Phillies 2016 Promotions and Giveaways

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced special promotions and giveaway items for the 2016 season. With the scheduled opponents, dates, and times already released earlier in the off-season, the Phils began to fill-in the rest of their schedule with the always highly anticipated list of giveaways and special promotions for the upcoming season. One highlight will be […] Phillies 2016 Promotions and Giveaways Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

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Phillies Deal for Taylor Featherston: Why?

The Philadelphia Phillies added more depth to their infield options in a minor trade with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Coming to the Phils is 26-year old infielder Taylor Featherston, who filled a utility infielder role with the Halos during his rookie season in Major League Baseball a year ago. During that 2015 campaign, […] Phillies Deal for Taylor Featherston: Why? Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

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Who Are You Series Wrap-Up

For the past six weeks, we’ve been looking in depth at new members of the Phillies roster. In case you missed any of the profiles, here are handy links to all six of them: OF – Peter Bourjos (link)SP – Jeremy Hellickson (link)SP – Charlie Morton (link)SP/RP – Brett Oberholtzer (link)SP/RP – Vincent Velasquez (link)RP – David Hernandez (link) Before tying a bow on this series, I will run down…

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Phils heading south for Spring Training

From thousands of baseballs to 1 hot dog gun, check out @Phillies Clearwater packing list: https://t.co/q3yPzNdZWJ pic.twitter.com/29AsNHdobQ — NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) February 12, 2016 A lot of warm fuzzy feelings that the Phillies truck is packed and heading South for the start of Spring Training. Just what goes into that huge truck anyway? Well just about everything you could imagine for the Phils to be able to play baseball. Phils…

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Who Are You: Brett Oberholtzer

This is part of an ongoing series profiling new members of the 2016 Phillies roster. Previous installments: Jeremy HellicksonPeter BourjosCharlie MortonVincent VelasquezDavid Hernandez Brett Oberholtzer – LHPBorn: 7/1/89 — entering age 26 seasonHeight: 6’1″, Weight: 225 lb.2015 MLB: 38.1 IP, 4.46 ERA, 15.8 K%, 9.9 BB%, 91 ERA+2015 AAA:  70.0 IP, 3.86 ERA, 17.9 K%, 4.1 BB%MLB Career: 253.2 IP, 3.94 ERA, 15.3 K%, 5.3 BB%, 100 ERA+Contract Status: pre-arb;…

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Phillies Acquire Taylor Featherston From Angels

UPDATE (2:56 PM): The Phillies designated Bobby LaFromboise for assignment in order to make room for Featherston on the 40-man roster. The Phillies claimed LaFromboise, a left-handed reliever, two weeks ago off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. In case you need a reminder that not all Rule 5 selections turn out like Odubel Herrera, look no further than new Phillie Taylor Featherston. Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reported…

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Phillies Alum Darren Daulton Making a Difference

A Philadelphia Phillies icon remains active in the community through his charitable foundation. In 1993, the Phillies astounded the baseball world with their magical worst-to-first season. That squad, nicknamed ‘Macho Row’, had a clear leader in team captain Darren Daulton. Known affectionately as ‘Dutch’, the left-handed hitting catcher would play in parts of 14 seasons […] Phillies Alum Darren Daulton Making a Difference Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

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2016 Preview: Cesar Hernandez

As we move toward the 2016 season, let us take a look at each player on the roster and what a reasonably successful season would look like. We started with Aaron Nola. Our most recent entry was Ryan Howard. Name: Cesar Hernandez Position: 2BAge: 26 in MayBat/Throw:  Both/RightNumber: 16Experience: 227 games What we saw in 2015 For the first time in his career, Cesar Hernandez got a lot of playing…

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If #34 Could Talk: A Retrospective

Two things happened in the immediate aftermath of Brad Lidge striking out Eric Hinske on that magical October night in 2008: 1) Philadelphia sports fans all across the Delaware Valley, country, and world called the most important fellow Philadelphia sports fan in their lives (seriously, we still used phones to actually talk to other human beings way back in 2008) and 2) A collection of the select few men in…

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Phillies to Once Again Honor Local Teachers

The Philadelphia Phillies will once again take an evening to celebrate the importance of teachers this coming season. On Friday, May 13th, 2016 during a game against the Cincinnati Reds, the Phils will honor 10 local teachers at Citizens Bank Park on Teacher Appreciation Night. This will be the 16th annual celebration of the educational […] Phillies to Once Again Honor Local Teachers Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

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