Talking Points- Broadcast Booth & HoF

Talking Point 1: Broadcast Booth Gary “Sarge” Matthews and Chris Wheeler will no longer be in the broadcast booth doing Phillies games.  My quick opinion- Wheels is annoying, but has tremendous knowledge of the game and his memory of events/games is amazing.  He’s been in the booth since 1977.  My childhood is officially over, as Wheels is out and both Whitey and Harry have passed away.  Replacing him isn’t a…

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Phillies invite Biddle, Franco, 3 others to ST (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

The Phillies on Wednesday invited five more players to spring training: left-handed pitchers Jesse Biddle and Mario Hollands, right-hander Ken Giles, third baseman Maikel Franco and catcher Sebastian Valle. Phillies invite Biddle, Franco, 3 others to ST (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia) Author: From Feed: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/phi/rss.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Phillies finalize minor-league staffs, add Ducey (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia)

The Phillies on Wednesday finalized their minor-league coaching staffs, moving former second baseman Mickey Morandini from Single A Lakewood to Triple A Lehigh Valley. Phillies finalize minor-league staffs, add Ducey (Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia) Author: From Feed: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/teams/phi/rss.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Biddle, Franco invited to Phillies' spring camp

The Phillies on Wednesday announced they have invited five more players to Spring Training as non-roster invitees. The quintet includes left-hander Jesse Biddle, third baseman Maikel Franco, right-hander Ken Giles, left-hander Mario Hollands and catcher Sebastian Valle. Biddle, Franco invited to Phillies' spring camp Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Phillies unveil 2014 Minor League staff

The Phillies on Wednesday announced their Minor League player development staff. Phillies unveil 2014 Minor League staff Author: Todd Zolecki From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Schilling falls short in second year on ballot

Ever the realist, Curt Schilling proved to be prophetic when sizing up his Hall of Fame chances in a phone conversation a couple of months ago. Schilling falls short in second year on ballot Author: Ian Browne From Feed: http://partner.mlb.com/partnerxml/gen/news/rss/phi.xml Powered by WPeMatico

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Sarge, Wheels out as Phillies broadcasters

In a surprise move, Gary Matthews and Chris Wheeler are out as color commentators for the Phillies. Rob Maaddi of the AP first broke the story, and the team acknowledged the move. Wheeler had been a Phillies broadcaster for 37 years, most of it with Harry Kalas; Sarge had been in the booth for the past seven seasons. Tom McCarthy will reportedly continue in his role as play-by-play man. Both…

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Phils announcers Chris Wheeler, Gary Matthews out (The Associated Press)

Longtime Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler is out after nearly four decades in the booth and Gary Matthews isn’t returning as color analyst. The decision to replace Wheeler and Matthews came from the network, multiple sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because it hadn’t commented on the matter. Wheeler and Matthews will continue to work with the organization in other roles, the team said. The…

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Phillies' Top 10 Prospects for 2014 – Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report Phillies‘ Top 10 Prospects for 2014Bleacher Report… the organization also houses its share useful major league arms including right-handed starter Ethan Martin, who debuted in late 2013, and flamethrowing reliever Ken Giles. Here’s a look at the Philadelphia Phillies‘ top 10 prospects for the 2014 … Phillies' Top 10 Prospects for 2014 – Bleacher Report Author: From Feed: https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=Philadelphia+Phillies&output=rss Powered by WPeMatico

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