Jonathan Pettibone Makes 2014 Debut, Freddy Galvis Starts Against Marlins, Nathan Eovaldi

The Phillies snapped their four-game losing streak last night as they defeated the Marlins 6-3 in the series opener. A.J Burnett pitched 4 1/3 innings before being pulled due to "groin soreness". He allowed two earned runs on five hits and walked six batters. The Phillies' offense would prove positive...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes: Galvis, Hernandez, Time of Game

-Freddy Galvis is back with the team, Cesar Hernandez heads to Reading to make room. They’ll need Galvis to be the super utility man he’s shown flashes of in the past. If he can be, that will at least give the Phillies a slightly different element off the bench. Look for him to start here and there to give the vets a breather. -Hernandez is headed to Double-A Reading and not...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mike Adams and Freddy Galvis both close to returning

The Philadelphia Phillies' losing streak reach four last night with a 6-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies dropped to 3-6 on the season, four games behind the Washington Nationals in the National League East. Chase Utley returned after missing two games due to the flu and went 2-for-4 to raise his average to .464 on the season. There is some good news on the injury...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury Updates on Galvis, Adams, Ruf

(AP) -Jonathan Pettibone will start on Saturday, Ruben Amaro Jr. confirmed today. It had pretty much been a foregone conclusion that he would be the guy after David Buchanan started on Tuesday at Lehigh Valley. There were rumors of a bullpen game being a possibility, but you can take a guess as to why they decided against that. -Freddy Galvis could be with the Phillies as early as...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Phillies looking for a backup Shortstop

With the injury to Freddy Galvis, the Phillies may be looking for a backup shortstop to play in any games Jimmy Rollins may miss. Galvis spent the last few days hospitalized in a Tampa Bay hospital with a MRSA infection in his left knee and will start the season on the disabled list. This should be an easy fix for Philadelphia who seems to be panicking over nothing as they have utility...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Galvis Hospitalized with Staph Infection

(AP) As Jim Carrey once said in Dumb & Dumber, “OUR PETS HEADS ARE FALLING OFF!” Jokes aside, the Phillies continue to fall apart as now Freddy Galvis has been hospitalized with a staph infection and will likely begin the season on the disabled list. This comes less a day after we find out that Darin Ruf has a strained oblique and is headed for an MRI, and likely the DL....
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

The future at shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies

For 13 seasons, Jimmy Rollins has manned the shortstop position for the Philadelphia Phillies.  One of the main reasons for the Phillies success this past decade is due to Rollins being a five-tool player for the the team.  However, as the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and Rollins’ contract runs out after this season unless the vesting option kicks in.  In order...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Shortstop Freddy Galvis Welcomes Birth Of First Child

Congratulations are in order for Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis. Today, Galvis welcomed the birth of a baby girl, his first child. Galvis shared the above picture of himself and his daughter on Instagram earlier today. The caption reads, in Spanish, This essentially translates to, "Isn't she beautiful? I love you,...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis to Start Over Rollins Again

Ryne Sandberg has been favoring Freddy Galvis at shortstop as of late. That trend continues again today as Galvis is scheduled to start at shortstop for the third consecutive game as the Phillies take on the Yankees today at Bright House Field. Galvis, who went 1-2 with a triple, walk, and RBI in yesterday’s 6-5 win against the Orioles, has been a favorite of Sandberg throughout...
Via Phillies Nation
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Amaro’s Fingerprints on the 2013 Philadelphia Phillies

The best result for the Philadelphia Phillies from spring training was the winner of the outfield competition: Domonic Brown. Looking ahead to 2014, the red pinstripes will count on his production. From camp he was one of six athletes, promoted or acquired.  How many of the other five players are in tomorrow’s picture? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents...
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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