The Chihuahuas were the only team to lose in the minors for the Padres today. San Antonio and Fort Wayne enjoyed walk-off victories while Joe Ross dominated in the Storm’s victory.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rymer Liriano/Brian Bixler
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Joe Ross
El Paso Chihuahuas 3, Fresno Grizzlies 7
Rico Noel – CF: 1-5, K, Run scored
Reymond Fuentes –...
According to Chris Cotillo, the Phillies have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a minor league deal. Bixler, 31, has hit .189/.249/.269 across 356 MLB PA, played every position but pitcher, catcher, and first base last year at Triple-A Las Vegas, and has played every position but pitcher and catcher in the Major Leagues. Bixler has hit .276/.351/.397 in 2516 Triple-A PA.
The Philadelphia Philies have added infielder/outfielder Brian Bixler via a minor league contract.
Bixler, 31, should offer the Phillies some organizational depth but probably will not make the team out of spring training. Last season he appeared at the Triple-A level in the New York Mets system hitting .259./323/.372 over 101 games.
In Bixler’s big league career he has seen action...