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Elephant in the Room: Who Replaces Rollins?

As you know by now, Jimmy Rollins is on his way to Los Angeles. After the dust clears, there will be baseball to play and a short stop position to field in 2015. So just what options do the Phillies have? Unfortunately, with a tight budget and no urgency to win in 2015, not many. The Obvious Candidate Freddy Galvis Galvis, still just 25 years old, started 23 games for the Phillies...
Via Phillies Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Elvis, Frenchy, and 3 Others Walk Into a Bar

Amaro is up to his usual business (aka- signing players that likely have no barring on success for the 2015 season, unless you're referring to the Iron Pigs' season).  Nevertheless, WSBGMs will do our due diligence and give you the rundown of each player signed.First up, the only one of the 5 that got a MLB deal, Elvis Araujo.  Never heard of him?  Yeah, me either, and for good...
Via We Should Be GM's
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giles Notches First MLB Save, Phils Win 3-0

Ken Giles entered the ninth inning in a situation he hasn’t yet faced in the Major Leagues earlier today: in his 42nd Major League appearance, the Albuquerquean entered a 3-0 game, Phils ahead, with a chance to earn his first big league save. On his 24th birthday, Giles got Stephen Vogt to strike out swinging then got third baseman Josh Donaldson to pop out to Marlon Byrd. The...
Via Phillies Nation
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams beats A's for third time with third team

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jerome Williams beat the Athletics for the third time this season with three different teams, and Oakland missed an opportunity to extend its lead in the AL wild-card race with a 3-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning against Dan Otero (8-2). Marlon Byrd added an RBI single in the eighth. The...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Hydrating 2014 Game 150 (PHI vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an evening soaking in a pool of your own perspiration. So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (70-80) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (69-82) by a score of 5-4 last night at Petco Park.  Alexi Amarista went 3-for-4 with a 2-run home run and came a triple short of hitting...
Via Padres Public
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Franco, Phillies rally to snap Pirates' 4-game win streak

PHILADELPHIA -- Maikel Franco hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Freddy Galvis homered, doubled and scored the go-ahead run after an infield single and a stolen base. Justin De Fratus (3-1) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Jonathan Papelbon finished for his 36th save...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Franco, Galvis lead Phillies past Pirates 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Maikel Franco hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Freddy Galvis homered, doubled and scored the go-ahead run after an infield single and a stolen base. Justin De Fratus (3-1) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Jonathan Papelbon finished for his 36th...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddy Galvis Plays Hero as Phils Sink Pirates

The Game: The Phils struck first in this one in the bottom half of the opening frame. Maikel Franco hit a fly ball to right with one out and it managed to drop in between second baseman Neil Walker and right fielder Gregory Polanco. Franco made it to second with...
Via Philliedelphia
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies In Position to Sweep the NL East Leading Nationals

#452226368 / gettyimages.com Last night, the Phillies (60-72) took the series over the Washington Nationals (75-56). In the victory, Freddy Galvis and Darin Ruf hit home runs, but the it ultimately came down to an over turned call at first base with Kevin Frandsen coming off the bag allowing Ben...
Via Philliedelphia
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Fail To Come Back, Drop Series In Philly

The comeback Nats struggled to come back in Philadelphia. In their second one-run loss of the series, the Washington Nationals (75-56) fell 3-4 to the Philadelphia Phillies (60-72) in a game highlighted by homers. The starting pitchers for both teams – Gio Gonzalez for Washington and Cole Hamels for Philly – put in quality starts for their teams. The few mistakes they did make...
Via The Nats Blog
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis, Ruf Homer As Phillies Win Third Straight

Freddy Galvis came up big with his first homer of the year, giving the Phillies the lead in the fifth against Gio Gonzalez The Nationals made things interesting late, but a strong effort from the bullpen in relief of Cole Hamels helped the Phillies escape with the win Tuesday night...
Via Philliedelphia
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis and Ruf homer as Phils beat Nationals 4-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Freddy Galvis and Darin Ruf homered and Carlos Ruiz drove in go-ahead run with an eighth-inning sacrifice fly to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. Ken Giles (3-1) struck out the side in a scoreless eighth to help the Phillies to their fifth win in six games. Asdrubal Cabrera homered for the Nationals...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis Called Up, Brignac DFA’d

The Phillies made a roster move Saturday, calling up infielder Freddy Galvis, and designating Reid Brignac for assignment. Galvis, who hasn’t appeared in a game for the Phillies since May 8, was hitting .267/.322/.452 for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. After being optioned to triple-A Lehigh Valley (he had just two hits in 42 ABs for the Phils) back in May, he broke his collarbone...
Via Phillies Nation
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Recall Galvis, Brignac DFA'd

