To a professional baseball team, there can't be anything more frustrating than having a prospect with tons of talent who, frankly, just doesn't get it. For the Phillies frustration is the word when it comes to Tyson Gillies.
The Phillies made five more roster moves Tuesday to drop their spring training roster down to 42 players. Tyler Cloyd, Tyson Gillies and Sebastian Valle were the biggest of the names optioned down to minor league camp.
Tyson Gillies has overcome a hearing impairment that was diagnosed as a child. So far though, he hasn't been able to overcome injury problems that are the only thing standing between him and super-prospect status.
January 22, 2013
This time of the year, scouts generally take up a nice chunk of the seats behind homeplate at any major league or minor league game. We spent a night among the scouts and found out some interesting things about how they view the Phillies organization.
Philadelphia Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies joins FOX Sports/Scout.com Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss the details of his experience at the Arizona Fall League.
November 22, 2011