Kendrick might not be a Phillie for long, though.
"How do you ever know when you're actually ready?" he said.
Pedro Florimon homered twice for Lehigh Valley
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Crawford, since returning June 20 from the disabled list, is starting to look like the prospect who scorched through the lower levels of the minors.
There might not be another Cole Hamels en route to Citizens Bank Park, but there are some good lefthanded arms pushing their way to the majors.
Mike Schmidt and Maikel Franco has similar offensive numbers at similar stages early in their careers, and, as the trade deadline approaches, Franco is showing signs of surging as Schmidt did.
Opponents have hit .226 with a .384 slugging percentage against his fastball. The quality, not just the speed, has risen.
Scott Kingery and Dylan Cozens have RBI singles in the ninth.
Nick Williams tripled twice, and the Phils' hit total was their highest in a game since June 2013.
Altherr suffered a "mild-to-moderate" strain of his hamstring. He will miss three or four weeks.
He would seem like a natural heir to his famous father, but Todd Kalas didn't get that chance.
Here is a roundup of the Phillies' minor league teams Tuesday.
Vince Velasquez threw nine pitches in the sixth inning to record three tough outs. He completed six solid innings in his first start since May 30.
At the end of 2014, when the Phillies finally conceded their need to rebuild, many of the Yankees' new stars were already in their system.