Phillies Grade the Trade: Ruben Amaro’s Top Five Trades

5. Papel-gone The Jonathan Papelbon trade is arguably the most under-rated move of the Ruben Amaro Jr. regime. RAJ was somehow able to move Papelbon despite his questionable character and declining talents. Minor league pitcher Nick Pivetta came over to Philadelphia in the deal, and has become one of the Phillies best pitching prospects. Pivetta […] Phillies Grade the Trade: Ruben Amaro’s Top Five Trades – That Balls Outta Here…

October 31, 2016
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Phillies Prospect Scott Kingery Named to Fall League All-Star Game

Despite struggling in the Arizona Fall League so far, Phillies prospect Scott Kingery was named to the Fall Star Game, the AFL’s All-Star Game. Each Arizona Fall League team has 17 games under their belt so far with 15 more left to be completed. With the season more than halfway over, MLB released the rosters […] Phillies Prospect Scott Kingery Named to Fall League All-Star Game – That Balls Outta…

October 31, 2016
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Phillies: 5 Philadelphia Prospects Expected To Debut In 2017

The Phillies rebuild is hitting a boiling point, and were more than likely getting an overflow of fresh faces in Philadelphia this season. The Phillies are more than likely going to add some quality veterans this offseason to help balance a very young team – but that doesn’t mean we wont be seeing the arrival of […] Phillies: 5 Philadelphia Prospects Expected To Debut In 2017 – That Balls Outta Here…

October 30, 2016
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Phillies Pitchers Aaron Nola and Mark Appel Progressing in Recovery

Numerous Phillies pitchers fell to injury in 2016, but both Mark Appel and Aaron Nola are progressing back from their respective injuries in Clearwater. There’s no such thing of having too much pitching depth, as the Phillies showed this year. Nearly every starter in the rotation fell victim to the injury bug at some point […] Phillies Pitchers Aaron Nola and Mark Appel Progressing in Recovery – That Balls Outta…

October 30, 2016
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October 29 should be a holiday in the Philadelphia area

Embed from Getty Images The stadium went wild after the 2008 Phillies World Series victory The Phillies won the World Series back in 2008 on this day, October 29. Maybe we should petition this day to become a holiday in the Philly area. The time when area baseball fans were so filled with joy, it was hard to measure. Phillies fever swept the area and made fans out of people…

October 29, 2016
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Predicting the Phillies Offseason

While the Philadelphia Phillies only managed to win 71 games during the 2016 season, fans have to be encouraged by the team’s performance. The team maintained a .500 winning percentage for most of the season before a poor second half derailed their season. This decline can be attributed to injuries and young players getting tired after a long season. The Phillies still have to be happy with the way most…

October 29, 2016
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The 40-Man Roster Crunch: The Lost

If you’re just joining us, I’ve been spending this week working through the Phillies’ 40-Man roster crunch, and taking a look at which prospects may be added in advance of the Rule 5 protection deadline. On Monday, I cleared some space on the current roster and found what might be up to ten spots available for Rule 5 eligible prospects. On Tuesday, I looked at the players who are basically locks…

October 28, 2016
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Phillies: Freddy Galvis and Odubel Herrera Named Gold Glove Finalists

Two young Phillies have been named finalists for a Rawlings Gold Glove at their respective positions Freddy Galvis and Odubel Herrera have amazed Phillies fans all season with their acrobatic style of play. With leaps, throws, dives, and catches, the two young catalysts are being recognized on a national scale. Phillies insider Jim Salisbury reports […] Phillies: Freddy Galvis and Odubel Herrera Named Gold Glove Finalists – That Balls Outta…

October 27, 2016
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Should The Phillies Target Andrew McCutchen?

Reports suggest the Pirates could be willing to move on from the face of their franchise. Should the Phillies call? Would it make sense? With Hot-Stove season gearing up, Phillies fans should expect some activity from their club this offseason. Rumors are some of the most exhausting, yet entertaining things to digest. This offseason will […] Should The Phillies Target Andrew McCutchen? – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls…

October 27, 2016
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The 40-Man Roster Crunch: The Likely

This week, I’ve been spending some time examining the Phillies’ impending roster crunch. On Monday, I looked at the current roster to see how many spots the team is working with. Having determined that there may be up to ten open spots on the 40 man roster, on Tuesday I continued on to those who are basically guaranteed to be added In advance of the deadline. After all of that, we…

October 27, 2016
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