With three of the highest anticipated prospects starting the 2019-20 season in the AHL, fans thought for sure that the Lehigh Valley Phantoms had a stamped one-way ticket to the Calder Cup Finals. Joel Farabee, Morgan Frost, and Philippe Myers are three guys that would lend a huge hand in pushing the team deep into […]Read more "From the Glass: Moving Forward With the Season"
When it comes to the Rule 5 Draft, the Phillies have had solid levels of success. In December 2004, the Phillies selected Shane Victorino from the Dodgers organization in the Rule 5 Draft. Victorino would go on to become the most accomplished position player to ever come from Hawaii. He went to 2 All-Star Games, […]Read more "The ultimate Phillies Guide to the Rule 5 Draft"
With all the talk on social media regarding the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, there is one name that captures the interest of fans more than others: Morgan Frost. So far, fans are experiencing a lot of, “ask and you shall receive,” as call ups have been made for the most requested Joel Farabee (Winger), Phillipe Myers […]Read more "From the Glass: Morgan Frost"
A rocky past couple of games forced the Flyers to make much anticipated moves in calling up a few aces from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. After a crushing losses to the New York Islanders (5 – 3) and the Pittsburgh Penguins (7 – 1), the Flyers brass has clearly felt the frustration shared by the […]Read more "Rubtsov, Myers, & Twarynski up, Morin & Vorobyev sent down"
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Going into the Arizona Fall League season, the largest Phillies talking points were Alec Bohm and Spencer Howard. To their credit, they are both finding a lot of success with the Scottsdale Scorpions. Alec Bohm is currently 2nd in batting average on the team behind Giants’ top prospect Joey Bart (who is hitting .400). He […]Read more "Could Connor Seabold be the Phillies’ next breakout prospect?"
The Flyers are in the midst of a youth infused season. Finally, we are seeing some of the hidden talents that have been stockpiled in various leagues throughout the world trickling into the big club. Of course, young players will make their fair share of mistakes; however, should they learn from them and continue to […]Read more "For Flyers Young Prospect Morgan Frost “D-Day” Has Come"
MLB.com has updated its list of MLB’s top 100 prospects. The list featured 3 Phillies players, including 2 debutants. Falling off the list was Adonis Medina. Despite a decreased home run rate, Medina’s stats all regressed. His ERA increased from 4.12 to 4.94. His strikeouts fell from 9.9K to 7.0K/9. He allowed more baserunners in […]Read more "Three Phillies prospects make updated MLB top 100 list"
We’ve all seen Maikel Franco’s struggles and yesterday afternoon, the Phillies announced a couple of rather surprising roster transactions: The headline here, of course, is third baseman Maikel Franco being demoted to Triple-AAA after spending six consecutive seasons in the senior circuit. Franco has been apart of the Phils big league roster since he was […]Read more "The Maikel Franco third base era is over, but what does that mean for the Phillies?"
The Phillies have lost another player to injury. On Tuesday night, Jay Bruce came out of the game mid-at bat against the Dodger’s Walker Buehler. After a checked swing, Bruce reached for his side. After a quick test swing, he reached for his side again and realized he had to come out of the game. […]Read more "Who will the Phillies turn to with Jay Bruce injured?"