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Prospect Nation 2015: The Prelude

The dawn of a near year brings along with it the annual Phillies Nation “Prospect Nation” countdown, running down the organization’s top 25 up and coming players.  In the coming weeks, as a brand new season approaches, I’ll be bringing you player reviews for each of the top developmental talents that appear to have the brightest futures for the Phillies. Always taken into...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cannot Catch A Break: Phillies Prospect Joseph To Have Surgery

#163272295 / gettyimages.com When the Phillies acquired Tommy Joseph in the trade for Hunter Pence, they envisioned someone who might be the Phillies' starting catcher as soon as this season. If all went according to plan, Joseph would have spent 2013 in AAA and 2014 in the majors. Instead, thanks...
Via Philliedelphia
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Joseph set for surgery, MAG debuts for Pigs, Neris to bigs

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd -Catching prospect Tommy Joseph is slated to have season ending surgery to repair an ailment in his left wrist. The injury initially took place back in May, when the 23-year-old was part of a collision at home plate while playing with Double-A Reading. As a member of the Fightins this season, the righty batting Joseph tallied a .282 batting average...
Via Phillies Nation
August 03, 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

Fightins Quotables: Reading manager Wathan talks Phils prospects

I sat down with Reading Fightins’ manager Dusty Wathan this week to chat about some well-known Phillies prospects.  The Double-A skipper openly discussed the progress of young pitching prospect Severino Gonzalez and outfielder Cameron Perkins.  He also shared details about the status of infielder Cesar Hernandez, who was a late scratch from the team’s lineup on Thursday with...
Via Phillies Nation
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Hot List: Franco, Leiter, Joseph & More

It’s another edition of our weekly minor league round up, where we take a look at the hottest players in the Phillies system.  Read ahead for all the notes on your standout prospects and a shining pro vet. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Third baseman Maikel Franco is 9-for-31 (.290 avg) with three doubles, a homer and five RBI in his last seven games.  The 21-year-old Domincan...
Via Phillies Nation
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

With Tommy Joseph Out, Phillies Sign Catcher Lars Davis

Photo courtesy Lars Davis' Twitter The Phillies suffered the off prospect Tommy Joseph to injury over the weekend. To replace Joseph's catching in the minor leagues, the Phillies have sigend catcher Lars Davis, MiLB.com reports (we learned via MLB Trade Rumors). Davis will be organizational depth at the minor league...
Via Philliedelphia
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Joseph Headed Back to DL with Another Possible Concussion

Just when it looked like Tommy Joseph turned the corner, bang. Friday, Joseph took a foul ball off the facemask early in the game, felt uncomfortable and foggy afterward and was pulled from the game. This forced the Phillies to place him on the DL on Saturday. GM Ruben Amaro...
Via Philliedelphia
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Prospect Seth Rosin Will Be On The Move Again

The Phillies received catcher Tommy Joseph, outfielder Nate Schierholtz, and Seth Rosin from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Hunter Pence in 2012. The Phillies have seen Joseph get concussed, Schierholtz be non-tendered, and Rosin taken away from the Phillies in the Rule 5 draft. Rosin has been the...
Via Philliedelphia
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Move 7 to Minor League Camp, Release Marson

Per Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly, the Phillies have moved seven Phillies’ players to minor league camp, optioning catcher Tommy Joseph, LHP Jeremy Horst, and outfielders Zach Collier and Tyson Gillies while re-assigning LHP Cesar Jimenez, RHP Ken Giles, and shortstop Andres Blanco. Additionally, the Phillies have released catcher Lou Marson and Sebastian Valle has been re-added...
Via Phillies Nation
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Reassign Seven to Minor League Camp; Marson Released

This morning, the Phillies made their second round of cuts. Catcher Lou Marson was released while Jeremy Horst, Tommy Joseph, Tyson Gillies, Zach Collier, Cesar Jimenez, Ken Giles and Andres Blanco were all reassigned to minor league camps. A former Phillies prospect, Lou Marson was the only player to be...
Via Philliedelphia
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

IronPigs Roster Projection, 3/6

Jesse Biddle throws for the Phillies Jesse Biddle, shown above, is one of the decisions facing the Phillies in assigning minor leaguers this Spring. He's not alone. Tommy Joseph, Maikel Franco, and more are tough calls too. So what do I think they look like? For a primer, here's my...
Via Philliedelphia
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014 #17: Catcher Tommy Joseph

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd Acquired from San Francisco in a swap for Hunter Pence in July 2012, catcher Tommy Joseph quickly became one of the Phillies’ top positional prospects.  In the time since that trade, however, Joseph has struggled to produce as he has dealt with injury concerns that have prevented him from getting and staying hot. Possessing a high ceiling bat and...
Via Phillies Nation
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Top 10 Prospects: Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies system starts off nicely but drops off rapidly after the third slot. Serious injuries have taken a huge bite out of the rankings for players such as shortstop Roman Quinn, catcher Tommy Joseph, as well as pitchers Shane Watson and Adam Morgan.   #1 Maikel Franco | 65/AA (3B) Age PA H 2B HR […]
Via Fangraphs
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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