The Phillies haven’t even played a game in what promises to be a season-breaking 10-game homestand when the news hit Tuesday afternoon and went viral: Phillies second baseman Freddy Galvis has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball, the commissioner’s office announced Tuesday afternoon.
Shane Victorino and Freddy Galvis each drove in three runs, including Galvis’ go-ahead single in the sixth inning, and the Philadelphia Philles beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-9 on Thursday night.
R.A. Dickey threw seven sharp innings, Jason Bay hit a two-run homer and the New York Mets beat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Friday night.
Ruben Amaro talked about the Phillies offense, Freddy Galvis, and Hamels contract negotiations.
Miami spoiled the Phillies’ home opener, behind the solid pitching of starter Anibal Sanchez and the power hitting of Omar Infante, with a 6-2 victory.
Chris is very exicted for opening day of the Phillies season. He talks to an opponent on gambling in Valley Forge, reviews last night’s Pennsylvania Republican Senate Primary Debate with Dom Giordano and allegations that Mitt Romney used sandwiches to buy votes in Wisconsin.
Jimmy Rollins drove in two runs, Freddy Galvis hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and the Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Monday night in their first of two exhibition games back home
Chase Utley will miss the entire exhibition schedule for the second straight year and will not be in the Philadelphia Phillies’ opening-day lineup due to his injured knees.
The most well known knees in Philadelphia currently belong to second baseman Chase Utley. The most famous knees of all time in Philadelphia, probably belonged to the greatest third baseman of all time, Mike Schmidt.
Chase Utley is still not taking ground balls or running, and the Phillies could be preparing a prospect to play second base.
Ryne Sandberg talks about the “worst trade in Phillies history.”
Freddy Galvis was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006 at the age of 16, and his offensive skills seem to be catching up with his good glovework.
KYW’s Matt Leon traveled out to Reading recently and sat down with the R-Phils’ manager, Mark Parent, to talk about the progress of some of the names that Phillies fans have heard a lot about.