Fifteen Phils Minor Leaguers Become Free Agents

544 minor league players became free agents today, including 15 players within the Phillies minor league ranks. Matt Eddy of Baseball America compiled lists for each team, found here. The list below was prepared by Eddy and has the player’s last level played at in parenthesis. The Phillies could have avoided free agency for any of the listed players by adding them to the 40-man...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Robles, Abreu Headed to Lehigh Valley

According to the IronPigs’ Director of Media Relations Matt Provence, LHP Mauricio Robles and INF Miguel Abreu are headed to Allentown. Robles, 24, was selected off waivers from Seattle in the offseason and is a member of the 40-man roster. Robles has a 2.77 ERA with 37 Ks in 26 IP for Double-A Reading. Abreu, 28, was hitting .230/.269/.405 with 3 HR for the Reading Fightins. Abreu...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils Ink Five to Minor League Deals, Make Camp Adjustments

Matt Hitt Troy Marks According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Phillies have signed RHP Troy Marks, C Matt Hitt, 2B Shawn Williams, SS Miguel Abreu, and SS Andres Blanco. Marks, 23, is a 6’5 righty who attended the University of Nevada. As a member of the Wolfpack, he earned WAC All-Academic team distinction He went undrafted in 2012. Hitt, 23, is a 6’0 catcher who hit...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Notes: A Reasonably Adequate Caribbean Series Update

Table of Contents Today’s edition of the Daily Notes has no table of contents, it appears. A Reasonably Adequate Caribbean Series Update The Caribbean Series — featuring the champion from each of the Dominican Winter, Mexican Pacific, Puerto Rican, and Venezuelan Winter Leagues — began Friday in Hermosillo, Mexico, and continues through February 7th. What follows is an assortment...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wheeler continues to dominate for Double-A Binghamton

Zack Wheeler was dominant once again during his Thursday evening start for Double-A Binghamton, allowing just one run on three hits and striking out eight over seven innings of work: Wheeler carried a one hitter into the sixth after retiring 19 of the first 20 batters he faced en route to his fifth victory of the season.  According to Ashley Marshal of MiLB.com: [Wheeler] retired...
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June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training: The Phils are outgunned as they lose to the Twins, 11-7.

The Phils are outgunned from the start as they lose to the Twins, 11-7. The Twins take a 2-0 lead in the first as, with one man on, and with two men out, Justin Morneau hits a two-run home run, his third home run of the spring, scoring Joe Mauer, who had just singled. The Twins added to their lead in the second as, with two men on, and with nobody out, Luke Hughes, who had started...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Twins v. Phillies

Time: 1:05 pm, Hammond Stadium – Fort Myers, FL Weather: Clear Skies, 86 TV: Sorry Folks, This One is Not on TV Today Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterThe Phils try to build on momentum gained yesterday by the Podfather’s walk-off in today’s afternoon match-up versus the Twins. If the line-up looks a little strange today, it is because it is: five starters are playing positions...
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March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Training Gameday: Phillies vs. Red Sox

Time: 1:05 pm, Ft. Myers, FL Weather: Sunny, 80 TV: Not on TV Follow Phillies Nation on Twitter-Placido Polanco is taking part in a minor league game today, a good sign that he’s close to returning to real action. Polanco has been dealing with a finger sprain.-Jim Thome will play first base in a real Spring Training game tomorrow against Baltimore.Phillies Lineup:1. Shane Victorino...
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March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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