Phillies lefty pitching prospect Cole Irvin appears ready for his shot

We’re now less than three weeks before Phillies pitchers and catchers are due to report for the start of spring training in Clearwater, Florida. Most of Phillies Nation is waiting, now impatiently, for the sudden lightning bolt of an announcement on the Bryce Harper and Manny Machado free agent situations. However, many sources have reported that the club is … Continue reading Phillies lefty pitching prospect Cole Irvin appears ready for his shot

Cole Irvin named as Lehigh Valley IronPigs POY

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have been the Triple-A minor league affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies since the 2007 season. But the franchise has a long and winding history. Founded in 1993 as the Ottawa Lynx in Canada, they were an affiliate of the old Montreal Expos for their first decade of existence. The Baltimore Orioles then took control of … Continue reading Cole Irvin named as Lehigh Valley IronPigs POY

Phillies bring Hector Neris back to their bullpen mix

Former closer Neris returns to the Phillies bullpen mixThe Philadelphia Phillies made an interesting roster move on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their two-game series with the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park.Hector Neris, who began the season as the Phillies closer, was recalled from the AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Sent down was infielder J.P. … Continue reading Phillies bring Hector Neris back to their bullpen mix

Phillies acquire all-star catcher Wilson Ramos at the non-waiver trade deadline

Ramos was voted he AL All-Star starting catcher this yearAs the 2018 MLB trade deadline was approaching on Tuesday afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies finalized a deal to acquire nine-year veteran catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays.Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports first broke the news early on Tuesday afternoon via Twitter that club was “deep into … Continue reading Phillies acquire all-star catcher Wilson Ramos at the non-waiver trade deadline

Phillies to send rookie Enyel De Los Santos to mound on Tuesday night

Rookie Enyel De Los Santos take mound Tuesday nightThanks to a congested schedule leading up to the MLB All-Star break, the Phillies had some tough organizational decisions to make and questions to answer regarding their starting pitching rotation.The club chose to answer those questions by giving yesterday’s start to Drew Anderson and tomorrow’s start to Enyel De Los … Continue reading Phillies to send rookie Enyel De Los Santos to mound on Tuesday night