2017 Phillies Spotlight Pitcher: Vince Velasquez

The Philadelphia Phillies spent roughly six weeks down in Florida for spring training this year. And for a second straight spring, Vince Velasquez demonstrated power pitching in the Grapefruit League.Last year, Velasquez was competing to become the team’s 5th starter. He pitched so well that awarding him that role right out of 2016 spring training was an easy … Continue reading 2017 Phillies Spotlight Pitcher: Vince Velasquez

Philadelphia Phillies 2016 grade: Coaching staff

In 2015 the Philadelphia Phillies were the worst team in Major League Baseball, finishing at the bottom of not just the NL East or the National League, but all of MLB with a 63-99 record.That finish was the worst for the organization in 43 years. It came on the heels of back-to-back 73-89 seasons.So entering … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies 2016 grade: Coaching staff

Phillies coaches return for 2015

Pitching coach Bob McClure and all other coaches returnThe Philadelphia Phillies announced today that all coaches would return for the 2015 season, as reported first by MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki.Zolecki: “The team said today each coach is signed through next season. The Phillies announced late last month that they had invited every coach to return following … Continue reading Phillies coaches return for 2015