Phillies Pitcher Zach Elfin “Pain Free” After Throwing Again

Phillies pitcher Zach Eflin’s 2016 season was cut short by injury, but he seems to be back on track for the start of 2017. When Phillies pitchers Aaron Nola and Zach Elfin both underwent season-ending surgeries, their readiness for 2017 was up in the air. Nola completed a throwing program without any complications, but there had […] Phillies Pitcher Zach Elfin “Pain Free” After Throwing Again – That Balls Outta Here…

November 30, 2016
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Phillies Rumors: Team Hires Former Twins GM As Scout

In an unexpected announcement, the Phillies broke news Wednesday that they’ve hired former Minnesota Twins GM Terry Ryan. The Phillies announced they’ve hired longtime Twins GM Terry Ryan to a “special assignment scout” position with the team. Ryan spent 31 years with the Twins, including 2 different stints as the clubs GM. Also, Ryan was […] Phillies Rumors: Team Hires Former Twins GM As Scout – That Balls Outta Here…

November 30, 2016
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2016 Phillies Report Card: Peter Bourjos

These report card grades we’ve been giving out are not meted on an absolute scale. If that were the case, the best players would get A’s and a player like Peter Bourjos, who just hit 21% worse than league average as a right fielder, would earn a failing grade. But like all baseball evaluation, these grades are given on a relative scale, based on expectation. If you’ve followed Peter Bourjos…

November 30, 2016
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Phillies: Four Players Matt Klentak Can Sell High On This Offseason

It’s the golden rule of stock trading. Buy low, sell high. Same with trades in baseball, and the Phillies should follow that mindset. Last Hot Stove season, Phillies GM Matt Klentak sold high on the best arm in the system — Ken Giles — yielding a bounty that included Vincent Velasquez. With a round of GM meetings set for […] Phillies: Four Players Matt Klentak Can Sell High On This Offseason – That Balls…

November 30, 2016
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Phillies Rumors: Club In Talks For Veteran Ellis To Return

After a strong showing down the stretch of the reason, the Phillies reportedly would like for veteran backstop A.J Ellis to return in 2017. According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Phillies and 35-year-old free agent catcher A.J Ellis have mutual interest in a return for the 2017 season. Ellis, mostly known for his feel for […] Phillies Rumors: Club In Talks For Veteran Ellis To Return – That Balls Outta…

November 29, 2016
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Phillies, John Kruk Negotiating Broadcast Contract

Matt Stars’ transition from the booth to the dugout could result in another former Phillies slugger joining the television broadcast team After mutually agreeing to leave ESPN at the end of the season, John Kruk has been rumored to be a candidate for the Phillies broadcast team. A fan favorite both on the field and […] Phillies, John Kruk Negotiating Broadcast Contract – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls…

November 29, 2016
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2016 Phillies Report Card: Tyler Goeddel

Tyler Goeddel was at a bit of a disadvantage in 2016. The 23-year old outfielder was plucked from the Tampa Bay Rays’ farm system as the first pick in the Rule 5 draft. The 2011 first round pick rose through the Rays system as a third baseman, but was converted to the outfield in 2015. His strong arm made him a fit for right field. Throughout the Minors, Goeddel had…

November 29, 2016
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2016 Phillies Report Card: Cody Asche

Cody Asche, as most Phillies’ fans are aware, was the team’s 4th round pick in the 2011 draft, and one of the team’s top prospects in the nascent stages of the organization’s rebuilding effort. Asche rose quickly through the Minor Leagues, succeeding at several levels and emerging as the team’s everyday third baseman in 2013, only two full seasons removed from his professional debut. He assumed everyday duties again in 2014, but was…

November 29, 2016
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New Phillies Talk Podcast edition: Cyber Monday Phillies Musings

It’s time for another edition of Phillies Talk Podcast, talking about the latest news surrounding the Phillies baseball team on the longest running independent show that talks Phils baseball. Join Rich Baxter on this edition as the subjects are:Cyber Monday deals for Phillies gearHot Stove Phillies TalkPhillies Home Run records in each month as a team and high for player in that monthall of this and more!Stay tuned for the new…

November 28, 2016
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Phillies Extend Contract of Radio Voice Scott Franzke

Phillies radio broadcaster Scott Franzke will remain with the team for another five seasons, as has quickly become the new voice of Phillies baseball While the Phillies television broadcast team and the team on the field has been in flux for the past couple of seasons, one team remains the same. Radio play-by-play Scott Franzke […] Phillies Extend Contract of Radio Voice Scott Franzke – That Balls Outta Here –…

November 28, 2016
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