Cameron Perkins struggles during first week of MLB career

Cameron Perkins has struggled early in his major league career with the Phillies The Phillies looked to add a veteran presence and extra power in the outfield with the signing of Michael Saunders. Unfortunately, this turned out to be a huge mistake for the Phillies, as Saunders hit just .200 with six home runs and […] Cameron Perkins struggles during first week of MLB career – That Balls Outta Here…

June 30, 2017
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No. 4 prospect Nick Williams promoted to Phillies, starting in left field – Allentown Morning Call (blog)

Allentown Morning Call (blog) No. 4 prospect Nick Williams promoted to Phillies, starting in left fieldAllentown Morning Call (blog)As MLB.com Todd Zolecki notes, Williams’ stay with Philadelphia could be temporary this time around. This year with Triple-A Lehigh Valley Williams hit .280 with 16 doubles, two triples and 15 home runs in 78 games. Williams joined the organization at …The improvements that led the Phillies to call up Nick WilliamsComcast…

June 30, 2017
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Phillies Calling Up Nick Williams

In addition to just being bad, the Phillies have been unlucky this year. Due to uncertainty over the CBA, they protected 11 players from the Rule 5 draft. This move severely depleted the Phillies fungible call up depth, as well as giving them almost no flexibility in making call ups over the course of the season. Injuries to Vince Velasquez, Jerad Eickhoff, Clay Buchholz, and Cesar Hernandez along with ineffective…

June 30, 2017
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Philadelphia rolls into New York looking to build on two-game streak

June 30, 2017

Fresh off sweeping a two-game set in Seattle, the Philadelphia Phillies roll into New York to open a three-game set tonight with the Mets at Citi Field. The Phillies enter Friday with the worst record in baseball (23-50) and are trying to secure only their third winning streak longer than two games this season. “The guys are tired of losing,” Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said following Wednesday’s win. “We’ve been…

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Phillies prospects Rhys Hoskins, Scott Kingery named to Futures Game

Scott Kingery and Rhys Hoskins will represent the Phillies at the Futures Game during the All-Star Game festivities in Miami. Friday the rosters for the MLB Futures Game were announced. While there are no Phillies prospects on the World roster, two will represent the team on the U.S. side. First baseman Rhys Hoskins and second […] Phillies prospects Rhys Hoskins, Scott Kingery named to Futures Game – That Balls Outta…

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Minor League Report: #1 pick moving to Williamsport, AAA All-Stars

June 30, 2017

Adam Haseley (MiLB.com) Transactions Williamsport: CF Adam Haseley, added from Gulf Coast League Phillies. In 3 games there, he hit .583 (7–12), 3 runs scored, a double, triple, 4 RBI, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts and a stolen base. Honors 1B Rhys Hoskins and RF Dylan Cozens were elected starters for the International League in the AAA All-Star Game, July 12 in Tacoma. Also named to the IL team were RHS Tom Eshelman,…

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Phillies reportedly promote Nick Williams to major-leagues

Get out your bells and whistles because the Phillies have reportedly called up outfield prospect Nick Williams to the major-leagues. The Phillies have finally answered the call to promote some of their top prospects to the major-leagues. According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly, Nick Williams is on his way to New York City to […] Phillies reportedly promote Nick Williams to major-leagues – That Balls Outta Here – That…

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Phillies promote top pick Haseley to Williamsport

June 30, 2017

It took Adam Haseley just three games in the Gulf Coast League to earn a promotion to Class A Short-Season Williamsport. The Philadelphia Phillies announced the promotion on Thursday, having watched Haseley go 7-for-12 at the plate with a double, triple and four RBIs. The move doesn’t come as a total surprise as Phillies director of amateur scouting Johnny Almaraz said last week the organization wanted Haseley to get some…

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Source: Philadelphia Phillies promote Nick Williams to big league club

June 30, 2017

Nick Williams will be in New York tonight when the Phillies open a three-game set with the Mets, according to multiple sources. The move coincides with the placement of Howie Kendrick on the disabled list with a hamstring injury. Williams, 23, has hit .280 this season with a .328 on-base percentage, .511 slugging percentage, 15 home runs and 44 RBIs. MLB.com ranks him as the fourth best prospect in the…

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Phillies No. 4 prospect Nick Williams promoted to Philadelphia – Allentown Morning Call (blog)

Allentown Morning Call (blog) Phillies No. 4 prospect Nick Williams promoted to PhiladelphiaAllentown Morning Call (blog)The 23-year-old Williams, ranked the Phillies‘ No. 4 prospect by MLB.com, is the highest rated prospect to reach the majors this year for Philadelphia. Salisbury reported Williams is on his way to New York, where the Phillies begin a three-game series …Source: Phillies promote Nick Williams to major leaguesComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaPhillies promote Nick Williams to…

June 30, 2017
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