Luis Garcia, an 18-year-old shortstop signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in July 2017 out of the Dominican Republic, was named by Baseball America as the top prospect in the Gulf Coast League. In their latest issue, displaying Shohei Ohtani on the cover, the respected baseball bi-weekly publication ranked the top 10 prospects in each of the six short-season and … Continue reading Shortstop Luis Garcia named top prospect in Gulf Coast League
OFF-SITE MINOR LEAGUE AFFILIATE RESOURCES The team names below are links which will take you to the official websites outside of Phillies Bell for each affiliate in the Philadelphia Phillies minor league system. We invite you to visit them and return here as your home for coverage of the ball club. From time to time … Continue reading AFFILIATE SITES
Crosscutters take the field in a 2018 game(Photo by Ruhrfisch has been cropped/shrunk) The Williamsport Crosscutters became the Class A-Short Season minor league affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies following the 2006 season. The Crosscutters play their home games in a facility known as BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field. It is currently the second-oldest ballpark in minor league baseball, … Continue reading Ben Pelletier named as short-season Williamsport Crosscutters POY
The ‘Phillies 50’ series on random players from 1971-2019 with the club has few more random than 2003 infielder Travis Chapman.
Right-hander Ryan Nye is the ‘Phillies 50’ series pitching entry rep from the 1998 team. He left an unsightly stat line, but ended with a final good memory.