Against long odds and battling through tough at-bats early in spring training, Andrew Knapp appears to have made the Phillies club as a backup catcher. The Phillies released two veterans Monday, opening the door for Knapp.
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Many of the top Phillies prospects will automatically be in camp with the team this Spring, since they're on the 40-man roster. For others though, there were special invitations given out to the big party.
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Reshaping the bullpen was a stated objective of GM Matt Klentak coming into the offseason. So far, he's made three moves that have brought new arms to Philadelphia, with Joaquin Benoit being the latest.
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Aaron Nola's struggles may come down to an elbow issue. The right-hander was supposed to start for Philadelphia Wednesday night, but was scratched in favor of Phil Klein, who was the scheduled starter for Lehigh Valley.
The Fightin' Phils stand just 1/2 game out of first place in the Eastern League's Eastern Division at 23-11. There's been a balance of good pitching and hitting that is keeping Reading in contention.
It was 20 months ago that Mario Hollands was last on the mound for the Phillies, or any other team, in a meaningful game, pitching against the Atlanta Braves. Since then, Hollands has had a long road back from Tommy John surgery.
The Phillies made a number of moves Friday - mainly among pitchers - that will have fans guessing who is who on their favorite minor league team. Ten players were shuffled around throughout the Phillies minor league system, mainly at the upper levels.
The Wilmington Blue Rocks will be well-represented when the Carolina League All-Stars meet their California League counterparts on June 21 in Modesto, California. The league on Thursday announced that four players who call Frawley Stadium home have made the 2011 All-Star team.