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Phillies Pitching Prospect Jesse Biddle Made Inactive; Jiwan James Released

The Phillies made a couple moves with the AA Reading Fightin' Phils roster today. First, outfield prospect Jiwan James was released from the organization. Second, pitching prospect Jesse Biddle was placed on the temporary inactive list. Both were drafted with high upsides but struggled along with injuries. Reading Eagle Fightin'...
Via Philliedelphia
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesse Biddle to the Inactive List, Jiwan James Released

The Reading Fightin Phils have announced that starting pitcher Jesse Biddle has been placed on the temporary inactive list. This move comes just three days after the 22 year old surrendered 10 earned runs in just three innings of work. The team also announced they have released outfielder Jiwan James. Biddle entered the year as the second best prospect in the Phillies system...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Injury Notes: Numata, Walding, James

Chace Numata, Image- Jay Floyd Just a few quick notes on some injuries throughout minor league camp… Catcher Chace Numata confirmed with me today that he will miss at least a few months following a fractured hamate and surgery to repair triangular fibrocartilage in his left wrist.  The 21-year-old Hawaiian was a South Atlantic League All-Star for Class A Lakewood last season,...
Via Phillies Nation
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A Different Kind Of Saving A HR Ball...

((HT: BuzzFeed/Mehalick)) Here's a different way to save a home run from being a home run... Watch carefully... and it has nothing to do with reading Phillies' CF Jiwan James and the glove on his left hand... ((HT: lostwalletMP)) How's that for your Monday...???
Via Online Sports Guys
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Minor league baseball player robs home run with barehanded catch (Video)

If you are looking for the catch of the year, check out Jiwan James of the Double-A Reading Phillies robbing Bowie Baysoxs Jonathan Schoop of a home run back on Saturday. Watch as James climbs the tall wall in center field to steal the home run away as he appears to bat the ball with his glove into his bare hand to make the play:
Via Outside the Boxscore
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Minor-leaguer’s over the fence “mystery” catch

You try explaining this one. Here’s what we can decipher. Reading Phillies centerfield Jiwan James gets a great jump on a flyball. He times his leap well. He reaches over the fence. From there, your guess is as good as ours. Regardless of how it happened, James ends up on the ground with his glove on the other side of the outfield wall and the ball in his bare right hand. The call...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies prospect Jiwan James may or may not have made a ridiculous home run robbing catch

I’ve watched the video of this supposedly ridiculous catch by Double-A Reading Phillies outfielder Jiwan James and I’m still not completely sold on it.  James appears to climb the wall and rob Bowie Baysox second baseman Jonathan Schoop of a home run with an amazing catch with his non-gloved hand, while losing his glove over the wall in the process. James sells it like he caught...
Via The Last Angry Fan
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Watch Phillies Center Field Prospect Jiwan James Make a Highlight-Reel Catch for AA Reading

Phillies prospect made an amazing catch in last night's Reading Phillies game. Your browser does not support iframes.  It's also worth noticing that Phillies 1B prospect Darin Ruf was in left field next to him.  Blocked at first base, the Phillies could be looking at options to get him into the Phillies' lineup down the line. Check out Danielle's interview with...
Via Philliedelphia
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies minor leaguer Jiwan James with an awesome barehanded grab at the wall

Reading Phillies (Double A) outfielder Jiwan James made quite the athletic catch, perhaps not robbing a home run, but snagging a ball at the wall nonetheless... with his bare hand. (Hat tip to BuzzFeed)
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Prospect Jiwan James Made the Most Ridiculous Catch

Reading Phillies (AA) CF Jiwan James robbed Bowie Baysox' 2B Jonathan Schoop of a hit last night when he climbed the wall, lost his glove, and appeared to catch the fly with his bare hand. Bowie... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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