PHILLIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phils place Blanco on 15-day DL

The Phillies announced a few notable transactions before Monday's series opener against the Marlins at Marlins Park.
Via Phillies.com
1 hour ago

Phillies Minor League review: July 18-24

The 22-year-old Tromp batted .471 (8-17) with a double, three home runs, five RBI, two walks, a stolen base and a 1.059 slugging percentage in seven games. He recorded his first multi-home run game of the season and the fifth of his career on July 20 (2-4, 2 solo HR).
Via Phillies.com
2 hours ago

Phillies Trade Rumor Roundup

We’re officially one week out from the non-waiver trade deadline. All deals must be completed by 4pm EDT next Monday, August 1st. (They pushed the deadline back one day from the typical July 31st because the 31st is a Sunday.) I must admit, I’m finding the pace leading up to this deadline to be much more relaxing and enjoyable than the hectic, unsettled pace of the past few Julys...
Via Crashburn Alley
2 hours ago

Phillies Stat Notes: 100 Games In

Reviewing Phillies stats after 100 games. Since peaking at 24-17 through May 18th, the Phillies have lost 38 of 69 games, the worst record in the NL over that time. NL Standings and Key Stats Phillies pitching is still among the best in limiting walks, ranking 3rd best in the NL in both BB/9 and BB%. Good to see the Phillies' offense is consistent. Only the Braves' offense...
Via The Good Phight
3 hours ago

Phillies’ Rule 5 pick Daniel Stumpf returns to Royals

A Phillies Rule 5 pick this past offseason, Daniel Stumpf was designated for assignment and subsequently went unclaimed on waivers. This meant his rights reverted to the Royals, his previous employer prior to the Phillies drafting him. No longer bound by Rule 5 policies that state a draft choice has to remain on the 25-man […] The post Phillies’ Rule 5 pick Daniel Stumpf returns...
Via Today's Knuckleball
3 hours ago

Zach Eflin’s Complete Games By The Numbers

Last week I provided a reasonably in depth analysis of the start of Zach Eflin‘s major league career. There’s the good — dude throws strikes — and the bad — dude never misses bats — but mostly there’s the unknown — dude’s just 22 and still learning. Overall, the analysis essentially called for tempering enthusiasm about Eflin, which felt a bit silly in retrospect...
Via Crashburn Alley
3 hours ago

Phillies recall Featherston, promote prospects Kingery and Valentin

Infielder Taylor Featherston has been recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley with Andres Blanco heading to the disabled list.
Via Philliedelphia
4 hours ago

Is Odubel Herrera a Good Defensive Center Fielder?

A year ago today, baseball fans outside of the Delaware Valley were first introduced to a rookie outfielder on the worst team in baseball. His name: Odubel Herrera. You may recall that Herrera was a Rule 5 pick who had been a second baseman in the Rangers organization only to find himself named the Opening Day center fielder for the Phillies due to the, how shall we say, less than...
Via Fangraphs
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Series preview: Phillies at Marlins, July 25-27

When the teams faced off last week in Philadelphia, the Marlins (53-45) notched victories in three out of four contests against the Phillies (45-55). They go at it again in a three-game set in Miami starting on Monday night. Monday, 7:10 PM. Jeremy Hellickson (7-7, 3.84 ERA) vs. Jarred Cosart (0-1, 7.98 ERA).  Hellickson, 29, has a 3-3 record with a 4.10 ERA in eight road starts...
Via Phillies Nation
7 hours ago

What Happens if they Trade Jeremy Hellickson?

At this point it looks like when will the Philadelphia Phillies will trade Jeremy Hellickson than “will they trade him” Currently, the Philadelphia Phillies are in “advanced talks” with the Miami Marlins on a Hellickson trade. Reports have stated that the Phillies are currently scouting the Marlins Gulf Coast league team to figure out who […] Philadelphia Phillies: What...
Via Section215
7 hours ago

Phillies Active in Trade Talks: Time to Prep for The Future?

The Phillies have quite a few intriguing pieces exactly one week from the deadline.
Via PhilsBaseball
10 hours ago

Phillies trade rumors - July 25

The big day is just a week away...
Via PhilsBaseball
10 hours ago

Phillies Minor League Roundup - July 22-24, 2016

Today's Probables:LHV: Jake ThompsonREA: Tyler VizaLWD: Seranthony DominguezWIL: Ranger SuarezLouisville 5, Lehigh Valley 3 (July 22, 2016)Lehigh Valley 8, Louisville 2 (July 23, 2016)Lehigh Valley 5, Louisville 1 (July 24, 2016)Ben Lively - 5.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, HR, 7 GB, 2 FBPhil Klein - 4.1 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 4 GB, 4 FBDavid Buchanan - 6.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R...
Via The Good Phight
10 hours ago

Hernandez tallies three hits in Phillies loss to Pirates

The Philadelphia Phillies dropped the series finale of their three-game series with the Pirates on Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago

Phillies 3B Blanco leaves game with fractured finger

PITTSBURGH (AP) Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Andres Blanco was removed from Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a fractured left index finger in the fifth inning. Blanco is expected to be placed on the disabled list Monday, but the Phillies will not make a move until they arrive in Miami. Blanco took a throw from catcher Carlos Ruiz and applied a tag in time...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rupp said he's OK day after being hit by pitch

PITTSBURGH (AP) Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp said he is feeling fine a day after being hit in the head by a pitch from Pirates rookie right-hander Tyler Glasnow. Rupp was not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. ''There's no concussion, no anything,'' Rupp said Sunday. ''It's probably just a precaution. I think I'm available if needed. If...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies catcher Rupp leaves game after getting hit in ear

PITTSBURGH (AP) Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp left the game in the third inning Saturday after being struck on the left ear flap of his batting helmet by a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates rookie right-hander Tyler Glasnow. Rupp was examined by doctors and found to have no concussion symptoms. Carlos Ruiz pinch ran for Rupp and stayed in the game at catcher.
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies rebuild will go as quickly as Jake Thompson says it will

Jake Thompson might be the most important piece to this rebuild.
Via PhilsBaseball
2 days ago

Philadelphia Phillies are offering Frank Sinatra bobbleheads on Italian Heritage Night

The Philadelphia Phillies' promotions department is doing Italian Heritage Night their way.When the team plays host to the New York Mets on Friday, the first 2,000 fans to enter Citizens Bank Ballpark will receive a bobblehead.In a city deep in Italian roots, they Phillies' PR team came up with the perfect person to honor: Frank Sinatra.A perfect way to spend the day in tribute would...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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