FREDDY GALVIS NEWS

Series Showdown: Phillies versus Blue Jays

Philadelphia Phillies (37-63, 5th) @ Toronto Blue Jays (50-50, 2nd) Game Times:Monday & Tuesday - 7:07Batting & Fielding:C - Carlos Ruiz vs. Russell Martin1B - Ryan Howard vs. Edwin Encarnacion2B - Cesar Hernandez vs. Devon TravisSS - Freddy Galvis vs. Troy Tulowitzski3B - Maikel Franco vs. Josh DonaldsonLF - Cody Asche vs. Chris ColabelloCF - Ben Revere vs. Kevin PillarRF...
Via We Should Be GM's
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Try To Continue Unlikely Surge Into August With Series Against Blue Jays, Braves

It’s tough to be a supporter of all things Philadelphia sports, especially if you’re a Philadelphia Phillies fan. Clearly, they’re one of the few teams in baseball that is currently mired in rebuilding mode — a project that might take several years before they can contend regularly again — and this is evident in their 37-63 record, which is the worst in all of Major League...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins swept by Phillies after Jeff Francoeur's walk-off blast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jeff Francoeur's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis also homered for the Phillies on a hot, muggy afternoon that felt much warmer than the game-time temperate of 93 degrees. Philadelphia ace Cole Hamels was roughed up for the second...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Francoeur's 2-run HR in 9th lifts Phillies past Marlins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jeff Francoeur's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis also homered for the Phillies on a hot, muggy afternoon that felt much warmer than the game-time temperate of 93 degrees. Philadelphia ace Cole Hamels was roughed up for the second straight...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins swept by Phillies after Jeff Francoeur's walk-off blast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jeff Francoeur's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to an 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Ryan Howard and Freddy Galvis also homered for the Phillies on a hot, muggy afternoon that felt much warmer than the game-time temperate of 93 degrees. Philadelphia ace Cole Hamels was roughed up for the second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 things to look forward to in the “second half”

Tomorrow marks the official beginning of the nonofficial second half of the MLB season. Through 91 games in 2015, the Phillies have been historically bad—losing the most games at an All-Star Break (62) in the franchise’s history. While there won’t be meaningful games in the second half in terms of playoff implications, these last 71 games will be very important for the Phillies...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies mid-season grades

The Philadelphia Phillies finished up the first half of the season on Sunday with 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants. They have the worst record in baseball and seem to be at a loss for what they need to do. No trades have been executed and some players are still playing everyday despite little to no production. Below each position was taken apart and graded with an overall team...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Bright Spots for the Phillies at the All-Star Break

The Phillies are heading into the All-Star Break with 62 losses–the most losses any Phillies team has had before an All-Star Break since the Midsummer Classic’s conception back in 1933. The club is the only team in MLB not to hit 30 wins, and have the worst record in baseball at 29-62. They have ten more losses than the second-worst team in the league, the Milwaukee Brewers ...
Via Phillies Nation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite 27-54 record at halfway point, Phillies trying to draw positives

To say that the Philadelphia Phillies are having a bad season is a vast understatement, but they're still managing to draw positives despite being mired in one of the worse seasons in franchise history. The Phillies now hold a 27-54 record at the season's mathematical halfway point after being swept by the Milwaukee Brewers, the second-worst team in baseball, which was 33-44 heading...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies force extras, but Brewers prevail in the 11th to complete sweep

View image | gettyimages.com The Phillies fought back from several deficits and finally tied the game in the seventh on a Freddy Galvis RBI-single to send the game to extra innings. Unfortunately, Brewers first baseman Adam Lind drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th, givingMilwaukee the win and the...
Via Philliedelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phillies TV team worked to 'jinx' Scherzer & break up his perfect game

The Phillies broadcast team of Matt Stairs & Tom McCarthy switched chairs in order to jinx Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer's perfect-game bid. Next up, Freddy Galvis.THIS is baseball. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Freddy Galvis Lays Down Incredibly Perfect Drag Bunt (Videos)

Sometimes we get carried away with hyperbole when discussing sports highlights. But seriously. Freddy Galvis dropped the most perfect bunt ever Monday night. The Philadelphia Phillies shortstop came to bat in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees with runners on first and second and nobody out. He then tried to bunt for a hit, with amazingly successful results. Let’s...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies' Freddy Galvis drops the most beautiful drag bunt you'll ever see (VIDEO)

