1. Phillies Notes: Phils GM: Domonic Brown Likely to Play Right Field

    In the hours after he dealt Marlon Byrd to the Cincinnati Reds on New Year's Eve, Ruben Amaro Jr. mentioned the likely possibility of Domonic Brown this season moving from left field back to right field...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  2. Progress of Prospects Will Define Phillies' Season

    From the day Pat Gillick first said the Phillies were taking a step back and probably would not contend for several seasons.....

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  3. Phils Avoid Arbitration with Brown, Revere

    A little more than 2 weeks after trading away Marlon Byrd, the Phillies agreed to terms with their other two starting outfielders from the 2014 season on Friday, avoiding arbitration...

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  4. Rollins Gone, Heir Apparent Crawford Not Feeling Pressure

    PHILADELPHIA -- J.P. Crawford has been the Phillies ' shortstop of the future ever since he joined the organization as a first-round pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. The future seems a lot closer now that Jimmy Rollins is out of the picture...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 13 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  5. Top Prospect J.P. Crawford Ready for Roller-Coaster Ride

    Before the Phillies ' shortstops of past and future were no longer part of the same organization, J.P. Crawford had a couple of opportunities to chat with Jimmy Rollins...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 14 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  6. Offseason Overhaul Leaves Phillies with Big Arms in Minors

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies have preached pitching and defense as their keys to success in the future, and the organization has added a number of talented pitching prospects over the past seven months to further its rebuilding effort...

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  7. Hot-Hitting Franco Impressing in Winter League Playoffs

    Maikel Franco will arrive in Clearwater next month on the heels of a great offensive performance in the Dominican Winter League playoffs...

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  8. Cardinals Surface as Potential Suitor for Cole Hamels

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  9. Revere, Brown File for Salary Arbitration

    PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies outfielders Ben Revere and Domonic Brown filed for salary arbitration Tuesday. They are the club's only players eligible for arbitration.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  10. Herrera Turning Heads with Strong Showing in Winter Ball

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies took a flier on Odubel Herrera in the Rule 5 Draft in December because they liked what he could bring to the outfield with his athleticism and offense...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  11. Phillies Sign Relief Pitcher

    THERE IS a strong argument to be made that the brightest spot on the Phillies ' bleak horizon is their bullpen, where last season they received key contributions from four pitchers younger than 28 years old, three of whom averaged at least 8...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  12. Phils Ready to Retain Howard If Deal Doesn't Materialize

    PHILADELPHIA -- The rebuilding Phillies have already traded the franchise leader in hits, their biggest power bat and a key member of the bullpen over the last five weeks.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  13. Kelly Johnson Makes Sense for Phillies

    The Philadelphia Phillies are committed to rebuilding by shedding high-salaried veterans in their 30's. However, the fact remains that they have to fill a working roster for 2015...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 17 days ago 98 reads 0 comments

  14. Phillies Sign Righty Gomez to Minor League Deal

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies, who continue to add pitching depth to all levels of the organization this offseason, have signed reliever Jeanmar Gomez to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the club announced on Monday..

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 17 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  15. Roy Halladay Fan Has No Idea Roy Halladay Is Standing Right Behind Him

    Anyone who is in love with sports can appreciate the experience of meeting a favorite athlete: the excitement, the joy — and hopefully, the picture. Sadly, this fan only got the last part — and he didn't even notice...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 17 days ago 87,467 reads 66 comments

  16. This Fan Was Wearing a Roy Halladay Shirsey and Didn't Notice Halladay...

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  17. Phillies Should Be Able to Find a Taker for Ryan Howard

    The start of spring training is a little more than a month away. The clock is ticking for the Phillies to trade first baseman Ryan Howard, a task that should not be as difficult as it has proven to be...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 18 days ago 2,930 reads 0 comments

  18. Hamels to St. Louis? Cards Have the Right Prospects

    MLB .com columnist, Richard Justice, wrote a piece yesterday discussing the possibility of Cole Hamels being traded to the Cardinals .....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 days ago 297 reads 0 comments

  19. Lively Arm: Phillies Prospect Rising Up Ranks

    PHILADELPHIA -- Ben Lively is the newest piece of the Phillies ' rebuilding effort. The starting pitching prospect was rising through the Reds ' farm system before he was acquired in a trade for veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd on the final day of 2014...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 20 days ago 59 reads 0 comments

  20. Philadelphia Phillies' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    The Philadelphia Phillies haven’t launched a full-on rebuilding process, at least not yet, but the organization appears to be headed in that direction based on recent trades...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 14,754 reads 10 comments

  21. So Far, Phillies Making Right Moves

    Pat Gillick stated that the Phillies will not become contenders again until the 2017 or 2018 season. While that may be true, the rebuilding process could be sped up if the Phillies make the right moves, and acquire the right talent...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 21 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  22. Did Ugly End Weaken Roy Halladay's Hall of Fame Chances?

    When Roy Halladay came to the Phillies in the winter before the 2010 season, he was a borderline Hall of Fame pitcher who needed several more dominant seasons and a deep playoff run or two to really cement his case for Cooperstown...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 21 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  23. Who Will Play Left Field for the Phillies?

    When the news broke on New Year's Eve that Ruben Amaro Jr. had dealt Marlon Byrd to the Reds , our first matter of business was to dissect the caliber of prospect the Phillies received in return...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 21 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  24. Reliever Neris Impressing Phillies in Winter Ball

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Phillies had little to play for by Aug. 3 last season, when they called up right-hander Hector Neris from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 21 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  25. Luke Putkonen a Possible Phillies Option

    On Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers signed left handed pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to a major league contract. Given the problems Detroit has had in the past with their bullpen, signing a quality arm like Gorzelanny could pay some dividends...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 22 days ago 38 reads 0 comments