May 142012
 
Balancing Act: A two-sided look at current Phillies hitting prospects

Several years ago, a key concern of many Phillies fans was the left handed heavy lineup. To be honest, I think the problem was a bit overblown; Chase Utley, Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez (after replacing Pat Burrell) were the only everyday left handed batters, Jimmy Rollins and Shane Victorino were both better batting right [More…]

May 142012
 
System Check: Phillies Minor League Runaround – May 6-12 2012

Lehigh Valley started the week by losing three in a row and only scoring two runs over the three games, but their fortunes changed as they won three straight to close the week. The IronPigs had to deal with a lot of roster turnover with a lot of players moving up and down or in [More…]