Phillies Sign Christian Bethancourt to Minor-League Deal

The Phillies have added catching depth, signing five-year veteran Christian Bethancourt to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training. It appears Andrew Knapp will have some competition in spring training for the Philadelphia Phillies backup catcher position after all. On Friday, the team inked five-year veteran Christian Bethancourt to a minor-league deal with an invitation […] Phillies Sign Christian Bethancourt to Minor-League Deal – That Balls Outta Here – That…

December 27, 2019
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Phillies HOF check: Schilling trending up, Abreu gets no love

Where do the former Phillies stand on the Hall of Fame ballot tracker? Five former Phillies are on the ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2020, and so far only one player is projected to finally receive his ticket to Cooperstown. With 16.5 percent (68 of 412 votes) now logged into Ryan Thibodaux’s […] Phillies HOF check: Schilling trending up, Abreu gets no love – That Balls Outta…

December 27, 2019
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PAST PROFILE..Cy Williams

December 26, 2019

(National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum) OTD, Phillies pulled off one of their greatest trades ever Chances are a Phillies-Cubs trade was a newspaper story only back on December 26, 1917. One can assume there was no major press conference as newspapers were the only media medium in existence. Outfielder Dode Pasket, a Phillies starter on their 1915 National League champions, was sent to the Cubs for another outfielder, Cy Williams….

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