Feb 262011
Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies looks to bounce back in 2011

By Justin Adkins: Tyson Gillies was already under great scrutiny simply due to his status as one of the players the Phillies got back from Seattle in the ill-conceived Cliff Lee Trade Debacle of ’09. As a prospect, he faced a difficult, challenging road to the majors.  Being linked to the hot button Lee issue only made things [More…]

Oct 102010
Cocaine possession charges dropped against Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies

Ocotober 10 Philadelphia Daily News: According to a story in his hometown newspaper, authorities in Florida have dropped the cocaine possession charge against Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies. Gillies faced the charge after hs arrest on Aug. 20 for an incident that occurred on June 11 in Clearwater, where he had been rehabbing a hamstring injury [More…]

Sep 152010
Three prospects still have work to do, Amaro says

September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “This much, Ruben Amaro Jr. stressed: The three prospects the Phillies acquired in an off-season trade with Seattle for Cliff Lee are young. The general manager said his staff understood that at the time of the deal. Plenty of development was still needed. With that said, the first year in the [More…]

Aug 232010
Phils' Noles on the case with Tyson Gillies

August 23 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bill Conlin “They came for Tyson Gillies just after 12:30 a.m. Friday. Served him with an arrest warrant after a baggy containing a white powder that was confiscated from the back seat of a Clearwater police prowler on June 11 tested positive as cocaine. Dickie Noles, the best substance-abuse counselor [More…]

Aug 212010
Phils prospect Gillies faces cocaine charge

August 21 Philadelphia Inquirer “Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies, one of the three players acquired in the Cliff Lee trade this past off-season, was arrested early Friday for cocaine possession stemming from a June incident in Clearwater, Fla. Gillies, 21, was arrested by Pinellas County Sheriff’s Officers at 1:48 a.m. Friday, according to a spokeswoman. The [More…]