#487264603 / gettyimages.com The Phillies announced today that they have designated utility infielder, Reid Brignac for assignment and will recall Freddy Galvis from AAA. Reid Brignac designated for assignment; Freddy Galvis back up with #Phillies. #PhilliesTalk — Jordan Hall (@jordan1hall) August 23, 2014 Freddy Galvis returns after a stint in...
Via Philliedelphia
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies History of International Signings Leaves Much to Be Desired

The Phillies have made a commitment to international signings recently but some wonder if it is too little too late. With talents like Yasiel Puig and Jose Abreu of Cuba already discovered, the Phillies may have missed an opportunity to sign talented players at below-market values. Last year, the Phillies signed the fourth-ranked prospect, third baseman Luis Encarnacion, and Cuban...
Via Phillies Nation
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Ink 16-Year Old Shortstop Gamboa

The Phillies have signed 16-year old Venezuelan shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa to a deal worth $900 K reports MLB.com. Gamboa is a light-hitting, plus-glove defender who stands at just 5’11″ and 158 lbs. Gamboa was ranked as the 15th-best international prospect in 2014. $200 K out of Gamboa’s $900 K salary comes from a pool of $3,221,800 which is determined by the teams’ in...
Via Phillies Nation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Prospects that can make an impact

Throughout the season teams call up prospects to plug holes caused by injuries or poor performance.  Considering how the Philadelphia Phillies’ season has gone so far, sooner or later they will call up some prospects.  Therefore, the question is not if the Phillies will call up any prospects,but rather when they will.  During the team’s five straight division titles, prospects...
Via isportsweb.com
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Freddy Galvis out 6-to-8 weeks with broken clavicle

The Philadelphia Phillies took two-of-three games against the New York Mets this weekend and are at 17-19 on the season, four games behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. On the injury front, shortstop Freddy Galvis, who is trying to get his timing back at the plate at Triple-A, broke his collarbone in a collision on Sunday and is expected to be out 6-to-8 weeks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Outright Nix, Galvis Breaks Clavicle

Jayson Nix is gone. He’s been outrighted off the 40-man roster, so he can either accept a trip to Lehigh Valley, or become a free agent. A corresponding move will come before tomorrow’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Which move that will be is unclear. It could be Cesar Hernandez or Ronny Cedeno. It’s unlikely to be Darin Ruf, who just started his rehab assignment at...
Via Phillies Nation
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies outright INF Jayson Nix to Lehigh Valley

Is there an upcoming move coming for the Philadelphia Phillies? It just might be, with the broken left collarbone injury to Freddy Galvis and now infielder Jayson Nix has been outrighted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Nix has the option to become a free agent. According to Phillies beat writer Kevin Cooney, there will be a move to replace Nix tomorrow. Move to replace will come tomorrow...
Via Total Sports Live
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Darin Ruf, Ethan Martin Continue Rehab with IronPigs

#180070929 / gettyimages.com The Phillies bench has been hurting. Their supporting cast, or lack thereof, has been extremely disappointing this year with the likes of Jayson Nix, Freddy Galvis, John Mayberry and more. Enter Darin Ruf. Just one season ago, Ruf burst onto the season in Philadephia. In 73 games...
Via Philliedelphia
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis Suffers Another Set Back

#488714465 / gettyimages.com Freddy Galvis this year can’t catch a break. In spring training, Galvis suffered from a MRSA infection, which lead to him missing most of the spring and the beginning of the season. Then upon returning to the big leagues Galvis struggled at the plate. In 15 games...
Via Philliedelphia
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Freddy Galvis suffers broken left collarbone out 6-8 weeks

For Philadelphia Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis, his season just went from bad to worse. If you remember, Galvis missed the early part of the season as he was diagnosed with a MRSA infection. He eventually came back but has not been producing at the plate. In 16 games this season, Galvis is batting .048 with 1 RBI and 12 strikeouts. With those kinds of numbers, Galvis was sent...
Via Total Sports Live
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Updates: Galvis, Martin, Ruf

Galvis’ nightmare start to 2014 continues with a fractured collarbone. Yesterday, I got word from a source at the IronPigs that Freddy Galvis had hurt himself pretty seriously. Today, Jim Salisbury is reporting that Galvis broke his collarbone and will likely be out 6-8 weeks. No word on any corresponding move to replace Galvis on the IronPigs as of yet. In some good news, both...
Via Phillies Nation
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies injury notes: Jonathan Papelbon, Freddy Galvis, Darin Ruf, Ethan Martin

The Philadelphia Phillies took two of three from the New York Mets at Citi Field over the weekend. They were just three outs away from sweeping the Mets, before a late-game comeback spoiled their Mother's Day. Here's the latest injury news as they prepare to take on the Los Angeles Angels Tuesday night at Citizen's Bank Park.#489350705 / gettyimages.comRyan Lawrence of Philly.com...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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