The Kingery Shortstop Dilemma

Last week Matt Gelb wrote about the difficulty the Phillies are facing with trying to compete and trying to develop their young players. There is no player at the center of this more than Scott Kingery. Coming into the year, Kingery didn’t look entirely major league ready. He was coming off a strong spring, butContinue reading… The Kingery Shortstop Dilemma Author: Matt Winkelman From Feed: http://crashburnalley.com/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

June 11, 2018
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In Signing Scott Kingery the Phillies Show the Complicated Process of Building a Young Core

On Sunday, the Phillies announced both that Scott Kingery would be on the opening day roster and that they had agreed to a 6 year deal with 3 options years. There is a lot going on in that statement, both for the Phillies and Scott as baseball entities, and for the two of them asContinue reading… In Signing Scott Kingery the Phillies Show the Complicated Process of Building a Young…

March 27, 2018
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Phils drop Grapefruit opener, may be in running for Arrieta

Embed from Getty ImagesScott Kingery – The Phils have high hopes for him in 2018 The Phillies did really well against their yearly match up with the local college, the University of Tampa, that is the first test of the year for this new Phillies team. This years Phillies team went onto the diamond for the first time and were able to bring away a win. Today, however was the…

February 23, 2018
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Scott Kingery and Tom Eshelman Win Paul Owens Award

The Phillies announced that a pair of IronPigs had won the Paul Owens Award for the best minor league pitcher and hitter in the system this season. The award is supposed to combine some level of performance and prospect pedigree. On the hitting side recent winners include Darin Ruf, Maikel Franco, J.P. Crawford, Andrew Knapp, Dylan Cozens, and Rhys Hoskins. On the pitching side over that time period the names…

September 7, 2017
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