Franco will make $2.95 million in 2018. Garcia will receive $1.2 million.
Unless the Phillies sign a starter before spring training, there will be five young pitchers competing for the final rotation spot. Eshelman, who won the Paul Owens Award last season, is certainly in the mix.
The Phillies' plan for contention in 2019 and beyond would benefit from another mid-rotation arm or two emerging within the farm system. Reading is a prime place for that.
It's not as easy as you might think.
Rupp could be one of the team's two catchers on opening day. Or he could be with triple-A Lehigh Valley because he has a minor-league option remaining.
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Kevin Frandsen, Kevin Jordan and Kevin Stocker were announced Monday as radio broadcasters. They will split the road schedule next season, with Larry Andersen reduced to home games.
The success of the Phillies rebuild will likely hinge on the team's ability to develop starting pitchers. Jose Taveras and Franklyn Kilome are among those worth watching.
Many in the Philadelphia region were happy to see Thursday's "bomb cyclone" finally make its way through the area. But few were probably as happy as Mike Trout's wife.
Few of the signings are likely to make the team. One, Will MIddlebrooks, won a World Series with the Boston Red Sox in 2013.
Rhys Hoskins did not know much about Gabe Kapler before meeting him last month. Hoskins said he left impressed.
We take a look back at the best and most interesting work we've produced over the past 12 months. Enjoy.
Recalling Rhys Hoskins, Carson Wentz, Joel Embiid, and everyone from the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers in between. Also saluting those we lost, including Roy Halladay and Darren Daulton.