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Phillies Make a Handful of Moves

Monday morning, the Phillies announced a series of moves. They optioned pitchers Jesse Biddle, Adam Morgan, and Ethan Martin to minor league camp, in addition to outfielder Aaron Altherr. They also reassigned Sean O’Sullivan and John Hester to minor league camp, and released Xavier Paul. The Phils are down to 52 players in Major League camp, including 17 non-roster invitees, and...
Via Phillies Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Archer throws two scoreless innings in loss to Phillies

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Phillies right-hander Kevin Slowey followed a solid spring debut with another strong outing, pitching three hitless innings Sunday in Philadelphia's 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Freddy Galvis, Ben Revere, Odubel Herrera and Brian Bogusevic drove in runs for the Phillies, who held the Rays scoreless until the eighth inning. Slowey pitched two scoreless...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Slowey pitches 3 scoreless innings against Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Phillies right-hander Kevin Slowey followed a solid spring debut with another strong outing, pitching three hitless innings Sunday in Philadelphia's 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Freddy Galvis, Ben Revere, Odubel Herrera and Brian Bogusevic drove in runs for the Phillies, who held the Rays scoreless until the eighth inning. Slowey pitched two scoreless...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2015: #18 IF/OF Odubel Herrera

Odubel Herrera, image- MiLB.com Selected by the Phillies last month in the big league portion of the annual MLB Rule 5 draft, muti-positional prospect Odubel Herrera is primed to make the team’s opening day big league roster. The 23-year-old Venezuelan spent this off-season proving the Phils were right when they plucked him from the Rangers’ system.  With a league-leading ...
Via Phillies Nation
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

PhoulBallz Podcast Episode 74: HoF Voting, Revamped Phils Farm & Carlos Alonso Interview

On the 74th edition of the PhoulBallz Minor League Podcast, Tug and Jay discuss the recent Hall of Fame voting including thoughts on Pedro Martinez and Barry Bonds.  The guys also pour through the revamped Phillies prospect core thanks to last year’s amateur draft, trades and December’s Rule 5 draft, reviewing Jesmuel Valentin, Zach Eflin, Odubel Herrera as well as plenty more...
Via Phillies Nation
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Off-season league notes: Astudillo, Herrera staying hot

Baseball goes year-round.  All over the globe, Phillies players are in action and we’ve got the rundown on how they are performing.  Read ahead for all the details. Venezuelan Winter League- Willians Astudillo, image- Jay Floyd Willians Astudillo, a corner infielder and backstop who has been playing a lot of outfield of late, is batting .314 with a homer and four RBI in nine...
Via Phillies Nation
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies New Rule 5 Gems

Say hello to Andy Oliver and Odubel Herrera.  And as quickly as you greet them, you might just say adios shortly there after, because neither may last past Spring Training.  The life of a Rule 5 pick is glib. They spend time rotting away in the minor leagues, to then get a small glimmer of hope from a savior for a franchise, to probably being sent right back to the same organization they...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils add two, lose three in Rule 5 draft

In the major league portion of the yearly Rule 5 draft that took place this morning at the MLB Winter Meetings, the Phillies selected 2B/SS Odubel Herrera from the Texas Rangers and lefty hurler Andy Oliver. The pair must remain on the Phillies’ big league roster for the entire 2015 season or would have to be offered back to the team they were selected from. Last season combined...
Via Phillies Nation
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Nab Odubel Herrera, Andy Oliver in Rule 5 Draft

In today's Rule 5 draft, the Phillies selected two players within the Major League phase, from the Rangers and the Pirates. If chosen in the Rule 5 draft, a player must be kept on the selecting team's 25-man major league roster for the entire season after the draft—he may not...
Via Philliedelphia
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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