Phillies 2015 Draft Wrap-Up With ESPN’s Eric Longenhagen

As the dust was settling from last week’s draft, I asked our old pal Eric Longenhagen from ESPN to do an email Q&A on the Phillies draft, which he and I conducted over the last week or so. I’m posting most of what was discussed below, with some notes about after-the-fact facts peppered in to Eric’s comments in italics for clarity. Big thanks to Eric, and if you missed his…

June 19, 2015
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Cord Sandberg: Shiny New Thing/Fast Car/Lion/Rose

Sometimes, when you’re looking at a shiny new thing, the “thing” blinds you for a little bit. Because of the shininess. – Soon-To-Be-Popular Modern Saying Cord Sandberg is like a 2013 Roadster. He’s maybe lost some of that “new car smell” from a summer spinning his tires around the Gulf Coast of Florida, but his engine still alternately purrs like a kitten and roars like a lion. He’s currently sitting…

June 26, 2014
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2014 Nationals Q&A with Harper Gordek

This week, we’ll be previewing the Phillies’ NL East opponents for the 2014 season with a brief Q&A session with various team bloggers. Harper Gordek runs the blog Nationals Baseball, which is a fellow member of ESPN’s Sweet Spot blog network. He was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few Nationals-related questions to help preview the upcoming season in the NL East. Give him…

March 20, 2014
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2014 Mets Q&A with Toby Hyde

This week, we’ll be previewing the Phillies’ NL East opponents for the 2014 season with a brief Q&A session with various team bloggers. Toby Hyde is a contributor to SNY.tv‘s Mets Minor League Blog.  He was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few Mets-related questions to help preview the upcoming season in the NL East. Give him a follow on Twitter @TobyHyde. 1. The Mets…

March 19, 2014
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2014 Marlins Q&A with Michael Jong

This week, we’ll be previewing the Phillies’ NL East opponents for the 2014 season with a brief Q&A session with various team bloggers. Michael Jong is a contributor to SB Nation’s Marlins blog Fish Stripes.  He was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few Marlins-related questions to help preview the upcoming season in the NL East. Give him a follow on Twitter @MRJManiac. 1. The…

March 18, 2014
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2014 Braves Q&A with Franklin Rabon

This week, we’ll be previewing the Phillies’ NL East opponents for the 2014 season with a brief Q&A session with various team bloggers. Franklin Rabon is a contributor to SB Nation’s Braves blog Talking Chop. He was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few Braves-related questions to help preview the upcoming season in the NL East. Give him a follow on Twitter @fjrabon….

March 17, 2014
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Phillies Prospect Conversations: Keith Law (ESPN)

Two and a half weeks ago I was fortunate enough to spend most of my Saturday with Keith Law as I took in that afternoon’s tilt between East Carolina and Virginia. We sat basking in the glow of the first vibrant sun either of us had seen in months, wearing the same clothes we had the day before (at least I was), drinking up every ounce of pleasing stimuli omitted…

March 11, 2014
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Phillies Prospect Conversations: Josh Norris (Baseball America)

Better than anyone, Baseball America has been providing comprehensive coverage of all levels of America’s Pastime for over three decades. Whether you’re a subscriber to their website, magazine or purchase the annual Prospect Handbook (which you can find here) you’re going to get well written, informative, dynamic content. I visit their site on a daily basis and encourage you to do the same. The July 2 coverage is second to…

February 27, 2014
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