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If Phillies deal Lee, they need MLB-ready talent

The release of Tyson Gillies on Sunday was the latest reminder of just how poor the Phillies' return was in the December 2009 trade that sent Cliff Lee to Seattle. Two of the three players the Phillies acquired have since been released, and Phillippe Aumont has failed three different times to hold a spot in the major-league bullpen. The timing of the release was interesting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Release Former Top Prospect Tyson Gillies

#166326081 / gettyimages.com Another one bites the dust. Today, the Phillies announced the release of outfielder Tyson Gillies. This announcement comes two weeks after the Phils dropped him from the 40-man roster. He cleared waivers two weeks ago and had remained in the Phillies’ system until today’s release. Gillies, 25,...
Via Philliedelphia
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils release OF Gillies

In unsurprising news, the Phillies announced on Sunday that they have released troubled outfielder Tyson Gillies. Gillies had developed a reputation of having behavioral issues, in recent years, as he’s been suspended multiple times during his tenure with the Phillies organization. He’s also missed significant time with varied injuries since he was part of the trio acquired for...
Via Phillies Nation
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies cut underachiever Gillies from 40-man roster

The Phillies’ patience with Tyson Gillies finally ran out. The talented but often troubled outfielder was removed from the team’s 40-man roster Friday after he passed through waivers unclaimed by another club. Gillies, 25, remains on the roster at Triple A Lehigh Valley, where he entered Friday hitting just .217 with a .281 on-base percentage in 37 games. Gillies joined the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Cedeno Called up, Gillies cut

According to the Express-Times, the Phillies will call up veteran infielder Ronny Cedeno today. No word on who will be sent down from the roster. Cedeno is hitting .286 with one home run and 10 RBI while playing the middle infield. According to the Lehigh Valley broadcast, via Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly who tweeted this late last night, the Phillies have released Tyson Gillies....
Via Phillies Nation
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gillies Suspended, De Fratus Offers Positive Impression

Tyson Gillies with Reading in 2013, Image- Jay Floyd Bad luck continued for troubled outfielder Tyson Gillies on Friday, as the Phillies announced that the 25-year-old was suspended for three games. Confirming the rumor that he had taken his frustration out on some equipment after a tough loss for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday night, a game in which Gillies went 0-for-5 and...
Via Phillies Nation
April 25, 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

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

Prospect Nation 2014: #23 Outfielder Tyson Gillies

Tyson Gillies, Image- Jay Floyd Outfielder Tyson Gillies has been plagued by injuries during his time in the Phillies’ organization.  In 2009, the British Columbia native was acquired in the trade that sent Cliff Lee to Seattle.  Due to an inability to stay healthy, Gillies has not made the type of progress that the Phillies once hoped he would. When he was dealt to the Phils...
Via Phillies Nation
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Nail in Coffin for Lee-to-Seattle Trade Verdict

Aumont was sent home, Gillies is on the disabled list with a disputed injury, and Ramirez has been horrible in relief just four years after being acquired in the Lee trade with Seattle. Photo by Jay Floyd On my 24th birthday, I unloaded shoes off of a truck at the Marshall’s department store. I put security devices on the expensive ones, took the tissue paper out of all of them...
Via Phillies Nation
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

PN Interview: IronPigs Manager Dave Brundage

Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Dave Brundage returned the Phillies’ organization this season after a 26-year absence.  Previously, Brundage managed the Braves’ Triple-A affiliate for the last six seasons.  Prior to his time in the Atlanta system, the 48-year-old spent 19 season in the Mariners organization as a player, coach and manager.  The Georgia resident was...
Via Phillies Nation
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Rundown: Gillies, Orr, Tolbert & More

It’s another weekly rundown of the Phillies’ minor leagues with loads of details on some recent noteworthy performers… Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Tyson Gillies, image- Jay Floyd Outfielder Tyson Gillies is batting .306 with four doubles, a homer and three steals in 10 August games.  Overall with the IronPigs this season, the 24-year-old Canadian is batting .217 with...
Via Phillies Nation
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

This One Hurts: Revere Breaks Foot

In the last at bat of yesterday’s first game, Ben Revere fouled a ball off of his right foot. Revere finished the at-bat, the result: a game-ending double play. Revere was not in the line-up for game two – it turns out, Revere was trying to beat out the game-ending double play with a broken right foot. Ouch. Talk radio hosts and national pundits have advised that Ryan Howard‘s...
Via Phillies Nation
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Fightins Quotables: Wathan Speaks on Biddle, Wright, Franco, Gillies and more

