Prospect Report: Jiwan James

Position: Centerfield Age: 23 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect (9th according to BaseballAmerica.com) Team: Reading (Double-A). 2012 Minor League Stats: 111 G, .249 AVG, 14 2B, 5 3B, 6 HR, 31 RBI, .651 OPS Season in Review: For one of the top prospects in the Phillies farm system, 2012 didn’t quite measure up to Jiwan James’ past seasons in … Continue reading Prospect Report: Jiwan James

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Prospect Report: Tyson Gillies

Position: Outfield Age: 24 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect Team: Lakewood/Clearwater (Single-A)/Reading (Double-A) 2012 Minor League Stats: 75 G, .299 AVG, 14 2B, 8 3B, 4 HR, 24 RBI, .809 OPS Season in Review: Numbers wise, Tyson Gillies put up a pretty solid season in the minors. But all of that was wiped out when the … Continue reading Prospect Report: Tyson Gillies

Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

Position: Starting pitcher Age: 25 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect. 2012 Major League Stats: 6 starts, 2-2, 4.91 ERA, 33 IP, 30 K. 2012 Minor League Stats: (Reading & Lehigh) 26 starts, 15-1, 2.26 ERA, 167 IP, 113 K. Season in Review: Tyler Cloyd is one of the most interesting pitching prospects to come up through … Continue reading Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

UPDATE: Reading Phillies Name Possibly Leaked; It’s the Fightins

On November 17, the Reading Phillies will rebrand their Minor League franchise. The Phillies Double-A squad, the R-Phils, will announce on November 17 the name, logo and uniforms for their squad. They have been the Phillies for 46 years, serving as an affiliate to the Phillies. “Since 1967, the Reading Phillies have been proud affiliates … Continue reading UPDATE: Reading Phillies Name Possibly Leaked; It’s the Fightins

Roster Moves: RP Brummett Claimed By Blue Jays; Orr, Lerud Outrighted

The Phillies shook up their roster a bit today, making some room on their 40-man roster. Starting with pitching, reliever Tyson Brummett was put on waivers and claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays. Brummett, 28, made his Major League debut in September, allowing a pair of hits and striking out two in his only appearance … Continue reading Roster Moves: RP Brummett Claimed By Blue Jays; Orr, Lerud Outrighted

Phillies Catcher Prospect Joseph Heads Arizona Fall League List

With the offseason still young for the Phillies, today is the first day of the Arizona Fall League. Typically in this lead, teams send a handful of top prospects to work on their skills in the offseason. The Phillies will send seven players to the Peoria Javelinas, which is managed by Reading manager Dusty Wathan. … Continue reading Phillies Catcher Prospect Joseph Heads Arizona Fall League List

Phillies To Call Up Ruf Monday

PHILADELPHIA — Minor League phenom Darin Ruf will get his big call to the Majors. A week after manager Charlie Manuel said he would like to get a first-hand look at Ruf, the Phillies will call-up the 26-year-old slugger on Monday, according to Reading Eagle reporter Mike Drago. Ruf broke the Phillies single-season Double-A marks … Continue reading Phillies To Call Up Ruf Monday

IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Phillies weren’t the only team in their organization that did a little bit of shuffling at the trade deadline. With the addition of some prospects, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Phillies moved some guys around to make room for the return the Phillies got for Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino. … Continue reading IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

Valle Promoted With Acquisition of Joseph

With the acquisition of Tommy Joseph, the Phillies found themselves with two good young catchers on their Double-A squad in Reading. Joseph joined top catcher prospect Sebastian Valle in the Phillies organization when he was included in the trade that sent Hunter Pence to the Giants earlier this afternoon. But with Joseph’s presence, Valle got … Continue reading Valle Promoted With Acquisition of Joseph