Chooch activated

Carlos Ruiz, who hasn’t played a Major League game in almost three weeks, has returned to the Phillies. He was activated off the DL, a day after Brian Schneider landed there with a ham string injury. Ruiz played in one extended Spring Training game and one Single A game in Clearwater before making a flight … Continue reading Chooch activated


Movement in the farm system

Twitter has been buzzing this morning with some tweets from the beat writers regarding some placement of top prospects in the farm system. -RP Matt Anderson was released by the Phillies. Though he was hitting high-90’s with his fastball, I’m assuming his placement wasn’t good. -P Jesse Biddle, the Phillies first-round pick in last year’s … Continue reading Movement in the farm system

Phillies Take Opener in Spectacular Fashion

For seven innings, the Philadelphia Phillies showed no life. Brett Myers had his former team baffled with an efficient 85-pitch game, allowing only one earned run. In typical Phillies fashion, they made some late-inning noise. Roy Halladay looked as if he was in post-season for through the first few innings. His pitches were pin-point and … Continue reading Phillies Take Opener in Spectacular Fashion

Offensive surge propels Phils

The Phillies used a five-run eighth inning to outlast the Toronto Blue Jays in a 13-7 win in Grapefruit League play on Tuesday afternoon. Starter Joe Blanton was hit around but only surrendered two runs. He gave up the two runs on seven hits with three strikeouts and no walks in four innings of work. … Continue reading Offensive surge propels Phils

The TTB All-Philly Tourney, Round 2

The first round has come to a close and only two athletes pulled off upsets. After glancing through the match-ups, the voting is going to only get a helluva lot tougher. Some team mates and same-sport legends will go head-to-head this round. The two match-ups that stand out the most is the Legion of Doom … Continue reading The TTB All-Philly Tourney, Round 2

Romero hopes to return to Philly

A day after the Phillies and Dennys Reyes backed out of their one-year, $1.1 million agreement, J.C. Romero had a chat with Randy Miller. Romero is hoping that the fact Reyes failed his physical could mean the Phils would be interested in bringing back the left-hander. Here is some of the quotes Miller tweeted just … Continue reading Romero hopes to return to Philly