The Phillies remain an organization looking to build depth of genuine big-league capable talent down through their minor league system.
Over the last few years, I have taken on the somber but important responsibility of saying goodbye to those former players lost to Major League Baseball over the past calendar year. According to Baseball Almanac, the game has lost 90 former players during this calendar year as of Christmas Day 2022. Hall of Fame starting … Continue reading John Sanders, Anthony Varvaro, and those baseball lost in 2022
Simmons had been the seventh-oldest living former Phillies player. There are now 16 former Phillies players age 90 and above.
How the club chooses to handle it's Rhys Hoskins problem is going to be one of the most interesting of this entire off-season.
While I don't see the Dave Dombrowski devoting big bucks to one of the bigger name, higher-priced pitchers, I do expect at least two or three free agent relievers to become prime targets for a deal at some point during this off-season.