Compared to sacrifice bunting, drag bunting is an entirely different art form, and Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis created the "Mona Lisa" of drag bunts on Monday. In the fourth inning of the Phillies' 11-8 win over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday, Galvis dropped down a drag bunt down the third base line with runners on first and second. As the ball...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddy Galvis’ Miscue in Field Proves Costly for Phillies in Loss

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 17: Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles on June 17, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Orioles defeated the Phillies 6-4. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) Going into the 2015 season, the Phillies organization had reasonable...
Via The Sports Journal
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies hope to avoid 10th straight loss, fourth straight series sweep in Thursday matinee

View image | gettyimages.com Despite the three-run home run hit by shortstop Freddy Galvis late in last night's game sparking a rally, the Phillies still ended up on the losing end with a 6-4 final in favor of the Orioles. This afternoon, in the series finale of a short, two-game...
Via Philliedelphia
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Galvis’ blast not enough in Phils’ comeback bid

Chris Parmelee and Travis Snider each homered to help the Orioles in Wednesday night's 6-4 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Despite Freddy Galvis' three-run shot, Philadelphia has lost nine straight games.
Via Philly Sports Live
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles score four in the fourth, send Phillies to their ninth straight loss

Trailing 6-1 through the majority of the game, a three-run home run off the bat of Freddy Galvis brought the Phillies to within two. The offense was unable to complete the comeback though despite threatening in the ninth, falling by a final score of 6-4. It's been 10 days since...
Via Philliedelphia
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Rodriguez makes incredible diving catch on warning track

Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Sean Rodriguez, getting the start in right field, made an incredible diving catch on the warning track during the fifth inning of Sunday’s Phillies-Pirates game, robbing Freddy Galvis of extra bases. Rodriguez isn’t an outfielder by nature. Today marked just his sixth start in the outfield for the Pirates this year, and the 63rd for his career...
Via The Outside Corner
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Rodriguez makes incredible diving catch on warning track

Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Sean Rodriguez, getting the start in right field, made an incredible diving catch on the warning track during the fifth inning of Sunday’s Phillies-Pirates game, robbing Freddy Galvis of extra bases. Rodriguez isn’t an outfielder by nature. Today marked just his sixth start in the outfield for the Pirates this year, and the 63rd for his career...
Via Bloguin Best
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants look to end losing streak against Philadelphia Phillies

The San Francisco Giants will continue their Pennsylvania roadtrip against the Philadelphia Phillies Friday night. Both sides are on the opposite end of the standings but it’s the Giants that are looking to end a rough losing streak. The Giants come into this series 30-25 and sit just 1.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West division. They have also...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies bit by Buster Posey Rule

Ever since Major League Baseball has changed the collision rule, every catcher made it his job to know it. Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies is no different. That same rule could have cost the Phillies a win and a chance to sweep the Cincinnati Reds.  They nicknamed the rule “The Buster Posey Rule” because it happened after a collision at the plate in which he got hurt...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies: First Trimester Update

View image | gettyimages.com Follow @JPetersTSR One third of the way through the baseball season the Philadelphia Phillies are 20-33. The Phillies are currently the second worst team in the MLB better than only the Milwaukee Brewers by a slim margin of two games. The Phillies have had a few bright moments shining through a bleak start to their 2015 season. Positives Freddy Galvis...
Via TopSportsReport
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg's advice to slumping Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis

Freddy Galvis has experienced a major cool-off after a hot start to the season at the plate, and Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg thinks he knows why Galvis is beginning to slump. "When Freddy's on top of the ball and a little bit shorter, that's what he needs to get back to," Sandberg said, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. "The fly balls are not a good sign for Freddy....
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies and Maikel Franco have cooled off

The Major League Baseball season is full of ups and downs, for teams and for players. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost a season high seven straight coming into Tuesday night, and in no coincidence prospect and new third basemen Maikel Franco has hit a slump. After a hot start following his much-anticipated May 15 season debut with the Phillies, Franco has cooled off going 2 for...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Freddy Galvis is Looking to Find the Stroke he had in April

PHILADELPHIA, PA – SEPTEMBER 28: Freddy Galvis #13 of the Philadelphia Phillies gets a base hit in the eighth inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on September 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Braves won 2-1. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images) In what has been a rough season for the Philadelphia Phillies so far, one bright spot on...
Via The Sports Journal
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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