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Reading Phillies

Reading Phillies

New Name, New Logo For Reading Fightin Phils

Reading Phillies are now the Fightin’ Phils, with a ostritch for a mascot.

11/18/2012

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Reading Phillies To Change Name

The Reading Phillies are changing their name after 46 years.

11/04/2012

(First baseman Darin Ruf is turning heads in the Phillies organization for Double-A Reading.) (credit: Ralph Trout.)

Ruf Turning Heads With His Bat at AA Reading

Double-A Reading first baseman Darin Ruf is battering Eastern League pitching to the tune of a .339 average, 9 home runs and 37 runs batted in.

05/31/2012

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Plenty Of Phillies Prospects At Double-A Reading

The Reading Phillies are still producing quality talent.

05/17/2012

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The Reading Phillies To The Rescue

A local company who was refused Washington Nationals tickets, got some help from the Reading Phillies.

02/29/2012

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Phillies: Joe Savery Happy To Have MLB Debut Under His Belt

Savery gave up a hit in a scoreless appearance in the 7th inning — an inning Brad Lidge finished up, getting the two final outs.

09/21/2011

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Baseball: Reading’s Michael Spidale Just Continues To Hit

At the age of 29, Spidale’s days as a prospect are probably numbered.

But he is one heck of a baseball player.

08/03/2011

(Freddy Galvin makes a play with the Reading Phillies.   Photo provided.  Credit: Ralph Trout)

Baseball: Freddy Galvis Continuing Development At Reading

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.

07/27/2011

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Reading Phillies: Talking Hitting With Frank Cacciatore

KYW’s Matt Leon sat down with him to talk about Cacciatore’s hitting philosophy and to get the breakdown on some of the Phillies’ top prospects.

07/27/2011

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Phillies Reactivate Shane Victorino From DL

The Phillies have officially announced that centerfielder Shane Victorino has been activated off the 15-day disabled list.

07/19/2011

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Phillies Encourage Fans To Check Out Minor League Clubs

With the big league club practically sold out for the season, Phillies marketing director Michael Harris says the team is airing new TV commercials promoting its minor league teams.

06/09/2011

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Reading Phillies: Overbeck a Power Option at Double-A

The 24-year-old slugger out of the University of Mississippi was a ninth-round selection of the Phillies in the 2008 draft, and he has steadily moved up the minor league ladder.

05/25/2011

(Mark Parent, manager of the Reading Phillies.  Photo by Ralph Trout, provided)

R-Phillies’ Manager Sees Lots Of Up-and-Coming Farm Talent

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.

05/23/2011

Matt Rizzotti is a nightmare for opposing pitchers at AA Reading (credit: Ralph Trout/Reading Phillies)

Phillies Prospect Matt Rizzotti Turning Heads at Double-A Reading

An imposing figure at 6’5″, Rizzotti is hitting a lusty .351 this season with 8 home runs and 30 RBI.

05/23/2011

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Baseball: Villanova’s Jordan Ellis Trying to Make A Name On Phillies’ Farm Team

Righthander Jordan Ellis was a standout pitcher at Radnor High School, and later on at Villanova University. He turned enough heads that the Phillies selected him in the 28th round of the June 2008 MLB Draft.

05/16/2011

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