Phillies ink highly touted international prospect, Jesus Starlyn Caba The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly signed the No. 13-ranked prospect in the Top 50 international list for $3 million — Jesus Starlyn Caba, according to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. Just 17 years old, Caba is far from being a sure thing, but scouting reports suggest there is the potential for […] Phillies … [Read more...] about Phillies sign highly touted Dominican SS Jesus Starlyn Caba
Philadelphia Phillies: 5 options to consider for 4th outfield spot
Who will be the Phillies’ fourth outfielder with Matt Vierling traded? The Philadelphia Phillies recently upgraded their bullpen by acquiring Gregory Soto from the Detroit Tigers — sending 2022 National League champions Matt Vierling and Nick Maton to the American League Central. But the trade raises a new question — who will be the team’s fourth outfielder on […] Philadelphia … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Phillies: 5 options to consider for 4th outfield spot
Philadelphia Phillies avoid arbitration with Rhys Hoskins, 3 others
Phillies agree to 1-year deals with four arbitration-eligible players As the deadline to reach agreements with arbitration-eligible players ended Friday, the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to terms with Rhys Hoskins, Ranger Suárez, Edmundo Sosa, and newly acquired reliever Gregory Soto on one-year deals. The club did not reach deals, however, with relievers Seranthony Domínguez … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Phillies avoid arbitration with Rhys Hoskins, 3 others
Philadelphia Phillies not poised to repeat failure from 1994 season
The Phillies should be able to avoid repeating their disappointing 1994 season. When the ball from Joe Carter’s bat disappeared over the left field fence to end the 1993 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue Jays, a couple of other things also ended. The historic home run’s victim — Mitch Williams — […] Philadelphia Phillies not poised to repeat … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Phillies not poised to repeat failure from 1994 season
Making Hall of Fame case for Philadelphia Phillies legend Jimmy Rollins
Why Phillies legend Jimmy Rollins deserves to be in the Hall of Fame In two weeks (January 24), the Baseball Writers’ Association of America will announce the results of its 2023 Hall of Fame election. While Philadelphia Phillies franchise hits leader Jimmy Rollins will not likely be inducted on his second year on the ballot, I believe […] Making Hall of Fame case for … [Read more...] about Making Hall of Fame case for Philadelphia Phillies legend Jimmy Rollins
Leading off the Phillies: Kyle Schwarber or Trea Turner?
Trea Turner should lead off for the 2023 Phillies, instead of Kyle Schwarber. Since signing All-Star shortstop Trea Turner, the Philadelphia Phillies have one of the game’s most consistent bats to slot into their lineup. Turner was the primary leadoff man for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals. With his lightning speed, it is only […] Leading off the Phillies: … [Read more...] about Leading off the Phillies: Kyle Schwarber or Trea Turner?
Should the Philadelphia Phillies acquire another starting pitcher?
Will Dave Dombrowski add another Phillies starting pitcher this offseason? The Philadelphia Phillies have taken care of their offseason business. The team addressed needs in moderate and large ways — with acquisitions at shortstop, starting pitchers, and relief pitchers. Improving the shortstop and middle-to-back end rotation starters were priorities and they accomplished that … [Read more...] about Should the Philadelphia Phillies acquire another starting pitcher?
Phillies will rely on Brandon Marsh to continue his development
Brandon Marsh’s continued development is crucial for the 2023 Phillies. After the Philadelphia Phillies decided to trade Matt Vierling as part of a five-player swap with the Detroit Tigers this past weekend, Brandon Marsh’s development became more important than ever. Last season, Marsh frequently sat in favor of the right-handed hitting Vierling opposite left-handed pitching. … [Read more...] about Phillies will rely on Brandon Marsh to continue his development
Phillies acquire Gregory Soto, Roger Clemens’ son in swap with Tigers
The Phillies bolster their bullpen even more by acquiring Gregory Soto. With about 80 days until Opening Day, the Philadelphia Phillies continue to finetune their roster with the hopes to repeat as National League champions in the 2023 season. The latest roster tweak occurred Saturday, with President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski reportedly completing a trade … [Read more...] about Phillies acquire Gregory Soto, Roger Clemens’ son in swap with Tigers