Phillies Midseason Update: Maikel Franco Charges Up Prospect Ladder
BEST PLAYER: The middle-of-the-order, righthanded bat that the Phillies have long sought might be developing in their own system. Building on last year’s strong showing, 20-year-old third baseman Maikel Franco [...]
What Your Team Did In The Draft: National League Edition
Now that all of the selections have been made, our draft experts took a few moments to glance at each team’s draft list and see what stood out. We won’t [...]
Cameron Perkins Reports To Phillies Ready For Duty
PHILADELPHIA—Credit Phillies area scouts for finding college hitters who are ready to step into pro ball and excel right away, because for the second straight year a position player is [...]
Darin Ruf Heads To Triple-A To Refine Defensive Play
PHILADELPHIA—Darin Ruf did not seize the opportunity to be the Opening Day left fielder, but Phillies officials still believe the 26-year-old’s day will come. “I think he has a bright [...]
The Top 10 Youngest Players In Each League On Opening Day
As we’ve done for three years, here’s a look at the Top 10 youngest players in each league as the season began (you can also see the 2012 Opening Day, 2011 [...]
Phillies’ Pettibone Will Polish Repertoire At Triple-A
Phillies righthander Jonathan Pettibone went 13-8, 3.10 in 160 innings last season at Double-A and Triple-A, where he learned a cutter from pitching coach Rod Nichols.
Phillies’ Adam Morgan Vaults To Double-A In Debut
The Phillies traded righthanders Vance Worley and Trevor May to the Twins for center fielder Ben Revere because they believe they have starting pitching depth in the upper levels of the system. That group of projectable starters includes lefty Adam Morgan.
Free Agent Imports Could Impede Young Phillies
The Phillies made two late January signings that could affect several of the organization's young players, such as Domonic Brown, Darin Ruf, Phillippe Aumont and Justin De Fratus.
Phillies Prospects Experience Philadelphia First-Hand
Phillies officials have tried to give their top prospects a taste of that experience before they head to their first big league spring training camp. This year, seven top talents spent a week in Philadelphia at the team's fourth annual prospect education seminar in January.