Cards can't get going, fall to Phils in finale

For the second straight game, the Phillies jumped out to a multi-run lead against the Cardinals. They held onto it Thursday. Behind 7 1/3 strong innings from Aaron Nola and a pair of solo homers from Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph, the Phillies topped the Cardinals, 5-1, to snap a five-game losing streak.
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Tommy Joseph finds himself in pretty select company.
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The 10 worst MLB players so far in 2017

With the 162-game grind that is an MLB regular season, players and teams are bound to go through rough patches. It’s inevitable, and while everyone tries to minimize them as much as possible, the struggles can sometimes wear on for much longer than anyone would like.Going through a bad month is not uncommon around baseball. It’s just difficult to have it happen to a player...
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May 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Joseph's power could be crucial for Howard-less Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) When Tommy Joseph was traded to Philadelphia back in 2012, the Phillies were just beginning their descent into a lengthy rebuilding period. The years since then have been challenging for both Joseph and the franchise - but now, there are some signs of progress for both. Joseph finally made his major league debut last May, a couple months before turning 25...
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February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Ryan Howard not pleased with reduced playing time

Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is entering the final month of his contract with the team, so he doesn’t understand why they are cutting his playing time. According to a report by Bob Ford of on Wednesday, Howard recently learned that manager Pete Mackanin intends to play him less in the last month of the 2016 season so that platoon partner Tommy Joseph...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Will Tommy Joseph have an impact?

The Philadelphia Phillies call up first-base prospect Tommy Joseph from Triple-A. In 2012, the Phillies acquired Joseph from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Hunter Pence. This season Joseph is putting up All-Star numbers in the minors. In 27 games, he’s leading the International League with his .347 average and .981 OPS. He has also hit six home runs and driven in 17 runs...
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Catching prospect Tommy Joseph out with concussion again

Lehigh Valley IronPigs backstop Tommy Joseph was placed on the 7-day disabled list on Tuesday, diagnosed with a concussion. Tough luck for @IronPigs C Tommy Joseph, who’s been placed on DL w/ another concussion. Entering season, he appeared in just 22% G past 2 yr — Matt Provence (@PigsRadio) May 12, 2015 Joseph was removed from the game after being hit in the mask with a foul...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Joseph set for surgery, MAG debuts for Pigs, Neris to bigs

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd -Catching prospect Tommy Joseph is slated to have season ending surgery to repair an ailment in his left wrist. The injury initially took place back in May, when the 23-year-old was part of a collision at home plate while playing with Double-A Reading. As a member of the Fightins this season, the righty batting Joseph tallied a .282 batting average...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Hot List: Franco, Leiter, Joseph & More

It’s another edition of our weekly minor league round up, where we take a look at the hottest players in the Phillies system.  Read ahead for all the notes on your standout prospects and a shining pro vet. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Third baseman Maikel Franco is 9-for-31 (.290 avg) with three doubles, a homer and five RBI in his last seven games.  The 21-year-old Domincan...
Via Phillies Nation
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014 #17: Catcher Tommy Joseph

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd Acquired from San Francisco in a swap for Hunter Pence in July 2012, catcher Tommy Joseph quickly became one of the Phillies’ top positional prospects.  In the time since that trade, however, Joseph has struggled to produce as he has dealt with injury concerns that have prevented him from getting and staying hot. Possessing a high ceiling bat and...
Via Phillies Nation
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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