Posted January 25, 2013 on
While the Phillies lineup is likely a work in progress, Manuel seems locked in on Jimmy Rollins being the team's leadoff hitter. The Phils skipper believes Rollins is one of the best top of the order hitters in baseball.
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Join the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association on January 28 as they hand out awards to local athletes and teams during their 109th annual banquet.
The public is welcome at the dinner. Tickets are $95 apiece, and are available by clicking here.
Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins, Charlie Manuel, Larry Bowa, Mike Trout, and many more athletes will be in attendance at this amazing event...
Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo.
Antonio Bastardo established himself as a major league relief pitcher in 2011 when in 64 games he posted a 6-1 record with a 2.64 ERA. Bastardo struggled at times in 2012 as the Phillies used...
Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss pitcher Roy Halladay.
Roy Halladay spent 10 seasons as the best pitcher in MLB. He is one win shy of having two wins to every loss and has captured the Cy Young Award in both leagues. He became only the second pitcher to throw...
Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss relief pitcher Phillippe Aumont.
Phillippe Aumont has been the best of the 10 prospects in the Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay trades.
Phillippe Aumont emerged in September as a solid piece out of the bullpen to help bridge the gap...
Kelly Dugan was the Phillies’ top draft pick (2nd round, 75th overall) back in 2009. Since then, it’s been a bit of a slow progression in the pro ranks, but after a solid season with Class A Lakewood in 2012, the California native has shown that he is ready to make an impact in the organization.
Much hype surrounded Kelly upon being drafted to the Phillies, as an image of...
Jake Diekman got a major league audition last season and will battle for full-time work in the majors this spring. The young left-hander is developing better than some scouts thought that he might.
The Phillies signing of Delmon Young to a $750,000 one year deal, loaded with incentives a good signing if you are down on platoons. Young who has had off the field troubles which is why he came so cheap has a great opportunity to start, everyday and it will be at the expense of…..to be determined in spring training? Stories or talk of it being Ruff the odd-man and starting the...
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel grows older each year, but you’d never know it from the gusto he exudes when talking about a new season ready to blossom. Decades of the baseball grind, thousands of miles worth of annual travel, countless ups and downs and the pressure that comes with coaching in the most demanding sports city in the nation simply don’t take a toll on the 69...
Michael Schwimer has had his ups and downs with the Phillies, but through all of the downs, a good spring training could put him in the Phillies bullpen.
If you don't come in first, then you're last. Yesterday the Atlanta Braves added their second big name and second Upton of the offseason while the Phillies watched. That does not mean that they did not try. According to David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News, the Phillies contacted Arizona...
Delmon Young was signed by the Phillies and will have to play the outfield. The team has some weight incentives in his contract.
I've read it enough that I've kind of got to the point of being tired of it: The Phillies are done, and Amaro is a bust. In fact, even optimism is fake now. Seriously. This team is just screwed. I mean, first we heard how bad Michael Young is, then...