While minor league free agents don't get the attention that major league free agents draw, they can be a useful part of a team's organization. Consider the contributions of Jake Fox for Reading (pictured) or Cedric Hunter at Lehigh Valley.
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While we're all enjoying watching the young players look to make their mark on the Phillies, there's still a lot of coaching and on-the-job training that has to go on. Call it the innocence of youth, or whatever you want to call it, but kids will be kids.
June 24, 2016
One of the remaining battles for a Phillies roster spot comes down to between minor league veteran Cedric Hunter and newly acquired Will Venable. Manager Pete Mackanin wasn't talking in specifics, but he did seem to hint at Hunter's chances of making the team.
April 1, 2016
Over 9,200 fans packed into Reading's FirstEnergy Stadium to see a group of the top Phillies prospects face the 2016 Phillies and a few extra players still on the spring training roster. The night was full of big moments in the Phillies 19-4 win.
March 31, 2016
As expected, Will Venable was in Clearwater this morning and the Phillies wasted no time getting him into the lineup for a quick glimpse at what he may be able to provide the team. With less than a week until Opening Day, Venable's fate is undecided.
March 29, 2016
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs may be the biggest beneficiary of the latest signing by the Phillies. Veteran minor league outfielder Cedric Hunter signed a minor league deal with Philadelphia Monday and could wind up bringing a power bat to the IronPigs outfield.
January 4, 2016