Aug 282013
 
Phillies send seven prospects to the Arizona Fall League

Tuesday, Arizona Fall League rosters were announced.  This off-season, seven Phillies minor leaguers will compete on the Peoria Javelinas alongside players from the Astros, Mariners, Padres and Royals.  Teams usually send players to the AFL for one or more of the following reasons: they missed time during the season with an injury or suspension, players [More…]

Aug 192013
 
Phillies Minor Leagues: 2013 Postseason Chases

Minor league seasons are winding down very soon.  For Phillies affiliates, the Gulf Coast League ends on the 29th, Lehigh Valley, Reading and Lakewood end on Labor Day, Clearwater the day before, and Williamsport two days after.  That means there are about 10-15 games for prospects to improve their statistics and for teams to improve [More…]

Aug 132013
 
Phillies showing increased activity in international free agent market

In a span of about two weeks, the Phillies (may have) signed Cuban defector Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a contract that could be worth up to $59 million, a record for an international free agent, as well as 16 year old Dominican third baseman Luis Encarnacion for $1 million, nearly a team record for an [More…]