Nov 182013
Phillies Prospects: 2013 Arizona Fall League Wrap-Up

Last week, the Arizona Fall League wrapped up its 2013 season.  Unlike last year, Phillies players did not win the AFL Championship or even play in it.  In fact, they weren’t even close.  Peoria finished last in the Western division with a 12-19 record.  That wasn’t the worst record in the league, but they were [More…]

Dec 032012
Phillies 2012 Rule 5 Draft Preview

Although they declined to participate in last year’s edition, the Phillies frequently try to bolster the roster through the Rule 5 draft.  In the three Rule 5 drafts under Pat Gillick’s watch, the Phillies drafted or acquired six players.  None of them stuck at the time, but Travis Blackley went on to throw over 100 [More…]

Nov 222012
Phillies Prospect Report: Arizona Fall League Roundup

On Saturday, Peoria topped Salt River 4-3 to win the Arizona Fall League Championship.  While the league only runs for a month and a half, they’re all athletes who love to compete, and that was clear watching the team celebrating in the middle of the infield after winning a game that’s entirely meaningless.  The stats [More…]

Oct 032012
A Look Ahead At Potential 2013 Phillies Prospects

2012 proved to be a lost cause for the Phillies.  Subpar power, relief pitching and injuries led to the down season, and it’ll be a longer offseason than fans are used to.  The offseason always gives fans an opportunity to discuss what needs to be done to improve the team, and those solutions will come [More…]