promoted to Double-A

Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:40 PM
It might be a good time to take a day trip to Baseballtown. Following the Phillies 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night, when the major leaguers were getting no-hit with one out in the eighth inning, the team announced that their top propsect is headed to Double-A Reading. Shortstop J... Read more

Grady Sizemore designated for assignment

Friday, May 29, 2015, 2:37 PM
Manager Ryne Sandberg said it would be great if Grady Sizemore elected to stay with the organization if the outfielder clears waivers after being designated for assignment on Friday morning, making room for Cody Asche. "He's a great guy, a baseball player. Good to have around," Sandberg said. "That'd... Read more

Cody Asche rejoins Phillies

Friday, May 29, 2015, 11:51 AM
Cody Asche said he was bitter for a few days earlier this month after the Phillies sent him to triple-A Lehigh Valley. He said he was bitter about being sent down. And Asche was bitter about changing positions. Asche said it was "human nature" to feel like that. The Phillies sent the third baseman... Read more

Ben Revere increasing number of extra-base hits

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 11:54 AM
NEW YORK - Ben Revere went into the offseason believing he could turn at least a few of his 162 singles from last season into extra-base hits. A shade more than a quarter of the way into the season, the Phillies outfielder has done just that. Revere's two-run triple in a 4-3, 10-inning loss to the... Read more

Ryan Howard extends K record

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 2:30 AM
Ryan Howard notched his 27th career game of four or more strikeouts Tuesday in New York. According to the database at baseball-reference.com (which allows us to search back to 1914), that is not only the most in baseball over those 101-plus seasons, but it is more than any other two Phillies have... Read more

A Philadelphia Athletics player who died at war

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 10:16 AM
In today's video commentary, Mike remembers Philadelphia native Harry O'Neill, who played one inning for the Philadelphia Athletics before dying in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Read more

Ruben Amaro rips Phillies fans for complaining too much

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 9:08 AM
UPDATE: Ruben Amaro Jr. went on the 94WIP Morning Show on Tuesday morning to clarify his remarks. Amaro insisted he "didn't say they don’t understand. Some fans don’t understand it’s not all Philadelphia fans." Glad that was cleared up. Here's the full interview from 94WIP: From... Read more
About this blog
This is your home for analysis, news and more about the Philadelphia Phillies and MLB from Philly.com, the Inquirer, and the Daily News.

Read more:
Daily News: High Cheese
Inquirer: The Phillies Zone

Get complete coverage of the countdown to the start of the season in our #OnDeck section.

Phillies MLB
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter