Phillies’ Joe Girardi Praises Didi Gregorius, Zack Wheeler

Phillies manager Joe Girardi is bullish on fellow former New York major leaguers and recent free-agent signings, Didi Gregorius and Zack Wheeler. Infielder Didi Gregorius: one year, $14 million. Right-handed starting pitcher Zack Wheeler: five years, $118 million. Two former New York major league stars, both now members of the Philadelphia Phillies under another fellow […] Phillies’ Joe Girardi Praises Didi Gregorius, Zack Wheeler – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 14, 2019
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Phillies’ Joe Girardi ‘Personally Frustrated’ with New Rule

Phillies manager Joe Girardi is not a fan of the new rule for relief pitchers, requiring them to either finish the inning or face at least three batters. As part of the winter meetings, Major League Baseball announced several changes for the 2020 season. Among them, injured list stints for pitchers increasing from a minimum […] Phillies’ Joe Girardi ‘Personally Frustrated’ with New Rule – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 14, 2019
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Phillies Sign Outfielder Matt Szczur to Minor-League Deal

The Phillies have signed a South Jersey native, Villanova University alumnus, and former teammate of trade target 3B Kris Bryant to a minor-league deal. As one former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher from South Jersey recently joined Gabe Kapler‘s coaching staff in San Francisco, another from the Garden State signed with the team on Friday: outfielder Matt Szczur. […] Phillies Sign Outfielder Matt Szczur to Minor-League Deal – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 13, 2019
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Phillies Re-Sign INF Phil Gosselin to Minor-League Deal

On the last day of the Winter Meetings, West Chester native INF Phil Gosselin has re-signed with the Phillies on a minor-league deal with a spring invite. The Phillies have made a signing on the last day of the Winter Meetings in San Diego. On Thursday, they re-signed seven-year veteran infielder Phil Gosselin to a minor-league […] Phillies Re-Sign INF Phil Gosselin to Minor-League Deal – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 12, 2019
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Phillies Select INF Vimael Machin, Lose None in Rule 5 Draft

The Phillies have selected utility infielder Vimael Machin from the Cubs in the 2019 Rule 5 Draft; they lost no players in the Major League portion. Each year on the last day of the Winter Meetings, Major League Baseball holds a Rule 5 Draft. On Thursday, the Phillies selected utility infielder Vimael Machin from the Chicago […] Phillies Select INF Vimael Machin, Lose None in Rule 5 Draft – That Balls…

December 12, 2019
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