Found February 24, 2012 on Post-Gazette:
Chase Utley's batting average and slugging percentage have dropped each season since 2007.

Prospect Nation 2012: #7 SS Freddy Galvis

Switch-hitting shortstop Freddy Galvis was previously a player who was consider strong with the leather and lacking on offense, until last season. With some significant strides in his hitting game, Galvis improved his status in the Phillies prospect ranks by a considerable margin.In 2010, The slick fielding prospect had his time in the Venezuelan Winter League cut short by the...

Video: Ryan Howard takes batting practice

Ryan Howard took batting practice today. Video is after the jump.   Video via Delco Times.

Wolever Takes Assistat GM Post with Phillies

Marti Wolever ( statement from the Phillies:Marti Wolever has been promoted to Assistant General Manager, Amateur Scouting, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today.Wolever had been the Phillies’ director of scouting since October 2011.  Prior to this role, he served as the club’s national cross-checker and scouting coordinator...

Ryan Howard back at work after injury

An injured Ryan Howard clutching his leg and writhing in pain on the ground was the lasting image for the Philadelphia Phillies' disappointing 2011 finish. The big slugger is doing much better now, and he was all smiles after taking batting practice Wednesday for the first time since surgery to repair his torn left Achilles tendon. ''I feel good where I am right now...

Charlie Manuel Has Private Meeting With Jimmy Rollins

The Phils' skipper had a private meeting with J-Roll about what he expects from the shorstop. "He's got more in him," the manager said. "You hear talk about his hitting and stuff like that, the only thing he has to do is, I was telling you yesterday about being selective. If you notice, Jimmy can get in the count 2-1, 3-1 quite a bit. Then he'll chase...

Phillies 1B Howard takes live batting practice

Ryan Howard took live batting practice for the first time since he tore his left Achilles tendon while making the final out of the Philadelphia Phillies' season-ending 1-0 loss to St. Louis last postseason. The big slugger says he's pleased with his recovery, but that he hasn't set a ''time limit'' on his return. Howard only started swinging a bat less...

Philadelphia Phillies 2011 Minor League Review

Philadelphia Phillies 2011 Minor League Review Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America: 2012 (27) | 2011 (11) | 2010 (18) | 2009 (12) | 2008 (22) | 2007 (21) | 2006 (22) 2011 Affiliate Records MLB: [102-60] NL East AAA: [80-64] International League – Lehigh Valley AA: [74-68] Eastern League – Reading A+: [75-63] Florida State League – Clearwater A: [68-69] South...

Healthy Howard crucial to Phils' title hopes

The Phillies need Ryan Howard, who ruptured his left Achilles on the final play of the 2011 season, healthy and productive to give themselves the best chance possible of winning their first World Series since 2008.

Howard takes first step toward redemption

Ryan Howard holds the unpleasant distinction of being the last man standing as the Phillies were eliminated from the postseason in 2010 and 2011.

Phillies slugger Howard takes live batting practice

An injured Ryan Howard clutching his leg and writhing in pain on the ground was the lasting image for the Philadelphia Phillies' disappointing 2011 finish.

The Phils have promoted Marti Wolever to assistant scouting GM.

The Phils have today announced that they have promoted Marti Wolever to the position of assistant general manager of amateur scouting, to replace Chuck Lamar, who last September had resigned from that position. Wolever, who had started out as a scout in the Tigers organization in 1984, had been involved in the Phils’ scouting operation for the last nine seasons, helping to oversee...
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