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Phillies Demote Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, Five Others

  PHOTO: AP/Kathy Willens The Phillies optioned pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday. The Cuban righthander didn’t live up to expectations this Spring, allowing 12 earned runs–as well as five home runs and 25 hits–over 14.1 innings. He’ll start the season in the minors again, which is a disappointment.  In addition to the MAG demotion, the...
Via Phillies Nation
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 PBS 30-1 MLB countdown previews: #30 Philadelphia Phillies

         Spring training workouts are now under way with most position players due in camp over the next couple days if not already. Though opening day is a little ways away, baseball has started in the eyes of the die hard. The off season has come to a conclusion and the focus is on what to expect out of the upcoming series of baseball months. It also means the return of...
Via Baseball Essential
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves sign Jacob Brigham, Phillies re-up Koyie Hill

The Braves have signed right handed pitcher Jacob Brigham to a minor league contract. Brigham, 26, had a 3.99 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 79/31 K/BB ratio over 99 1/3 innings at Triple-A Indianapolis. He figures to fill out a minor league rotation spot for the Braves at Gwinnett. Meanwhile the Phillies have re-signed catcher Koyie Hill to a minor league contract. The 35-year-old hill saw...
Via Tireball.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hill Re-Signed, Clemens Added

That headline reminds me of the 90's when Ken Hill and Roger Clemens were racking up the wins.  Fast forward to 2014 and we're referring to Koyie Hill and Paul Clemens...not quite the same. Koyie Hill was with the Phillies organization last season, even saw action in 10 games.  The 11 year MLB journeyman catcher is a career .207/.553 hitter over 341 games.  However, he's always...
Via We Should Be GM's
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Pitcher Paul Clemens; Koyie Hill Returns While Sebastian Valle Will Not

#467968823 / gettyimages.com Catcher Sebastian Valle was once one of the Phillies' top prospects. But, like many prospects, he never materialized into a major league ballplayer. Valle was a member of the Phillies organization for eight seasons, but 2014 will be his last. Valle signed a minor-league contract with the...
Via Philliedelphia
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Depth Signings

WSBGMs is a fan of offseason minor league contracts.  Why?  Because they are aplenty and make for something to mull over in between countless rumors of big name free agents and trades.  Amaro has already inked a few, and the calendar just flipped to November. Minor League Depth Signings: Brian Bogusevic/OF - last saw MLB action in 2013 and has played parts of 4 seasons with...
Via We Should Be GM's
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WSBGMs Collection of Phillies (2006-2014)

We Should Be GMs was established March 28, 2006 and GM-Carson & Corey have been blogging for 9 seasons now. In that time we've witnessed the Phillies ascend the NL East and triumph over all of baseball and stake claim to being a perennial contender in the National League until plummeting the past three seasons. Many players and coaches have come and gone with some even staying...
Via We Should Be GM's
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Cut Tony Gwynn, Jr., Koyie Hill, And Cesar Hernandez

Some roster moves today as the Phillies welcomed back a few injured players. But there were some casualties: According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly, the Phillies made three cuts: Tony Gwynn, Jr. has been designated for assignment Cesar Hernandez has been optioned to AAA Lehigh Valley Koyie Hill has...
Via Philliedelphia
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brignac, Lee, Nieves Activated

The Phillies have announced that infielder Reid Brignac, LHP Cliff Lee, and catcher Wil Nieves have been activated for tonight’s game. To make room for the trio, the Phillies have outrighted catcher Koyie Hill to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, designated Tony Gwynn Jr. for assignment, and optioned infielder Cesar Hernandez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. None of the moves come as particular...
Via Phillies Nation
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Peralta roughed up in Brewers' loss

MILWAUKEE -- After Lyle Overbay connected for a first-inning grand slam to allow a struggling offense to breathe a bit with a 5-1 lead, the Milwaukee Brewers had to be feeling pretty good about their chances Tuesday night. How could they not? The Brewers entered with a 44-10 record when scoring four or more runs and had dropped just three games all season when they had scored five...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies rally, top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Domonic Brown homered and had a two-run single and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a big early deficit to outlast the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 Tuesday night. After surrendering five runs in the first inning, the Phillies scored five in the second off Brewers starter Wily Peralta (9-6). Ben Revere drove in two runs with a ground-rule double and Chase...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Be Changin'

1. Ronny Cedeno was traded to Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league catcher Raywilly Gomez.  Cedeno played in 7 games, collecting 9 at bats, and no hits for the Phillies, so trading him for anything is an accomplishment. Gomez is a 24 year old, and is currently in Double A.  He's a career .286/.736 hitter over 526 minor league games, with solid on base skills, but no power.2. Luis...
Via We Should Be GM's
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Add Catcher Raywilly Gomez

Gomez In what appears to be the final move in a series of roster changes predicated by this weekend’s doubleheader, the Phillies traded recently designated for assignment Ronny Cedeno for minor league catcher Raywilly Gomez. Gomez, 24, is a career .286/.369/.367 hitter across seven minor league seasons and has been assigned to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Gomez could factor into...
Via Phillies Nation
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies trade Ronny Cedeno to the Diamondbacks

