Phillies Cyber Monday Holiday Sale

The Philadelphia Phillies offering special Cyber Monday deals, and a Holiday package including Opening Day tickets. It’s “Cyber Monday“, the biggest online shopping day of the year, and Major League Baseball is actively in on the action. At the MLB shop, fans of the Phillies and any other team can get as much as 25% off […] Phillies Cyber Monday Holiday Sale Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

November 30, 2015
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Phillies Gillick Named to HOF Committee

Former Phillies club president and GM Pat Gillick has been named to the Baseball Hall of Fame Pre-Integration Era Committee. The 16-member committee will vote on December 7th at the Winter Meetings on the ten candidates nominated by the Hall for possible selection. Making up the list of ten are a half-dozen players, three executives, […] Phillies Gillick Named to HOF Committee Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

November 28, 2015
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J.A. Happ gets $36M from the Blue Jays

View image | gettyimages.com Happ had a great stay with Pittsburgh, but the Jays are betting that those good times continue Now I know the MLB is out of touch with reality in reading this morning’s sports updates. The news across the wire is that the Blue Jay signed J.A. Happ, a Phillies ex-pitcher and now career journeyman, for $36M for three years. The last time I checked, $36 million…

November 28, 2015
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Checking out the Black Friday bargains on the free agent market

Sure, it would be fun to see the Phillies wade into the major free agent waters this winter. It’s the deepest class in memory, afterall. I’d love to see Jason Heyward patrol right in Philly for the next ten years, and Jordan Zimmerman suit up in red and white pinstripes.But the Phils are taking the wait and see approach. While that’s the wise move – avoiding albatross contracts – I…

November 27, 2015
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Crash Bag, Vol. 6: Hot Stove with Gravy

Happy Thanksgiving! This is my favorite holiday of the year. There’s no agenda other than to eat an enormous, irresponsible quantity of amazing food, do no work, and spend time with friends and family. No gifts, no praying, nothing … except an awful, murderous backstory that’s really convenient to tuck away for the sake of celebrating and giving thanks. So without further ado, let us commence the Thanksgiving Crash Bag. This…

November 26, 2015
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Ten prospects for the Phillies to look at in the Rule 5 draft

No one is guaranteed a star in the Rule 5 draft, but there are several players available this year who could make intriguing picks. While I assume the Phillies will go after pitching – that’s what Klentak has done all offseason – my list is heavy with position players because I think the team needs some guys to take on at-bats during the year, too. Plus, I’m not a fan…

November 24, 2015
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WSBGMs Rule 5 Pick – TJ Rivera

One of the perks of being the lousiest team in baseball is the privilege of picking first in the Rule 5 draft, which will take place during the Winter Meetings in December.  I was looking over some of “prospects” that were left unprotected and came across one that seems like a good gamble in the form the Mets 26th ranked prospect TJ Rivera. MLB.com scouting report – The old adage…

November 22, 2015
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Phillies add 4 to 40-man roster; Giles trade next?

PHOTO: (AP/Chris Szagola) The Phillies just made a move, opting to add the following players to the 40-man roster: Jimmy Cordero – RHP, 24; 45 G, 2.55 ERA, 64 K, 24 BB in 2015 (A+/AA) Edubray Ramos – RHP, 22; 47 G, 2.07 ERA, 65 K, 16 BB in 2015 (A+/AA) Roman Quinn – OF, 22; 58 G, .306/.356/.435, 16 XBH, 42 K, 18 BB, 29 SB in 2015 (AA)…

November 20, 2015
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Phillies protect Quinn, Cordero and Ramos from Rule-5 draft

Roman Quinn hit .306 before injuring his hamstring this season in Double-A With the deadline approaching this evening for teams to protect players from the Rule-5 draft, the Phillies have added outfielder Roman Quinn along with pitchers Jimmy Cordero and Edubray Ramos to the 40-man roster so they can not… Phillies protect Quinn, Cordero and Ramos from Rule-5 draft Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

November 20, 2015
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SQ Winter Blueprint: Philadelphia Phillies

Can they turn things around in 2016? What’s the next move for their rebuilding process? Find out in the latest SQ Winter Blueprint: an in-depth offseason outlook for the Philadelphia Phillies… 2015 Summary: The Phillies were just as bad as advertised in 2015, finishing with the worst record in Major League Baseball. The Phils went just 63-99, avoiding a 100-loss season with a win on the final day of the…

November 20, 2015
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