Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters
Alex Rodriguez “checked a lot of boxes” Monday during his first rehab appearance with the Double-A Trenton Thunder.
It’s pretty rare in baseball that a majority of fans are familiar with a player from the day he is drafted out of high school. Usually, even when a player is selected high up, his progress isn’t closely followed until he is on the cusp of making the big leagues.
Seth Rosin, who the Phils acquired in the Hunter Pence trade, will play in the Eastern League All-Star game.
Reading Phillies are now the Fightin’ Phils, with a ostritch for a mascot.
The Fightin’ Phils are trying to fight back, after a loss to the giants last night in the opening game of the national league championship series.