In a move that doesn’t help the Philadelphia Phillies immediately but a move that Ruben Amaro Jr. makes often, the Phillies today traded infielder Ronny Cedeno to the Arizona Diamondbacks for catcher Raywilly Gomez according to Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona. #Dbacks announced they have obtained SS Ronny Cedeno for C Raywilly Gomez. Minor league deal. Cedeno to Reno, with...
Via Total Sports Live
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday 78: Braves @ Phillies

Atlanta Braves (41-38) at Philadelphia Phillies (36-43) Starting Pitchers: ATL: RHP Ervin Santana (5-5, 4.15) vs. PHI: RHP Roberto Hernandez (3-6, 4.41) Time: 2:05, Citizens Bank Park TV: Comcast Sportsnet Weather: Partly Cloudy, 85 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: The Phillies will be looking to take the first game of a day-night doubleheader against the Braves...
Via Phillies Nation
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Update: Carlos Ruiz placed on concussion list

One day after he took a pitch to the head Thursday night, the Philadelphia Phillies have placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day concussion list. The Phillies posted the announcement to Twitter early Friday evening. #PhilliesUpdate: Carlos Ruiz placed on 7-day DL w/ concussion-like symptoms. C Koyie Hill contract selected from @IronPigs.— Phillies (@Phillies) June 27, 2014Ruiz...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Chooch to DL, Collier DFA’ed, Camp Released

The road to contention just got even trickier. 2008 first-round pick Zach Collier was designated for assignment today to make room on the 40-man roster for catcher Koyie Hill. The 23-year old outfielder has struggled in the minors, posting a .240/.312/.349 over his minor league career while Collier has hit just .228/.307/.316 with just one homer in his second stint with Reading....
Via Phillies Nation
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rupp Recalled, Altherr Optioned

Rupp will join the Phillies for his second stint in the Majors. Photo by Jay Floyd. In the wake of Wil Nieves injuring himself in the ninth inning of yesterday’s game, the Phillies have recalled catcher Cameron Rupp and optioned OF Aaron Altherr to Double-A Reading. Rupp, 25, hit four homers in his first four games of the 2014 campaign with the IronPigs but has only two since April...
Via Phillies Nation
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Season High 18 Hits Propels Phillies to Sweep in Atlanta

Veteran righty Aaron Harang was roughed up by the Phillies, allowing nine runs over five innings, as the Phillies won 10-5 over the Braves. It’s their first sweep in Atlanta since 2011. -The Phillies offense was the story in this one, possibly for the first time since they opened the season in Texas. How about 18 hits and 10 runs? Marlon Byrd hit a homer and the Phillies posted...
Via Phillies Nation
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Notes: Hot and Cold List

Here’s a brief rundown of some top performers and some that aren’t doing too well from throughout the Phillies developmental levels, in no particular order. Double-A Reading Fightins- Who’s hot… Catcher Tommy Joseph, who was batting .359 with four home runs and 13 RBI in his last 10 games, left Friday’s game with a left wrist issue.  The 22-year-old sat out Saturday...
Via Phillies Nation
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not

Kicking off this season’s (usually) weekly rundown of top performers from the minor leagues, we’ll also take a look at some names that aren’t off to a hot start in the developmental ranks. Class A Lakewood- Who’s hot… First baseman/catcher Willians Astudillo is off to a great start, batting .447 with two doubles, a home run and nine RBI in 10 games for the BlueClaws. ...
Via Phillies Nation
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Roster Announcements

JP Crawford, image- Jay Floyd As the 2014 season draws near, rosters for the Phillies’ minor league clubs have begun to surface. The Class A Lakewood BlueClaws will feature the return of last year’s top draft selection SS J.P. Crawford.  Local NJ product Mark Leiter Jr., who made his pro debut last year, will return to the Claws as well. The team’s outfield will be made up...
Via Phillies Nation
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rupp Optioned, Valle Reassigned, Hill in Camp & Adams Set To Pitch

The Phillies reorganized the catching position at camp today. According to Todd Zolecki, Cameron Rupp has been optioned, Sebastian Valle has been reassigned, and newly acquired catcher Koyie Hill is in camp as a non roster invitee. Rupp, a 3rd round pick in the 2010 MLB Draft, is slated to be the starting catcher at AAA Lehigh Valley. Valle, a former top prospect, struggled mightily...
Via Phillies Nation
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies land catcher Koyie Hill from Nationals

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired catcher Koyie Hill from the Washington Nationals for a player to be named later. Last week the Phillies released non-roster invitee to camp Lou Marson. The move was made to allow”regular playing time at Double A Reading and Triple A Lehigh Valley will be given to Phillies catching prospects Tommy Joseph and Cameron Rupp” reports CSN Philly’s...
Via Tireball.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies acquire catcher Koyie Hill

[Photo: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports] This evening, the Philadelphia Phillies made a minor move by trading for Washington Nationals catcher Koyie Hill and sending a PTBNL or cash, this was confirmed by a source to CSNPhilly.com. Do not expect Hill to be starting anytime time soon for the Phillies as they are set at catcher with Carlos Ruiz and Wil Nieves. Hill will most likely be an...
Via Total Sports Live
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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