Looking Ahead to Phillies 2016 Outfield Mix

On April 6th, 2015 for Opening Day against the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies starting outfield consisted of Ben Revere in left, Odubel Herrera in center, and Grady Sizemore in right field.Six months later, on October 4th, the Phillies closed out the season hosting the Miami Marlins with a starting outfield of Darin Ruf in left, Aaron Altherr in center, and Jeff Francoeur in right field. During … Continue reading Looking Ahead to Phillies 2016 Outfield Mix

Cody Asche Should Not Be Sold to Phillies Fans as a Regular

The Philadelphia Phillies removed former highly touted outfielder Domonic Brownfrom the 40-man roster last week, ostensibly cutting ties with the player who was once considered the top prospect in all of baseball.Cody Asche has never received such accolades, was never considered a top prospect. He has, however, been sold to the fan base over the last couple … Continue reading Cody Asche Should Not Be Sold to Phillies Fans as a Regular

Phillies 2015 Report Cards: Outfielders

After previously handing out grades to the 2015 Philadelphia Phillies infielders and catchers, it's now the outfielders turn. The starting outfielders based on playing time this season were Ben Revere, Odubel Herrera, and Jeff Francoeur, and there were 2-3 others who received substantive time.Others receiving significant time included Cody Asche, who started 61 games in left field. Domonic Brown, who the club released just yesterday, … Continue reading Phillies 2015 Report Cards: Outfielders

Cody Asche is Not a "Big Part" of Phillies Future

You've undoubtedly had plenty of time now over the last 36 hours to digest the news that the Phillies have decided to send former starting 3rd baseman Cody Asche down to AAA in order to have him develop further as a left fielder.The move is clearly in anticipation of the expected promotion this coming weekend of one … Continue reading Cody Asche is Not a "Big Part" of Phillies Future

Angel Ibo Castillo Interview

Angel Ibo Castillo is probably not be a name familiar to all fans of the Philadelphia Phillies.But to the approximately 200,000-strong Hispanic population in and around the city, his is a very familiar name and voice.In the 2006-07 seasons and again since the 2012 season, Castillo has been a member of the Phillies Spanish language broadcasting team.The … Continue reading Angel Ibo Castillo Interview