Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.
As the temperatures get back to frigid in Philadelphia this week, the Phillies will officially begin their Grapefruit League schedule in Florida.
The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of February 21st, 2014.
The Phillies accused one of their draft picks of hiring an agent, and that player’s college career is now in limbo, according to a report.
The addition of AJ Burnett to the Phillies pitching staff changes the complexion of the entire starting rotation. Burnett, as a legitimate number three starter, puts the rest of the rotation in a place where they don’t have to produce more than they’re accustomed to.
To say Jonathan Papelbon’s time as Phillies closer has been rocky would be an understatement. His performance has been inconsistent, and his comments before and after games have drawn some ire from Phillies fans as well.
Ryne Sandberg reiterated what Cole Hamels and Ruben Amaro have already said: Cole Hamels’ arm trouble is not anything to be worried about.
“I feel like I can play 162 games,” Ryan Howard said. “My whole offseason was dedicated to trying to play all 162 games plus trying to make it to the playoffs.”
Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi passed away early Friday morning, after suffering multiple strokes six days prior.
Former Phillies manager Jim Fregosi has died, after suffering a multiple strokes six days ago.
A couple of key members of the 2008 Phillies team that won the World Series are getting ready for their first seasons as members of the Phillies TV crew on Comcast Sportsnet. Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs will call the action with Tom McCarthy this season.
Chris Stigall talked to former Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer about joining their broadcast team this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.
The Phillies put individual game tickets on sale Thursday, but due to the weather concerns, the tickets go on sale online exclusively at 8:30am.
The Phillies have added a starting pitcher.
There will be two former Phillies in the booth for the team this year during television broadcasts, but neither will be the Wild Thing.