Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

Even championship-caliber teams have position battles during Spring Training. With a good idea of who the 25 men making the Opening Day roster, a few position and roster battles loom heading into this season. With a place on the team is set, John Mayberry, Laynce Nix and Ty Wigginton are all battling it out for … Continue reading Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles

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Brown: “I’m coming to win a job”

The wait is finally over. Domonic Brown has his confidence and this could be the year he shows the fans what he can really do. The 24-year-old Phillies prospect did all the right things. He found a way to finally settle down, he sought help with his mechanics and he took a step back so … Continue reading Brown: “I’m coming to win a job”

Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

A lot was discussed this past hour about the post season roster and beyond. This includes the fate of the Phillies September call-ups, the size of the post season roster and a few off season moves. Relivers Joe Savery and Justin De Fratus will go to Clearwater when playoffs begin to keep throwing just in … Continue reading Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

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