Cesar Hernandez and Freddy Galvis went deep and Jeremy Hellickson gave the Phillies five good innings of starting pitching in the 4-3 win over Cincinnati on Monday. Hellickson also helped himself with the bat, chipping in with an RBI triple.
The Phillies Opening Day roster appears set. The Phillies optioned infielder Jesmuel Valentin to Lehigh Valley Thursday afternoon, which seems to put Daniel Nava and Brock Stassi on the roster.
After making some moves Monday, the Phillies continued to work toward an Opening Day roster on Tuesday. First came news of Chris Coghlan being released and then, news of Alec Asher being dealt to Baltimore.
Many times, one roster decision could affect another. That could be the case with the decision to keep Andrew Knapp on the Phillies 25-man roster. Having Knapp come off the bench could make it tough for Brock Stassi and Jesmuel Valentin to make the club.
After beating the University of Tampa 6-0 yesterday, the Phillies bats went into an early slumber against the Yankees on Friday. Late in the game though, they found their stride and put up four runs against the Yankees.
February 24, 2017
Brock Stassi seemingly had a breakout season in 2015, but then took a bit of a step back last season, his first at Triple-A. With Tommy Joseph ahead of him and Rhys Hoskins next to him, the 2017 season is a big one for Stassi.
February 9, 2017
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.
January 22, 2017
Every day this week, PBI is releasing another ten names on our list of the Top 50 Phillies Prospects. Today's list has some names that may be a little more familiar to Phillies fans.
January 3, 2017