Phillies Trade AAA OF Thompson

The¬†Philadelphia Inquirer was fresh off of running a feature on career minor leaguer Rich Thompson this past weekend. It looks like someone in the Tampa Bay system has a subscription. The Phillies traded¬†Thompson to Tampa Bay for outfielder Kyle Hudson. Thompson is currently on his way to join the Rays now, the first time he … Continue reading Phillies Trade AAA OF Thompson

Killing two birds with one stone: Victorino, Blanton to DL

UPDATE: Ruben Amaro, you sneaky man. Domonic Brown was recalled by the Phillies to replace Shane Victorino. The news came 14 hours after Amaro said Browns wasn’t ready to be called up. But I guess a struggling offense changes minds much faster. Brown was hitting .341 with two doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs in … Continue reading Killing two birds with one stone: Victorino, Blanton to DL

Down on the Farm: Pigs Edition

Half of Team to Beat made a trip to Allentown to catch some AAA action on May 16. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs took on the Norfolk Tide of the Orioles system at Coca Cola Park. To the disappointment of us, Domonic Brown was not playing as he’s still nursing an injured thumb and recently demoted … Continue reading Down on the Farm: Pigs Edition