Reading Phillies are now the Fightin’ Phils, with a ostritch for a mascot.
The Reading Phillies are changing their name after 46 years.
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.
The Reading Phillies are still producing quality talent.
A local company who was refused Washington Nationals tickets, got some help from the Reading Phillies.
Savery gave up a hit in a scoreless appearance in the 7th inning — an inning Brad Lidge finished up, getting the two final outs.
At the age of 29, Spidale’s days as a prospect are probably numbered.
But he is one heck of a baseball player.
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 sat down with him to talk about Cacciatore’s hitting philosophy and to get the breakdown on some of the Phillies’ top prospects.
The Phillies have officially announced that centerfielder Shane Victorino has been activated off the 15-day disabled list.
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.
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.
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.
An imposing figure at 6’5″, Rizzotti is hitting a lusty .351 this season with 8 home runs and 30 RBI.
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.