Player: Roy Halladay Number: 34 Position: SP Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Toronto for Michael Taylor, Kyle Drabek, and Travis D’Arnaud. 2009 Stats: (w/ Toronto) 17-10, 32 games, 239 IP, 208 K, 2.79 ERA, 1.13 WHIP Intangibles: The Phillies got the best pitcher in the game when they traded for Halladay. He … Continue reading MNG: Roy Halladay
Player: Ross Gload Number: 3 Position: LF Bats/Throws: L/L Acquired: Signed a two-year, $2.6 million contract in the middle of December. 2009 Stats: 125 games, 230 AB, 33 R, 66 H, 6 HR, 30 RBI, .261 AVG, .329 OBP Intangibles: He’s another power-hitting lefty, something the Phillies needed after dropping Matt Stairs. Gload can be … Continue reading MNG: Ross Gload
MLB.com released their Top 50 prospects of 2010 and the Phillies own outfielder Domonic Brown and pitcher Phillippe Aumont cracked the list with Brown at 14 and Aumont at 47. Shockingly pithing phenom Stephen Strasburg of the Nationals is second on the list and not first. That honor goes to outfielder Jason Heyward of Atlanta.
Uncle Chollie misses Cliff Lee already and wishes the Phillies would have held onto him to team up with Roy Halladay. In a perfect world, we wish it was possible. “Halladay is the best pitcher in baseball right now. Lee is a tad behind him. Of course it would’ve been nice to have both of them,” Manuel said Tuesday. … Continue reading Manuel Misses Lee; Loses Weight
Player: Tyson Gillies Number: — Position: OF Bats/Throws: L/R Acquired: Acquired along with Phillippe Aumont and Jose Ramirez for Cliff Lee from Seattle. 2009 Stats: None. Intangibles: He’s an incredibly gifted athlete with great speed and hustle. His scouting reports say that he lacks power, something that doesn’t worry the Phillies at all. This video … Continue reading MNG: Tyson Gillies
As Harry closed out the call for the Phillies game in Colorado on Easter, nobody expected that it would be his final call. As the team headed to Washington for a series with the Nationals (and visit to the White House), Harry took his normal place in the broadcast booth prior to the game. Harry … Continue reading 2009 Most Memorable Moment #2: HK Dies
The Phillies locked up their catcher for the next three years as Carlos Ruiz and Phils agree to a three-year, $9 million deal pending a physical. The 31-year old became the third player to avoid arbitration after Shane Victorino and Joe Blanton were both signed to three-year deals. Chooch hit .255 with nine home runs and 43 RBI’s … Continue reading Ruiz Last Starter to Sign