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Phillies Release Former Top Prospect Tyson Gillies

#166326081 / Another one bites the dust. Today, the Phillies announced the release of outfielder Tyson Gillies. This announcement comes two weeks after the Phils dropped him from the 40-man roster. He cleared waivers two weeks ago and had remained in the Phillies’ system until today’s release. Gillies, 25,...
Via Philliedelphia
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils release OF Gillies

In unsurprising news, the Phillies announced on Sunday that they have released troubled outfielder Tyson Gillies. Gillies had developed a reputation of having behavioral issues, in recent years, as he’s been suspended multiple times during his tenure with the Phillies organization. He’s also missed significant time with varied injuries since he was part of the trio acquired for...
Via Phillies Nation
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies cut underachiever Gillies from 40-man roster

The Phillies’ patience with Tyson Gillies finally ran out. The talented but often troubled outfielder was removed from the team’s 40-man roster Friday after he passed through waivers unclaimed by another club. Gillies, 25, remains on the roster at Triple A Lehigh Valley, where he entered Friday hitting just .217 with a .281 on-base percentage in 37 games. Gillies joined the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #23 Outfielder Tyson Gillies

Tyson Gillies, Image- Jay Floyd Outfielder Tyson Gillies has been plagued by injuries during his time in the Phillies’ organization.  In 2009, the British Columbia native was acquired in the trade that sent Cliff Lee to Seattle.  Due to an inability to stay healthy, Gillies has not made the type of progress that the Phillies once hoped he would. When he was dealt to the Phils...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Philadelphia Phillies Preview: Tyson Gillies

Each day will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies 40 man roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss outfielder Tyson Gillies. Summary:  Tyson Gillies was acquired with Phillippe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez in the trade that sent Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners. Gillies has great raw talent but has been held back by off the field...
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

PN Interview: Gillies Talks Suspension, Playoff Race, Injuries

Following his suspension for an inappropriate confrontation with the team bus driver, outfielder Tyson Gillies returned to the active roster for the Double-A Reading Phillies on Thursday night. Batting lead off, the speedy catalyst, who has missed hefty time due to injuries since being acquired in the December 2009 Cliff Lee trade, went 1-for-4 with a home run and a walk. Gillies...
Via Phillies Nation
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Prospect Tyson Gillies Suspended

According to CSN's Jim Salisbury, Phillies outfield prospect Tyson Gillies has been suspended for violating team rules. Gillies was traded by the Mariners to the Phillies along with Phillippe Aumount, and J.C. Ramirez as part of the three-team trade that sent Cliff Lee to Seattle and brought Roy Halladay to Philadelphia. It is unclear what it is exactly that Gillies did to...
Via Philliedelphia
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB Opinion: Gillies Looks to Impress Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies showed up in Clearwater, Florida with something to prove. So far he has succeeded. Gillies was one of the three prospects received in the unpopular Cliff Lee trade. After a run in with the law and underachieving, Gillies is in camp in 2012 looking to make the team. After the first few weeks of camp of the first few games, Gillies has...
March 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2012: #11 OF Tyson Gillies

Having dealt with a series of significant injuries since joining the Phillies organization in the December 2009 trade that sent Cliff Lee to Seattle, outfielder Tyson Gillies has become somewhat of an afterthought. Having only played in 31 total regular season games since joining the Philadelphia organization, the lefty batting speedster has not been able to prove himself worthy...
Via Phillies Nation
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Tyson Gillies

Philadelphia Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies joins FOX Sports/ Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss the details of his experience at the Arizona Fall League.
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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