Phillies former pitching coach Bob McClure joining Twins

Former Philadelphia Phillies pitching coach Bob McClure was reportedly hired by the Minnesota Twins as their senior pitching adviser. Unsurprisngly, Bob McClure will not return to the Phillies as their pitching coach in 2018. He instead will join the Minnesota Twins as their senior pitching adviser. The news was reported by La Velle E. Neal […] Phillies former pitching coach Bob McClure joining Twins – That Balls Outta Here –…

November 30, 2017
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Phillies: Mickey Morandini not returning to coaching staff

Another member of the Phillies coaching staff is moving to the front office Phillies first base coach Mickey Morandini will not return to the playing field next season as a member of Gabe Kapler’s coaching staff. Morandini and Phillies legend Dick Allen have been named team ambassadors according to the team. They’ll join the likes […] Phillies: Mickey Morandini not returning to coaching staff – That Balls Outta Here –…

November 30, 2017
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Phillies rumor: Carlos Ruiz intends to play in 2018

One of the greatest Phillies catchers of all-time is not ready to hang up the mask Phillies legend Carlos Ruiz will be looking to join his fourth team in as many seasons this winter. Despite turning 39-years-old in January the World Series champion wants to continue his playing career for at least one more season. […] Phillies rumor: Carlos Ruiz intends to play in 2018 – That Balls Outta Here…

November 29, 2017
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Phillies: Thome among 10 named to personal Hall of Fame ballot

How many Phillies could be enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year? Voting for the Baseball Hall of Fame is now open with several intriguing players available for the Baseball Writers of America to select from. I’ve compiled my own ballot and an explanation as to why I believe that player should be […] Phillies: Thome among 10 named to personal Hall of Fame ballot – That Balls…

November 29, 2017
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FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies acquire OF prospect from Brewers

In the FanSided Offseason Simulation, the Phillies flipped Parker Bridwell from the Cesar Hernandez trade to the Brewers for outfield prospect Kyle Wren. DISCLAIMER: This article is part of the FanSided MLB Offseason simulation and in no way reflects any real events. The Phillies made their fourth trade of the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings late […] FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies acquire OF prospect from Brewers – That Balls Outta Here…

November 29, 2017
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FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies sign Alex Cobb, two others

The Phillies made a splash in the FanSided Offseason free agent market, signing starter Alex Cobb, reliever Tommy Hunter, and outfielder Seth Smith. DISCLAIMER: The events in this article are part of FanSided’s MLB Winter Meetings offseason simulation and in no way reflect real events. The first official signings at the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings started […] FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies sign Alex Cobb, two others – That Balls Outta Here…

November 28, 2017
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Phillies: Rob Thomson to interview for bench coach job

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler has multiple jobs available on his bench Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson will interview for the Phillies vacant bench coach job, according to WFAN. Thomson is also a candidate for the Yankees manager position after Joe Girardi was fired after the Houston Astros eliminated New York in the ALCS. Thomson is […] Phillies: Rob Thomson to interview for bench coach job – That Balls Outta Here…

November 28, 2017
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FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies trade Tommy Joseph to Indians

In their third move at the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings, the Phillies traded first baseman Tommy Joseph to the Indians for pitcher Ryan Merritt. DISCLAIMER: This article is part of the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings simulation. It in no way reflects real events. The Phillies continue to wheel and deal at the winter meetings, sending […] FanSided Offseason Simulation: Phillies trade Tommy Joseph to Indians – That Balls Outta Here…

November 28, 2017
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FanSided MLB Winter Meetings: Phillies trade Cesar Hernandez to Angels

In their second move at the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings, the Phillies traded Cesar Hernandez to the Angels for their top prospect in a five-player deal. DISCLAIMER: The following article is a part of the FanSided MLB Winter Meetings simulation and does not reflect any real events. It took some time to hammer out the […] FanSided MLB Winter Meetings: Phillies trade Cesar Hernandez to Angels – That Balls Outta…

November 27, 2017
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Phillies: Mark Appel & Alberto Tirado outrighted to AAA

Appel and Tirado have a second chance with the Phillies after clearing waivers Mark Appel and Alberto Tirado have cleared waivers after the Phillies designated them for assignment last week to clear space on their 40-man roster. Both pitchers will be assigned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but remain off the 40-man roster. Top pitching prospects […] Phillies: Mark Appel & Alberto Tirado outrighted to AAA – That Balls Outta Here…

November 27, 2017
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