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

Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

PHILADELPHIA — Almost three years ago, Cliff Lee was traded to Seattle for a package of prospects. The move replenished the farm system after the Phillies dealt some of their top prospects to Toronto to acquire Roy Halladay. Three players were acquired for Lee: pitchers Phillippe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez as well as outfielder Tyson … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

Phillies Prospect Tyson Gillies Suspended For Outburst With Bus Driver

READING, PA — The other day, it was found out that Phillies centerfield prospect Tyson Gillies was suspended for disciplinary reasons. Today, details came out on why Gillies was given a ban. Gillies, 23, of the AA Reading Phillies, was suspended an undisclosed amount of games for an outburst on an R-Phils bus driver. Matt … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Tyson Gillies Suspended For Outburst With Bus Driver

Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Hindsight is and always will be 20/20 for the viewer. A look back at four of the biggest trades Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro has made will raise two opinions: 1) Amaro pulled some seriously big names from Cleveland, Toronto and Houston; 2) Amaro also depleted the Phillies farm system so much that it ranks … Continue reading Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Yankees down Phils in GFL opener

Grapefruit League is under way. The Phillies dropped their opening game of Spring Training, 8-5, to the New York Yankees Saturday afternoon in sunny Clearwater in front of a sold out crowd. Cole Hamels pitched very well and efficient in his first start of the Spring. The left-hander went two innings, allowing a run on three … Continue reading Yankees down Phils in GFL opener

Phils fill out 40-man roster; leave off James

Today is the deadline for teams to complete their 40-man roster before the Rule-5 Draft next month. A player eligible for the Rule-5 Draft are players signed at 19 or older with four years of minor-league service time and players signed at 18 or younger with five years of minor-league time. So in order to … Continue reading Phils fill out 40-man roster; leave off James

Gillies Charged For Coke Possession

No he was not just quenching his thirst. Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies was charged with a felony for cocaine possession. He was arrested back in June the Phillies statement said. Gillies was acquired along with J.C. Ramirez and Phillippe Aumont in the Cliff Lee deal last December. Here the details of the incident as I … Continue reading Gillies Charged For Coke Possession

Phanatic Honored; Romero Update

The Phillie Phanatic will be everywhere in Philly now. 20 different Phillie Phanatic statues will be scattered around Philadelphia as a tourist attraction. “Fans who already love the Phillie Phanatic will see him in a brand new way,” said Frank Luzi, the museum’s public relations director. “There’s something different to each one.” Some of the places the statue will be … Continue reading Phanatic Honored; Romero Update

RPAC Blogger Preview

I did another questionairre with a blog that got posted today. Justin Evans, a good friend and former teammate on We Hate to Lose, is the owner of Red Pinstripes Are Cooler. He asked myself in a few other bloggers a bunch of questions and posted our answers along with his. Here are my answers to his … Continue reading RPAC Blogger Preview

Crashburn Alley Q & A

So I was featured in Crashburn Alley’s Phillies preview on Friday. I answered all the questions he asked even though two were published along with some predictions. Here are my answers to all of his questions: 1. How concerned are you about Cole Hamels going into 2010? – I’m not concerned at all about Hamels for 2010. He … Continue reading Crashburn Alley Q & A