The Phillies have added two veterans to the Spring Training fold to see if either has anything left in the tank. The club signed infielder Ryan Flaherty and outfielder Collin Cowgill to minor league deals, each with an invite to Spring Training. Flaherty has spent his entire six year Major League career with the Baltimore […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies Sign Two Vets To NRI Deals"
Utter euphoria has descended upon the Delaware Valley, as the Philadelphia Eagles have captured the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy. Philadelphia is abuzz with excitement, as we anxiously await the parade that is set to take place down Broad Street in just a few days. With that being said, as one team’s season comes to a […]Read more "Three Phillies Spring Training storylines to watch"
After being drafted with the number one overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, Mark Appel is leaving the Phillies’ organization and stepping away from the game. Appel is the latest high draft pick to come out of the collegiate ranks who didn’t experience the big league success envisioned when the Houston Astros selected him […]Read more "Phillies’ reclamation project ends unsuccessfully"
This offseason free agency period has been, quite possibly, the strangest in recent memory. The process of free agency is to, get this, sign free agents. It’s an unbelievably simple concept, yet teams have been gun shy this winter to pull the trigger on some of the biggest names available. J.D. Martinez, Yu Darvish, and […]Read more "Three players the Phillies should still target in Free Agency"
It appears that 2017 wasn’t the farewell tour for one former All-Star reliever after all. Attempting one final comeback, Francisco Rodriguez has latched on with the Phillies on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training for one final shot at the big leagues. The man that affectionately took on the persona “K-Rod” […]Read more "Phillies Sign Six-Time All Star Reliever To Minor League Deal"
Moments ago, the hallowed halls of an old, brick building in a small town known as Cooperstown in upstate New York opened its doors to include four new members into immortality. The National Baseball Hall of Fame, based on the voting recommendations of the Baseball Writers Association of America, inducted long-time Braves’ third baseman Chipper […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Former Phillies star among four players inducted into Baseball HoF"
For the third time this offseason, a Penn State offensive assistant is packing his backs and heading to the SEC. After offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead took the head coaching job at Mississippi State, and Charles Huff followed him to Starkville a few weeks later, the Nittany Lions’ offense is losing another assistant coach. Wide receivers […]Read more "Penn State Assistant Coach Departs For Another Assistant Coaching Job"
A Phillies’ pitch won’t officially be thrown for another 36 days, but the Spring Training roster is starting to take shape midway through January. Along with the usual cast and crew of Phillies’ Major Leaguers on the 25-man roster, eight players were chosen from the farm system as non-roster invitees. These eight include five pitchers, […]Read more "All you need to know about the eight Non-Roster Invitees to Phillies 2018 Spring Training"
After Charles Huff decided to join to fellow departee Joe Moorhead to Mississippi State, the Nittany Lions were without a leader of the running back core. That void is no more, as the program announced last week the hiring of David Corley as the team’s running backs coach for 2018. The William and Mary grad […]Read more "All you need to know: Penn State hires new Running Backs Coach"
It seems the Phillies’ front office executives will not have to spend any time in court this offseason, allowing them to focus on taking the next step in this rebuild. The Phillies had the first and sole chance to sign a handful of their young players to extensions before the arbitration deadline yesterday, which the […]Read more "Phillies avoid arbitration with all eligible players"