The Philadelphia Phillies are promoting outfield prospect Nick Williams for his first big league opportunity this weekend.The promotion for Williams comes as a direct response to left fielder Howie Kendrick being placed on the Disabled List. The hamstring injury disables the nearly 34-year old for a second time already this season. Kendrick previously was out of the lineup from mid-April … Continue reading Nick Williams promoted to big leagues by Phillies
Phillies DFA Gomez, Saunders as placeholder purge begins
Jeanmar Gomez was DFA'd today by the PhilliesA quick scan of the current 2017 standings reveals that the Philadelphia Phillies are the worst team in Major League Baseball.The 22-46 record that the club has produced is no fluke. The Phillies are 29th in runs scored, 28th in OPS, 24th in steals. The lineup produces little consistent power or speed, and … Continue reading Phillies DFA Gomez, Saunders as placeholder purge begins
Phillies 2017: Who leads in the clubhouse?
It’s a question that, for a few years now, has had no legitimate answer: who is the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse leader? Or which players comprise the leadership group?Past generations would have answered that question with names such as Pete Rose, Larry Bowa, Darren Daulton, and Jimmy Rollins. Players who excelled on the field. Players who were willing to stand up … Continue reading Phillies 2017: Who leads in the clubhouse?
Phillies 2017 corner outfield: Talented kids vs mediocre veterans
The Philadelphia Phillies opened spring training this week to begin what should prove to be an extremely interesting 2017 season.The team has suffered through five consecutive non-winning seasons on the field. The front office has now completely turned over the roster of players from their previous winning era.It is clear to every true Phillies fan, as well … Continue reading Phillies 2017 corner outfield: Talented kids vs mediocre veterans
Phillies Gain Little in Signing Michael Saunders
The Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly in agreement with free agent outfielder Michael Saunders on a contract for 2017. The deal is rumored to be for one year, with an option that may be the player’s to exercise.There have been rumors all off-season that the Fightin’ Phils were looking to add another bat to their lineup. Just last … Continue reading Phillies Gain Little in Signing Michael Saunders