I sat down with Double-A Reading manager Dusty Wathan on Thursday to chat about several key names in the Phillies’ developmental ranks.  Among the topics of discussion were top Phils prospect lefty pitcher Jesse Biddle, fast rising third base prospect Maikel Franco, struggling left-handed starter Austin Wright and outfielder Tyson Gillies, who earned a promotion from Reading to...
Via Phillies Nation
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Updates on Ruf, Gillies, Watson, Joseph, James & More

From all throughout the Phillies’ developmental ranks, here’s our weekly rundown of top performers and those players that have struggled recently. Triple A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Who’s hot… Outfielder Darin Ruf has picked up the production with his batting average of late, but has displayed minimal power during that stretch. The 26-year-old righty hitting slugger is batting...
Via Phillies Nation
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Notebook: Mini Mart, Altherr Heat Up as Gillies, Greene Go Icey

We’re back with our (usually) weekly developmental rundown.  As you expect, here’s a rundown of who is hot and who is not throughout the Phillies’ four full season minor league teams. Triple-A Lehigh Valley… Who’s hot- Utility man Michael Martinez has been scorching hot this past week, when over a seven-game stretch, the 30-year-old Dominican went 13-for-23 (.565 avg...
Via Phillies Nation
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruben are we going to do this again?

In recent days there has been much talk about Cliff Lee and possible trade rumors. With the Phillies hovering around the .500 mark with wins and losses, the offense being hot and cold and the starting pitching being in confusion questions arise as to what direction the team is to take now. In the winter of 2009, Ruben Amaro made a three way deal which evolved the Seattle Mariners...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Who’s Hot, Who’s Cold & Venezuelan Summer League Begins

It’s time for the weekly rundown of minor league notes, taking a look at who is hot and who is not, from each team.  Stats and standing accurate through game action played on Saturday. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs (18-24, 4th place, North Division International League)- Hot list… Cody Asche with Reading in 2012 Third baseman Cody Asche has hit safely in 12 of his last 13...
Via Phillies Nation
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Aeros down Phillies in 10 innings

READING- After playing 11 innings of baseball last night, the Aeros and Fighting Phils followed up with ten more innings, as Akron defeated Reading 7-6.   Reading started quickly, taking advantage of Aeros’ errors in the bottom of the first to take a 1-0 lead.   Centerfielder Tyson Gillies got the Fighting Phils going with a single to start the afternoon. He was quickly moved...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Please not again, the “BullPen”!

Well as I sit in utter amazement at not just the lack of offense the Phillies show but the bullpen has doubts around it again. Ruben Amaro stated in the fall that one of his goals would be to improve on the bullpen and not lose any games because of it again. Well Ruben it doesn’t look like that is the case. We have for the most part see the return of Jonathan Pappelbon, closing...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

An Updated View of the Phillies Roster, 3/12

Roy Halladay got rocked today. Like, rocked, rocked. He's only being clocked in the 84-85 range today too. Ok, enough awful-ness, let's run through some other topics in the blogosphere today: The Phillies cut five guys: Tyler Cloyd, Tyson Gillies, Sebastian Valle, Mauricio Robles, and B.J. Rosenberg. High Cheese had...
Via Philliedelphia
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies option five to minor league camp

The Phillies made five more roster moves Tuesday to drop their spring training roster down to 42 players. Tyler Cloyd, Tyson Gillies and Sebastian Valle were the biggest of the names optioned down to minor league camp.
Via phillies.scout.com
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils Reassign Five to Minors Camp

Starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd, righty reliever B.J. Rosenberg, lefty reliever Mauricio Robles, OF Tyson Gillies and catcher Sebastian Valle were reassigned to minor league camp according to Dennis Deitch. None were big surprises to be optioned back to camp and all five players are on the 40-man roster. Of the group, Cloyd and Rosenberg are the favorites to see some time with the Phillies...
Via Phillies Nation
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Cut Five More, Including World Baseball Classic Combatants

B.J. Rosenberg is among those sent to minor league camp More cuts today in Clearwater after a rare Spring Training day off. They are passed on via Phillies writer for MLB.com Todd Zolecki. Today's cuts are: CF Tyson Gillies C Sebastian Valle RHP B.J. Rosenberg RHP Tyler Cloyd LHP Mauricio...
Via Philliedelphia
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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