Reading Fightin Phils feature four top Phillies draft picks

Randolph, Moniak, Bohm, Haseley at Reading end of June 2019(photo credit: George Young Jr) Many fans of the Philadelphia Phillies make the trip to FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania at some point. Roughly 75-80 miles northwest of Philly, those fans make the trip to watch the Reading Fightin’ Phils, the club’s Double-A minor league affiliate. Minor league baseball has its own … Continue reading Reading Fightin Phils feature four top Phillies draft picks

JoJo Romero named as Double-A Reading Fightin’ Phils POY

JoJo Romero, Reading Player of the Year(Photo: Baseball Betsy) The Reading Fightin’ Phils have been the Philadelphia Phillies Double-A minor league affiliates since their founding all the way back in 1968 when they were simply named the Reading Phillies. The relationship between the two teams is tied for the longest minor league affiliation in baseball. In 2008 … Continue reading JoJo Romero named as Double-A Reading Fightin’ Phils POY

Phillies Promote Top Prospect J.P. Crawford to AAA

The Phillies announced this morning that top prospect shortstop J.P. Crawford has been promoted to the AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs. The move means that the club feels he is ready for the finishing stage of his minor league development, and puts him just a step away from the big leagues. Crawford was hitting for a .265/.398/.390 slash line … Continue reading Phillies Promote Top Prospect J.P. Crawford to AAA